Mohamed Karim El Sawy

Mohamed Karim El Sawy

Studies at:

British International School in Cairo

Location in:

Cairo, Egypt

Mohamed Karim El Sawy

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Studies at:
British International School in Cairo
Location in:
Cairo, Egypt

Bio

Passionate about TMT!

Has soild experience in financial and commercial analysis for a leading Telco in the MENA region. Gained experience in startegy consulting.

Seeking opportunities in TMT consulting.

Mohamed Karim A. M. would like to connect to people in


Mohamed Karim A. M. has worked/studied in

  • Australia
  • Egypt
  • United Arab Emirates
  • United Kingdom

Mohamed Karim A. M. speaks

  • Arabic, English

Mohamed Karim A. M. has experience in

  • Consulting
  • Telecoms

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Work

2012 – 2013
(Sep – Feb)

Senior Consultant (Intern)

Quick-Wins
  • Contributed to strategy transformation egagement for a leading ICT retailer in KSA through assessing alternative retail models supported by a business cases and a 5-year financial model. Also contributed to an assessment project for a leading Construction player in Qatar by conducting a benchmarking study and in-depth financial analysis of their project portfolio.
2012
(Jul – Sep)

Research Consultant (Fixed-term)

Falcon and Associates
  • Conducted a baseline study on the Healthcare and Retail sectors in Dubai commissioned by Falcon & Associates. The project involved interviewing senior governement officials, CXOs and subject matter experts in both sectors.
2011
(Jun – Aug)

MBA Summer Intern at Shell Downstream Consulting practice

Shell
  • Led an internal consulting engagement for Shell Trading. Part organized Strategic Problem Solving workshops and Decision Review Boards for the internal client and other project stakeholders.
2009 – 2010
(Jan – Jul)

Commercial Pricing & Budgeting Expert

Mobinil
  • Responsible for managing the business case development and the pricing approval processes for the Consumer and Corporate Marketing Departments as well as coordinating profitability initiatives and consulting engagements:
  • •Promoted from Senior Specialist to Expert in January 2009.
  • •Spearheaded initiatives for profitable growth and cost reduction, managing a small team of analysts and coordinating with internal and external consultants.
  • •Managed the business case development and pricing approval process for a variety of products including Mobile Broadband, handset bundles, M2M, Value-added Services, Roaming and Voice.
2007 – 2008
(Nov – Dec)

Revenue Analysis & Forecasting Senior Specialist

Mobinil
  • Responsible for preparing the annual commercial plan and disseminating key KPIs to stakeholders:
  • •Maintained an excel-based forecasting model (3,000+ lines) covering customer base evolution, traffic consumption, revenue and related KPIs.
  • •Prepared iterations of the Commercial Plan (forecast) considering different market scenarios and risks.
  • •Prepared Business Review materials and commentary for the Marketing Director.
  • •Acted as interface with Finance, Startegy, Sales and Customer Care Departments on issues relating to the Annual Commercial Plan.
2006 – 2007
(Feb – Oct)

Financial Analyst

Air Liquide
  • Responsible for analysing the subsidiary's profitability and financial position as well as supporting its financial planning & budgeting processes:
  • •Analyzed P&L, Balance Sheets & Cash Flow statements for the company’s subsidiaries and created reports for the CFO.
  • •Carried out ad-hoc deep-dive analysis into areas of interest to the CFO.
  • •Contributed to the 5-year financial planning processes by introducing scenario analysis to stress test forecasted revenues and cash flow. Took into consideration marco-economic & political factors as well as industry growth and competition.
2005 – 2006

Financial Analyst - Equity Research

Naeem Holding
  • A junior Financial Analyst at the Equity Research Deparment:
  • •Maintained a complex financial valuation model for companies in the chemicals, cement and construction industries.
  • •Initiated coverage on the Cement industry listed companies by co-publishing an industry valuation report as well as publishing quarterly updates for each of the companies.
  • •Co-published daily and weekly markets performance reports.
  • •Contriubted to the daily investment committee.

Work

2012 – 2013
(Sep – Feb)

Senior Consultant (Intern)

Quick-Wins
  • Contributed to strategy transformation egagement for a leading ICT retailer in KSA through assessing alternative retail models supported by a business cases and a 5-year financial model. Also contributed to an assessment project for a leading Construction player in Qatar by conducting a benchmarking study and in-depth financial analysis of their project portfolio.
2012
(Jul – Sep)

Research Consultant (Fixed-term)

Falcon and Associates
  • Conducted a baseline study on the Healthcare and Retail sectors in Dubai commissioned by Falcon & Associates. The project involved interviewing senior governement officials, CXOs and subject matter experts in both sectors.
2011
(Jun – Aug)

MBA Summer Intern at Shell Downstream Consulting practice

Shell
  • Led an internal consulting engagement for Shell Trading. Part organized Strategic Problem Solving workshops and Decision Review Boards for the internal client and other project stakeholders.
2009 – 2010
(Jan – Jul)

Commercial Pricing & Budgeting Expert

Mobinil
  • Responsible for managing the business case development and the pricing approval processes for the Consumer and Corporate Marketing Departments as well as coordinating profitability initiatives and consulting engagements:
  • •Promoted from Senior Specialist to Expert in January 2009.
  • •Spearheaded initiatives for profitable growth and cost reduction, managing a small team of analysts and coordinating with internal and external consultants.
  • •Managed the business case development and pricing approval process for a variety of products including Mobile Broadband, handset bundles, M2M, Value-added Services, Roaming and Voice.
2007 – 2008
(Nov – Dec)

Revenue Analysis & Forecasting Senior Specialist

Mobinil
  • Responsible for preparing the annual commercial plan and disseminating key KPIs to stakeholders:
  • •Maintained an excel-based forecasting model (3,000+ lines) covering customer base evolution, traffic consumption, revenue and related KPIs.
  • •Prepared iterations of the Commercial Plan (forecast) considering different market scenarios and risks.
  • •Prepared Business Review materials and commentary for the Marketing Director.
  • •Acted as interface with Finance, Startegy, Sales and Customer Care Departments on issues relating to the Annual Commercial Plan.
2006 – 2007
(Feb – Oct)

Financial Analyst

Air Liquide
  • Responsible for analysing the subsidiary's profitability and financial position as well as supporting its financial planning & budgeting processes:
  • •Analyzed P&L, Balance Sheets & Cash Flow statements for the company’s subsidiaries and created reports for the CFO.
  • •Carried out ad-hoc deep-dive analysis into areas of interest to the CFO.
  • •Contributed to the 5-year financial planning processes by introducing scenario analysis to stress test forecasted revenues and cash flow. Took into consideration marco-economic & political factors as well as industry growth and competition.
2005 – 2006

Financial Analyst - Equity Research

Naeem Holding
  • A junior Financial Analyst at the Equity Research Deparment:
  • •Maintained a complex financial valuation model for companies in the chemicals, cement and construction industries.
  • •Initiated coverage on the Cement industry listed companies by co-publishing an industry valuation report as well as publishing quarterly updates for each of the companies.
  • •Co-published daily and weekly markets performance reports.
  • •Contriubted to the daily investment committee.

Education

British International School in Cairo

2010 – 2012

Manchester Business School

Master of Business Administration (MBA)
1999 – 2004

The American University in Cairo

BA

Achievements

  • Elected Vice President of the Manchester Business School Consulting Club

Additional Info

Nationality:
  • Egyptian