New offices Friisberg UAE

10 January 2023

We are delighted to announce that Friisberg & Partners International now has offices in the United Arab Emirates

Patrick Duffy will be our new Managing Partner for the UAE.

In the United Arab Emirates since 2021, Patrick will be based in our offices in Dubai and Abu Dhabi. The practices will offer Management Consulting services and Executive Search and a key feature of Patrick’s value is in advisory and consulting for organisation design, strategic alignment and leadership group development. He has over 25 years' leadership and management experience across numerous sectors including leisure, retail, NGO, public sector, culture, tourism, aviation and asset management. He has operated to senior executive and board positions with a strong focus on organisational capability, development and adaptive strategy.

Patrick’s leadership career in private enterprise and public institutions includes extensive experience connecting strategy with organisation design and leadership group development. Latterly, he has also trained and studied as a Management Researcher (doctoral thesis), specializing in organisation design and psychology. He is a graduate of the London School of Economics (Politics), Cardiff University, Wales (MBA), Leicester University (MA) and Bangor University Wales (MSc).

Zoltan Petho, Chair of Friisberg & Partners International, extended his welcome, “We were all delighted to meet Patrick at our recent conference in Copenhagen and it is fantastic that he is running our Friisberg offices in Dubai and Abu Dhabi. His immense and impressive experience will be a huge asset to Friisberg globally.”.

Patrick is thrilled to be joining Friisberg & Partners International in these exciting times and is looking forward to working closely with the firm’s clients across the globe.


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