Shah Absar

Absar Shah

Senior Consultant

Name:Absar Shah
Address:Düsseldorf, Germany
A management consultant with an MBA from one of Europe's most prestigious business schools, and formerly an international industrial consultant in Oil & Gas and construction sectors, I have cross-functional, client-facing experience in culturally diverse environments, in which I have been responsible for project delivery and new business acquisitions. I believe in collaboration and empowerment, and in accountability


01.2014 - 06.2015

HEC Paris, France

MBA Participant (focus in Strategy)

Business school ranked 1st in Europe by the Financial Times (7 time in the past 8 years); globally 4th by The Economist, 16th by Financial Times.


  • 3.9 GPA, HEC Paris Excellence Scholarship Holder
  • President, Industry Club
  • Director Communications, Energy Club
  • VP Tech, MBA Council
  • HEC Paris Ambassador
08.2003 - 11.2007

NUST, Pakistan

Bachelors of Engineering (Electronics)

Work Experience

02.2017 - present

thyssenkrupp Management Consulting

Senior Consultant
02.2016 - 01.2017

thyssenkrupp Management Consulting

Management Consultant
06.2011 - 09.2013

Business Development Manager

Bilfinger Tebodin
  • Client-facing commercial role with responsibility for on-time delivery of multi-million bids by leading different cross-functional teams in a matrix organization structure.
  • End-to-end proposal design including financial statements for proposals, cash flow projections, supply chain optimization plans, and operational and strategic alignment reviews.
  • Developing financial statements for proposals, including cost projections and cash flow projections.
  • Facilitating internal growth, change management and resource pool growth by identifying industry trends and changes in customer preferences.
  • Generating business opportunities from client intimacy; Excellent track record of establishing and maintaining close relationships both in terms of client intimacy and teamwork.
12.2009 - 09.2013

Lead Consultant

Bilfinger Tebodin
  • Client-facing role with responsibility for cost and time budgeting, and the teams quality of work, from strategic alignment reviews up to execution and on-going support
  • Working with high investment value (€250m+), business critical projects for national operators as well as private clients.
  • Communicating regularly with the client to understand their needs and constraints.
  • Monitoring and controlling project costs and resources both on an on-going basis and developing systems to project future requirements.
  • Coordinating design changes across multiple engineering disciplines, including setting priorities and ensuring on-time and in-budget results.
  • Leading diverse teams of up to 10 engineers and designers for complex, landmark projects.
  • Training consultants on smart tools and deliverables.
12.2007 - 12.2009


Bilfinger Tebodin
  • Working in diverse teams under a matrix organization, with members from 56 nationalities to deliver project designs.
  • Working in ‘virtual teams’ split across multiple time zones.
  • Conducting market research for technologies, vendors and methodologies.
  • Conducting visits at client premises to research and document project requisite data.
Contact info
AddressDüsseldorf, Germany

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