Abdullah Hassen Verachia – Keynote Speaker

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Specialist Subjects

  • Emerging Markets
  • Strategy
  • Law



  • English


Having presented and consulted in over 60 cities globally, Abdullah Hassen Verachia has been recognised as a leading speaker, disruptor, strategist and thought leader on competitiveness and the interplay between strategy and innovation. He speaks and consults globally in this area.

Abdullah Verachia currently serves as the founder and CEO of The Strategists, a leading strategy and advisory firm, which helps organisations around the world craft competitive future strategies. He also serves as faculty at the Gordon Institute of Business Science as well as programme director for the Harvard Senior Executive Programme for Africa. Abdullah also serves on a number of boards as a non executive.

He holds a Bachelors in Law and a Masters in Management (cum laude). He has also completed executive programmes on strategy and shared value, with Professor Michael Porter’s Institute of Strategy and Competitiveness, at Harvard Business School. He also completed an executive programme at University of Oxford’s Said Business School as well as an executive programme on broadcast technology at Columbia Business School.

Abdullah Verachia is a highly sought-after and accomplished speaker, strategist, writer and businessman whose career boasts compelling corporate experience at executive level.

As an academic, and strategist, Abdullah has crafted a reputation for engagement, deep understanding of the trends impacting the business world and an ability to grasp the potential impact of complex disruptors.

He has presented to leading listed firms, international organisations and governments around the world. Abdullah works globally with boards and executive teams to craft competitive future strategies.

He is renowned for his ability to guide organisations through a complex and rapidly evolving external environment.

In December 2017 Abdullah Hassen Verachia received a standing ovation at the acclaimed TEDx Euston in London. Abdullah was also asked to be the keynote speaker at the 2018 World Speech Day.
Abdullah has built a number of disruptive and truly innovative companies. He is thus able to fuse experience, insight, strategy and expertise into a beautiful tapestry that has relevance and application to companies and organisations around the world.

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