Raed Sater


Office Location: Dubai

Phone: +971 4 3764600

Raed Sater is a partner in Heidrick & Struggles’ Dubai office, where he is a member of the Middle East & North Africa, Financial Services, Consumer Markets and Education & Social Enterprise practices. A native Arabic speaker, Raed serves both regional and international financial services clients and family conglomerates, primarily in the industrial and retail sectors. He has executive experience in the UK and the Middle East, having served in human resources leadership positions with multinational corporations in the FMCG and airline industries.

Before joining Heidrick & Struggles, Raed worked internationally with two other global executive search firms where he specialized in bringing multinational expertise to regional businesses.

Raed’s early career was with Unilever in the human resources function and was a member of the project team responsible for the establishment of Lipton’s largest tea-packing facility internationally. Raed was appointed head of human resources at Gulf Air, and sourced talent for the airline as part of its turnaround team.


Raed holds a BSc in finance from King Fahd University of Petroleum and Minerals, Saudi Arabia.