Hicham Sharara, a Consultant based in Dubai, has worked in the region for almost 10 years. Hicham leads Egon Zehnder’s Services Practice in the Middle East region. He serves clients in real estate, construction and infrastructure, advising both government and private organizations. Hicham is also involved in tourism in its broad sense, which includes travel & hospitality, destination management, and retail. Hicham has been involved in a number of senior level search projects including chief executive officer, chief financial officer, chief investment officer, chief development officer and head of asset management. He is active in Egon Zehnder’s Services, Financial Services, Human Resources, Executive Assessment and Development, and Chief Marketing Officers Practices.
Prior to joining Egon Zehnder, Hicham was Director of Asset & Hospitality Management at Dubai World Trade Centre, based in Dubai, managing their portfolio of commercial, residential, retail, and hospitality assets. Previously, as Senior Financial Auditor with Ernst & Young, based in Paris, he served clients in the real estate, telecommunications, and energy sectors.