Newfields was established in 2020 by seasoned professionals in management consulting, direct investment and the business development sectors.
Newfields also has its own proprietary holdings management division, meaning group holding companies we manage can engage select proprietary opportunities for the group.
with a Unique Perspective
We deliver a comprehensive range of management consulting, strategic advisory, project management and business development services to our clients and their projects from our offices in UAE’s globally-renowned Dubai International Financial Centre. Our specialisation is in strategic, development, marketing and project management consultancy within the real-estate and high-technology sectors as well as a wide spectrum of other sectors and industries. We provide our value-driven expertise as both advisors and principals to projects and businesses in the EME&A region and elsewhere globally.
“To become a leading and diverse, professionally distinctive company with global perspective and outreach, which develops a strong portfolio of companies and successfully advises other firms and individuals in achieving their goals.”
Our consulting capabilities are uniquely aligned with our clients’ intrinsic values because we are fellow principals owning projects and investments ourselves. Not only do we strive to give you the best, most professional, and comprehensive consulting advice possible, we pride ourselves in the integrity and breadth of the services our company and our people provide.
Our corporate values centre on a collective responsibility to drive unparalleled results for our clients while providing a diverse and inclusive working environment. We bring together a broad spectrum of talents and skills to provide comprehensive consulting, development supervision, and management to our clients’ businesses and projects.
Senior Management & Project Advisory Services
As an advisor, we combine the same ethos and elements of success into advisory services to drive value and optimize returns for clients. Disciplined planning, strategic analysis, professional management and timely delivery are our cornerstone values which we emanate in all the assignments we undertake.
- Post-pandemic business turnaround, restructuring & de-risking
- Private equity & asset management
- Management consultancy
- Business scenario planning & risk management
- Financial advisory
- Corporate strategy advisory
- Operational improvement and reviews
- Project market assessment and investment readiment
- Transaction and M&A advisory
- Complete project execution support – conception, planning, setup, development, and implementation
Corporate Advisory & Consulting
Newfields also acts as a management consultant. As a direct principal in companies and projects ourselves as a group, we have the distinct advantage of being fully aligned with investors’ and business owners’ interests and situations. Our ability to advise third parties on the viability, optimization, growth and management of their enterprise or projects is therefore compelling, with particular specialisations in:
- Real estate
- Technology – R&D, IT, med-tech, future and space
- MENA-focused multi-sector corporate advisory
- Business development
- Market and financial feasibility analysis
- Corporate and business planning
- Business turnaround and restructuring
- Enterprise expansion and growth capital planning
- Technology – R&D, IT, med-tech, future and space
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Stefan governs the overall strategic vision and executive operations of Newfields, both in the DIFC and across the entire group globally. A British national living and working in Dubai since 2001, Stefan has unparalleled expertise in consulting, project development and asset management, having developed multiple successful enterprises harnessing his core private equity and investment advisory skills to drive value for firms regionally and globally. With over 25-years’ expertise in management consultancy and investment management, with a specialist competency in the hospitality, real estate, leisure and tourism and related industry asset classes, Stefan brings expertise from a significant repertoire of more than 1,000 investment advisory and portfolio projects he has been directly involved with since 1995.
Jeffrey has more than four decades of expertise in business development, investment, technology and engineering, garnered predominantly from long-term engagements in the Middle East, Asia and Europe. A British national, Jeffrey is a dedicated leader having significant relationships within a diverse range of investment and business sectors.
A seasoned business development and strategic management professional, Jeffrey provides the strategic governance and direction required to ensure Newfields maximizes its opportunities and outreach, and optimises its levels of success.
Aniecer is a Senior Associate (MBA strategy & leadership) for Newfields Consulting based in our head office in DIFC, Dubai. A British and Arab national, now living and consulting in the UAE. Anicer has over 20 years’ experience in supporting FTSE 100 clients and SME’s across Europe and the Middle East. A multi-sector consultant covering all fields of corporate advisory disciplines, with a particular specialisation in technology and digital transformation. Anicer has led worldclass business and technology enabled transformation programs across industries, enabling organisations to drive change, innovation, and growth in the digital age.
Dereck Hoogenkamp is a seasoned real estate professional and a highly-reputed advisor with more than 25-years experience and expertise in shaping, funding and selling high-end real estate projects in Europe and the Middle East Derecks expertise in real estate sales and marketing is widely acknowledged, as are his entrepreneurial instincts and ability to access and leverage investor networks at the HNWI/UHNWI level. Dereck is also a private investor and business owner, including Yalla Properties and Yalla Limited operating from the UAE and Montenegro.
HFA operating under its division – HFA Group – is a real estate development company targeting large-scale affordable housing projects in Africa and elsewhere globally. Newfields provides full-time management advisory and project development services to HFA Group, based in the Cayman Islands and Mauritius with a management office in DIFC in Dubai in the UAE.
Avex Technology Ltd is a technology research and development company registered and based in the Dubai International Financial Centre, UAE, and owned by the majority partners of Newfields. The firm was set up in 2020 as a propagation hub to evolve compelling technology concepts and business propositions, prior to their full evolution as a prospective future group company of Newfields.