Chady Smayra is a Partner with Strategy& and a member of the firm’s Telecommunications, Media, Technology, and Digital practice. He has more than 16 years of strategy, consulting, and management experience in information and communication technologies (ICT) focused on the telecommunications sector in the Middle East and Africa.
He specializes in mergers and acquisitions, investment strategies, corporate strategy, the CFO agenda, strategy-based transformation, cost optimization, organizational restructuring, and ICT strategies and strategic partnerships.
In addition to his client work, he has authored the reports: A new wave of M&A for Middle East telecom operators: Models for future growth, Products first: Boosting telecom profits in the MENA region, A Fit for Growth framework for telecom operators: Aligning capabilities, costs, and structure, Managing telecom portfolios for sustainable growth, and The CFO as strategist: Leading value creation in the MENA region.
Mr. Smayra holds an MBA from McGill University with a strategy and finance focus, and a bachelor’s degree in computer engineering in telecommunications from École Polytechnique.