Samir Asaf - Lead Coach, BP Group
Dr. Samir Asaf has 22 years of experience in Corporate Strategy, Operational Excellence, Business Process Management, and Finance. His BPM consulting/training clients across Europe, North America, and Asia-Pacific have included IBM, HSBC, Accenture, Bosch, AstraZeneca, European Union, World Bank, AT&T, Nokia, Ericsson, Wipro, Cognizant, Barclays Bank, and others.
Dr. Asaf was a speaker at the World Leaders Summit (New York, 2004), UN Global Compact Leaders’ Summit (Geneva, 2006), and the EIU Global CEO Summit (Singapore, 2008).
He served as Finance Director at AT&T Corp. (USA), Senior Consultant at the World Bank/International Finance Corporation (USA), Group CEO at Rahimafrooz, and held Board Memberships at various organizations. Currently he is President & CEO at Pinnacle, and Lead Coach at BP Group (UK).
He received his BSc (Econ) from Boston College (Honour Roll), MSc (Econometrics) from the London School of Economics & Political Science (Commonwealth Scholar), MBA from Canadian School of Management (Distinction), and DBA from SMC University (Switzerland). He attended the Advanced Management Program (AMP) at Oxford University and completed the Postgraduate Diploma in Management from Oxford University. He was a research scholar at Harvard Business School.
Samir is a Certified Lean Six Sigma Master Black Belt (LSSMBB), Strategic Management Professional (SMP), Certified Business Process Professional (CBPP), Certified Process Professional (CPP) Champion, Kaplan-Norton Certified Balanced Scorecard Practitioner (BSCP), Zachman & TOGAF Certified Enterprise Architect, EFQM Business Excellence Assessor, Basel II Auditor, Internationally Certified in Banking Risk and Regulation (ICBRR), Certified Treasury Management Professional (CTP), Project Management (PMP) and Program Management Professional (PgMP).
He is the Author of “Executive Corporate Finance: the business of enhancing shareholder value” (Prentice Hall, London 2004).
His forthcoming book - “High Performance Organization (2013)” co-authored by Steve Towers, brings together the global best practices from 50 leading global corporations and presents an integrated model for sustainable high performance (LASER HPO Model) along with application software.