Seif is a Saudi German who holds an MBA from IMD in Lausanne, Switzerland, and a BA in quantitative economics and international relations from Tufts University, MA, USA.He acquired his Lean Management expertise while working for the sole Toyota distributor in Saudi Arabia, Abdul Latif Jameel Co. Ltd., where he took the leading role in supply chain continuous improvement projects and was then transferred to Toyota Motor Corporation's Middle East division in Japan to continue supply chain kaizen activities for the GCC.
After working for Toyota in Japan he joined Porsche Consulting, the Lean Management consulting branch of Porsche AG, Germany. At Porsche he focused on transferring Lean Management from the automotive production to other industries. He specialized his Lean Management skills in the implementation of Lean processes as well as on building sustainable continuous improvement cultures in various industries such as FMCG, Logistics and Transportation and Automotive.
In his role as Managing Partner at Four Principles Seif has overseen the delivery of Lean transformation projects in the Aluminium, Education, FMCG, Food & Bev.