GLG Expands Dubai Office


October 04, 2017

Leading Professional Learning Membership Continues to Grow in EMEA

Dubai; October 4, 2017 — GLG (Gerson Lehrman Group, Inc.), the world’s leading membership for professional learning, announced today that it has expanded and relocated its Dubai office to a new space in the Dubai International Financial Centre.

“GLG is transforming how the world’s top professionals learn and share expertise by creating a variety of one-to-one learning opportunities,” said GLG CEO Alexander Saint-Amand. “Our team in Dubai plays a critical role in serving our clients across the Middle East and Africa, and this new office will help support our growth across this dynamic region.”

GLG is the world’s leading professional learning membership, connecting thousands of clients to its 500,000 subject-matter experts around the world and across fields for short- and long-term learning engagements. Headquartered in New York, GLG’s 1,400 employees work from offices in 12 countries. Its EMEA headquarters is in London. The new office in Dubai marks a significant increase in GLG’s presence in the region.

“Dubai is a crucial market for us because of its location at one of the crossroads of the global economy,” said Sherif el Goweiny, Head of GLG in the Middle East and North
Africa. “We are excited to be moving into a new space that strengthens our presence in the Middle East as we fulfill GLG’s vision of becoming essential to the world’s top professionals.”

About GLG / Gerson Lehrman Group

GLG is the world’s leading membership for professional learning. Business leaders, investors, consultants, social entrepreneurs, and other top professionals rely on GLG to learn in short- and long-term engagements from more than 500,000 members and other experts. Clients partner with GLG to address their most complex strategic challenges, make better business decisions, and advance their careers through conversations, mentorships, small group meetings, surveys, and other interactions—all within a rigorous compliance framework. Headquartered in New York City, GLG’s 1,400 employees work from offices in 12 countries. For more information visit