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Ramchand Atmaram Bhatia
Founder & CEO

RAB Management Consultants
PO Box 126055
Dubai
United Arab Emirates

Email: ram.bhatia@rabconsultants.com

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 and processes.

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 Management.

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) in UAE.

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 transactions.

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.

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