ACICO

ACICO is one of the most experienced and respected integrated manufacturing, construction and real estate development firms in the GCC. For over 25 years, we have been transforming clients’ ideas and visions into award-winning projects. ACICO delivers with the intention of exceeding the clients’ expectations for safety, quality, functionality, and aesthetics, with products & solutions…

Al Naboodah

Founded in 1958 by two brothers, the Saeed & Mohammed Al Naboodah Group is among the most well-respected family company names in the UAE. The management of the Group’s companies is undertaken by Al Naboodah Group Enterprises (ANGE). Employing over 16,000 people and over 40 nationalities, the ANGE business focus covers civil engineering, building and…

CCM Consultancy

As clients’ needs have become more complex and specialized, thus widening the gap between HR needs and work force capabilities, we have proudly worked hand in hand to provide a variety of management consulting services to assist companies in achieving more. CCM Consultancy offers integrated end-to-end solutions focusing on organizational transformation, people development and branded…

Engie

ENGIE Middle East, South & Central Asia and Turkey (MESCAT) is a regional market leader in low-carbon energy solutions. The BU produces ca. 32 GW of gas-fired power and has close to 1 GW of solar power in operation and under construction or development. In the Gulf region, it is also a leading producer of…

Tessy Antony De Nassau – Professors Without Borders

Tessy de Nassau, Director and Co-Founder of Professors Without Borders Tessy is a Social Entrepreneur, Business Woman, Philanthropist, UNAids Ambassador, Public Speaker, Activist, and Mother. Tessy is founder and partner of the Global consultancy ‘ finding Butterflies’. Some of her clients projects include the new global partnership with the Montessori St. Nicholas Group in the…

Tonye Cole – Sahara Group

Tonye P. Cole is the co-founder and executive director of the Sahara Group. An architecture alumni of the University of Lagos and Harvard Business School’s Advanced Management Program (AMP186), Tonye Cole, together with his partners has grown the company, founded in 1996, from a single entity to a leading African Energy (Oil, Gas and Power…

Vibha Bakshi –

Vibha Bakshi is a National Award winning filmmaker and Co-Producer / Co-Director with Oscar winner Maryann Deleo. A former business reporter for CNBC, Vibha has studied Journalism and Broadcasting from Boston University and New York University. Vibha’s films have been aired on HBO and Lifetime TV in the United States. Her latest film ‘DAUGHTERS OF…

H.E. Dr. Shaikha  Al Maskari – Al Maskari Holding

Her Excellency Dr. Shaikha Al Maskari started her career with ADNOC Group and in 1989 she joined her family petroleum company, Tricon Energy Operations. Under her leadership, Tricon evolved into a conglomerate comprised of multinational firms and government-linked companies. In 2008, HE Dr. Shaikha established Al Maskari Holding (AMH), the privately owned holding company of…

Simon O’Connell – Mercy Corps

With over two decades experience working in international relief and development in a wide array of different countries and contexts, Simon O’Connell is an experienced and entrepreneurial leader. Simon has been the Executive Director of Mercy Corps’ European entity and Senior Vice President for Global Partnerships since early 2015. With responsibility for Mercy Corps’ European…

Rana Nawas – Ellevate

Rana is a corporate veteran, writer and host of #1 podcast in the Middle East – When Women Win. Born in England to a Palestinian father and Lebanese mother, Rana grew up like many Western-educated Arabs facing the dichotomy of liberal and traditional values. Rana’s education at Oxford University and Harvard Business School gave her…