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Masoud Golshani Partner

Masoud is a very commercial and strategic HR expert based in Dubai who has worked in almost every country in the region. He has a deep knowledge of FMCG and Telecom fields having worked 5 and half years with Coca-Cola MENA and 13 years in Vodafone globally. He has 30 years of professional experience, lived in 7 countries and worked in over 30 cultures across the world. He has successfully worked in British, US, Japanese, Italian, Dutch, Turkish, Arab and Iranian companies across many sectors and industries including, Telecom, Banking, FMCG, Retail, and Manufacturing, both in HR and General Management roles (P+L Accountable). He currently works with clients such as MCI Telecom in Iran, Ericsson Middle East, and Al Yasra group in Kuwait.


Areas of Expertise

  • Organizational transformation and turnaround success in many cultures and industries
  • Proven talent & Leadership development expertise over many years
  • Lecturing in many universities around the world for many years and has spoken at over 20
    international conferences around the world
  • Work with the top Strategic consultancies in the world including Bain and McKinsey
  • Long experience of working with all the top global headhunters 



  • Masoud has worked 5 years in Coca-Cola as a Bottler HR Director, looking after 4 large factories
    and 16 country operations including Iran and the whole of the MENA region
  • He worked 13 years for Vodafone PLC in Group, Regional and country operations including managing
    the turnaround of Vodafone Netherlands, Turkey and Cyprus
  • Other HR experience in Burton Group (Fashion), Pizza Hut, Nationwide (Banking)
  • He was General Manager of a Japanese company for 5 years and has set up his own shops



  • MBA, Middlesex University 1988
  • Post Graduate Diploma in HR 1986
  • Graduate of Charter Institute of People Development (CIPD uK) 1986
  • Level B British Psychological Society, SHL Trained 1987, MBTI Step 1 & 22005
  • IMD trainer training in Change Management 2002
  • London Business School’s Strategy into Action program 2004
  • Pace university New York certificate in Management of Multi Nationals 1987
  • Master Practitioner in Neuro-linguistic programming used for Coaching 2013