Hassan Ramady began his career with BICC Cables UK, member of the largest construction Group – Balfour Beatty, after obtaining his degree in Electrical Engineering from Newcastle University. He was relocated to the United Arab Emirates and rose to the position of Regional Director in the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC). During the period from 1977 to 2014, Mr. Ramady held Group Vice Presidency positions with companies & trading houses employing over 6000 people and board memberships within companies in the Oil and Gas, Construction, Power Generation, Solar , hospitality and travel agencies industries. He has also travelled to the Far East, in particular China, to oversee the manufacture of Sea Vessels exceeding £350m for his Group in Saudi Arabia.
In 2014 Hassan returned to the UK and established Optimus International Consultancy based in Chester and is currently the Chief Executive Officer.
Having worked for large organisations overseas , who uphold the spirit of Corporate Social Responsibility, Hassan is passionate in promoting similar values in the local community and has been involved in community based programmes, talent exhibitions, Internship Initiative, and energy savings and environmental awareness campaigns. Hassan has invested interest in companies for Health and Safety and Disability and he is a Member of the Institute of Engineering and Technology.
Hassan is currently on the West Cheshire & North Wales Chamber of Commerce Board sub-group for International Trade. In January 2016 he was invited to join the Independent Advisory Group (IAG) linked to the Chief Constable and the Crime Commissioner of Cheshire with his vast experience in Arabic Culture and language and was recently presented with a certificate of appreciation for his valuable contribution.