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Amel Saebi

Client Services Director and Co-Lead, ICF Next Europe & Asia

Amel is vice-president and head of client relations at ICF Next, with significant experience in implementing complex event projects, campaigns, and FWCs.

Amel is vice-president and head of client relations at ICF Next, with significant experience in implementing complex event projects, campaigns, and framework contracts (FWCs). Amel’s extensive knowledge of contract rules and principles is demonstrated via her oversight of more than 20 FWCs at ICF Next over the years.

Throughout her career, Amel has worked with an impressive list of Directorate-Generals, executive agencies, decentralised EU agencies, and the European Parliament and Council, gaining invaluable insights into the needs and working methods of different institutions. Amel oversaw and contributed to the implementation of several European Years, demonstrating time and again her ability to lead a team that delivers quality services for the European Year of Poverty & Inclusion (DG EMPL), European Year of Cultural Heritage (DG EAC), European Year of Youth (DG EAC), and the European Year of Skills (DG EMPL).

During her time at ICF Next, Amel has participated in the implementation of notable flagship events, conferences, corporate campaigns, and EC programmes.

In addition to her role as head of client relations, Amel is also ICF Next’s co-leader. In this role, she oversees nearly 60 staff members and actively participates in the agency workflow to increase efficiency and quality. Amel’s well-practiced managerial skills allow her to resolve conflicts and anticipate risks well in advance.

Areas of expertise
Education
  • Master’s Degree, Communication, IHECS, Brussels
  • Master’s Degree, Political Science, ULB, Brussels

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