The principal of Business Consulting Services EU is Paul D Kennedy, a qualified accountant with over three decades of broad experience in consultancy, management, accountancy, and business writing in Europe, the Far East and the Middle East.
As a consultant, Paul Kennedy has a strong record and is recognized for his results-focused professionalism, learning and recovery skills while working to tight deadlines. His analytic, accounting, IT and writing skills are excellent and his leadership and management abilities are well developed.
Wide-ranging culturally-diverse experience in many sectors has given him an in-depth understanding of clients and their needs.
The principal of Business Consulting Services EU is particularly skilled in concept and operations analysis for small and medium-size enterprises. Several functional studies he undertook to automate business functions were very successful and he has analyzed focus group discussions on behalf of international institutes.
A Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Certified Accountants, he executes assignments on his own account or on behalf of other consulting firms.
His knowledge of business in the Arabian Gulf region is comprehensive and, as the author of Doing Business with Kuwait (Kogan Page, London, 1997 and 2004) and the Kuwait Business Guide (2014) he can offer first-class practical business and political advice relating to the region.
Paul Kennedy’s formal qualifications include an MA (Philosophy, Economics and Fine Arts), the Intermediate Examination in Law and a Bachelor of Business Studies degree from Trinity College.
He is a Fellow of the Chartered Association of Certified Accountants and is highly computer literate. His associates consider him to be cultured, well read and very articulate.
He began his professional career in London in 1975 as a management accounting trainee with an international conglomerate. After obtaining some experience in an accounting practice, Paul Kennedy spent several years as the chief accountant of a solicitor’s practice. Next he became the financial controller of a software company, before establishing himself as an independent consultant.
In 1998, he relocated to Kuwait as a senior management consultant with the premier regional bank. After the Iraqi invasion of that country in 1990 he became a member of the resistance. Paul Kennedy was given an award by the US Government for help given to the US Embassy in Kuwait and the local American Community during the Iraqi occupation.
He returned to Kuwait after liberation and in 1991 became the managing partner of a trading company. Two years later he became an independent consultant, writer and lecturer. He wrote several books on Kuwait and from 1997 until 2000 was involved in publishing ventures. Since then he has been working as a business consultant in the Gulf and in Ireland.
The services offered by Business Consulting Services EU are based on two decades of hands-on consultancy assignments.
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