Who we are
Palma Consulting is a leading regional business and IT consulting firm. We have a broad range of capabilities and expertise in major industries—and we offer capabilities across the spectrum from strategy through implementation. By working closely with our clients, we can ensure they gain significant results—as well as competitive advantage.
Like the palm tree, where our name comes from, we stand for excellence, value addition, and organization. Through our consulting methods, we create value for our clients.
What we do
Palma Consulting focuses on CEO-agenda concerns and issues such as strategy, operational excellence, change management, smarter investment in technology and more. We have the passion to help clients solve business problems, transform their operations and support them through implementation. We provide practical yet powerful solutions.
Our mission describes the value we intend to deliver to our clients, now and into the future. We are dedicated to enable organizations realize their potential and tangible results through our business and IT consulting services.
Palma Consulting transforms strategy from being just strategic thinking into realization. We promise commitment to collaborate with clients to develop and deliver ideas and insights that drive lasting impact. For us, strategy defines business architecture. It leads to practical and effective business processes, enabled by a strong organization and smart technology.
A strong consulting team; our people have broad industry experience and profound knowledge of consulting practices.
Our core values
- With humility and an iron will, we work in accordance with the highest standards in all our relationships with clients, partners, environment, and the community.
- Palma fosters a climate that encourages innovation, diligence, and positive attitudes amongst its people and rewards accordingly.
- Our values are:
- Excellence – We believe in delivering what we promise and adding value beyond what is expected.
- Teamwork – We believe that the best solutions come from working together with our people, clients, and business partners.
- Leadership – We believe in leading with clients, leading with the right people, and thought leadership.
Khaled is a true entrepreneur. He co-founded Palma Consulting and headed its board in 1997, making it his 25th successful business venture. During his 30+ years working in business systems, he was met with the tremendous gap between the outputs of the education systems in the Arab region and the skills required to empower local businesses. In his various ventures, he identified this gap and worked on closing it through continuous education and training of his teams. He saw a strong need to create methods to improve the education system and bring in best practice to local organizations to bridge the gap from the advanced world; this drove him to establish Palma Consulting.
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Tamara Abdel-Jaber is a co-founder and an executive board member at Palma Consulting. As Executive Board Member, she is responsible for strategy, corporate governance, performance management and business development. Tamara is a member of the Young Arab Leaders, a pan-Arab organization with the mandate to spread modern leadership values and fostering the development of future Arab leaders, contribute to the development of region. Additionally, she currently serves on the board of the Institute of Management Consultants and Trainers – Jordan and serves as the board treasurer. Tamara was recently selected to take part in the 2009 Fortune/ U.S. State Department Global Women Mentoring Partnership where she was mentored by c-level executives at Accenture in New York and Chicago. She participated and spoke at the 2009 Fortune Most Powerful Women Summit in San Diego, USA. She also participated as a member of the official Middle East delegation to the Global Women’s Forum in Deauville, France in Oct 2009.
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