Ihab A. Khalil has just assumed the role of Partner & Managing Director of BCG Middle East’s Financial Services/Principal Investors & Private Equity (PIPE) practice – one of the firm’s key priority areas in the region. Based in Dubai, Khalil’s new position will see him offer a constellation of specialized consulting services to a slew of regional investment institutions, sovereign wealth funds (SWFs), banks and family offices.

Ihab Khalil - Partner & Managing Director BCG Middle East

Khalil’s expertise currently lies in corporate and investment strategy formulation, asset allocation strategies, portfolio review and restructuring, due diligence and M&A support, large-scale transformations and corporate governance.


“Ihab’s appointment is part of BCG Middle East’s wider strategy to establish a dedicated, robust Financial Services/PIPE practice, one especially designed to help major regional financial players thrive in today’s complex and sensitive economic climate – and amidst volatile markets,” explained Joerg Hildebrandt, BCG Middle East Managing Partner. “Given Ihab’s wealth of experience – which spans over 15 years – we have no doubt that, with him at the helm, our financial sector clients will be fully equipped to effectively face industry-specific obstacles and capture new growth opportunities.”


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In addition, Khalil commented: “Over the years, I have amassed a vast understanding of the various market trends and patterns that punctuate the region’s financial systems. In my capacity as Partner & Managing Director at BCG Middle East, I look forward to developing innovative solutions for my clients, bringing to the fore their most important issues, and ensuring their continued growth and success.”


Khalil holds a Bachelor’s degree in Engineering from the American University of Beirut and an MBA from INSEAD.