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Confidence in (Un)Certainty

Haig Barrett Partners is your trusted partner for turning uncertainty into innovation. 

With over 20 years of high-level strategy and execution expertise across:

 Construction  BioPharma Oil & Gas/Green Energy Engineering/Infrastructure

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About Haig Armaghanian

Haig Armaghanian

FOUNDER, CEO &
CHIEF VISIONARY OFFICER

For the past 20 years, Haig and his team of hand-picked industry experts, advisors and consultants have partnered with some of the world's most successful companies (including many Fortune 500) to improve profitability, strengthen brand positioning, develop product offerings, revise business models and increase sales.

Haig Armaghanian
The Haig Barrett Partners
Paul Vatistas

Paul Vatistas

BOARD DIRECTOR & SENIOR CONSULTANT

Paul has over 30 years of experience working in both consulting and C-level roles, where he has managed innovation, change, investment and growth for both large and small companies.  In all these roles he has worked closely with executive colleagues to better position their company and to help accelerate growth despite increasingly uncertain environments, whether driven by market, technology, or regulatory changes. His experience spans the US, Europe, SE Asia, and Australia. 

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Sarah Flindall

CHIEF OF STAFF

Sarah has been providing consultancy services across a number of industries for over 20 years and has a proven track record of sustainable sales growth through the development of new business opportunities and the introduction of new products. As part of strategic development initiatives for large and small companies, including start-ups, Sarah has successfully organised and motivated project teams, implemented operational efficiency across divisions and improved internal communications.

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William MaliK

William Malek

PRINCIPAL, STRATEGY 2 REALITY INTERNATIONAL

William brings key strategic services to his clients to build business transformations. Back to the late 90s, he was a pioneer in joint-venturing with Stanford University to design and deliver an on- and off-campus executive education program in advanced project management and strategy execution. He now prepares to do it again with his continuous learning journey as the business world is on the verge of another transformational journey with strategic foresight in a discontinuous changing global environment that is pursuing regenerative sustainability.

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William Malek

Bill Boardman

DIRECTOR PRODUCT & MARKET INNOVATION (BOSTON)

Bill has extensive experience servicing clients through critical phases of transformation and growth.  His work across the health care ecosystem involves leading high impact engagements for clients participating in MedTech,  Bio/ Pharma, Consumer Health, Health Care delivery, and adjacent industries.

The focus of his work is directed to adjacent business development, product strategy, innovation, Go-to-Market (GTM) Playbook development and execution, business transformation, and business formation.

He has worked with global players and emerging companies solving their challenges in areas that include market positioning and market entry, technology, M&A, GxP, IMO/PMO, value-based care, and performance improvement.

Bill is a former N. America Practice Leader, Technology & Innovation for Arthur D. Little; Sr. Manager, Ernst & Young; and company Founder.

BILL BOARDMAN
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Tonia Becker

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LIFE SCIENCES SENIOR CONSULTANT THOUGHT LEADERSHIP

Tonia brings nearly 30 years of experience in strategic branding, market positioning, content strategy, audience development, sales enablement, and external and internal communications. Additionally, for the past 15 years, she has accumulated extensive digital marketing expertise, including website content and message delivery strategies and execution, lead generation, SEO, marketing automation, account-specific marketing, social media communications, and eCommerce.

Throughout her career, Tonia has worked with market leaders in various industries. However, for the past 16 years has primarily focused on the pharmaceutical and healthcare sectors designing and executing projects with innovators such as Codexis, CalCog, Enzymaster, CPhI, TriRx, Maxcyte, PPD, CellFe, Cell X Technologies, ProtaGene, and many others.

She spent much of her career on the business side of B2B publishing in sales, sales management, and publisher positions. She particularly enjoyed leading Pharmaceutical Manufacturing website and magazine as the property's publisher for over seven years. Tonia has a B.S. in Journalism from Ohio University's E.W. Scripps School of Journalism.

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Josh Dunn

PRACTICE LEADER, LIFE SCIENCE & CHEMICALS (LOS ANGELES)

Josh is a trusted leader and strategist with over three decades of diversified global management experience. He has a proven record of value creation and introducing new technology and novel business solutions to conservative industries. With strong business and technical credentials, Josh has deep exposure to a wide variety of industries and diverse business and social cultures.

  • Leads strategy and execution assignments for bio/pharmaceutical, CRO/CDMO, and specialty chemical clients.

  • Delivers business transformation, brand strategic positioning, and supply chain optimization to global and emerging clients.

  • Deep program leadership experience balancing analytics with sound judgment.

Josh Dunn
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Marine Mograbyan

Marine Mograbyan

SENIOR CONSULTANT - INTERNATIONALISATION, DIGITISATION-ENABLED BUSINESS MODELS, PLATFORMS & ECOSYSTEMS

Marine has been working with founders, CEOs, and top executives both for her research projects and whilst teaching at executive programmes at Imperial and Oxford. She has an extensive experience working in academia, specialising in strategy, entrepreneurship, and international business. Her primary research focus areas are strategic foresight, entrepreneurship, internationalisation, digital business models, scaling, and market and non-market strategies for foreign market entry. Currently based at Saïd Business School, Marine is involved in teaching executive programmes, writing case studies, and participating in academic conferences. While she studies small and medium enterprises, a lot of the findings are applicable to large corporations. Prior to joining academia, she has worked in pharmaceutical and cosmetics sectors, where she conducted market analysis and managed pricing strategies. 

