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Zoya Shahid
Senior Consultant

  • zshahid@ardentadvisory.com
  • Abu Dhabi


Zoya is a Consultant with the Transaction Advisory practice of ARDENT. She has over 5 years of experience as a multi-industry research professional.

Prior to joining Ardent, Zoya has worked with one of the big 4 firms and two other large global organisations where she gained valuable Transaction Advisory skills and expertise.

Zoya has a Master’s in Business Administration (Finance).


  • Zoya has worked on diverse M&A projects covering industry analysis, strategic analysis, financial analysis and financial modelling.
  • She has conducted secondary research for clients for understanding industry dynamics, determining market size, examining emerging trends and developing forecasts.
  • On Transaction Support mandates, Zoya has experience of working through the transaction life cycle, conducting financial and market analysis, managing the transaction process and assisting in deal negotiations.
  • Zoya has gained experience in industries including Manufacturing, Education, Real estate, FMCG and Healthcare.