Yass Al-Hassani is Managing Director of 105 Solutions Ltd,, a Management Consultancy specialising in the Business Intelligence industry. His clients range from venture capitalists, private equity firms and foreign investors, as well as security analysts, underwriters, mobile phone traders, IT software & technology companies and law firms.

Including, an entrepreneurial company which is the first and only online Middle East advertising agency. He has also contributed greatly to the expansion and production of, aunique UK based educational project. Yass has also advised on due diligence fraud cases alongside HMRC.

With years of professional experience in the investigative, intelligence and market research industry, Yass has also used his skills for freelance contracts as a Market Researcher, Copywriter and Trainer. He was formally educated as a Business Economist, completing a M.Sc. at the renowned Manchester School of Management, UMIST now part of the Manchester Business School and previously a B.Sc. Economics at Salford University.  

With his enthusiasm for fast cars, Yass has channelled his positive interest into his other recent business venture, Here he has been buying and selling cars, breaking them, trading in performance parts as well as performing upgrade services for clients and looking to expand an online classified and directory service.

During his freetime, Yass is also a keen gym goer and into his health and fitness as well as other sports including running, football, cycling and boxing. He is also a personal trainer for private clients with bookings taken by his twitter page @hotyass.

Yass is also an actor and model with bookings taken via his Casting Networks and StarNow profile pages or his agent, Nemesis Casting Agency.

Mobile: +44 (0) 7966 544 804

Based in Altrincham, Wilmslow & Cheadle Hulme. Covering all areas in Manchester, Cheshire.


Management Consulting


Market Research

Project Management

Market Entry Support

Sales/Market Intelligence

Competition Intelligence

Due Diligence

Industry Insight Reports

Economic Modelling/Forecasting

Recent Clients

Curriculum Enrichment For The Future, CE4TF Ltd, Manchester: Business planning, sales and marketing strategies, fundraising, sponsorship, crowd funding in education sector.

Allied Irish Bank Corporate Banking Division, Manchester: Business Process Mapping. Investments, Dubai: Aided in business funding and floating on the AIM.

International Holdings Group, IHG, Dubai: Due diligence projects and targeting of companies for take over, including valuations, SWOT analysis and restructuring strategies. Advertising Network, Dubai: Sales intelligence, lead generation and training.

Foundation for Science Technology and Civilisation FSTC Ltd, Manchester: Sponsorship funding strategies, retrieving UK government grants and investments from private investors., Glasgow: Aided in retrieving multimillion pound investments from venture capitalists for mobile phone patented technology., London: Aided in gaining millions of pounds of sponsorship from the public and private sector, restructuring and building of an operational team as well as strategy consulting in expanding their global brand, touring exhibition, films and merchandise sales.

The Textile Institute, TI, Manchester: Successfully advised on global marketing strategy and conferences, as well as how to increase online presences and memberships.

Alpha Training UK Ltd, Manchester & Dubai: Market entry support services.

Salison Ltd, Ltd, Manchester: Competitive intelligence projects.

Islamic Bank of Britain, London: Market research on UK Islamic Banking market.

FLASH Entertainment, Dubai: Training of fifty promotional and exhibition staff in Customer Services, Sales & Marketing, Health & Safety.



    6 - 20 Employees 2005 - 2014
    Background Experience: Jan.05 – Pres. 105 Solutions Ltd, Manchester - Managing Director Overseeing the operations of key account profiles in the corporate, IT and technology sectors as well as performing due diligence investment reports. Recent Projects: Aiding law firms, investors and traders with their due diligence processes, performing competitive intelligence analysis, economic modelling and forecasting, training seminars, market entry support, bespoke market research and sales intelligence including lead generation. Other Projects: Assisting SMEs and entrepreneurs with their business plan proposals and presentations to gain investment funding, sponsorship and grants from the government, private equity firms, business angels and venture capitalists. Performed Freelance Contracts as a Trainer, Researcher, Consultant and Copywriter.

Education History

  • Business Economics

    Manchester School of Management
    2001 - 2002
    Education/Courses: 2001 - 2002: Manchester School of Management (MSM), UMIST, M.Sc. Business Economics Merit Hons. Examination & Thesis: Forecasting Demand of World Crude Oil: 1970-2020 1998 - 2001: University of Salford, School of Accounting, Economics and Management Science B.Sc. Economics 2.1 Hons. 1st Class Thesis: e-Learning – The Future for Corporate Training? 1990 – 1998: The Manchester Grammar School, 3 A-Levels: Maths, Physics & Art, 10 GCSEs. Additional Courses: CIPD Trainer Courses: Creative Training, Creating an Integrated Development Strategy, The Trainer as an Internal Consultant, Identification & Analysis of Training Needs, Training Design, Evaluation & Assessment. ASSA Teaching & Learning Ltd: Kaizen & Standard Operational Sheets (SOS). Computer Skills: Financial Tools: ARIMA Forecasting, EVIEWS & LIMDEPS, Lotus, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Access, MICROFIT Regression Analysis, Sage, SHAZAM for Windows NT, SPSS v.10. General Tools: Microsoft Word, Microsoft PowerPoint, Microsoft Access, Adobe Photo Deluxe, Web Publishing Tools, Pegasus Mail, Internet use and Database Tools, AMCAT Call Centre Software.


Masters In Business Economics

BSc Economics

CIPD Training Courses

ASSA Teaching and Learning Ltd

Interests and Hobbies

Languages: English, Fluent Arabic, GCSE French.

International Travel: Abu Dhabi, Dubai, Qatar, France, Germany, Morocco, Saudi Arabia, Spain, Turkey and U.S.

Hobbies & Interest: Sports include playing for a Sunday league football team and being a member of a David Lloyd Gym. I enjoy watching rally driving and Formula 1 with an attraction to fast cars. I also have an interest for Arabic calligraphy.

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