Full Service Leadership and Talent Development Consultancy Office Opens in Dubai, UAE

Dr. Linda Sharkey, host of “I Lead – The Leadership Connection,” and Mary Pratt, a leading expert in talent acquisition, announce the opening of Sharkey and Pratt - an office in Dubai, UAE to serve the Middle East, Asia and Africa.


Phoenix, AZ -- (SBWIRE) -- 07/02/2015 -- Dr. Linda Sharkey, radio show host for I Lead – The Leadership Connection, is excited to announce the opening of an office in Dubai, UAE to serve the Middle East, Asia and Africa. The new business is Sharkey and Pratt located in Jumeirah Beach.

Through the opening of the Dubai office, Dr. Sharkey has connected with Suhail Bin Tarraf, CEO of Tanfeeth, the first large scale business partnership in the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC). On Thursday, July 2, 2015, Dr. Sharkey will interview Suhail, who has been the committed leader of Tanfeeth since its inception in 2011. Previously he directed the Human Resource department for Emirates NBD with a cumulative background of over ten years expertise in the HR sector and financial services. As CEO, Suhail has driven Tanfeeth's value-based business strategy, which invests heavily in its people, and operation of 'Lean' culture to ensure they deliver outstanding service excellence to Emirates NBD Groups growing customer base.

Mary Pratt, a leading expert in talent acquisition and coaching will head the new office as Founding Partner. "We are delighted to be able to provide a full service leadership and talent development consultancy in the region," says Dr. Sharkey. "We are planning an in-depth program in the fall to continue to bring world class, data driven approaches for developing talent from the best companies. Our methods are the only ones that have been directly correlated to business outcomes, and we are honored to have a deep presence in the region and to work with some of the best talent the region has to offer."

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