As the management consulting giant enters its 20th year in the Middle East, the team at McKinsey blog have sat down with the firm’s regional managing partner Gassan Al-Kibsi. Now one of seven locations across the Middle East & North Africa, global management consulting giant McKinsey & Company established its first regional base in Dubai at the turn of the century (having been active for the prior four decades). “I went to school in Sanaʽa and I had many classmates and friends who were amazingly full of sparkle,” Al-Kibsi reflects in an interview. The Middle East and North Africa, he adds, is full of these inequities. “The youth in this region are as talented as those in Germany or California or anywhere else in the world where you feel there are great, smart youth.
Source: The North Africa Journal January 27, 2020 03:00 UTC