Our Services

Mantid International is a consulting firm with registered offices and presence in Baghdad, Beirut and Washington, DC. We provide consulting and advisory services with a focus on compliance, business and political intelligence, public policy, anticorruption, and strategic planning. Mantid is a certified Woman-Owned Small Business, a member of the International Stabilization Operations Association and the Iraq American Chamber of Commerce. Mantid maintains ITAR and TRACE certification and is registered in the U.S. Federal Contractor Database.

Mantid’s principals have decades of experience in Iraq understanding the political, economic, and social context, while also incorporating state-of-the-art best practices from around the world. Our experience and expertise include crafting strategic and long-term plans, helping companies operating in these environments to navigate the complex compliance requirements and politics of business, making recommendations to improve public policy, developing master plans, conducting assessments, providing anti-corruption training and assistance, and advising on organizational change-management issues.

Our reputation is our trademark. We advance that reputation to our elite list of clients with principals who are involved in every engagement. Mantid executives routinely meet and communicate with leadership and decision-makers of the foreign government and business community, maintaining a clear understanding of the intricacies of the markets in which we work to provide clarity and informed advice to our clients.
Iraq
In Iraq, Mantid maintains its knowledge and longstanding relationships with top level officials and experts in government, law, accounting and business. While focused on international and U.S. companies working in Iraq, Mantid also provides support to various Iraq Government clients providing due diligence and investigative support, training and advice on anti-corruption, economic and social development initiatives.

Mantid works with our Iraq clients to identify international companies and investors capable of meeting the country’s growing private- and public-sector requirements. On the other side of the equation, Mantid provides its corporate clients with timely business and political intelligence and unparalleled strategic advice on positioning for success. Mantid supports the integration of international firms into the Iraqi business environment, helping to vet and perform due diligence on local partners and subcontractors. Mantid also maintains a team of highly experienced Iraqi experts in law and accounting that contribute to an innovative and effective knowledge base that informs our strategies.

To accomplish its mission, Mantid leverages the trust and respect that our consultants have earned over the past 15 years working with a diverse cross-section of Iraqi political, civil-society, and business figures as well as U.S. and international organizational leadership.
Lebanon
In Lebanon, Mantid represents U.S. and international companies that are keen on maintaining an effective business presence in the region and providing products and services through specialized U.S. or international funding. Mantid also provides political and business intelligence for the Lebanon market and has affiliations with top quality legal practices that can assist businesses with a wide range of needs.
America
In the United States, Mantid focuses on federal policy in emerging markets. We maintain ties to key decision makers, influential scholars, and major media outlets, and track Congressional and federal trends that will impact our clients. Mantid also provides advisory support to a number of U.S. commercial and government entities, keeping them apprised of the latest developments in the region. Our leadership is regularly consulted by U.S. and international policy organizations, influential academics and the media on Iraq and regional matters. We also maintain strong ties to the Embassy of Iraq in Washington and to organizations that maintain an interest in Iraq and the region.