Overview

Damien Duhamel is a Managing Partner as well as YCP Solidiance' Middle East Regional Manager and Head of Digital Business. He co-founded Solidiance in 2006, an entity which was acquired by YCP in 2018. He is responsible for YCP Solidiance regional digital ambitions and drives digital transformation assignments. Damien is a recognized expert in Innovation and Competitive Strategy and has been quoted in BBC, CNN, WSJ, Bloomberg, FT, Times, etc. Through his broad experience in Asia and in the Middle East, he has supported various Fortune 500 clients as well as several Family-owned businesses on growth strategy and transformation blueprints. Preceding his involvement at YCP Solidiance, he founded a Vietnam marketing intelligence and marketing entry consulting firm. He had also served as Managing Director Asia Pac at Dentsu Aegis Business Consulting. Damien shares his time between Southeast Asia and the Middle East.

Expertise

    Automotive, Construction, Healthcare, Machinery, Digital Media, Mobility, Smart/Green Cities, Renewable, Downstream, E-commerce

Education

  • Master of Business Administration from University of Chicago Booth School of Business
  • Master of Science in Sustainability & Environmental Management from Harvard University
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