Suhail Ghazi Algosaibi is an award-winning serial entrepreneur, consultant, startup investor/mentor, innovation authority, TEDx speaker, and activist. Suhail has worked and consulted in several industries including petrochemicals, banking, health, fitness, martial arts, real estate and intellectual property.


Suhail is the founder of Falak Consulting, a values-based, purpose-driven strategy and innovation consultancy. Falak’s purpose is to build stronger economies and happier societies by unlocking business and human potential.


Among other awards, Suhail is the winner of the 2015 eEntrepreneur Award, granted by the Bahrain eGovernment Authority. He has two business degrees and has attended numerous executive education courses including ones in Harvard Kennedy School and MIT. He’s also been a member of Entrepreneur Organisation (EO) since 2006 and has served in various positions within EO.


Suhail is a dedicated student of reconciliation and peace-building and is passionate about promoting civil dialogue in Bahrain. He is the Founder and Chairman of the Bahrain Foundation for Dialogue (BFD).


He has been featured in various national and international publications and websites including The Financial Times, Economist, Zenith Magazine, The National and others. He’s also been featured on television and radio programmes including MBC, Bahrain TV, Bahrain Radio, BBC Radio Five Live, BBC World Have Your Say, Deutche Welle Radio (Arabic), World Talk Radio, Al-Jazeera International and Jee Van TV.

Suhail G. Algosaibi

Areas of Expertise

  • Leadership

  • Entrepreneurship

  • Marketing

  • Innovation


  • BSc (Hons)

  • MBA


Maniza Dewan
Executive Director

Areas of Expertise

  • Strategy

  • Operations

  • Transaction Advisory


  • ICAI

  • B.com

Maniza has worked in the fields of Strategy and Operations consulting as well as Transaction Advisory and has been part of several global engagements across North America, Western Europe and Asia.


In the past few years she has been engaged with projects in the MENA region.


Prior to starting Falak Consulting, Maniza spent 13 years with Grant Thornton, Deloitte Consulting and PWC as part of their Consulting and Business Advisory practice, where she worked on Strategy, Operational and Financial transaction support projects for clients covering a wide range of industries. 

She was part of the team that introduced a global retail giant in one of the largest markets in the world; India. She designed their strategy for market entry and expansion.

It was a large project that required to study the market across the country, map the competitive landscape and finally design the positioning, the service delivery platform and the supply chain.

Maniza is also an avid and trained Indian classical dancer.

Jitender comes with over 13 years of experience in private banking and investment banking with two of the largest banking corporations in the world, ABN AMRO NV and Citibank NA.


He has been in the Middle East for the past 6 years.


He has handled various assignments in his tenor with both organizations and has helped a large set of clients by providing the highest quality advisory in in strategy & operations, transaction advisory and risk assignments across South Asia, South East Asia and the MENA region.

He has extensive experience in developing strategies related to growth, market entry, and overall corporate as well as building governance frameworks to prepare organizations for growth.


Additionally, he has extensive experience in listing requirements, capital markets and regulatory compliance.

He was associated with the creation of an SBU for a bank, where he created the service delivery platform and the product suite.

Jitender loves cars and exploring Bahrain.

Jitender Shekhawat
Executive Director

Areas of Expertise

  • Governance

  • Strategy design

  • Regulatory compliance


  • MBA (Finance)

  • BA (Hons) Economics



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