Samer has almost 20 years of consulting and advisory experience, having had a large number of engagements, including in the areas of financial transactions, growth strategies, and restructuring programs throughout the Middle East and North Africa (MENA), the United States, and Europe. His industry expertise covers the consumer-facing sectors of media, communications, and pharma, as well as the technology and contracting and real estate sectors. Prior to AlixPartners, he was at WPP MENA as director of strategic development and partnerships, handling corporate development, participating in business development efforts, and leading strategic projects and partnerships Samer has an MBA from INSEAD and a Master of Science in Economics from the London School of Economics and Political Science.