Rana-SmallRana Jalali

FOUNDER, MANAGING DIRECTOR

Rana has double degrees of Engineering and International Business and years of professional experience both in Iran and western Europe.

She graduated from University of Tehran with a Master of Industrial Engineering. She worked 3 years as Project Manager, Quality Manager and Sales Development Planner, respectively in Raydana group, Ofogh Consulting Engineers (OCE) and Kalleh in Tehran.

In 2011, Rana attended Essec Business School in Paris to continue her education in master of International Business. She graduated in 2013 and accomplished one year mission at Air Liquide Head Office in Paris as “Junior Business Analyst”.

In August 2014 she moved to Germany and joined Konica Minolta Business Solution as “Strategic Partner Manager” for countries of Germany, Austria, Belgium and the Netherlands.

In 2015, inspired by the latest political changes and the improvement of relation between Iran and Europe, she decided to start a consulting business in Berlin and helps European companies to enter Iran. She hopes that Irana Consulting performs as a bridge that connects Iran and Europe and so facilitates knowledge and technology exchange.

Rana is based in Berlin and is native in Persian, fluent in English and has business understanding level of French and German.


Prof. Dr.-Ing. Hossein SaghebyHossein

CO-FOUNDER, CONSULTANT- Energy Management in the building sector

Hossein is currently a professor at the HTW – University of Applied Sciences in Berlin. He acquired his Master’s Degree in Mechanical Engineering, Energy Conversion from the University of Tehran and his Doctoral degree from Technische Universität Berlin (TU Berlin).

From 2009 until 2015 he worked at the Hermann-Rietschel-Institut of TU Berlin, the worldwide oldest Research Institute of its kind in the area of Building Technologies. His positions included Lecturer, Research Associate and Project manager.

Since 2015 he is holding a position as a professor in the Major of ‘Building Energy and Building Information Technology’ at the ‘Hochschule für Technik und Wirtschaft Berlin’. His previous work and/or research areas include, Clean Room Technologies, Bionics in Heating systems and pumping total energy consumption reduction.

Currently he is giving lectures and conducting research in the areas of Rational use of Energy in Houses, Renewable Energies and sustainable Building.

Hossein is based in Berlin and speaks native Persian, fluent English and German.


Majid MohammadiMajid Mohammadi

TECHNICAL PROJECT MANAGER

Majid is Managing Director of Daygan since 2008. He has been leading many engineering projects in the fields of Instrumentation, Industrial Automation and Intelligent Transportation Systems.

Prior to Daygan  Majid worked at Patsa Industry as Technical Manager in the field of industrial automation. He also worked as SCADA programmer at Iran Khodro in factory automation.

Majid is PhD candidate of Electrical Engineering – Controlling Systems at Semnan University. He has master degree of Controlling Systems from University of Tehran.

As part of Irana Consulting consultancy team, Majid supplies on-site engineering services to European companies who have technical projects in Iran.

He is based in Tehran and speaks Persian and English.

Hanah Sehatpour

IRAN MARKET ANALYST

Hanah obtained her Master’s degree in Accounting and Finance from the London School of Economics. Prior to that, she finished her Bachelor’s Degree in Economics at SOAS University of London.

Along with her studies, Hanah completed several internships in London and Tehran in various fields including consulting, investment banking and accounting.
She joined Irana Consulting in November 2017 as an Iran Market Analyst.

Currently, Hanah is based in Tehran and London. She is a native Farsi speaker and has a professional knowledge of English.



Wais Ahmad

CONSULTANT – Banking and Insurance

Wais Ahmad has developed a strong set of skills and knowledge in corporate finance and banking. He graduated as a Chemical Engineer from the Ecole Superieure de Chimie Physique Electronique de Lyon in 2011 and hold a Master Degree from ESSEC Business School.
 Throughout his professional years spent in London, he has acquired an in-depth experience in banking, having worked for Societe Generale and Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation as an Oil & Gas Upstream Finance Analyst, where he and his team were in charge of arranging debt financing for Oil&Gas Exploration & Production companies. This enabled Wais to hone his knowledge in the Oil & Gas industry, after working as an intern in TOTAL. Following his years in banking, he joined a small E&P oil & gas company where his main role was to evaluate the economic potential of oil & gas assets in West Africa, reporting directly to the Board of Directors.
Born in France, and Afghan from his parents, Wais has lived in five different countries and speaks French, Persian, English and German. He has developed a deep interest on Iran and Persian culture, after having traveled in Iran several times. He is now based in Lyon and works as a Consultant for Irana Consulting.

Damoun Vahabi Moghaddam

CONSULTANT in Cultural Heritage Management & Sustainable Urban Development

Damoun is a trained architect who has taught and practiced in his home country for several years. With over 10 years of experience as a heritage consultant, during which he joined UNESCO in Tehran between 2004-2007 as Programme Consultant for Culture and worked on the organization and implementation of UNESCO’s cultural activities in the four countries of Afghanistan, Iran, Pakistan and Turkmenistan which this Cluster Office services.

In 2008, he obtained a Masters degree in World Heritage Studies, specifically heritage conservation and management from the Brandenburg University of Technology, Germany, a UNESCO Chair in heritage studies, and was awarded the UNESCO-Vocations Patrimoine ‘World Heritage Managers Award’ for his research in this field.

Damoun is also a Doctoral Researcher in the field of Sustainable Urban Design and Planning under the ‘Young-Cities’ Project at the Technical University of Berlin, developing energy efficient urban fabric for future new towns in Iran, under the support of the Deutscher Akademischer Austausch Dienst and the German Federal Ministry of Education and Research.

Currently, he is teaching as a lecturer and scientific advisor at Hochschule Anhalt / Bauhaus in Dessau, Germany.

Damoun is based in Berlin and is bilingual in both English and Persian as a native and has a professional knowledge of German.