Abhinav Patwa, Head of Zed

SME Story: ZED, the e-hailing ride service, is focused on personalisation

We speak to Abhinav Patwa, the head of the e-hailing ride service, about its unique offerings and future plans

Dr Wijdan of King Faisal Specialist Hospital & Research on Space medicine

Interview: How KFSH&RC is supporting Saudi Arabia’s space ambitions

King Faisal Specialist Hospital & Research Centre’s Dr Wijdan Alahmadi shares the centre’s work in advancing astronaut safety and biomedical discovery

Interview with Khalid Al Kaf - Yahsat Chief Operations Officer Image Supplied

Interview: Yahsat’s Khalid Al Kaf shares the satcom giant’s future-forward strategy

To stay competitive, Yahsat is focused on innovation in satellite technology, service offerings, and operational efficiency, says the satcom firm’s COO

Interview: Ian Riley, CEO of World Cement Association, shares the industry's journey to net zero Image: Supplied

Interview: Ian Riley, CEO of World Cement Association, shares the industry’s journey to net zero

We look at how the global cement industry is implementing sustainable practices and how the MENA region can align with these objectives

Acciona's Julio de la Rosa on regenerative infrastructure

Acciona’s Julio de la Rosa on why regenerative infrastructure promotes sustainability

ACCIONA ME’s director of Water Solutions explains how regenerative infrastructure actively contributes to ecological restoration and social wellbeing

Wyndham Hotels and Resorts' Panos Loupasis speaks to Gulf Business

Interview: Wyndham Hotels & Resorts’ Panos Loupasis on the group’s expansion plans

Within his new remit as market managing director for Türkiye and MEA, Loupasis is focused on enhancing the group’s operations, and driving business development and commercial leadership

Interview with Tarek Sultan of Agility

Interview: Agility’s Tarek Sultan on the company’s expansion strategy and sustainability goals

The vice chairman of Agility shines the spotlight on the company’s growth and sustainability strategies, and how the company is supporting SMEs and fair trade

GCC Forest Essentials

Forest Essentials: Luxury Ayurveda brand expands presence across GCC

Executive director Samrath Bedi shares why customers can’t get enough of the niche Ayurveda skincare brand


Interview: MERED’s Ramil Guliev on trends driving Dubai’s ultra-luxe property market

Beyond financials, there’s an emphasis on health and wellness, private spaces and smart homes with in-home automation, says the international developer’s CEO

Abdalla Al Banna, VP of Regulatory Operations at DWTC

Interview: DWTC’s Abdalla Al Banna shares how the free zone is supporting Dubai’s D33 agenda

The VP of Free Zone Regulatory Operations, DWTC talks about how the authority is focused on supporting SMEs and sustainability, and is attracting global businesses to the emirate

Interview Roger Martella of GE

Interview: GE’s Roger Martella on paving the way to a sustainable future

The chief sustainability officer talks about the UAE’s growing status as a global driver of sustainability initiatives and explains how public-private sector partnerships can drive decarbonisation

Scalo Technologies

Scalo Technologies’ Abdumalik Mirakhmedov on UAE’s entrepreneurial ecosystem

The director and co-founder of the company says there is a deep respect here for successful individuals, which creates a welcoming environment for entrepreneurs

integrated cyber defence

Help AG’s Stephan Berner on the importance of integrated cyber defence

The integrated approach to cyber defence is one of the technology trends that will dominate in coming years, says the CEO of the company

data centres

Here’s how data centres can be made more sustainable and environment friendly

Tassos Peppas, regional director – Middle East, Turkey and Central Asia at Vertiv shares key solutions in achieving sustainable operations for data centres


OSN’s Devrim Melek, Andy Grant share top trends in media and entertainment industry

In an exclusive interview, OSN unveils the impact of the evolving media landscape on modern viewers

customer engagement

Here’s how top trends in customer engagement are impacting businesses

Brands are pivoting to omnichannel operations irrespective of customer or business-facing models, says Hetarth Patel, VP – MEA and managing director – UAE at WebEngage

Stefano Martinelli, GCC Retail Director, Amazon talks about Prime Day and its highlights image Amazon

Amazon GCC’s Stefano Martinelli on Prime Day and its highlights

Amazon GCC’s retail director tells us about the ecommerce giant’s strategy for Prime Day this year

School Hack

SME story: Interview with Youseff Youseff, COO and Muhammed Khalid, CEO of School Hack

The platform utilises AI to relieve students of extra mental labour, personalise learning materials based on individual learning styles, and provide valuable insights to educators

Chris Roberts group CEO Eltizam Group Image Supplied

Eltizam Group’s Chris Roberts shares AI’s impact on property management, other trends

The group’s chief executive officer tells Gulf Business why digital transformation and upskilling are key to the future of a company, and how tech is transforming the real estate and property management sectors

hytera CM Kenneth Liang interview on tech trends

Interview: Hytera’s Kenneth Liang on tech trends driving critical comms and security

The country manager for the advanced comms solutions provider shares how artificial intelligence and other tech tools are being employed extensively in the law enforcement sector


Middle Eastern governments have prioritised and fast-tracked the innovation agenda: Oracle

In a exclusive interview, Richard Smith, Oracle’s executive vice president for Technology in EMEA, sheds light on the region’s rapid advancement of innovation initiatives


Flowers.ae’s Dina Almalik tells us why the floral business is blooming

The company’s marketing manager tells us how its e-commerce strategy and resilience have contributed to its success


Veritas recommends two essential steps to safeguard enterprises against cyberthreats

Companies relying more on native security tools are hit harder by ransomware than organisations that rely less on native security tools, and more on purpose built solutions


Interview: Prashant Saran, director of operations at Amazon MENA

How Amazon is aiming to better serve customers through faster and more efficient delivery

energy efficiency

How important is it for businesses to prioritise energy efficiency?

It is vital to help stakeholders across the industry understand that we need to invest to reach net zero, says Ahmed Radwan, lead business manager – MEA – Motion Business at ABB


Interview: Abhinav Gupta, CEO – Gulf region at Cars24

Reports suggest that the UAE ranks eighth globally for readiness in the electric vehicles market and is expected to grow 30 per cent annually until 2028

Sustainability: Not just a responsibility, but also an opportunity

To address climate change and its implications for societies a concerted effort is urgently needed – both from the public and private sectors


How networking solutions enable companies to become more sustainable

Networking solutions play a major role in reducing greenhouse gas emissions as energy consumption rises in response to increasing digitalisation

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Interview: Benedetta Ghione, executive director, Art Dubai   

Ghione talks about the region’s art scene going from strength to strength and Art Dubai 2023, which concluded on March 5

DIFC's Christian Kunz on family-owned businesses

DIFC’s Christian Kunz highlights the potential of family-owned businesses

Family-owned businesses contribute an impressive 60 per cent of the GDP and employ 80 per cent of the workforce, says the chief officer of Strategy and DIFC Ventures