Patrick Nader is part of Egon Zehnder’s Consumer, Services, and Family Business Advisory practices for the Middle East. He is a valued advisor to clients, drawing on his extensive experience in the consumer products and management consulting industries, helping regional companies, multinationals, and family businesses master their challenges. Patrick is particularly passionate about leadership assessment and development, family governance, succession planning, and corporate operating models.
Great leaders must take calculated risks to expand their business horizons, and I love working with them as they navigate these important decisions.
Before joining Egon Zehnder, Patrick served as the Senior Strategy Director at PepsiCo with responsibility for Asia, the Middle East, and North Africa, following roles in Go-to-market and Sales Strategy. Prior to that, he was a Manager at Strategy& (formerly Booz & Company), serving family businesses, investment companies, and real estate clients throughout the Middle East. He began his career in Canada as a Global Management Trainee at Anheuser-Busch InBev.
Patrick earned a Bachelor of Commerce from McGill University and an MBA from INSEAD. He speaks fluent English, Arabic, and French. When not consulting, Patrick helps high-impact, emerging entrepreneurs scale up their businesses as a volunteer mentor and advisory board member of Endeavor. He lives in Dubai with his family.