The top consulting firms to work for in the Middle East

What are the top consulting firms to work for in the Middle East? Meet the top employers based on the views of partners, consultants and staff.

It goes without saying that people are the most important asset of consulting firms. Attracting the brightest talent and keeping them onboard is therefore instrumental for the success of any consultancy.

As a result, consulting firms of all shapes and sizes strive to set themselves apart as a top employer, and stand out in areas such as company culture, professional development, compensation & benefits, career development opportunities, diversity & inclusion, and more (see the methodology for full details).

Out now – the 2022 edition: Top consulting firms in the Middle East 2022.

An overview of the top consulting employers in the Middle East:

Realtime ranking
Over 200+ consulting firms were assessed for the ranking, of which 50 qualify as a top player:

Diamond level

PwC
At PwC, our purpose is to build trust in society and solve important problems. We’re a network of firms in 156 countries with over 295,000 people who are committed to delivering quality in assurance,...
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...
KPMG
KPMG International Cooperative’s global network of professional member firms includes approximately 236,000 professionals in over 144 countries. KPMG was the first major firm of its kind to organize ...
Deloitte
Deloitte Middle East provides audit and assurance, consulting, financial advisory, risk advisory and tax, services through 26 offices in 14 countries with more than 5,000 partners, directors and staf...
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...

Platinum level

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...
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...
EY
The company profile of EY in the Middle East is not activated on ConsultancyME....
Oliver Wyman
Oliver Wyman is a global leader in management consulting. With offices in more than 70 cities across 30 countries, Oliver Wyman combines deep industry knowledge with specialized expertise in strategy...
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...
FTI Consulting
The company profile of FTI Consulting in the Middle East is not activated on ConsultancyME....
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,...
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...
Kearney
Kearney is a leading global management consulting firm with deep-rooted expertise in strategic transformation. We work with more than three-quarters of the Fortune Global 500, as well as with governm...

Gold level

Arthur D. Little
At Arthur D. Little (ADL) we dare to be different. As the world’s first management consulting company, blazing trails is in our DNA. Since our establishment in 1886 by MIT chemist, Arthur Dehon Littl...
Sia Partners
A pioneer of Consulting 4.0, Sia Partners comprises 2,400+ consultants with diverse expertise and operates from 38 offices worldwide; spanning across Asia, North Africa, and North America, in additio...
Metyis
We are a dynamic and forward-thinking consultancy firm that operates across a wide range of industries. With our multidisciplinary teams, we create bold strategies and innovative solutions tailored t...
Partners in Performance
The company profile of Partners in Performance in the Middle East is not activated on ConsultancyME....
Capgemini
The company profile of Capgemini in the Middle East is not activated on ConsultancyME....
Alvarez & Marsal
Companies, investors and government entities around the world turn to Alvarez & Marsal (A&M) for leadership, action and results. Privately held since its founding in 1983, A&M is a leading global pro...
Devoteam
Devoteam is a leading consulting firm focused on digital strategy, tech platforms, and cybersecurity. By combining creativity, tech, and data insights. We empower our customers to transform their bus...
Cedar Management Consulting
Cedar is a global strategy consulting, research, and analytics firm with a 35-year track record and clients across multiple industry sectors. Since 1985, our teams have assisted clients in areas of s...
Willis Towers Watson
The company profile of Willis Towers Watson in the Middle East is not activated on ConsultancyME....
HKA
HKA helps clients manage risk, disputes and uncertainty on complex contracts and challenging projects. We are the leading global consultancy in risk mitigation and dispute resolution, using our multi...
Wipro
The company profile of Wipro in the Middle East is not activated on ConsultancyME....
Cognizant
The company profile of Cognizant in the Middle East is not activated on ConsultancyME....
Aon
The company profile of Aon in the Middle East is not activated on ConsultancyME....
Strategic Gears
Strategic Gears is currently one of the largest local management consultancies in Saudi Arabia, providing multidisciplinary services for both the private and public sectors. The company offers consul...
Portas Consulting
The company profile of Portas Consulting in the Middle East is not activated on ConsultancyME....
AlixPartners
The company profile of AlixPartners in the Middle East is not activated on ConsultancyME....
RSM
The company profile of RSM in the Middle East is not activated on ConsultancyME....

Silver level

Four Principles
Distilled from the ground-breaking business philosophy that set Toyota on the path to global success, Lean Management is far more than a management consultancy toolkit. Instead, it is a profound chan...
RAI
The company profile of RAI in the Middle East is not activated on ConsultancyME....
IBM Consulting
New world, new way Today’s relentless pace of change is a permanent reality – driving the world to reconsider the way work gets done. To stay ahead means embracing new perspectives, open ecosystems a...
Nextcontinent
Our “citizens” are independent key players in their respective markets, sharing a unique entrepreneurial vision. Trust is the key word they share with their clients through this worldwide citizenship...
Ankura
The company profile of Ankura in the Middle East is not activated on ConsultancyME....
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...
BDO
The company profile of BDO in the Middle East is not activated on ConsultancyME....
Cordence Worldwide
Cordence Worldwide is a major global management consulting partnership made up of independent Member Firms, each of which is a leader in the regions it serves. By maintaining their independence, each...
Dogma Alares
Management Consulting is dying! Long live next-generation consultants. Fortunes are gained and lost faster than ever. Consumers are adapting new products, services and technologies fast. The best sol...
Grant Thornton
The company profile of Grant Thornton in the Middle East is not activated on ConsultancyME....
Mazars
The company profile of Mazars in the Middle East is not activated on ConsultancyME....
Tata Consultancy Services
The company profile of Tata Consultancy Services in the Middle East is not activated on ConsultancyME....
Horváth & Partners
Horváth & Partners are independent, international management consultants with over 900 highly qualified employees. Founded in 1981 and headquartered in Stuttgart, Germany, we have offices at location...

Bronze level

Baker Tilly
The company profile of Baker Tilly in the Middle East is not activated on ConsultancyME....
Crowe
The company profile of Crowe in the Middle East is not activated on ConsultancyME....
Nexia
The company profile of Nexia in the Middle East is not activated on ConsultancyME....
PKF
The company profile of PKF in the Middle East is not activated on ConsultancyME....
RWE Consulting
The company profile of RWE Consulting in the Middle East is not activated on ConsultancyME....
HLB
The company profile of HLB in the Middle East is not activated on ConsultancyME....
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About the Top consulting firms ranking

Our ranking sets out to answer one basic question: what are the top consulting firms in the Middle East?

The consulting industry of the Middle East is home to hundreds of consulting firms – large, mid-sized, boutique and niche consultancies – serving clients across all industries and segments, and specialised in every conceivable area of expertise. Our guide of top consulting firms showcases the industry’s leading players based on the region’s most extensive database of industry insights.

The ranking consists of top consulting firm lists across 30+ areas of expertise (strategy, management, finance, supply chain, sustainability, etc) and 30+ sectors (financial services, public sector, energy, consumer goods, industry, etc), as well as a number of topic-oriented rankings.