Our people boast a variety of backgrounds, interests, and perspectives; at Atieh Bahar, we know that the interplay of diversity, among ourselves and with our clients, creates a vibrant environment that inspires innovation.
Atieh Bahar attracts, retains and develops the best and the brightest individuals in Iran. We believe that diversity is strength. We pride ourselves on having a variety of backgrounds, interests, and perspectives in our team. A multi-disciplinary team allows us to see a problem from a variety of angles and enriches the knowledgebase of our company. This explains why our consulting team consists of graduates in a broad range of fields, including: management, business, law, economics, international relations, languages, and engineering.
At present time about 61% of our professional staff hold an MBA, MA, MS or PhD; and 33% a BA or BS.
Roughly half of our consultants are graduates of Iranian universities and the other half have studied in Europe or North America.
Saeid Salehi, MD and Director of Renewable Energies Unit
Saeid is MD and Director of Renewable
Energies Unit at Atieh Bahar Consulting. He holds a M. Sc. degree from Mainz
University, Germany. Having visited and resided in Germany, Italy and Turkey,
plus attending international schools in the mentioned countries, he had the
opportunity to develop a vast network and international understanding of
diverse business in environmental protection and renewable energy projects. He
has pursued an ambitious personal development plan and has attended several
professional renewable energies seminars and training sessions in Germany and
Italy. Saeid is also an active member of “Iranian Solar Energy Industries
Association”. He speaks German, Turkish, Italian and Persian fluently and has a
fair knowledge of English.
Albrecht Frischenschlager, Director & CFO
Dr. Albrecht Frischenschlager is a director of Atieh Bahar Consulting whose area of expertise lies in Investment and Financial Consulting. Simultaneously to his work for Atieh Bahar, Albrecht is also founder and managing director of FTZ Services Ltd., a joint venture with the three governmental Free Zone Organizations of Iran. Before coming to Iran in 1998, he had worked for commercial and investment banks in Austria, Switzerland, Russia and Azerbaijan. Dr. Frischenschlager holds a Ph.D. in transition economy and an MA in finance from the Economic University of Vienna.
Houman Dolatshahi, Director of Petroleum Intelligence Unit (PIU)
Mr. Dolatshahi has been with Atieh Bahar for over 10 years. He heads the PIU which is primarily responsible for covering strategic insight and risk analysis in the Iranian petroleum sector. Houman and his division are in charge of Atieh Bahar's Weekly Brief, as well as many ongoing reports and analyses related to Iran's energy sector. He is fluent in Farsi, German and English. Houman has a BA in German Translation from the Azad University of Tehran and with his enthusiastic interest in the field of petroleum industry, he has pursued an ambitious personal development plan and has attended numerous management and oil and gas related courses, seminars and conferences.