Economic Consultancy & Advisory

Nasser Saidi & Associates bring decades of experience in economic analysis, research and economic policy formulation and implementation, in the MENA region and internationally. We provide economic and econometric research and analysis, in a range of areas, including banking & financial market development, public policy and practical applications of Big Data/ Machine Learning/ Blockchain among others.

Nasser Saidi & Associates tap into a wide network of well-seasoned policy makers and experts in various fields, depending on client requirement.

Since the company was set up, we have delivered economic advisory analysis & research on MENA region’s economies and sectors as well as confidential white papers, feasibility studies & strategy papers. We produce regular publications on international, regional and GCC economic and financial developments

In addition to public speaking engagements (boards, seminars, conferences, special bespoke events), we have worked on areas including:

  • International Trade & Finance Policy
  • Fiscal Policy and Taxation
  • Monetary, Regulatory & Exchange Rate Policy
  • Economic Development & Reconstruction
  • Financial sector development policy including financial infrastructure & payment systems
  • FinTech & Crowdfunding
  • Clean Energy & Clean Technology
  • e-Government initiatives
  • Advice on dealing & negotiating with international organisations & bodies
  • Organisation & participation in outreach programs, investment promotion, international and regional conferences & seminars
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Recent Audio & Video

Panelist at the Electric Vehicle Innovation Summit (Abu Dhabi)

Panelist at the National University of Singapore’s Middle East Institute Annual Conference (online)

Panelist at the IMF REO MENA Launch event (online)

Public speaking

Impact on Trade with Middle East as a New Arena for Asian Competition (?), Panel Discussion at the MEI NUS Annual Conference, 18 May 2022

Panelist at the May Chidiac Foundation – Media Institute’s “The Pressing Economic Situation in Lebanon: Challenges & Solutions”, 24 March 2022

“Lebanon: Failed State or Transformation?”, Presentation at the University of Balamand Conference, 23 Mar 2022

Upcoming Events

May 23Panelist at the Electric Vehicle Innovation Summit (Abu Dhabi)

May 18Panelist at the National University of Singapore’s Middle East Institute Annual Conference (online)

May 17Panelist at the IMF REO MENA Launch event (online)

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If you’re ready to tackle your next leadership challenge – with a keynote, a workshop or a strategy paper – reach out to us to discuss the next steps. We will respond to you within a day.

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Reach out to us

If you’re ready to tackle your next leadership challenge – with a keynote, a workshop or a strategy paper – reach out to us to discuss the next steps. We will respond to you within a day.

Let's Talk

Economic Consultancy & Advisory

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Panelist at the IMF’s MENA Conference”Divergent Recoveries in Turbulent Times in the Middle East & North Africa”

Dr Nasser Saidi participated as a panelist at the IMF's event related to the Regional Economic Outlook report for the Middle East...
25 May, 2022

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Impact on Trade with Middle East as a New Arena for Asian Competition (?)

Dr Nasser Saidi joined a panel discussion online titled "Impact on Trade" within the wider context of "Middle East: A New Arena...
24 May, 2022

Presentations

Panelist at the May Chidiac Foundation – Media Institute’s “The Pressing Economic Situation in Lebanon: Challenges & Solutions”

Dr Nasser Saidi participated in a panel discussion titled "The Pressing Economic Situation in Lebanon: Challenges &...
30 March, 2022

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“Lebanon: Failed State or Transformation?”

Dr Nasser Saidi gave a presentation titled "Lebanon: Failed State or Transformation" at the International Forum for Lebanon...
25 March, 2022

Presentations

“Prospects for the Hydrogen Market: A MENA Perspective”

Dr Nasser Saidi gave a presentation titled "Prospects for the Hydrogen Market: A MENA Perspective", at Scotland’s Hydrogen and...
23 March, 2022

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“Landscape of Low-Carbon Hydrogen Market: a MENA perspective”

Dr Nasser Saidi, in his capacity as the Chairman of the Clean Energy Business Council (CEBC), gave an opening keynote titled...
22 January, 2022

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“Lebanon’s Meltdown: Failed State or Reforms & Transformation?”

On 18th Nov 2021, Dr Nasser Saidi gave a presentation titled "Lebanon's Meltdown: Failed State or Reforms & Transformation"...
19 November, 2021

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“Digitalization and the Future of Global Economy”: Panelist at the 8th Abu Dhabi Strategic Debate

Dr Nasser Saidi joined as a panelist in the session titled "Digitalization and the Future of Global Economy", at the Eight Annual...
16 November, 2021

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“Clean Energy Market in MENA: Finance

Dr Nasser Saidi, in his capacity as the Chairman of the Clean Energy Business Council, gave a keynote address at the...
10 October, 2021

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“Prospects for the Hydrogen Market: a MENA Perspective”

Dr Nasser Saidi, in his capacity as the Chairman of the Clean Energy Business Council, gave a keynote address at the Danish PtX...
10 October, 2021

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Panelist at the AUB OSB SME Webinar Series “The Region’s Economic Outlook”

The webinar titled "The Region's Economic Outlook" was organised by the Olayan Suliman School of Business (OSB) Executive...
30 September, 2021

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"Lebanon’s Financial Meltdown and the Prospects for Recovery": Panel session

Dr Nasser Saidi participated as a panelist in the session titled "Lebanon’s Financial Meltdown and the Prospects for Recovery"...
28 March, 2021
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