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Specialized Deliveries:

Streamlining Manufacturing Operations: Delivering ICT-Based Solutions to Drive Optimization and Effi...
Streamlining Manufacturing Operations: Delivering ICT-Based Solutions to Drive Optimization and Efficiency
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Optimizing Asset Performance: Standardization and Predictive Maintenance
Optimizing Asset Performance: Standardization and Predictive Maintenance
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Transportation Infrastructure Management: Transforming Performance Management for Optimal Asset Util...
Transportation Infrastructure Management: Transforming Performance Management for Optimal Asset Utilization
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Intelligence, Center of Excellence
Sustainable Timber: Shaping the Future with Hylman
Catalyzing Financial Excellence: Pioneering AI-Infused Trading Strategies with Hylman's Mastery
Catalyzing Prosperity: Pioneering Capital Access, Maximizing Growth Prospects, and Securing Resilience with Hylman
From Concrete to Catalyst: Steering the Cement Industry's Revolution with Hylman's Blueprint
Nanotech Mastery: Hylman's Distinctive Beacon Through the Labyrinth of Tomorrow's Tech
Delivery Disrupted: Mastering the Next Era of Delivery Dynamics with Hylman's Visionary Insight
Seeding the Future: The Convergence of Robotics in Agriculture and the Hylman Advantage in Leading the Change
Shaping Tomorrow's Urban Tapestry: Navigating Complexities with Hylman's Expertise in Global Urban Evolution
From Tradition to Transformation: Steering Oil Transportation's Next Era with Hylman's Strategic Compass
Metalworking 2040: Pioneering Tomorrow's Industrial Vanguard with Hylman's Strategic Lens
Skyward Aspirations: Navigating the Future of Aircraft Manufacturing with Hylman Strategic Vision
Decoding the Future of Medicine: How Healthcare Predictive Analytics and Hylman's Expertise are Revolutionizing Patient-Centric Care
Blueprint for Blue Gold: Elevating Water Sustainability through Hylman's Global Mastery
Galactic Pioneering: Crafting the Future of Space Ventures with Hylman
Alchemy of Tomorrow: Steering the Chemical Revolution with Hylman's Futuristic Blueprint
Shaping Tomorrow's Highways: Unraveling Ground Shipping's Next Chapter & Hylman's Masterplan for Trailblazing Success
Reimagining Pulp & Paper: Harnessing Industry Evolution with Hylman's Visionary Insight
Beyond the Buzz: Hylman's Authentic Blueprint for Dominating the Advertising Landscape
Biotech Beyond Boundaries: Pioneering Progress Across Global Industries
Beyond the Barrel: Crafting the Petrochemical Blueprint for a Resilient and Sustainable Tomorrow
Future in Motion: A Masterplan for Dominating Tomorrow's Transportation Terrain
Wholesale 2.0: Crafting Tomorrow's Success with Hylman's Blueprint for Excellence
Beyond Connectivity: Mastering IoT Security Challenges in the Modern Age
Transforming Liquid Gold: Mastering Innovation, Sustainability, and Growth in the Beverage Industry

Industries and lines of
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- Internationalisation
- Vertical and horizontal integration
- Go To Market
- Business modelling
- General business strategy
- Business planning
- Government relations


- Transformation of the finance function
- Capital markets and financial institutions
- Billing, collection and cash management
- Financial modelling
- Wealth and financial management
- Budgeting, profitability and cost management
- Restructuring

External growth and financing

- M&A
- Due diligence
- Post-Merger Integration
- Fundraising management
- Joint venture structuring and implementing


- RFP, RFQ, RFI management
- Procurement transformation
- Procurement subcontracting
- Government concessions and PPP

Support to SMEs

- Strategic support to SMEs
- Financial and corporate consultancy for SMEs
- Start-up development
- Business incubation, acceleration, and advisory for Startup/SME financing

IT and technology

- IT, digitization and transformation
- Big data and analytics
- ERP and automation

Sales and marketing

- Business development
- KPI management
- Services marketing
- Partner and executive relations management
- Sales and implementation
- Account management
- New product development
- Strategic PR management
- Market research and analysis


- Business Law
- Tax advisory, accounting and auditing


- Sustainability and social responsibility


- Industrial operations set-up
- Organizational and process improvement
- Quality assurance
- Compliance
- Certification preparation
- Operations management
- Feasibility studies
- Operational improvement
- Continuous improvement and lean
- Outsourcing
- Risk management

