about us

About Us

ecap continues the journey of the most prominent executive search consultants in the Middle East, with over twenty years of Emerging and Frontier market experience, and, thirty years of leadership assessment, talent acquisition and executive recruitment experience. 

The name ecap is derived from ‘Executive Capital’, the most important growth capital a business can secure.

Our founders witnessed the opportunity to establish a business that embraces the cultural values of the respective markets we service whilst adopting modality, data driven analytics, digital innovation, and targeted assessment.

Accredited in Leadership Profiling and Performance Management assessment, ecap recognise the gap in the market for a more innovative, modern and efficient way of assessing an individual or a workforce. 

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What our clients say about us...

Digital Transformation Company

Chief Human Capital and Admin Officer

Chris’ core competence revolves around delivery, getting things done, properly and professionally. This differentiation and delivery have earned Chris and his business an enviable reputation in the market. I recommend Chris and ecap to any potential client, because they are, without doubt, the best of the best in the market.

Regional Bank

Chief Executive Officer

Daniel is an extraordinarily gifted professional. In an industry where knowledge, intelligence, trust and dedicated engagement are required. He understands the delicate nuances that make for an exceptional senior advisor. He “gets it” and has provided critically important and strategic advisory to the highest calibre experts in the region.


Head of Recruitment

The modern process applied to our recruitment strategy increased our ability to process candidates so much quicker, by 80%, and more effectively screen them to identify talent and potential, especially in emotional intelligence, values and predicting behaviours on the job.

Trading and Investment

Group HR Director

I’ve had the pleasure of working with Chris on several executive searches. He and his team have always provided high quality service and candidates with a quick understanding of the business and the role. He is extremely dedicated and very professional.

Financial Services Company

Chief Executive Officer

Daniel is intellectually very capable and combines this with an excellent ability to build teams and develop one on one relationships. He is articulate and adept in using his very strong influencing skills. He is a resilient and motivated individual who continually demonstrates a high level of drive for results.

Chief HR Officer

I wouldn’t hesitate to endorse Chris and his team at ecap when it comes to assessing, or identifying world class talent. When it comes to Emiratisation agenda their track record of appointing senior UAE Nationals places them within the top firms across the sector.

Financial Services Company

Chief Executive Officer

I have known Daniel since 2015, he has the ability to understand the big picture and properly contextualize complex dynamic professional variables in sophisticated global markets. Dan is also diligent, hard-working, smart and has his moral compass aligned to the right bearings. Simply outstanding on all fronts, a leader in his field.

Financial Services Company

Chief Executive Officer

Daniel is very personable, he operates with a high level of EQ, is well connected and understands his business extremely well. Unlike many people in his industry, Daniel operates with a very high level of integrity and ethical behaviour.

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Headquarters: Dubai, UAE

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    For any questions please contact us on +971 (0) 4242 1000