Twenty years experience in hands-on operational excellence, strategy execution, supply chain optimisation and business and IT transformation, 15 years of which in consulting. Yacine developed target operating models; he has in depth knowledge in aligning end-to-end business processes and enabling technologies to value propositions and strategy. He optimised supply chains and developed KPI frameworks. He excels at transforming businesses from old fashion departmental structures to process based, silo free and lean organisations. He is a Lean and Six Sigma experienced practitioner. Yacine is a seasoned programme manager who inspires trust and reliability. He possesses exceptional organisational and planning skills. He has strong focus on deliverables and deadlines, as well as attention to details without neglecting the bigger picture. He spearheaded international and multi-cultural programmes in aerospace, defence, government, manufacturing and information technology. He has a long track record of delivery of international and multicultural programmes to leading organisations including Airbus, Rolls Royce, BAe Systems, MBDA, Mubadala, UMW and UK Government Departments. He managed work package transfers from Austria, France and the UK into the Middle East and Malaysia. Yacine played a leading role in three high profile aerospace start-ups from very early stages. Capable of planning and organising the creation of new manufacturing companies. He is a leading developer of company vision, mission and value propositions and enterprise architectures. He is a highly creative thinker striving to innovate to delight the customer. He addresses problems methodically starting from first principles, with particular attention to root causes. He published business and academic papers on Global Sourcing of Services and strategy execution, and is a conference speaker. Yacine holds an MSc in business from Cranfield University and a BSc , MSc and PhD in physics from Sussex University. He is a disciplined and self-motivated entrepreneur; he established two private companies. He is fluent in French and Arabic and has extensive working experience in the UK, France, Austria, the UAE and Malaysia.


  • Strategy Execution
  • Operational Excellence
  • Programme Management
  • PMO
  • Work Package Transfer
  • Performance Measurement & KPIs
  • Supply Chain optimisation
  • Sub-contract management
  • Business & IT Transformation
  • Business & Enterprise Architecture

Design of End-to-End Processes


  • Airbus
  • BAE Systems
  • MBDA
  • EADS Astrium
  • Department for Education and Skills (UK)
  • HMRC (UK)
  • National Health Service
  • British Nuclear Fuels
  • Sussex University
  • Capgemini Consulting,
  • Computer Sciences Corporation
  • Mubadala – Strata
  • UMW
  • T7 Global


  • BSc in physics
  • MSc in theoretical particle physics
  • PhD in atomic physics
  • MSc in Business Management