About Gulf Business Consulting

Gulf Business Consulting stands for qualified business development and professional advice in the Middle East region for Leading Companies, Governments and Institutions from all over the world. Since our beginning we have been devoted to assist Public and Private Organizations to develop strategies that ensure substantial success and good performance. We have developed solutions that effectively cover the entire spectrum of management in the Middle East.With all the experience and know-how acquired, our trusted team of consultants provide our clients with practical strategies and insights to compete and thrive in each sector to ensure them a sustained success. We deliver true results, focusing on strategic decisions and actions tailored to our clients' unique reality. We're passionate about making a measurable impact in all we do. If we had to sum up in a short sentence which best defines us and what is the DNA of our company that would, Passion for Excellence


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Private Sector and Government

Gulf Business Consulting works with National and Regional Governments, City Municipalities, Embassies, Chambers of Commerce, Trade Associations, Government Entities and Government-owned companies to realize their economic and social goals.


We provide our clients with comprehensive healthcare strategy consulting services based upon a detailed analysis of current trends and challenges. Our goal is to help healthcare sector discover how to become great where it really matters—from assisting with local regulatory agencies to creating sales and marketing strategies to work with hospitals, clinics, pharmacy chains and other medical service providers on articulating a well-defined, distinctive set of capabilities that allow them to effectively serve their markets.

Consumer Products

We have helped to increase profits and build sustained value for leading consumer product companies worldwide, including fast-moving consumer goods (FMCG), luxury goods, fresh and packaged food products. We have worked with some of the largest global consumer products companies and successfully completed many projects in this industry over the past 10 years. We have developed strategies to understand the new consumer, shopper behavior and retail consolidation in the Middle East market.


The retail industry – with changes in consumer behaviour, the emergence of large and powerful rivals, excess retail-selling-space capacity, consolidated and strong suppliers and complex sourcing – are shaping a new and even more competitive landscape in retailing. Gulf Business Consulting helps clients increase efficiency and drive growth by refining the commercial offer and developing new organizational and technological capabilities. We have the flexibility and the expertise to create customized solutions for our retail clients, whatever their specific challenges may be.

Infrastructure and Construction

We focus on specific characteristics and development of each country in the Middle East to fully understand the construction and infrastructure industry at locally, regionally and project- by- project level. We have experience working with companies across multiple areas of the industry including: Building materials and products, Decoration, Homebuilding, Infrastructures, Engineering and Architecture.

Private Equity

Within the constantly shifting world of financial services and private equity, strategy consulting is a key component of developing a sound model for continued growth and development. Based on our experience we identify profitable service offerings and isolate key trends to increase our clients’ strategic performance. We work across fund types, including debt, infrastructure, real estate, art and hedge funds. We also work for some of the most prominent institutional investors, including sovereign wealth funds, pension funds and family investment offices.

Our services

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Business Development

Our services of Business Development comprises a number of tasks and processes aiming developing and implementing growth opportunities between multiple organizations. We create long-term value for every organization from customers, markets and relationships. We improve the performance of the enterprise, its access and its ability to compete in a very competitive and demanding market.

Corporate Strategy

Corporate Strategy is a proprietary set of actions that enables a company to be worth more than just the sum of its parts. Gulf Business Consulting works in partnership with our clients providing a compelling corporate vision and appropriate performance objectives, aggressively managing the portfolio, leveraging a repeatable operating model and executing a balanced financial strategy.

Export Management Outsourcing

There are many reasons why companies choose outsourcing but the most prominent advantage is the fact that it saves money and allows companies to focus on other business issues while having the details taken care of by outside experts. if your company is looking to expand into the Middle East market, our service of Export Management Outsourcing is a cost-effective way to start building foundations on this region and eliminate investment in fixed infrastructure.

Company Set Up

For the last ten years our experienced team have been helping and advising international companies across all industries to successfully Set Up their own companies in the GCC countries meeting all the legal requirements and developing business in the smoothest and shortest time possible.

