Middle East's top consulting firms for thought leadership

Thought leadership is an important part of any consulting firm’s client strategy, as creating insightful research helps firms and their consultants cement their reputation and legitimacy. Meet the consulting firms in the Middle East with the best thought leadership.

Every year, Middle East based consulting firms create thought leadership of all types, ranging from in-depth research reports and white papers to methodologies, insights, blogs, videos, webinars and podcasts. The aim of thought leadership is to inform business leaders and stakeholders by delivering insights of value to them, in the process helping consulting firms with establishing themselves as an authority on a topic and with building a relationship with their readers.

Consultancies create thought leadership across all areas of expertise, including strategy, leadership, management, organisation, finance, digital, human capital and operations, and across all sectors, spanning automotive, aviation, construction, energy, financial services, government and the public sector, healthcare, professional services, retail, technology and telecom.

Consultancy.org assesses 500+ pieces of thought leadership produced by consulting firms globally per year, and our team in the Middle East follows the developments in the regional market. Based on our unique database, we present a list of the consulting firms that excel in thought leadership quality, impact, reach and volume.

The ranking includes all consulting firms in this list for which we have sufficient data. The dataset is refreshed by the hour, meaning that lists are near real-time.

An overview of the top firms for thought leadership in the Middle Eastern consulting industry:

1.
PwC
With offices in 155 countries and more than 284,000 people globally, PwC is among the leading professional services networks in the world. PwC helps organisations and individuals create the value the...
2.
KPMG
KPMG is widely represented in the Middle East region, with offices in Saudi Arabia, Bahrain, Qatar, Egypt, Kuwait, Lebanon and Jordan. The KPMG member firm in the UAE, along with the Oman member firm...
3.
Boston Consulting Group
BCG Dubai, founded in 2007, began as the home base for 29 consultants and business services staff. Over the course of the next ten years, the firm's presence in the Middle East has changed significan...
4.
Strategy&
Strategy& is a leading global consulting firm, helping the world’s top businesses, governments and organizations. It brings these global resources to bear in the Middle East where it is the longest-s...
5.
Deloitte
Deloitte has played a vital role in the growth of the Middle East for more than eighty eight years. Helping businesses achieve excellence is what we do. When can we start helping you? Deloitte & Touc...
6.
McKinsey & Company
Since 1957, we have helped the region unlock growth and development, build champions in major industries, and nurture the talent of the next generation. The work of all seven of our locations—Abu Dha...
7.
Roland Berger
Roland Berger is an independent company, solely owned by our Partners, who are responsible for overall corporate performance and business success. Founded in 1967, Roland Berger remains the only lead...
8.
Accenture
Accenture is a leading global professional services company, providing a broad range of services in strategy and consulting, interactive, technology and operations, with digital capabilities across a...
9.
EY
EY’s Dubai office has more than doubled in size over the past two years. The office now has a solid base of over 565 experienced and qualified professionals and 12 resident partners. Services Offered...
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GE Healthcare Partners
At GE Healthcare Partners, we create value for our clients by leveraging the power of GE Healthcare to solve the most challenging problems in healthcare through the delivery of client problem-back so...
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Sia Partners
A pioneer of Consulting 4.0, Sia Partners comprises 1,700+ consultants with diverse expertise and operates from 31 offices worldwide; spanning across Asia, North Africa, and North America, in additio...
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Bain & Company
Bain & Company has been present in the Middle East since the early 1990s and has emerged as a booming hub for leaders in the consumer products and retail, financial services, private equity, tourism,...
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Mercer
Mercer is a global consulting leader in talent, health, retirement and investments. Mercer works with clients to solve their most complex benefit and human capital issues by designing, implementing a...
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