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Fatih Karataş

Management Consultant

Can work in or around Istanbul

  • 41.0096
  • 28.9651
  • Suggested rate 700 € / day
  • Experience 7+ years
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Location and workplace preferences

Istanbul, Turkey
Can work onsite in your office in
  • around Istanbul and 50km


Project length
  • ≤ 1 week
  • ≤ 1 month
  • Between 1-3 months


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  • Turkish

    Native or bilingual

  • English



Skills (7)

Fatih in a few words

- 7+ years of management consulting experience across Europe, Turkey and the Middle East
- Successfully delivered 30+ engagements spanning all steps along the deal cycle and all functions along the value chain across different industries
- Progressively assumed more responsibility; independently led major work streams and managed project teams working directly with consulting partners and CxOs
- ­Currently working as an independent management consultant for top tier consulting companies and leading players in the industry

Areas of expertise:
- Industry: Consumer Goods & Retail, Automotive & Industrial Products, Energy & Process Industries
- Function: Market Entry, Growth Strategy, Commercial Due Diligence, Commercial Excellence, Post-Merger Integration, Innovation Strategy, Large Scale Transformation, Operating Model Design



Consulting & Audits

Management Consultant  - As a freelancer

Istanbul, Turkey

November 2019 - Today (3 years and 2 months)

- Working as an independent management consultant for top tier consulting companies and leading players in the industry
­- Conducted buy side commercial due diligence of an omnichannel retailer; benchmarked competitive pricing, assessed sustainability of target company business model, identified improvement levers, upside potential and downside risks
­- Assessed a process industry company for turnaround potential; internally benchmarked net working capital components and identified improvement levers


Consulting & Audits


Istanbul, Turkey

July 2017 - June 2019 (1 year and 11 months)

- Provided downstream investment screening, feasibility analysis and business case development support for the investment program of one of the leading global energy & process industry companies; collaboratively developed business cases with investors and senior client teams
­- Designed business governance center target operating model and high level processes for a multinational retail & consumer goods company
­- Managed a commercial vendor due diligence project for an omnichannel fashion retailer; built a market model, conducted competitive analysis and business plan review, identified improvement levers and quantified top-line and bottom-line upside potential
­- Led the project management office of a procurement transformation project for a global conglomerate with energy & process industries businesses; took additional responsibility for several major categories, prepared presentations for and guided fact-based negotiation with key suppliers, achieved ~12% savings in total addressable spend
­- Created an automotive manufacturing competitiveness index to identify investment criteria and levers to increase competitiveness in automotive industry


Consulting & Audits

Senior Business Analyst

Istanbul, Turkey

January 2016 - June 2017 (1 year and 5 months)

- Directed the category management module of a post-merger integration project for one of the leading global retailers based in Europe; developed a beyond best of both concept for assortment, pricing, promotions and placement, and identified ~25% top-line synergy potential
­- Produced a project to identify investment areas, increase competitiveness and develop growth roadmap for chemicals industry association
­- Facilitated a Future Proof growth strategy formulation workshop with participation of industry experts and company executives for a European utilities client
­- Designed go-to-market approach and sales operating model for one of the leading vehicle leasing companies; discovered ~30% top-line improvement potential
­- Informed annual strategy planning based on productivity benchmarking for a leading conglomerate with energy & process industries businesses


Consulting & Audits

Business Analyst

Istanbul, Turkey

January 2015 - December 2015 (11 months)

- Assumed responsibility as a Knowledge Partner for the Employment Task Force in B20, led by a global conglomerate under Turkish presidency; produced the initial draft version, integrated several rounds of feedback from a large group of senior stakeholders and finalized the white paper
­- Advised Foreign Economic Relations Board for Turkey’s outward direct investment strategy, focusing on energy & raw material security and technology access
­- Formed innovation strategy roadmap and identified investment areas to increase innovation driven exports for a manufacturing exporters association
­- Composed a market entry study in Distributed Photovoltaic Energy for a leading German utilities company
­- Instituted a national innovation management competition with a manufacturing exporters association to increase innovation driven exports, conducted interviews with CxOs of innovative companies to assess innovation strategy & management capabilities of their companies


Consulting & Audits


Istanbul, Turkey

October 2013 - December 2014 (1 year and 2 months)

- Conducted buy side commercial due diligence of a commercial vehicle supplier for a leading global private equity firm
­- Produced a commercial excellence project for a leading bus manufacturer focusing on export market selection and go-to-market strategy development
­- Undertook a project with an investors association to increase industrial manufacturing and FDI competitiveness of Turkey
­- Built the future competitiveness roadmap for aerospace and defense industry for a defense manufacturers association
­- Assessed industry trends, identified potential targets and evaluated short-listed companies for strategic buyout by a consortium of automotive suppliers