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McKinsey in the Middle East

We partner with leaders to accelerate growth, build businesses and organizations, and nurture young talent.

Since 1957, we have helped the region unlock growth and development, build champions in major industries, and nurture the talent of the next generation. The work of all eight of our locations—Abu Dhabi, Cairo, Doha, Dubai, Karachi, Kuwait, Manama, and Riyadh—is underpinned by our deep local roots, global reach, and unrivaled investment in knowledge.



spoken in the Middle East offices



across our Middle East locations



completed across the region since 2000


Opportunity Youth: Imagining a bright future for the next generation

This report puts forward a vision for a reimagined region, where major challenges are addressed to create an environment where youth have access to opportunities and are equipped to take advantage of them.

Featured video

Meet Gassan Al-Kibsi

As McKinsey enters its 20th year in the Middle East, we sat down with managing partner Gassan Al-Kibsi to learn more about him and to hear his perspectives on the region.

Serving Society

Giving back in 2020

Our purpose is to help create positive, enduring change in the world. We are committed to doing all we can to help youth in this region get opportunities they deserve to pursue their dreams.

Qiyada Emerging Leaders

Qiyada Emerging Leaders participants in Abu Dhabi embark on a one-year development journey that integrates a wide range of learning formats.

Qimam Fellowship Program

McKinsey incubated the Qimam Fellowship program to help the next generation of Saudi students reach their full potential.

Maqdira Fellowship Program

Maqdira is a co-op internship program designed to train and build the skills of Saudi undergraduates and help them gain the key skills needed to prepare them for the workforce.

edad Program

Our aim is to help you build skills to effectively contribute to the positive future of the Middle East
Blog Post

In Abu Dhabi, the next generation is learning that good leadership blends head and heart

– McKinsey and Aberkyn have kicked off the second edition of Qiyada Emerging Leaders, a year-long leadership program that aims to develop purpose-driven talent in the United Arab Emirates capital.
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“We felt like the blast happened in our own homes and backyards.’’

– A colleague’s personal account of the tragedy in Beirut and our local grassroots effort to respond.
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In just five years, Generation has helped tens of thousands around the world find jobs

– The McKinsey-founded, independent nonprofit dedicated to fighting unemployment has graduated over 30,000 people and now operates in 13 countries.

Social Responsibility at McKinsey

Social Responsibility

Our purpose as a firm is to help create positive, enduring change in the world.

Featured insights


The future of payments in the Middle East

– As cash transactions give way to digital, what changes can the region’s banks and payments providers expect to see in the next few years?

McKinsey Bel Arabi Quarterly Compendium

McKinsey Bel Arabi is a quarterly compendium of articles curated and translated in Arabic. Each quarter, we will compile articles under a specific theme that relates to major issues and subjects affecting governments and businesses in the region.
Summer 2021

McKinsey Bel Arabi Issue 5

McKinsey Middle East Client Capabilities Hub

We work across the Middle East and in partnership with our global Client Capabilities Network to provide innovative knowledge capabilities to our clients.


Working in the Middle East

A career at McKinsey is an opportunity to work with remarkable people, help shape the growth of the Middle East and its most important institutions, and learn and grow constantly. We welcome applications from recent graduates and experienced professionals.

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Abu Dhabi

2304 International Tower, Capital Center
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Abu Dhabi
United Arab Emirates

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Nile City Towers, North Tower, Floor 23
P.O.Box 11624
Cairo, Egypt

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Office 1203, 12th Floor
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Maysaloun St., WestBay
Doha, Qatar

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Dubai International Financial Center
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United Arab Emirates

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Ocean Tower, 24th floor
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Block 9 Clifton
Karachi 75600

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C/o Regus Kuwait
Al Hamra Tower, Office No. 31, 35th Floor
East Maqwa, Kuwait City. Kuwait

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Financial Harbour (West), Level 41
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King Faisal Highway
Manama, Bahrain

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Kingdom Tower
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Riyadh 11524
Saudi Arabia

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