Dr. Nasser S. Bin Kadasah has more than 19 years experience in international business and foreign direct investment (FDI). He has managed and consulted on numerous foreign and local investment projects in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA) and the other GCC states. Dr. Nasser, established his consultancy, investment services and business development centre in 2006. Dr. Nasser’s business centre has prepared several feasibility and marketing studies and is developing a number of projects in KSA and the neighbouring countries. Dr. Nasser is a certifi¬ed management, financial, industrial and economic consultant in Saudi Arabia. He is a member of the Saudi Council of Engineers (SCE), Saudi Economic Association (SEA) and Saudi Management Association (SMA). Dr. Nasser is a member of Saudi Australian, British, French, Irish, and Italian Business Council.
Dr. Nasser has also banked on his backlog of industrial, ¬financial and management experience as a Senior Project Manager during his tenure at the Saudi Industrial Development Fund (SIDF), Riyadh (1994-2002), his training while at SIDF as a Credit Analyst with Chase Manhattan Bank - New York. Dr. Nasser has also attended training courses in well-known universities and institutions such as Harvard University, Chase JPMorgan, University of Birmingham, Euro Money, SIDF and China Council for the Promotion of International Trade. During his work at SIDF, Dr. Nasser prepared more than 35 feasibility studies fi¬nanced by SIDF in KSA. He also supervised and managed different types of industrial projects ¬financed by SIDF.
Dr. Nasser obtained his BSc. in Mechanical Engineering from King Fahd University of Petroleum and Minerals (KFUPM), Dhahran, Saudi Arabia. He earned his MSc. in Management Engineering from University of Bridgeport, Connecticut, US, along with a MBA and a PhD in International Business and Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) from University of Birmingham, UK. During his PhD research period, Dr. Nasser taught two graduate courses in the Birmingham Business School: Doing Business in Emerging Economies and Cross-cultural Management, focusing on KSA and GCC states.