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 8th Abu Dhabi Strategic Debate (Abu Dhabi)

Panel moderator at Hypermotion Dubai event (Dubai)

Opening keynote presentation at the Danish PtX event (Dubai)

Public speaking

“Lebanon’s Meltdown: Failed State or Reforms & Transformation?”, Presentation to the American University of Beirut OSB, 18 Nov 2021

“Clean Energy Market in MENA: Finance, Mobility, Hydrogen, Energy Efficiency”, Keynote presentation at the CEBC-Enterprise Ireland event, 5 Oct 2021

"Regulating New Technologies: FinTech, RegTech, SupTech", Presentation at the FinanceMalta 11th Annual conference, 17 May 2018

Upcoming Events

November 14Panelist at the 8th Abu Dhabi Strategic Debate (Abu Dhabi)

November 2Panel moderator at Hypermotion Dubai event (Dubai)

October 5Opening keynote presentation at the Danish PtX event (Dubai)

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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

Presentations

“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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"A China-GCC Strategy to Support the Next Growth Phase"

Dr Nasser Saidi was invited to present to the Oman Economic Association on 10th Mar 2021 The presentation titled "A China-GCC...
14 March, 2021

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Currency Board: Salvation for Lebanon’s Woes? Presentation at LIFE webinar

Dr Nasser Saidi shared his views on the topic "Currency Board: Salvation for Lebanon’s Woes" at LIFE Lebanon's webinar held on...
20 February, 2021

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"Lebanon in 2021: A Year of Existential Challenges": Panel session

Dr Nasser Saidi participated as a panelist in the session titled "Lebanon in 2021: A Year of Existential Challenges", part of the...
18 December, 2020

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"A COVID-19-induced macroeconomic overview of the GCC"

Dr Nasser Saidi, a keynote speaker at the latest Bonds, Loans and Sukuk Middle East event, held virtually on 8-9 Dec 2020,...
13 December, 2020

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"The 50 trillion dollar question: Closing the emerging markets’ capital gap"

Dr Nasser Saidi joined a panel discussion titled "The 50 trillion dollar question: Closing the Emerging Markets’ Capital Gap",...
29 November, 2020

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"The Middle East after the Pandemic: Surviving the economic shockwave": Panel session

Dr Nasser Saidi joined the FT Global Boardroom event on 12th Nov 2020, in the panel session titled "The Middle East after the...
13 November, 2020
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