HR and people development

- HR and policy development
- Professional training

Project management

- Project management

Industry Focus

- Food and agriculture
- Private Equity, Venture Capital, family offices
- Banking and Financial services
- Chemicals
- Economics
- Automotive and Autos accessories
- Healthcare, medicine and drugs
- Industrials
- Pharmaceuticals and life sciences
- Clothing and fashion
- Oil, gas and mining
- Energy
- Ports
- Luxury
- Environment
- Sweets and confectionary
- Public sector
- Education
- Defense and aerospace
- FMCG/Retail
- Technology and digital
- Transportation
- AI and Intelligence
- Real estate
- Gold

Accelerating sustainable and inclusive growth

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Above all, we believe that real change is possible and that tomorrow doesn’t have to be like today.

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Hassan Al-Shama

CEO | Strategy, Real Estate, Commerce

Exposed to a wide array of sectors, Hassan consolidates his global experiences and packages that through innovation brought to the table believing in the vision of changing the way we do things. He believes that full potential is still locked away and clients are not getting the optimal value needed. With transformati...

Yaman Al-Shama

President | Trading, Gold, Autos

Yaman believes in reshaping larger organizations for which he is known to associate with. He has a trustworthy reputation for finding solutions when no one can and be at the frontline before the issue is even thought of. He believes in strengthening the core of services through teamwork and unity while connecting the...

Dick van Schooneveld

COO | Telco, Utilities, High tech

Dick is a high-energy, enthusiastic, decisive, proactive, result oriented, structured senior professional with 30 years’ experience in the consulting and technology/telco sector. Entre/intrapreneurial professional having fulfilled many international leadership positions in the high tech, telecoms and utilities industr...

Mike Corcoran

Managing Partner, USA | CPA, Enterprise Value, Cybersecurity

Mike is a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) and brings a value creation and value preservation philosophy to the business advisory and assurance services he provides for the public and private s...

Jose Braga

Managing Partner, Brazil | M&A, Capital Rasing, Financial Restructuring

José Braga is a senior entrepreneur, very focused, pragmatic, and results oriented, with more than 25 years of experience in corporate restructurings, valuations, structured finance operations,...

Ciro Nicoletti

Senior Partner, UK & GCC | Technology & Transformation, Oil & Gas, Project Management

With over two decades of consulting sector experience, Ciro specialises in Technology Consulting within the Energy, Oil & Gas, and Petrochemical industries. A seasoned, highly energetic executiv...

Howard Ramsden

Managing Partner, South Africa | Energy, Data infrastructure, Project Management

Howard has more than thirty (30) years professional experience, mostly in electricity and energy sector development in Southern Africa. With extensive knowledge and experience in the African power sector, Howard has been responsible for renewable energy advisory services business development and project management in...

Kobus Liebenberg

Senior Partner, EMEA | Operations, Sales, Transformation

Yoshinori Aoyama

Partner, Japan | VC, Automotive, Pharma

Yoshinori has extensive experience in consulting global firms and wide variety of VC companies as a consultant as well as a venture capitalist in Japan. He has worked with not only...

Diarmuid Barry

Managing Partner, Ireland | Outsourcing, Business Development, SaaS

Diarmuid is an energetic, proactive, solutions focused professional, with years of direct experience leading and developing businesses in Software, Services, and Outsourcing. Signif...

Ohio Ifiabor

Managing Partner, Nigeria | Financial Services, Strategic Business Management, Board Capacity Development

Ohio has 35+ years of experience leading large organizations to great value and complex projects to outstanding completion. An Enabler himself embodying the Hylman prowess, Ohio possesses multif...

Gideon Goldmann

Senior Partner, West Africa | Investment Banking, Cybersecurity, IA and IT Audit

Gideon is an American of Ghanaian descent and has practiced globally in value creation and the provision of technical interventions for over 20 years in Management Consulting, Investment Banking...

Umang Sahai

Senior Partner, India | Healthcare, Public sector, Government relations

Argent Chuula

Managing Partner, Zambia


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Howard Ramsden

Managing Partner, South Africa | Energy, Data infrastructure, Project Management

Yoshinori Aoyama

Partner, Japan | VC, Automotive, Pharma

Kobus Liebenberg

Senior Partner, EMEA | Operations, Sales, Transformation

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