Ramsey is an entrepreneur, venture capitalist and accomplished business manager, with over 30 years experience in the Middle East and the United Kingdom in the property development and the gourmet restaurant industry and supply chain operations.
He has held a number of senior leadership roles in the Supply Chain & Logistics industry in the Middle East and the United Kingdom and specializes in food distribution. Key achievements in this area include the creation, and subsequent management of the McDonald’s supply chain supporting over 200 restaurants in the Arabian Gulf.
He re-structured and subsequently managed the McDonald’s supply chain in the United Kingdom – supplying over 1,200 restaurant from 3 regional distribution centers. He negotiated and established a long-term Middle East joint-venture partnership with a multi-billion dollar US-based logistics company and takes pride in having conceptualized, financed and built a number of state-of-the-art multi-temperature warehouses supporting the supply chain of a number of food suppliers and distributors in the UAE.
In addition to his corporate accomplishments he has been successfully involved with a number of commercial and residential property developments in the United Kingdom and is a seasoned Venture Capitalist with interests in a number of businesses in diverse industry verticals across multiple geographies.
He is personally involved with one of his more recent investments – Duvas Technologies Limited – a UK based gas monitoring and detection technology innovator, for whom he oversees the Middle East and Asia expansion strategy.
Ramsey was born in the Middle East and has been a Dubai resident since 1966. His mixed Arabic and English heritage provides him with a unique and in-depth understanding of the business environment and dynamics in the region.
Ramsey, on behalf of Duvas Technologies, joined the Accelerate Evolution team on an Association basis in 2016 and offers Clients, in addition to his leadership and management experience, a unique perspective on the’ sustainability sector’ through Duvas’ focus on emission gas measuring and monitoring.