Akram (Ak) Sabbagh

Ak is a Managing Director and Co-Founder of WayFinder. 
Ak has worked extensively with entrepreneurs and business owners in the MME sector across Australia for over 20 years. His work has primarily focussed on sustainable business growth, alignment of commercial strategy with partnership/shareholder aspirations, structuring for growth (including setting up of boards and governance processes), acquisitions, and succession (MBO, outright sale, etc).

His real passion lies in the MME sector where he has worked across a broad sphere of industries including Federal and State Governments, for-purpose organisations, banking, financial planning, accounting, town planning, property, legal, bio-technology, engineering and construction, mining & mining services, advertising, hospitality, IT, and manufacturing.

Ak co-founded Second Squared in 2018 to develop the ecosystem and accelerate the development of the Searcher Community in Australia. He mentors and advises many of the existing Searchers throughout their searches and acquisitions.

Ak is an experienced executive and business coach, certified internationally as a Master Practitioner (European Mentoring & Coaching Council Accredited), a Non-Executive Director and Chair on advisory and formal boards, and a graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors.