Home lists 100 Most Powerful Arabs 2023 Dr Raja Easa Al Gurg Chairperson and managing director, Easa Saleh Al Gurg Group Origin: UAE Residence: UAE Sector: Diversified Dr Al Gurg succeeded her late father last year to become the chairperson of one of UAE’s most eminent family businesses: Easa Saleh Al Gurg Group. With 27 companies in its portfolio, the group has interests in retail, building and construction, and real estate. Meanwhile, National Bank of Fujairah, of which Dr Al Gurg is deputy chairperson, recorded a 195.3 per cent rise in net profit for 2022. She is the founder of Dubai Business Women Council, and a board member of Dubai Chamber of Commerce and Industry and Dubai Academic Health Corporation. She was named pro-chancellor of Heriot-Watt University Dubai last year.