THE Team

Daniel Murphy - Director at ecap

Daniel Murphy

co-founder & Director

Daniel has led some of the largest restructuring and change agendas in the GCC. He is recognised by board members as a trusted and honest Advisor, and, over the course of the last decade....
Chris Abreu - ecap | leadership & executive advisory firm

Christopher Abreu

CO-founder & Director

Christopher is a seasoned head-hunter and advisory board member who has dedicated over eighteen years to understanding the roles and characteristics of successful leaders and executives... 
Non-Executive Director - Talal Al Ansari

Talal Al Ansari

Non-Executive Director

Talal is a Co-Founder and Non-Executive Director at ecap. Talal studied in the US and trained as a Pilot before joining the Civil Aviation Authority as an Inspector. 
Renee Tauro - ecap | Dubai

Renee Tauro

Head of Client Engagement

Renee is the Head of Client Engagement for ecap. In this role Renee leverages her 15+ years of expertise within the executive search, leadership assessment and talent management industry. 
Ellice Yarrow - ecap | Dubai

Ellice Yarrow

Head of Business Operations

Ellice joined ecap in May 2019 as the Head of Business Operations and holds responsibility for all operational, technology and administrative oversight for the 4 business verticals. 
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Engagement Associate


We have hired an Engagement Associate to join our team to help support on some of our new projects as we continue to grow our executive search and assessment practices.
What Our Clients Say About us
  • 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.
    Chief Human Capital and Admin Officer
    Digital Transformation Company
  • 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.
    Chief Executive Officer
    Regional Bank
  • 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.
    Group HR Director
    Trading and Investment
  • 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 Executive Officer
    Financial Services Company
  • 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.
    Chief Human Resources 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.
    Chief Executive Officer
    Financial Services Company
  • 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.
    Chief Executive Officer
    Financial Services Company



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