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Our multidisciplinary team in MENA assists clients in navigating the challenges of a rapidly changing, complex and increasingly digitally driven business world.

Brad Watson

EY MENA Strategy and Transactions Leader

Senior advisor to government and private sectors for 25 years. Passionate about infrastructure. Married to his high school sweetheart. Proud father of two kids and four dogs. Golfer and scuba diver.

Brad is the EY MENA Strategy and Transactions Leader. For over 25 years, Brad has provided strategy and policy-based advice to senior executives in the private sector and at all levels of government across North America and now in the Middle East.

As the former EY Global Leader for Infrastructure Advisory Services, Brad’s career has featured several significant infrastructure projects – building a better working world, one project at a time.

He has worked across multiple sectors and asset classes — leading projects in transportation, nuclear, health care, digital and renewable energy. His experience includes transaction structuring, strategy and policy advice, capital raising, procurement support, and negotiation assistance.

Brad holds an MBA degree from the University of Manitoba, and a BSc degree in Mathematics and Statistics from the University of Western Ontario.

How Brad is building a better working world

Brad leads a team of partners and practitioners in MENA who are recognized as market leaders in their fields – helping deliver actionable strategy, value accreting corporate finance and bespoke transaction advice for clients.  Many countries across the Middle East are at various stages implementing an oil diversification strategy. EY SaT teams are working with the clients to navigate this once-in-a-generation transformation – from strategy through to deal execution.

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