Yara Tashkandi is a Senior Business Analyst based in the Middle East.
Prior to joining Portas, Yara was a Business Analyst for the Saudi Data and Artificial Intelligence Authority (SDAIA) where she led the development and the execution of the Open Data Strategy. She established a partnership with the World Bank to implement an initiative to harness Data & AI in developing nations, with an initial focus on Africa.
Yara obtained her Bachelor of Business Administration, Major in Finance, from Prince Sultan University (PSU).
Yara is passionate about sport. She enjoys watching football as well as playing volleyball and tennis.