Launch: The top consulting firms in the Middle East 2023

23 November 2023 2 min. read
More news on, the world’s premier platform for the consulting industry, has launched the 2023 edition of its ‘Top Consulting Firms in the Middle East’ ranking.

One of the fastest growing consulting regions in the world, the Middle East’s consulting industry is rapidly evolving, driven by a massive socio-economic transformation agenda and visionary investments from governments.

According to our assessment, the Middle East is home to over 1,200 consultancy firms of notable impact and size, from the world’s most known brands to boutiques and small niche players. Taking a unique, industry-wide and inclusive approach, we’ve now separated the best from the rest.

Launch: The top consulting firms in the Middle East 2023

This year’s analysis assessed 800+ consulting firms active in the Middle East (last year: around 500), serving clients across every conceivable industry and area of specialisation.

Leading firms in their respective segment have been ranked in the ‘Top Consulting Firms in the Middle East 2023’ guide – these companies have built a reputation as the most trusted, expert and influential providers in the region. They help corporations, governments, non-profits, and other clients with solving their biggest problems and capitalising on their biggest opportunities.

The top consulting firms guide presents the Middle East’s leading consultancies across 40 sectors – from financial services, government and public sector, healthcare, and oil & gas – and 40 practice areas – including strategy, digital, management, and sustainability. Per category, firms are sorted across five levels: Diamond, Platinum, Gold, Silver and Bronze.

The ranking was compiled through the world’s and region’s largest database of firm capabilities and stakeholder views and in the consulting industry, with scores based on the views of executives, consultants, and graduates, as well as on assessments of offerings, reputation, analyst benchmarks, industry recognitions, thought leadership, and more.

All consulting firms with a project footprint in the Middle East qualified for the ranking, and importantly, there was no opt-in or commercial threshold to join.

Consultancy Middle East is part of, which organises similar rankings across all major regions and countries worldwide.