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Fred Amiryan

SENIOR CONSULTANT - HAIG BARRETT PARTNERS (DALLAS, TX)

As a results-focused Chief Operating Officer and Project Management Leader with diverse industry experience, Fred has honed his skills in leading cross-functional teams and fostering strong stakeholder relationships. Throughout his career, Fred has successfully executed strategic planning, astutely managed budgets, and consistently delivered projects punctually while adhering to budget constraints. Fred’s ability to inspire team members, navigate challenges, and catalyze operational enhancements has been instrumental in achieving strategic organizational goals.

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Rory Broomfield

Rory Broomfield

SENIOR CONSULTANT - ESG STRATEGIC PLANNING, COMMUNICATIONS & MARKETING

Rory has worked in the City of London, Mayfair and Westminster in the financial, consulting and political worlds. During this time he has worked for a number of MPs, a leading UK pressure group and been a co-founder of two other global businesses that provide infrastructure and translation services respectively.

 

His marketing and communication expertise, mixed with his political understanding and insights, allows clients to navigate changing political and business environments in order to help their companies grow. 

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Alain Bounassif

SENIOR CONSULTANT

Alain brings over 25 years of experience working in supply chain & logistics, manufacturing, operations, and management roles, where he has managed company launches, transformation, and growth for both large and smaller companies. 


In all these roles, he has worked closely with the leadership teams to improve the company’s service via flexible and innovative solutions, despite the uncertainty driven by market and regional conditions. In the last 10+ years, Alain has helped companies establish their logistics operation in several markets, with a special focus on cold chain management. He has also assisted companies design and implement strategic projects that helped them move to the next level. 


His experience spans the US, Middle East, and North Africa. 

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Michael Utvich

Michael Utvich

SENIOR CONSULTANT, COMMERCIAL BUSINESS
AUTHOR, ADJUNCT PROFESSOR IN MULTIMEDIA
CONTENT DEVELOPMENT

Michael Utvich is an award-winning book author and expert in product launch and development marketing. For over 25 years, Michael has worked as consultant to develop product brand, market strategy and tactics and execution for Fortune 500 clients, technology start-ups, and pro bono initiatives alike.

Launch marketing for technology products often involves creating specialized language, terms, learning experiences and culture supporting the product as well as clear brand identity and supporting marketing messages. As a consultant, Michael has successfully applied the approach, methods and tools for high technology product launch with a wide variety of clients in industries including automotive, financial services, real estate, entertainment, engineering, oil and gas, chemical, and mining.

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Abigail Barnes

MARKETING STRATEGIST & PRODUCTIVE CONSULTANT

Abigail is a marketing strategist specialising in comms, content marketing, branding and corporate storytelling. She heads up a number of Haig Barrett programs including Marketing Agility and Senior Leadership workshops, aligning marketing execution with corporate value propositions and productive wellbeing with strategic objectives.


She is an award-winning entrepreneur, two-time author, international speaker, and corporate trainer on productivity, high-performing teams & strategic wellbeing. She is the creator of the world-renowned 888 Formula and a qualified coach.


With over 10 years experience of Financial Services Marketing and Strategic Implementation (Investment Management, Asset Management, Hedge Funds & Banks)

Abigail Barnes
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Tigran Minasian

Tigran Minasian

PROJECT CO-ORDINATOR

Tigran is a high performer, with experience in leading market research and data collection for the pharma and other industries.  He works closely with our other team members to support our successful project delivery, and has been a key coordinator on government bids.

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Sheyi Lisk-Carew

SENIOR CONSULTANT - OIL & GAS/UTILITIES -
AFRICA & MIDDLE EAST

Sheyi Lisk-Carew specialises in complex business strategy and transformation projects where communication, inspiration, and cultural empathy are crucial to progress a project or programme from initiation to successful delivery.

With a 15+ year career that spans working in both private and public sectors for multinational IT, utility and energy companies globally, Sheyi has also worked with clients in merging multiple organisations, defining and implementing strategy, improving efficiency delivery capabilities, implementing systems, improving agility, and driving the desired change in disruptive and uncertain environments.

Sheyi is trained in Business Analysis, Six Sigma, BOSIET, Prince2, ITIL, Agile, and Waterfall. He also holds an Executive MBA in International Oil & Gas Management, and a Master's Degree in Marketing Management (MSc), following a dual undergraduate degree with Honours in Computer Systems Engineering (CSEng: BEng).

Besides this, he has a passion for supporting upcoming professionals. He founded the Oclas Foundation, a charity for single parents, a pioneer behind the Charity Golf Club UK and the co-founder of the Lagos Oil Club. He enjoys travelling and loves to take photos.

Sheyi Lisk-Carew
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