Meet Our Team
RAQAM Consultancy is built up of a group of passionate, and talented individuals, with experience across markets and profiles,
and drawn from a number of leading brands across the Food, Beverages and FMCG sectors.
Dr. Hassan Bayrakadar
Dr. Hassan is the Founder & Managing Director of RAQAM Consultancy DMCC. He had earned his Doctorate in Chemistry from Université Henri Poincaré (Nancy) in France. For over last two decades he has been actively involved in Food Regulatory Environment of Middle East & North African countries. Previously, he was the Corporate Regulatory & Scientific Affairs Manager for Nestle Middle East followed by the similar role at Mars GCC. His remarkable expertise are in Government Affairs includng negotiations with the authorities, issue & crisis management.
Saqib is responsible to ensure smooth operations of our company with the highest quality of service to our esteemed clientele. He is a BRC 3rd Party Auditor, ISO 9001 Lead Auditor and International Halal Auditor whilst having MBA in finance and several food industry qualifications from the UK. He has more than 13 years of experience in halal certification, global halal standards and conformity assessment schemes. He is a former CEO of Halal Food Authority, UK and a prominent professional of Global Halal & European Food Industry.
Business Development Manager
A diligent and self-directed Sales and Marketing professional, having an Electrical Engineering degree, who’s started his career in 2014. Formerly leading a successful and talented team of Regulatory specialists as an Operations Manager at RAQAM, Yasser has developed and implemented efficient systems to deliver successful projects to our esteemed food & beverage clientele. Yasser has also been utilizing his technological expertise supporting the entire workflow of the business, and now has taken a new challenge of business growth and development.
Mohammed Tafseer Ansari
Quality & Scientific Affairs Manager
Tafseer is an specialist in certification, scientific affairs, technical research and problem solving. He has approximatley 11 years of experience in food industry, food certification body, consultancy and in various departments such as production, quality control & assurance, research & development, auditing and training. He is a Biosystems Engineer from the USA having a Masters Specialization in Bioprocess Engineering.
Eng. Rasha AlOdeh
Scientific & Regulatory Affairs Specialist
Rasha is a Chemical Engineer with 3 years of experience in Regulatory Affairs for FMCG products, specializing in food & beverages products. She is skilled in label & formula validation, product registration with Dubai Municiaplity & SFDA, transaltion of text to Arabic, addressing technical queries and in providing regulatory support in Issue & Crisis Management Projects. She also conducts customised Food Regualtory Training.
Scientific & Regulatory Affairs Associate
Hanadi, another Chemcial Engineer in our team, has been with us for over a year, employing her skills in Scientific & Regulatory Affairs for FMCG products. She is a specialist in finding, assimilating, dissecting & analayzing the regulatory news & information from the Middle East & North African countries. She is also skilled in label and formula validation for food & beverage products.
Regulatory Affairs Associate
Noor is a Clinical Nutritionist and Dietitian. She has joined in to diversify our regulatory affairs team. Noor is also involved in horizon scanning and analysing categoric regulatory updates.
Regulatory Affairs Associate
Norhan Youssef is a Chemical Engineer. She has joined our regulatory affairs team to support in horizon scanning and analysing categoric regulatory updates.
Nawras is our Accountant. He has been managing our company finance for the past one year. He has 4 year prior experience in the field of accounting & finance. He is also taking care of PRO activities for our company. Skilled in budgeting and internal audit, a strong accounting professional with a BS focused in Banking and Financial Management from Higher Institute of Business Administration.
Rhea Rose Bienvenida
Rhea has been with us for the last three years. She has over 5 years of administrative experience with expertise in clerical support and handling important tasks to assist the Managing Director and management executives.