Raymond KattarPartner

Ray is a strategic advisor and Board Member at Management4Health (Frankfurt), with clients across EMENA & GCC, and Western Asia; Ray brings a diversified experience in Financial Management, Operations Optimizations, startup ecosystem, and Private/Public and Para-Public sectors. He ran a practice at KPMG North America where he closely worked on large engagements helping Fortune 500 companies and government agencies structuring operations, financial modelling, and growth delivery. He relocated to the EMEA region in August 2010 from Boston, and since then he worked in the Healthcare world to launch and advance Healthcare services (Hospitals, Clinics, Technologies, Pharma..) and formulated investments opportunities and fundraising activities and roadshows, advised Sultanate Oman on Private and Public healthcare facilities and operations, and was involved in Healthcare design, construction management, and operations in the UK, Poland, KSA, UAE, and other regions. He was selected by the World Bank and the government of Afghanistan in 2012-13 to devise the state’s first Public-Private-Partnership for a job creation framework where he worked with multiple ministries to develop policies and to create a financial sustainable model of operations.

In 1994, he was publicly honoured an Order of Canada (order de Malt) by the approval of her majesty the Queen of England for his public work of re-establishing financial stability and securing the growth of St John Ambulance (British global organization). After his civil engineering studies at California Polytechnic, Ray went to McGill University to earn a Bachelor of Commerce in Finance. He holds a MIS degree equivalency from the University of Maryland.  His industry experience includes Healthcare, real estate, financial services, professional services, telecommunications and media, entertainment, information technology, retail and consumer goods, and manufacturing and distribution. His governmental experience includes Ministries of Health, Finance, Urban Development, Housing and Infrastructure, Tourism, and Justice.

In 1997, he published his book on emergency and crisis management; he has been a guest lecturer and executive teacher at American University of Beirut and Antonins University. Currently, he is in Europe launching his Social-Technology startup.