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Badr Bakhat

Badr Bakhat

Sustainability Leader | Humanitarian with Team Rubicon | Lean Six Sigma Black Belt Process Engineer | Polyglot

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I'm a passionate leader with a diverse skillset spanning sustainability, process optimization, and international business development. I drive positive change by guiding clients towards responsible practices and implementing innovative solutions to optimize manufacturing, logistics, and marketing strategies. Throughout my over-15-years career, I've always succeeded in delivering impactful results, from generating substantial cost savings to exceeding sales targets without ever compromising the quality of delivered goods and/or services. I'm a data-driven problem solver with a proven ability to lead cross-functional teams and deliver measurable results across a range of industries and countries
  • Develop tailored ESG reporting frameworks and guide clients towards responsible business practices
  • Ensure compliance with leading ESG standards and facilitates stakeholder engagement
  • Optimized manufacturing in US & South Korea by transferring technology and implementing Lean Six Sigma for regulatory compliance and continuous improvement
  • Tackled complex logistics and production challenges across the Americas, implementing innovative solutions to guarantee on-time delivery, secure positive cash flow, and drive ongoing process improvements.
  • Collect data, analyze it, and provide exploitable studies for decision-makers
  • Redefine complex problems and generate business leads in several African and European countries
  • Clean and consolidate data, define KPIs, design reporting tools, and build models to optimize lead time and ensure safety in COVID-19 testing sites
  • Provided insights helping to slash lead time by 80% while complying with HIPAA
  • Co-founded the cabinet and fulfilled >250% income growth by implementing Six Sigma tools for cost reduction, organizational (re)structuring, and project management
  • Audited clients in France, Spain, and Portugal, and generated more than $15 million savings in operational costs
  • Managed a highly complex account, helping clients structure databases, prescribing marketing tools, and generating additional revenue for both Nielsen and the client
  • Over 300k€ incremental sales when the objective was 200k€
  • Drove SMB lead generation campaigns (Google Adword/Adsense, Excel, Sharepoint) and ensured automatic tracking and ROI measurement on
  • 37% closing rate and 66% of roadshow costs financed via sponsoring
  • Devised applied statistical models (GLS, DOE, sequential analysis, and polynomial regression) for innovation, process optimization, and sourcing improvement
  • Reduced materials cost by 20% ($2.3 million) and slashed R&D cost by more than 90%

Certification-Cybersecurity Risk Management

Harvard University

February 2019 to May 2019
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MBA: Specialized in Strategy and Corporate Intelligence

ESLSCA Business School - School of Economic Warfare, Paris, France

September 2016 to June 2017
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Specialized Masters: Marketing and Communication

ESCP EUROPE Business School, Paris, France

September 2009 to March 2011
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Masters Degree in Materials Engineering

ENSCI School of Engineers, Limoges, France

September 2004 to October 2008
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Risk-informed Governance and Innovative Technology for Disaster Risk Reduction and Resilience


Environmental, Social & Governance (ESG) Specialization


Lean Six Sigma Black Belt (ICBB)


ICS-400: Advanced ICS Command and General Staff - Complex Incidents


Intermediate ICS-300 for Expanding Incidents

  • Forecasting Studies
  • Economic Impact Studies
  • Allocations Planning
  • Process Engineering
  • Management Consulting
  • Market Studies
  • Economic Development Planning
  • Feasibility Studies
  • Risk Management
  • Project Management
  • English
  • Arabic (MSA & several dialects)
  • Portuguese
  • Mandarin
  • Spanish (Spain & Latin America)
  • French
  • Italian
  • Russian
  • MS Office, MS Project, GANTT Project
  • Python
  • Tableau, Microsoft Power BI
  •, Sharepoint
  • Minitab, SPSS
  • Solidworks, AutoCAD
  • Maltego, Gephi, Cmap,
  • Office of the Governor of California
  • Team Rubicon
  • AGYP / MEDEF - France, Kenya, Tunisia
  • L'Oréal - France
  • Kraft Foods - France
  • Tanger Automotive City - Morocco
  • Verily Life Sciences
  • La Tribune Afrique - France, Mali, Morocco
  • Banque Populaire - France
  • Toys'R'Us Iberia - Portugal and Spain
  • Tanger Med Special Agency - Morocco


  • Lived in Morocco (24yrs), Spain (2yrs), France (10yrs), Poland (1y), Tunisia (1y), and the US (5yrs)


  • Team Rubicon (2019 - Present)
    • Deputy Lead Liaison (2023 - Present):
      *Liaison Coordinator, International Team, Egypt/Gaza Mission, Medical Capability Decompression, January to April 2024
      *Liaison Officer, International Team, Morocco, Earthquake Response, September 2023

    • South Los Angeles City Administrator (2019-2021):
      Grew a local leadership team capable of executing functional activities in the efforts to increase readiness and response to incidents, including managing the leadership team and 1.300 local volunteers. Oversaw team efforts to plan and executed projects and field ops.
  • ANSI (2020 - 2021) - Innovation Consultant :
    As part of a group of experts, I help shaping the standard around innovation idea management ISO 56007. We interact with international pairs discussing and sharing the latest in innovation management.
  • Los Angeles World Affairs Council and Town Hall (2020 - 2022) - Young Professionals Program: We connect with globally-minded people and engage in international affairs and current events in Los Angeles. Bringing together a diverse group of young professionals with a shared passion for the world, the YP Program hosts a wide range of social and networking events, discussions, and intimate receptions.