About Us

Consultants with strong presence and understanding in Qatar market

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Market Research Qatar is the B2B advisory firm dedicated to advise and deliver evidence-based market strategies in Qatar and Middle East region to multinational Fortune 500s.

Market Research Qatar by YCP Solidiance is the B2B advisory firm trusted by multinational companies to provide strategic advices to grow in Qatari market. Our team has broad market understanding, analysis, insights and valuable recommendations for each of our clients’ challenges to win in the local and regional marketplace. We are dedicated to help clients to understand the market(s) in which they compete and make sure that decisions made are well-timed and well-informed. Make clients' success, our success is our philosophy that has resulted in high client repeat rate at more than 90%.

We have highly professional consultants of YCP Solidiance with extensive project experience across different industries locally in Qatar and regionally across the GCC as well as Asia Pacific. Our broad experience bring unique advantage for us, as we consider our company as the only true advisors in the region. We're competent and resourceful in gathering insights directly from various sources, including suppliers customers, and intermediaries in the marketplace to create actionable and feasible business strategies.

All projects are performed in-house based on our straightforward method, aiming to generate relevant information from key stakeholders and experts in the Qatari marketplace. We will not only provide insights and analysis from our own experts and consultants, but also ensure that they are cross-checked and verified by our established networks in the industry. This will help us to interpret and analyze more than just simple data and provide strategic insights based on real-time findings.

How We Work

Customised Qatar market research, not published report data

Market Research Qatar understands that every company has different requirements that require different levels of capabilities. Our report, recommendations, and strategies are tailored to meet the specific needs of clients. We don’t follow templates or strategy models, this allows us to focus and point our attention to building unique business road maps in Qatar for our clients.

Qatar business insights and actionable market strategy, not intangibles Power-points

We have a well-trained team of experienced management consultants who are adept at gathering information through primary sources. We are well networked and respected in Qatar, this allows us to tap into the know-how of industry insiders to provide clients with the intelligence necessary to gain their confidence to capitalize on the opportunities in Qatar.

Global skills, Qatar flavour, not cut and paste approach

Our local Qatar team possesses the industry-specific knowledge, business acumen, and language skills to provide clients with the right advice they need. Solidiance maintains the highest standards of quality and confidentiality; we take full responsibility for making sure that we deliver what we promise. Our success comes from precision work and a dedicated client-focused approach. For us, client satisfaction is not just another nice KPI but our only path to success.

Our Team

  • Damien Duhamel
    DAMIEN DUHAMEL | MANAGING PARTNER

    Damien is a Managing Partner who holds responsibility to set the direction of the company and retain the best people to build strategic engagements with clients, ranging from Fortune 500 companies, Arab conglomerates, as well as government agencies across the Middle East. He has extensive experience in advising clients with practical recommendations to succeed in the region. Damien obtained a Bachelor degree from the Victoria University, majoring in Business, a Master degree from Harvard University, and a MBA from the University of Chicago Booth School of Business.

  • Erika Welch
    ERIKA WELCH | PARTNER

    Erika is YCP Solidiance's Partner based in the MENA region. She brings more than 13 years of experience in consulting field, focusing on strategy consulting and business development. She has extensive experience working with Fortune 500 companies and the region’s most influential corporations, government bodies, and foundations in Iran, UAE, Qatar, Oman, Saudi Arabia, Jordan, and Lebanon. Outside of the Middle East, Erika has consulted clients from Japan, Indonesia, Singapore, Canada, West Africa, and the UK. Erika received her B.Sc from McGill University, Canada and holds a Postgraduate Certificate in Sustainability Leadership and Business from the University of Cambridge, UK. Erika speaks fluent English, Japanese, conversational French and basic Arabic.

  • Rida El Chab
    RIDA EL CHAB | DIRECTOR

    Rida works as our Director working across the Middle East and Southeast Asia. Rida specializes in market growth studies, market entry, and quantitative studies and has led projects across the GCC, North Africa, as well as in the Asia in various projects such as automotive, energy, construction, lubricants and industrial. Prior to joining Market Research Qatar, Rida worked as a management consultant in Southeast Asia for 2 years, based in Vientiane, Lao PDR. He holds a Bachelor degree in Economics from the University of Virginia and also a Master degree from University of Lyon, majoring in Quantitative Economics and Finance.

  • Nabil Ramadan
    NABIL RAMADAN | DIRECTOR

    Nabil is a Partner based in United Arab Emirates who manages our team of expert consultants and analysts in the Middle East region to carry out strategic growth projects and guide clients with practical recommendations. He's experienced in pricing and sales optimization strategy, conducting internal and external assessment, benchmarking, as well as conducting feasibility study. Before joining Market Research Qatar, he worked as a revenue management expert and experienced consultant in MENA region.

  • Omar Shatila
    OMAR SHATILA | MANAGER

    Omar is our Manager who has a wide-ranging project experience across the Middle East region, including Saudi Arabia, Qatar, UAE, Algeria, and also Asia region. He specializes in due diligence, financial modelling, and corporate valuations. He's also experienced in developing market strategy in the region. Omar studied at the American University of beirut and obtained a Master degree in Finance and also a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from the Lebanese American University. He can speak English, Arabic, and basic French.

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