Representative Office

We act and operate as your representative office in the Middle East region, offering all the benefits of a physical office and a highly qualified and experienced team of consultants available for you. This formula allows your company international expansion of its business operations while minimizing costs.

Market Intelligence

Gulf Business Consulting intelligence teams use in-depth Qualitative and Quantitative research techniques to give our clients an enhanced understanding of markets and consumers in the MENA region. Using both on-line and off-line approaches, we generate the insights that allow our clients to understand the region and generate new business opportunities.

We offer a range of market intelligence services to cater to our clients’ needs. This allows our clients to choose and customize their level of reporting – from basic tables of results, to additional statistical analysis and interpretation, to strategic advice from our industry experts.

Feasibility Studies

Feasibility studies are crucial during the early development of any project and form a vital component in the business development process. Accounting and Advisory feasibility studies  enable organizations to assess the viability, cost and benefits of projects before financial resources are allocated. They also provide independent project assessment and enhance project credibility. Built on the information provided in the feasibility study, a business case is used to convince the audience that a particular project should be implemented. It is often a pre-requisite for any funding approval. The business case will detail the reasons why a particular project should be prioritized higher than others. It will also sum up the strengths, weaknesses and validity of assumptions as well as assessing the financial and non-financial costs and benefits underlying preferred options.

Private Equity

Within the constantly shifting world of financial services and private equity, strategy consulting is a key component of developing a sound model for continued growth and development. Based on our experience we identify profitable service offerings and isolate key trends to increase our clients’ strategic performance.  We work across fund types, including debt, infrastructure, real estate, fine art and hedge funds.

Trade Missions

Our team of consultants through a comprehensive analysis of your company, products and services, will pre-select candidates that could lead to potential clients for your company. Finally we prepare the agenda with those more suited to your business objectives in the market. Always you will receive our full support with a professional consultant that will escort you to the planned visits, all of them organized with top executives, who actually have decision power within the company, called “Decision Makers”.

Sales & Marketing

Sales and Marketing services are “the heart” of our company. We use rigorous analysis and a deep understanding of organizational processes to unlock the full potential of any company´s marketing and sales resources. Our mission is to leverage deep insight into consumers and customers across all the Middle East to inspire frame-breaking and high-impact thinking in all aspects of marketing, branding, sales, and pricing.


It is critical to understand how your industry peers compare in operational and financial performance to accurately assess your own performance. Gulf Business Consulting views benchmarking as a proven way for an organization to learn about the best practices in organizational functions and processes, measure how well the organization’s practices compare, and make whatever changes are necessary to raise up the organization’s practices to the standards of industry leaders. Benchmarking is, in short, learning to be better by observing the best.

Islamic Branding

The Muslim consumer market, at 2.1bn people is undeniably the next important (and largely untapped) global opportunity. The Halal market alone is worth a staggering US$2.1 trillion a year and is increasing at US$500bn a year due to the growth of the global Muslim population.

‘Islamic Branding’ is a relatively new concept, and at the birth of this new field of learning, Gulf Business Consulting is proud to present a consulting service for marketers seeking to appeal to Muslim consumers.

Product Registration

There are different product classes available in the GCC countries. Regulatory services always start with product classification and accordingly the product will be registered.

Gulf Business Consulting will provide you with the ultimate support to register your products with a reliable local importer and distributor and for wide range of products such as Medicine, Cosmetics, Food and Beverages among others.

Seminars & Conferences

Gulf Business Consulting has over ten years of proven experience organizing seminars, workshops and conferences in different countries and for different organizations both public and private on doing business in the Middle East and the opportunities this region has to offer for foreign companies. Breaking barriers, taboos and misconceptions about such an interesting and exciting market like this one.

Legal Advice

With the Middle East being our focus, our unequalled understanding of the business environment ensures that our clients receive sound, strategic legal advice through some of the most prestigious lawyers with proven experience in the region.

Likewise we organize all the legal documents and contracts with suppliers, partners, distributors, joint ventures, association, methods of payment and banking among other.

Get in touch with us

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+971 4 319 7727

Emirates Towers Level 41, Dubai, United Arab Emirates