Sana Bagersh is a CEO of BrandMoxie, a leading advertising agency, and Managing Director of Synovetics, a healthcare event company. She is also a board member at AmCham Abu Dhabi and editor of Tempo magazine. Bagersh is also founder of Tamakkan a knowledge sharing platform that promotes on innovation, leadership and entrepreneurship/ intrapreneurship, and that has been promoting values of nation-building since 2009. She has taught a marketing course at Zayed University and provided communication consulting for the Higher Colleges of Technology. Bagersh routinely offers marketing and communication workshops for senior business executives. She has facilitated strategy sessions and organized team building for Emirates Foundation, BP, ADNOC, Brownfield Services, AHS, AmCham, Etihad Airways, SEHA, Crown Prince’s Court and others.
Tamakkan’s partners have included AmCham Abu Dhabi, Mubadala GE, Aldar, INSEAD, Franklin Covey Middle East, Wollongong University, Boston University, Covey Leadership Centre, Virgin Unite Mentors, the US Embassy and others. Bagersh has provided strategy consulting to private and public institutions including ADNOC, GASCO, Emirates Foundation, Abu Dhabi Chamber, the Sheikh Khalifa Excellence Awards, the Centre for Organizational Excellence, AmCham and others.
As chair of AmCham Abu Dhabi’s Women in Business Bagersh developed Women Achieve, an empowerment charter that was adopted by over 50 companies including Parsons, Lockheed Martin, Exxon Mobil, Metlife, Accenture, Boeing, Raytheon, Bechtel, Cleveland Clinic, INSEAD, Northup Grumman, Mubadala GE Capital and others. She is currently chair of AmCham’s Arts and Culture Committee whose members include NYU, Emirates Foundation, Sheikha Salam Foundation, the Guggenheim and TCA.
Bagersh has served on various industry advisory committees, including at the Higher Colleges of Technology, Zayed University and the Abu Dhabi Vocational Institute (ADVETI). Bagersh started her career as journalist and bureau chief of Gulf News. She was also employed as Manager Marketing Services of Thuraya Satellite where she led a communication team that implemented strategy and marketing campaigns across a footprint of 110 countries.
CEO, Berkeley Middle East Holding
Dr. Musa Shaikh is a Policy Advisor & Consultant, presently heading Berkeley Middle East holding as a Group CEO. His career spans over 18 years which is an excellent blend of entrepreneur, strategist, financial & business advisor in different parts of the world including United Kingdom, United States of America, Canada, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia & United Arab Emirates. His core expertise to perceive an idea to develop project till execution and making it successful venture at last. He initiated as founding director Berkeley Middle East holding and started Training and consulting in United Arab Emirates based on American standards. He is the master mind of conceiving the idea of registering, handling legal framework, hiring of best mind all over the world and making it successful with the help of team by delivering best Return of Investment (ROI) to shareholders.
Berkeley Investments is his recognized project. He has been heading the project since pre-incorporation to actual formation and execution of investment entity. It combines international best practice with regional expertise and creates investment opportunities primarily for Middle East investors looking to invest in the region and internationally, and for international investors looking for opportunities in Emerging Markets. He is the founder of Caliton Property an online real estate market a very successful real estate portal.
He is an expert of drafting monetary policy, central bank policies, Equity Structuring, Merger & Acquisitions, Business Valuation, Business Alignment, Loan Syndication- Debt & Equity, Estate Planning, Inheritance Planning, Asset Allocation, Wealth Preservation, Investment Advisory, Access to global capital markets i.e. Listed securities including Equities, Bonds, Funds, Futures, Options, Currencies, Commodities.
Berkeley Middle East Management Consulting- he carry a proud to have a diversified portfolio as Consultant and has been audited over 200 clients, and remained involved in the installation of over 30 Management systems to a diverse range of Clients all over the world. Couple of times he have developed the Internal and external Audit manuals, Advanced Management Accounting & financial management, internal control, risk, governance, corporate reporting, emerging markets, credit, and equities.