Omar Shamma
Dubai, United Arab Emirates

Omar Shamma is an astute business leader with extensive international management and leadership experience. He has held senior management roles in several leading multinationals in the chemicals and construction products industries. In 2004 Omar founded Third Eye a successful advisory practice, serving major organizations in the Middle East, in strategic planning (strategy development, strategic alignment, strategic review, strategic mapping, opportunity analysis), marketing and leadership. Omar is also an active speaker and facilitator delivering various programmes on strategic management and leadership to audiences around the globe. His international clients have included SABIC, Dow Chemical, BASF, SHELL, Sika, Mapei, Motorola, Daikin, and Caterpillar. His regional clients have included Al Gurg Group, Al Nasser Holdings, Tadmur Holdings, and Al Ghurair Group.

Prior to establishing Third Eye FZ LLC, he held senior business leadership positions in two Fortune 100 organisations, including the Dow Chemical Company, where he led several global business units to greater value growth through the development and implementation of a global strategic planning and marketing process. Omar is a member of the Chartered Institute of Marketing and the European Marketing Academy. He is also affiliated with many other professional education and development organisations, where he delivers various strategy, leadership and marketing programmes as a certified facilitator, including GEMS International GmbH, a global marketing and sales excellence practice, and Wilson Learning, a global Human Performance Solutions provider.