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Focusing on infrastructures, energy and environment, HALTIQA contributes to development projects specialized in the economic integration of sustainable industrial investment.

Founded in Dubai, UAE by Lionel Rabin – a seasoned business leader with 34 years of experience across the world in a broad range of industries - Haltiqa operates from offices in Middle East and France.


Haltiqa accelerates sustainable growth of both Foreign Direct Investors and regional investors.

“We configure and deploy teams to lower our customers’ investment risk through successful country entry, in-country business soft landing, and we enable their sustainable business growth in the long run.

​We devise from scratch winning business development strategies in competitive markets: downstream, renewable energies, and manufacturing.


Renewable energies

Green hydrogen

Green energy/fuel from waste

Industrial gases

Agro-industry (e.g. fisheries industry)

Utilities (e.g low-carbon water production and treatment)

Refining and petrochemicals

Metal and glass industry


Development of strategic Public-Private partnership between a French port management company and a consortium of state-owned companies in the Middle East  (include pics & videos)

Renewable hydrogen advisory services to a national energy council in the Middle East

Development of a renewable hydrogen strategy and associated implementation road map for the National Energy Company of Oman

Establishment and management of a large-capital industrial gases project tendering process for a Green Fuel-from-Waste company in the UK

Development and implementation of an outsourcing strategy for non-core activities and investment for a refining & petrochemical company in Egypt

Inorganic growth strategy development and M&A due diligence in Lebanon

Business growth strategy and public-private alliances development for a world leading industrial gases group in the MENA region

Large-capital industrial infrastructure investment project structuring in the Sultanate of Oman

Strategic partners


Establishment of a strategic alliance between Haltiqa Consulting and independent engineering company Engineurs Ltd for the development of an integrated Engineering & Business development offering.


WTC Rennes-Bretagne


Pole Mer Bretagne Atlantique  PMBA


Our Background

Lionel led Applied Research & Development programs, managed multi-cultural teams, and drove commercial development of new technology across the European region, then lead large-capital investment projects on a design-finance-build-own and operate basis in various regions of the world (North America, Europe, Asia, and Africa). In the mid-2000’s, in his capacity as General Manager Middle East on behalf of a Fortune 500 US industrial gases and chemicals group (Corporate sales of $10 billion), Lionel achieved their first country entry strategy in several GCC countries – achieving multiple hundreds of millions of new investment - and established strategic partnership with Middle East co-investors in both the private and public sectors. Lionel has been executive directors of several Boards of Directors of companies in Saudi Arabia, Oman, UAE and Egypt. Over the last 15 years, Lionel also led shares and business acquisitions in the industrial gases in Saudi Arabia and Oman.​​

Haltiqa also actively works with a network of subject matter experts, technology and operation specialists, financial analysis & management, spread out across the world.

  • ​Devising and supporting the implementation of successful sustainable growth strategy, enhancing business performance and advising on organization structure and optimization

  • Developing tailor-made commercial strategy toward targeted business acquisition

  • Supporting clients Merger & Acquisition team through due diligence, commercial negotiation, and business integration

  • Devising and supporting the execution of successful Foreign Direct Investors country entries strategy, and enabling strategic partnership with reputable local partners (both private and government affiliated companies)

  • Establishing relationships with decision makers in targeted countries by leveraging extensive executive networks and personal relationships at board and ministerial level

Our Team

Haltiqa is led by company founder & CEO Lionel H.J. Rabin, a chemicals engineer by background with 34 years of successful business development and P&L management in the downstream industry (industrial gases and chemicals) throughout the world.

Lionel has been executive directors of several Boards of Directors of companies in Saudi Arabia, Oman, UAE and Egypt. 


Lionel Rabin

Founding partner

Managing Director

As a attentive and insightful observer of the work and social life of human groups, I facilitate the emergence of consensus to best serve economic development projects and the general interest of society.

In my combined responsibilities as mayor and business leader, I identify and clarify the requirements of social, public and economic spheres and balance them to successfully carry out public-private projects.

Joel Batard

Senior Advisor

Mayor of Pordic

General manager of New Balance & Mizuno French subsidiaries from 1985 to 2016

Business development lecturer at JUNIA college of engineering

Team dynamics specialist

Writer, biographer

Martin Jouanneau

Head of Communication

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