Ram Bhatia is the Founder & CEO of
RAB Management Consultants, Dubai.
RAB Management Consultants is an Advisory &
Management Consultancy professional firm assisting
clients on various aspects of businesses in investments
Ram has over 30 years of experience in the fields
of Finance, Information Technology Systems, Operations,
Banking, Marketing, Private Equity, Infrastructure
Deals, Advisory and Consulting with a focus on
Investments, Funds Placement and Client Relationship
Prior to establishing RAB Management Consultants;
Ram was the CEO and Director for Africa Region
at Signature Group, Dubai. Before that Ram has
worked with reputed companies like Arab Insurance
Group, TAIB Bank, and Citibank in Bahrain, TAIB
Yatirim Bank in Istanbul, Turkey, ABRAAJ Capital
and Abu Dhabi Investment Company (now Invest AD)
Ram's core forte is in Business Development,
Business Advisory, Relationship Management and
Funds Placement with UHNWs, HNI’s, Corporates
and Institutions within the GCC region, India,
Africa, and Europe. During all the Business Development
and Advisory process, importance is given to mitigating
risks at all levels and ensuring clean & clear
Having lived in the GCC region for nearly 5 decades,
family being in Bahrain since 4 generations, Ram
has built excellent relationships with both Public
and Private sectors.
The advantage of living in Gulf for so long has
made Ram deal comfortably with all levels of Management
and people of different nationalities, cultures,
and languages. Clients get confidence of continuity
of personal Relationship & professional Service.
In addition to GCC, Ram has developed new market
in the continent of Africa, with special focus
on South Africa. He has developed relationships
for procuring business in Infrastructure, Private
Equity, PPP projects & Asset Management, and
is aiming to build business bridges between Africa,
Middle East & India. Over a period of time,
Ram has been involved in the investment management
business with AUMs in excess of US Dollars 2 Billion
which are all from well-known institutions.
On 3rd Dec 2010, Ram was Speaker in a conference
“GLOBAL Construction Forum 2010” in
Seoul, South Korea. He spoke on the subject “Business
Prospects in Construction & Infrastructure
– Middle East & Africa”. Ram was
interviewed by Korea Business News TV Channel
and was in the local press. Excellent new relationships
have been developed there.
Ram holds Bachelor of Commerce Degree from Mumbai
University through Narsee Monjee College of Commerce
& Economics, Mumbai, India with majors in
Finance, Economics & Statistics. He also holds
Diploma in Information Technology from National
Computing Centre, UK, Certification of Computer
Audit and Security Systems from Racal College,
UK, Certification in Advanced Systems Manager
from Novell Netware, US and Certified Investment
Advisor from Citibank NA.
Ram has spent most of his life living in Bahrain
and part of it in Montreal, Canada. He now stays
in Dubai since 2005.
Ram speaks several Indian regional languages
i.e. Hindi, Sindhi, Punjabi, Marathi and Gujarati.
He is fluent in English and can converse fairly
in Arabic & Turkish.
Ram’s interests are travelling, photography,
meeting interesting people, networking, watching
movies, cricket, playing scrabble, chess, table
tennis and listening to music.
Always ready for Connecting