Mr. Mohammed Nayal is a Partner with Meirc Training & Consulting. He holds a bachelor of science degree in systems and control engineering from Case Western Reserve University, a master of science in engineering economic systems from Stanford University, and a master in business administration from the University of California at Berkeley. In addition, Mohammed is a certified business data analyst (CBDA) from the International Institute of Business Analysis and a certified training practitioner (CTP) from the Institute of Performance and Learning. He is currently completing a doctorate in education at the University of Glasgow.
Mohammed began his career in the USA where he designed risk management systems for HSBC Bank America before co-founding a software company that developed revenue management solutions for financial institutions. After obtaining his MBA, he joined McKinsey and Company as a consultant where he worked on designing strategic plans for leading banks and large technology companies. Prior to joining Meirc, Mohammed held several advisory positions within the governments of Dubai and Abu Dhabi. At the Executive Office of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Mohammed was involved in the launch of several high profile initiatives such as “Dubai: The Capital of the Islamic Economy” and the “Arabic Language Charter”. He also worked with the Abu Dhabi Technology Development Committee and designed the Takamul program to encourage innovation in the UAE. In addition, Mohammed was an advisor at the General Secretariat of the Executive Council (Dubai government) where he developed organizational blueprints and strategic plans for new public sector entities.
Given his work experience with several governmental agencies throughout the GCC, Mohammed designs and delivers training courses aimed at the public sector including strategy development, government innovation, and public-private partnerships (PPPs). In addition, he facilitates training courses in the areas of business data analytics, strategic thinking, and organizational transformation.