Middle East / India
- Damien Duhamel
- Middle East Regional Manager
Damien Duhamel is YCP Solidiance’s co-Founder & Managing Partner. He has worked with numerous Fortune 500 clients on growth strategy engagements. Damien through his extensive experience in Southeast Asia is a recognized Innovation and Asia Competitive Strategy expert.
His thought leadership has been featured on various global media outlets including AFP, Business Insider, BBC, Bloomberg, CNN, CNBC, New York Times, Wall Street Journal, and many more.
Prior to YCP Solidiance, he was Managing Director Asia Pacific for Business Consulting Dentsu Aegis Network and Founder & Manager for Vietnam marketing entry & marketing intelligence.
Bachelor’s degree in Business from Victoria University, MBA from Chicago Booth School of Business, and Master of Sustainability and Environmental Management from Harvard University.
Managing Director Asia Pacific – Business Consulting Dentsu Aegis Network, Founder & Manager – Vietnam marketing entry & marketing intelligence.
- Welch Erika Masako
- UAE Country Manager
Erika is responsible for managing YCP Solidiance’s client relationships and operational growth across the Middle East, covering our offices in the UAE and Lebanon, and our projects across MENA.
Erika is based primarily in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. She is experienced with more than 13 years of strategy consulting in the Middle East, working with global Fortune 500 firms as well as leading corporations, government bodies and foundations across the Middle East, Asia, Europe and North America in the banking, construction, chemicals, machinery, automotive and greentech sectors.
She has also managed several digital and software development projects across the region for her clients. Prior to joining Solidiance, Erika was a senior advisor and manager addressing sustainability challenges across numerous industries. She speaks fluent English, Japanese, conversational French and survival Arabic.
B.Sc from McGill University
Postgraduate degree in Sustainability from the University of Cambridge
Executive MBA at the Stanford University
- Pavan Madamsetty
- India Country Manager
Pavan Madamsetty is a Partner based in New Delhi, India.
He has over 8 years of consulting experience working majorly with global Fortune 500 companies across a range of sectors. He has sound experience in developing market growth strategies and implementation plans for MNCs expanding their footprint across India and Southeast Asia.
He has led a large number of engagements across Asia advising clients on go-to-market strategies across construction, lubricants, automation, machinery, automotive, and medical devices.
Bachelor’s degree from Jawaharlal Technological University
MBA from Thunderbird School of Global Management