Graham Hamilton

  • Beachhead Advisor, Middle East

Graham Hamilton is a qualified agro economist with agri, retail and F&B expertise based in the Saudi Market.

Graham holds a Master’s degree in Farm Management and Farm Business Economics from Queens University in Belfast. The former CEO of Panda Retail, the Middle East’s fastest growing retailer, Graham’s career has also seen him run the largest beef fattening unit in Ireland; help establish Almarai in Saudi Arabia (the largest Dairy and poultry company in middle East). Graham served as Almarai’s national sales and marketing manager; and he took charge of purchasing at Othaim Markets as its vice-president of supply chain. He established Bait Al Kawader Consultancy in 2009 to help retailers and distributors optimise their business processes, and gain access to credible data for better management decision-making.

Advisory areas

Market entry and expansion into Saudi Arabia.

Sector experience

Food and beverage, retail, and agriculture.

Geographies

Graham has experience working in Saudi Arabia.