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 Bayrakdar
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 industry expertise sets the benchmark for tactical advocacy deliberation, authorities communications & negotiations, and issue & crisis management.
Customers Relationship Manager
Yasser is 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 improving client communications and customer satisfaction.
Mohammed Tafseer Ansari
Quality & Scientific Affairs Manager
Tafseer is a specialist in certification, scientific affairs, and technical research with a problem solving approach and attitude. He has over 12 years of experience in the food industry, food certification bodies, consultancy and in various departments such as production, quality control & assurance, research & development, auditing and training. He is a Biosystems Engineer certified in the USA with a Masters Specialization in Bioprocess Engineering.
Eng. Rasha AlOdeh
Scientific & Regulatory Affairs Specialist
Rasha is a Chemical Engineer with over 4 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 Municipality & SFDA, translation of text to Arabic, addressing technical queries and in providing advocacy support in Issue & Crisis Management Projects. She also conducts customised Food Regulatory Training.
Regulatory Affairs Specialist
Noor is a Clinical Nutritionist and Dietitian. She has joined in to diversify our regulatory affairs team. Noor is involved in horizon scanning and categorical regulatory data analysis.
Regulatory Affairs Specialist
Norhan Youssef is a Chemical Engineer. She has joined our regulatory affairs team to further empower our horizon scanning and categorical regulatory data analysis.
Nawras is managing our finances. He has over 6 years of experience in the fields of Accounting & Financial Management. He also takes care of our employees by supporting the HR department with PRO related duties. He is Skilled in budgeting, internal auditing, and in putting a smile on our faces. He acquired BSc in Business Administration and majored in Finance.
Rhea Rose Bienvenida
Rhea has been our frontline hero 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.