Waleed Hijazi


Waleed Hijazi - Efficio Consulting

Waleed joined Efficio in May 2018 from a leading global engineering and transportation consultancy with a wealth of experience in data and market analysis, process re-engineering, local content and supply chain management.

Main areas of practice

Waleed is currently focussing on Saudi local content measurement, embedment and improvement with a leading petrochemical company in KSA. He has also worked with a major investment arm in Abu Dhabi, UAE, on procurement operating models and process re-engineering.


Waleed holds a master's degree in Science in Transport and Business Management from Imperial College London.

Significant experience

  • Leading Petrochemical Manufacturer - KSA: Performed data analysis on the company’s overall procurement spend, worked on methodologies on local content spend baselining and target setting, and designed and implemented strategies and methodologies under the entire local content framework including investment, supplier development, due diligence and local content reporting system.
  • Major investment company - Abu Dhabi, UAE: Performed a review of the client’s procurement processes and policies to identify opportunities, recommend short- and medium-term improvements, and prepare an updated procurement manual.
  • Multi-discipline privately held company - Dubai, UAE: Conducted bid-data analysis on spend and procedures to identify process improvement opportunities and potential savings.
  • Leading development company - KSA: Re-designed and prepared an updated procurement manual and reviewed procurement policies. 

Sector expertise

  • Chemicals
  • Manufacturing 
  • Financial services

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