Michael Morcos

Partner in Charge

Office Location: Dubai

Phone: +971 4 3764600

Michael Morcos is the managing partner of the firm’s Middle East & North Africa Practice based in the Dubai office. He is also a member of the Financial Services, Private Equity, Energy, Natural Resources and Global Technology & Services practices. He is fluent in Arabic, with expertise in the Middle East and North Africa on key issues such as board alignment, leadership development, leadership assessment and executive search.

Michael is a governor of the Gulf Cooperation Council Board of Directors’ Institute.

Before executive search, Michael worked with McKinsey & Company in their Middle East office, where he played a leadership role in the global energy, industrial and basic metals practices and headed their graduate and undergraduate recruitment in the United Kingdom. Previously, Michael was in international operational and management roles in the oil and gas industry with Schlumberger and Atlantic Richfield Corporation (ARCO).


He holds an MSc in aerospace engineering from Stanford University, Palo Alto, California, and a B. Eng in aeronautical engineering from Imperial College, London.