Raja Yousif Al Zayani

Managing Director

A world-renowned practitioner who has been able to develop and drive the strategy of a major Bahraini Ministry to excellence in performance. She has the practical capability to bring best international practices and tame them to suite local organizational nature.

She masters the strategy-aligned performance management, and specialize at the public sector environment
Has been recognized by the founders of the BSC, Kaplan and Norton as the World’s First Certified Strategy Management Practitioner, has an extensive experience of more than 20+ years in the strategy analysis, strategy development, strategy planning, strategy execution, strategy monitoring, strategy evaluation, strategy optimization, strategic initiatives management, performance management, project management, quality management, and value engineering at Bahrain government entities.

She has led Ministry of Works to a prominent position on the world’s map for excellence in strategy-aligned performance management, and to enter the Hall of Fame, as one of the selective organizations with excellent records in execution. She has supported MOW in establishing the first active Office of Strategy Management in the region.

She was the key driver for Bahrain’s first Judicial Strategy, which has been renowned by His Majesty the King of Bahrain..

Areas of expertise


List of Clients

  • Supreme Judicial Council

15 years of experience in strategic analysis, strategy development, strategy Planning, strategy execution, initiative management, strategic funding, projects management, strategy evaluation, strategy optimization, strategy cascading, performance management, KPI management, risk management, alignment and integration, capabilities building, institutionalizing strategy-focused culture for the whole MOW, including the corporate strategy and 15 other Business Units strategies, using the BSC methodology.

List of Entities

  • Ministry of Housing
  • Ministry of Health
  • Ministry of Transport & Telecommunication
  • Ministry of Works,
  • Municipality Affairs & Urban Planning
  • Civil Service Beauru

Strategic analysis and strategy development and planning, using the BSC methodology. Driven and supported Bahrain’s First Judicial Strategy for the Judicial Authority, which has been complimented on by His Majesty, the King of Bahrain, and other international entities.

List of Entities

  • Information eGovernment Authority
  • Electricity & Water Authority
  • BIPA
  • Ajman Free Zone strategy assessment.

Training & Facilitation

Trained more than 900 attendees during more than 20 years in Planning, Strategy Management, and Project Management. This has included both government and private organizations. Facilitated the strategy planning and execution to more than hundred entities, A key presenter at many national and international forums.