Who we are

Achieve competitive advantage with the power of information

Established in 2002, Ventures Middle East (VME) is an international management consulting company providing strategic business advisory services across the GCC and the wider MENA region.

Since inception, our multinational executive leadership team empowers clients with access to an established business network, market insights and the competitive edge necessary for success. We cover all sectors and industries and provide unparalleled customized analysis and superior strategic insights.


To be internationally recognized by our clients as their partner of choice for our insightful, adaptive and impactful business advisory practices and digital services.


We strive to become reliable partners for our clients through:

  • Resilient, adaptive, and responsive processes and frameworks
  • Innovative solutions we deliver with best value.
  • Client Centricity as we always have the best interest of our clients at heart.
  • Motivated and competent workforce as we strive for professional excellence!

Core Values

  • Objectivity – we strive to always give the best advice — without exception and without bias.
  • Integrity – we have relentlessly high standards for our team. Especially when it comes to doing what is right for our clients.
  • Excellence – we thrive our way to excellence.
  • Collaboration- always work collaboratively with clients, partners and within teams.
  • Innovation- we strive to learn, innovate, and come up with the most effective solutions.
  • Resilience- we pride ourselves as being able to bounce back in times of adversity.

Big enough to deliver

Multinational executive leadership team empowering clients to achieve competitive edge and business execllence

Strong local focus

Since inception in 2002 in the UAE, Ventures Middle East has established itself as company providing strategic services both locally and internationally

Broad expertise

We cover all sectors and industries and provide unparalleled customized analysis and superior strategic insights

Our Leadership Team

At Ventures Middle East, we take pride in celebrating our team’s success. We are an expanding organziation with more than 15 years experience working with local and international clients. We are driven by the desire to empore business and are committed to offering actionable solutions.

Ahmad Kabra


Mibu John

Partner & Director Ventures Onsite

Samir Ghazal

Operations Director

Bassel Bou Karroum

Research Director – Market Research

Jay Shukla

Head of Sales & Customer Success

Muhammad Waqar Ahmad

Head of Finance

Phillip Higgins

Director – Sales Lead Management

Alexandra Dhanasiri

Head of Sales – Ventures ONSITE

Benedict Peter

Ventures ONSITE – Lead Developer

Marwan Al Doh

Senior Consulting Manager

Ehab Abu Diab

Advisory Services Director

Philip K Mathew

Research Manager

Sheena Sapsford

Marketing & Communications Manager