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In times of crisis, Ian Read brings a wealth of experience to the table. With 20 years in organisational development and performance management, he has invested in helping businesses and individuals reach their highest potential. He is a leader in developing technical and non-technical business solutions that are effective, efficient, and scalable. As a graduate from the Royal Military Academy Sandhurst, an MBA with distinction from the University of Northampton, and a Diploma in Management Studies from Stratford Business School, Ian Read has had the pleasure of working with a diverse range of organisations such as MoD UK, Thales Air Defence, British Aerospace, MBDA, Raytheon, Saudi Aramco, Lockheed Martin, the UAE’s Armed Forces and UAE Municipality for Civil Defence. In 2013, he was published in the Journal for East West Business and was accepted into the Learning and Performance Institute as a Fellow in 2017. With his ability to identify and solve problems, Ian Read is well-equipped to help you and your organisation succeed in these unprecedented times.


Steve McGuire MBA MAPM

Senior Consultant 

With a Master’s Degree in Business Administration (MBA) from The Open University and more than 25 years of experience, Steve McGuire is an expert in Organisational Risk and Performance Management. He has spent 14 years in the United Arab Emirates in senior management roles, managing high-value change programmes for organisations such as BAe Systems, Lockheed Martin, AMMROC and Emirates Advanced Investment Group. During this time, he has been able to significantly improve operational performance and employee working conditions while also achieving cost savings of more than £80 million. Steve has a passion for helping companies prepare for an uncertain and volatile future and will work tirelessly with your staff, listen to their ideas, and help them implement the changes necessary for successful completion of key projects. His expertise and experience will be an incredible asset to your company in achieving and exceeding your operational targets and financial goals. Contact Steve McGuire at Invicta Performance Solutions today and let us talk about what you need to make your company grow.

Nabeel Al Shamry MPhil MBA MCIPS

Associate Director of Middle East Consultancy

When doing business in the Middle East, Nabeel is the ideal partner to have on your team. With 24 years of experience in the UAE Armed Forces, he developed a vast understanding of logistics and procurement and was responsible for bringing in significant assets into the UAE’s Air Force & Air Defence units. He has an MPhil and MBA from the University of Middlesex and a Diploma in Purchasing and Supply Chain Management from the Chartered Institute of Purchasing and Supply, and in 1986, he was the very first graduate in Institute of Purchasing & Supply (IPS) Middle East. Nabeel’s expertise and cultural sensitivity allows him to interact effectively with people of different backgrounds and cultures to understand the challenges organizations are faced with and develop solutions that support business objectives. He has a passion for developing and maintaining mutually beneficial stakeholder relationships and working with them to meet evolving business objectives. With Nabeel’s help, you’ll be able to make the most of the Middle East business space. Contact us today and find out how Nabeel can help your business grow.


Ade Stanley 

Technical Training Solutions Consultant

Adrian Stanley is the ideal partner to have on your team when it comes to controlling how data is managed and utilised in order to bring value to your business. With over 20 years in the aerospace industry, he has a deep understanding of what works in demanding, highly regulated, and process-driven businesses. Having spent 9 years in the Middle East, he was the technical lead on several high-profile projects that sought to identify waste within a process and provide streamlining solutions that reduced handling, production, and approval times by over 60%, significantly improving operational performance and costs. Adrian is currently at the University of Portsmouth, working towards a Degree in Strategic Quality Management. He has a passion for finding solutions that improve the efficacy to impart skills and maintain high levels of competency. By working closely with your technical teams, Adrian can develop cost-effective and scalable solutions that will reinforce safety and quality, build on your ethical business practices, and deliver real value-add across your organisation. Contact us now to find out more.

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