Timothy Holder is a Senior Advisor based in Dubai. Mr. Holder has 25 years corporate and project finance experience, mostly in the Middle East & North Africa (MENA) region. Mr. Holder previously headed the Bahrain office for Taylor-DeJongh, a specialist merchant bank. Prior to that he held positions at BDA and MerchantBridge, an investment bank focused on the MENA region. Mr. Holder also spent 10 years with Schroders, (now Citigroup). Before Schroders, Mr. Holder was with Coopers & Lybrand and Price Waterhouse. Since 1990, he has advised the UK Ministry of Defence on the Al Yamamah Economic Offset Programme in Saudi Arabia. He is an economics graduate from the University of Warwick and a qualified chartered accountant.