What we do

RA Consulting has a deep expertise in Regulatory and Government Affairs in the EU, Middle East and Africa and a strong network of trusted relations with key stakeholders in the respective markets.

We collaborate on a regular basis with Government Bodies, Chambers of Commerce and Trade Associations and help you identify opportunities at regional and local level.

Our scope covers sectors such as Health & Nutrition, Food Safety, Food Security and International Trade. We provide support and advisory in the following areas:
Regulatory Affairs

RA Consulting follows the development of regulations and standards at global level and attends key events and meetings that have an influence on the development of policies and regulations in the EU, Middle East and Africa.

We provide timely regulatory updates, policy recommendations, impact analysis as well as guidance on product compliance in line with specific market requirements.

Public Affairs

RA Consulting provides public policy updates, media analysis, and support on issues management. We help you identify key stakeholders both at regional and local level, assess strategic collaborations, and support you on stakeholder engagement and planning.

We deliver clear insights on the structure, decision making process and policies of Regional and International Organisations / Bodies, as well as advice on ways of engaging.

Market Entry

RA Consulting provides insights on opportunities and challenges in the EU, Middle East and African markets based on the prevailing political, economic and regulatory environment, as well as the cultural background and nuances which can have an impact on how your business is conducted in the different markets.

We assist you in developing a consistent approach and holistic market strategy whether at market entry stage or for established businesses.

Trainings & Projects

RA Consulting organises trainings and workshops for the private and public sector in areas of Health & Nutrition, Food Safety, International Trade and Business Environment. We collaborate with Public Bodies on workshops such as with the GCC Standardization Organization (GSO) and its Member Standardization Bodies.

We deliver country reports, market studies, food safety reports and research in specific areas at your request, in English, Arabic and French.

About Us

Rola Arab, founder and Managing Director of RA Consulting has deep knowledge of the EMEA region and of the opportunities and challenges for businesses in the respective markets. From Lebanese and French origin, Rola has a background in Law, International Relations and European Affairs. She has specialized in health & nutrition, food safety and International Trade. Rola partners with Public Health Authorities on workshops and trainings on a regular basis and has developed strong collaborations in key markets.
RA Consulting has a large network and market coverage in the EMEA region. Our contact sphere covers official Government Bodies and Regional/International Organisations, among which:

Market Coverage
  • EU
  • GCC
  • North Africa
  • Africa
  • Yemen
  • Lebanon
  • Jordan
  • Syria
  • Turkey
  • Iraq
  • Iran
  • Afghanistan
  • Pakistan
Organizations & Bodies
  • EU Institutions
  • Codex Alimentarius
  • Word Health Organization
  • World Trade Organisation
  • GCC Standardization Organization
  • GSO Member Bodies
  • Lebanese Standards Institution
  • Jordan FDA
  • Egypt Org. for Standards & Quality
  • African Union
  • AU Economic Communities

News & Events



We would love to hear from you. Contact us to learn more about our services and see how we can support you.

Rue Keyenveld 23
1050 Ixelles,

Fellaha bldg.,
Michel Ange st., Rawche
Beirut, Lebanon

Mail: info@raconsulting.co
Tel: +32488366619

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