Raed Kanaan Egon Zehnder, Dubai
Raed Kanaan is a consultant based in Egon Zehnder’s Dubai office. He has worked in the Middle East region since 1996, and has deep experience in the financial services sector, dealing extensively with banks, asset managers, private equity firms, government-related entities, and family-owned companies. Raed currently co-leads Egon Zehnder’s Financial Services Practice for the MENA region, where he provides a full range of services including executive and board search, talent management strategy consulting, management appraisals, leadership development, and team effectiveness consulting.
Prior to joining Egon Zehnder, Raed held a number of senior level positions including Managing Director at J.P. Morgan; Head of Energy, MENA at ABN AMRO Bank; and various roles at Citibank, where he started his career in 1993. His responsibilities included senior client coverage, executing large corporate finance mandates (M&A, debt and equity capital markets, structured finance), and credit/risk management. Immediately before joining Egon Zehnder, Raed led his own consultancy firm in Dubai, advising clients on strategy and corporate finance solutions.
Raed earned a BSc and MSc (Econ) from the London School of Economics. He is a CFA charterholder.