Zak Osmani

Zak Osmani

North African Advisor
Abderrezzak Osmani has been leading the UK-Algeria Business Council for the last two years andhas worked for well-known organizations in the UK, including Saatchi &Saatchi advertising, Dodd’s Parliamentary Communications, Emap and Datamonitor.

Mr Osmani has extensive experience in business development and led the expansion of New Horizon Plc in the UK and Ireland (1997-2000).

From 2005-2007 he served as head of Projects at the Commonwealth Business Council, where he took the lead in organizing the first investment forum of its kind between the Middle East and the Commonwealth Countries in London.

In 1987 he graduated in Economics from Algiers University, and taught there while pursuing his post graduate studies. He also has an MBA in International Business and Strategy from London’s City University Business School (1995-1997).

Areas of interest include: strategies for market penetration; international business and export management; the impact of culture on business; developing marketing strategies; managing organisational change; change and the creation of a learning culture.

Mr Osmani has a strong cultural background, as well as a good understanding of culturesand the impact of culture on business. He is fluent in English, French and Arabic.