Abdullah Al Mikati
Abdullah Al-Mikati is Managing Partner of M-Squared Research Company and is also Senior Engagement Manager with The Hardwick Partnership, a retained executive search firm based in Dubai.
He joined The Hardwick Partnership having gained his professional experience in executive search over four years with the world’s leading executive search firms, Korn/Ferry International, in its Middle East & North Africa Region office.
During his early career in executive search as a Research Associate, his main focus was in the Financial Services Practice specializing in the Real Estate sector across the MENA region. In addition, he worked on numerous regional searches in the Industrial sector. He worked on high-level assignments for leading regional and multinational clients that are currently shaping the economic landscape of the Middle East and North Africa.
With a strong track record of placements, an extensive international network of contacts, and industry, regional and cultural knowledge, Al-Mikati brings a global perspective with deep local knowledge.
Prior to joining Korn/Ferry International, Al-Mikati spent three years with OrangeClicks, a leading multimedia company in Lebanon. His role within the Sales & Marketing Department included client acquisitions, business development and brand strategies.
Al-Mikati holds a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from the reputed American University of Beirut, and an MBA in Marketing from the American University of Science and Technology.
Al Mikati is a Lebanese national and is trilingual in Arabic, English and German with basic knowledge of French.