Harshal Dutia is the Business Development Manager (US and Oman markets) at OABC. He is passionate about building meaningful connections that drive successful business partnerships, contributing to the economic growth and prosperity of both Oman and the U.S. Harshal has over 9 years of experience in Oman in trade development, business development, and finance, having worked in the government sector, non-profit organizations, and private companies.
Harshal holds a Bachelor of Science in Accounting and Finance from the University of Bradford and has, since his graduation, acquired certifications in finance, management accounting, and cybersecurity over the years. He commenced his professional journey in 2014 by working at a national SME fund to initially set up the funds and complete the legalities for them.
From 2016, Harshal worked for an international trade development organization in Muscat for over 7 years, spearheading initiatives for several projects in Oman aimed at promoting trade, attracting investments, and facilitating technology transfer. Before joining OABC, Harshal worked for a stint outside Oman, generating business for a cyber fusion platform used by governments for crime solving and prevention.
Harshal joined OABC in December 2023 to foster, develop, and facilitate trade between Oman and the U.S. This is mainly done through programs run by OABC to help Omani companies export to the U.S. and vice versa, investment promotion, connecting businesses, supporting Omani and American companies in navigating the intricacies of trade through connections, market research, and facilitating the utilization of the US-Oman Free Trade Agreement.
Do connect with Harshal to help you achieve your international trade goals!