GENYX consultants are diverse, honest and passionate individuals who model collaboration and are dedicated to our clients’ performance. With a wide range of expertise and backgrounds our consultants always add a fresh perspective to your business.
Our consultants advise and guide our clients through customised and innovative Assessment, Engagement and Alignment solutions to create and sustain high performance.
GENYX is always investing in the development of our most precious asset – our people. We are a tight-knit family always striving for excellence – our foundations are built on 5 core values: Growth, Innovation, Trust, Passion and Teamwork.
To learn more about our GENYX team, please select their profiles below.
Ahmed Ali Al Sarkal
Ahmed Ali Al Sarkal is a Founding Partner in and Chairman of GENYX since 2004.
He has lived in the United Kingdom, United States of America, and the United Arab Emirates.
Since 2009 Ahmed is also CEO and Managing Partner of Flag Holding, an innovative private equity house that focuses on diversified segments such as education, food and beverage, health care, hospitality, real estate, retail, travel and tourism.
Prior to creating GENYX and leading Flag Holding, Ahmed enjoyed an illustrious career as a strategic investor and senior manager in the financial services, human resources, and trading sectors.
Ahmed has been recognised for his many contributions to the National Human Resources Development Program in the UAE.
Ahmed speaks English and Arabic and holds a Post Graduate degree from the University of Western Michigan, USA.
Dave Dimmell is a Founding Partner in and Managing Director of GENYX since 2004.
He has lived and worked in Canada, the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, the United Kingdom and the United Arab Emirates.
Dave is an innovative facilitator and strategic consultant with more than 35 years experience in general management, product development, team performance assessment, executive coaching, and strategic alignment.
Key areas of Dave’s expertise include change management, cross-cultural communication, leadership renewal, and strategy.
Dave has performed consulting assignments in the aviation, energy, environment, financial services, insurance, loyalty, health care, hospitality, pharmaceutical and public sectors.
Some of Dave’s recent clients include Al Maha, Aimia, AstraZeneca, Bee’ah, Dubai Golf, Emirates NBD, Jumeirah Group, Merck, MSD, The Petroleum Institute and Takeda.
Dave holds a Bachelor of Applied Science (BASc), Political Studies (International Relations), Cultural Studies (Cinema & Communications) from Trent University, Canada.
Paul Fergus is President of Peak Performance2 which he founded more than 20 years ago in Montreal, Canada.
Paul works with global companies in North America, South America, Europe, the Middle East and Australia.
Prior to Peak Performance2, Paul held management positions at several successful computer and consulting organisations in Canada.
As an internationally-known speaker, consultant and facilitator, Paul delivers powerful programs on communications, customer service, leadership, motivation, personal and professional development, selling, and team effectiveness. He is a member of the Canadian Association of Professional Speakers (CAPS).
Some of Paul’s recent clients include Abbott Laboratories, Constellium, Desjardins, Merck Canada, Novartis, Pfizer Canada, Rio Tinto, ScotiaBank, Service Canada, and Videotron.
Paul holds a Bachelor’s of Science Honours Degree in Consumer Behaviour, with a minor in Business Administration from the University of Guelph, Canada.
Nasco Gavrailoff is a Consultant & Facilitator and a Founding Member of GENYX.
He is a dynamic facilitator who specialises in strategy communication and execution, business engagement and team performance.
Nasco has been very instrumental in leading and delivering transformation and alignment projects with regional and global GENYX client organisations in Europe, the Middle East and Africa.
Some of his recent clients include DIFC, Emirates NBD, HSBC, Johnson and Johnson, Le Meridien, Merck, and Novartis
Clients and colleagues benefit from his business creativity, collaborative style and pragmatic approach.
Prior to GENYX, Nasco was part of the consulting team of Franklin Covey in Middle East Region.
He holds an MBA from Cardiff Metropolitan University, United Kingdom.
Bilal Hassan is a Founding Member and Consultant with GENYX since 2006 leading consulting assignments in the Middle East, Africa, and Asia Pacific.
He has performed consulting projects in the energy, financial services, hospitality, loyalty, and pharmaceutical sectors.
Bilal specialises in key areas of assessment, team alignment, engagement, organisational integration and transformation programs.
