Samir is a well seasoned manager with over 30 years of international experience which includes projects and product management, start-up operations, sales, business development and strategic planning. Since 2014 to date, he has been offering consultancy services and interim management for the ICT, Renewable Energy, and the Pharma Industry in Europe and the Middle East.
Samir has wide experience in the Telecom industry holding various positions and serving B2B & B2C market segments as well as in the Energy sector (ICT for power utility & renewable energy). He has an outstanding record of directing multicultural teams on an operational and strategic level and in implementing projects in Western Europe (Switzerland, Germany, France, Austria and UK), Eastern Europe (Slovakia, Bulgaria, Romania, Poland and Ukraine), Middle East, Asia (Bangladesh and Sri Lanka) and the USA. Moreover, in his early career stage he has been engaged in experimental research (physics laboratory, superconductivity, scanning electron microscopy).
Samir holds a MSc degree in Renewable Energy from the Vienna Technical University, an Executive MBA from the University of Fribourg (iimt), and a BSc degree in Electrical Engineering & Telecommunication from the University of Applied Science in Zurich.
He believes in lifelong learning and is passionate about new technologies, renewable energy and green developments. Samir speaks multiple languages fluently. He is married and living in Zurich, Switzerland.