Some of Bilal’s recent clients include Aimia, AstraZeneca, Chubb Life, Dubai Cares, Emirates Foundation, Emirates NBD, HSBC, Johnson & Johnson, Merck, Microsoft, National Drilling Company, Petroleum Institute, Sanofi and Yas Links.
Bilal speaks English and Urdu and holds an Associate Degree in Computer Engineering from the American University of Sharjah, and a Bachelors degree in Business Strategy and Brand Management from the University of Bedfordshire, United Kingdom.
Prakash Kasaragod is Accounting Manager at GENYX since 2010 overseeing accounting, finance operations, corporate affairs and regulatory compliance.
Prakash has lived and worked in India, Kuwait, Iraq and the United Arab Emirates.
Previous to joining GENYX Prakash worked as an Administration and Accounts Manager, and earlier as a Project Controller.
Prakash speaks English, Hindi, Kannada, Malayalam and Telugu and holds a Masters of Business degree from Sikkim Manipal University, India, a Law Degree from Kannur University, India, a Post Graduate Diploma in Banking and Commercial Law from Kerala University, India, and a Bachelor’s of Arts degree from Calicut University, India.
Alvin Sison is a Project Coordinator with GENYX since 2012 coordinating consulting assignments in the Middle East, Africa, and Asia Pacific. He has lived and worked in the Philippines and the United Arab Emirates.
Alvin is involved in the diagnostic, design and delivery of milestone consulting interventions such as alignment and engagement retreats, cycle meetings, focus groups, employee engagement, and transformation programs.
He has performed assignments in the areas of financial services, hospitality, loyalty, and retail.
Some of Alvin’s recent clients include Aimia, AstraZeneca, Desar Group, Emirates NBD, Merck, and Sanofi.
Alvin speaks English and Tagalog and has considerable experience in Business Management and Web Development.
Buen Tabliga is a Project Consultant with GENYX since 2009 working in the Middle East, Africa, Asia Pacific, Canada and Europe.
Buen has performed consulting assignments in environment management, FMCG, financial services, oil, pharmaceuticals, retail, and sustainability sectors.
He specialises in diagnostic, design and delivery of milestone consulting interventions such as strategy retreats, top team alignment workshops, and culture creation programs.
Some of Buen’s recent clients include Bee’ah, Chubb, the DIFC, Emirates NBD, Jumbo Electronics,MSD, Merck, National Drilling Company, Tactical Connections and Unilever.
Buen speaks English and Tagalog and holds a Bachelor of Science in Computer Engineering from the Cebu Institute of Technology, Philippines.
Her sweet spot is with business leaders at a senior or executive level…
Susan is a learning and leadership development professional, and has excelled at growing human capital across numerous sectors and industries, in many countries. Her sweet spot is with business leaders at a senior or executive level, helping to hone leadership capabilities that translate into an engaged and high-performing workforce.
While in leadership roles with notable entities throughout Canada and the Middle East (with a focus on the healthcare sector), Susan has been part of no less than three start up organizations, enjoying the white space and the platform for innovation that comes from ambiguity. Her last role was as Senior Director of Learning, Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi.
Susan has an MBA from the University of Ottawa and is a Certified Professional Facilitator (CFP®) who has a passion for using her exemplary interpersonal and communication skills with small and large groups to create strategic alignment, transformation, and a performance-orientation. She is an Associate Consultant at GENYX and in collaboration with other team members, has supported several clients in a variety of businesses. Susan does this in a culturally competent manner leveraging the knowledge she gained while earning her Certificate in Global Management at INSEAD.
In addition to facilitation, Susan weaves together many other skills in her consulting relationship; including Brain-Based Coaching and Mindfulness for which she has earned recognized credentials. She is currently coaching executives around the world in mindfulness practices for themselves and their organizations.
A significant portion of her time is dedicated to giving back and Susan’s volunteer contribution includes mentoring rising female stars in Asia through an organization WEDU, and being a “field of play” volunteer at the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro.
Susan holds the position of Adjunct Senior Lecturer in the Department of Medical Imaging and Radiation Sciences at Monash University in Melbourne, Australia.