Interviews

Last Updated: Fri, Apr 29 2016 | 9:15 PM |
Can Abu Dhabi's new financial free zone compete?
Politics & Economics»

Can Abu Dhabi's new financial free zone compete?

Cities across the Gulf are creating financial centres to propel themselves onto the international stage, raising the question of which will survive. But a senior official at the newest, Abu Dhabi Global Market, insists it will prove to be stiff competition

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Risky business: Lloyd’s of London's John Nelson
Banking & Finance»

Risky business: Lloyd’s of London's John Nelson

For more than three centuries, Lloyd’s of London has been at the forefront of minimising risk...

Is 2016 the year the art bubble bursts?
Leisure»

Is 2016 the year the art bubble bursts?

After a record few years for international and regional art, we ask the Michael Jeha, managing...

Franck Muller – the master of deceptively complicated watches
Leisure»

Franck Muller – the master of deceptively complicated watches

The son of a cobbler, CEO asked the eponymous Franck Muller why he didn't follow in his father...

Lighting up the night: Mazen El Zein
Style»

Lighting up the night: Mazen El Zein

Mazen El Zein was a bored Lebanese financier serving his compulsory year in the army when he...

Operatic principal: Jasper Hope
Arts»

Operatic principal: Jasper Hope

After a decade at London’s Royal Albert Hall, Jasper Hope is now implementing his grand plans...

From bricks to clicks: Rashid and Salama Alabbar
Retail»

From bricks to clicks: Rashid and Salama Alabbar

Rashid and Salama Alabbar, the next generation of one of Dubai’s most famous families, are...

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Ahmed Alhatti on trusting your instincts
Business»

Ahmed Alhatti on trusting your instincts

Ahmed Alhatti built his property company from scratch, and is now responsible for some of the...

Yas Island: A global destination for tourists
Construction»

Yas Island: A global destination for tourists

Q&A with Mohammed Al Zaabi, CEO of Miral Asset Management

Time to deliver for Azizi Developments
Property»

Time to deliver for Azizi Developments

Nine years after buying its first plots of land in Dubai, Azizi Developments is finally delivering...

The Queen of arts: Christie's chief Patricia Barbizet
Arts»

The Queen of arts: Christie's chief Patricia Barbizet

One of the most powerful businesswomen in Europe, Patricia Barbizet has been entrusted with...

Why Omega loves Golf (with new President Raynald Aeschlimann)
Leisure»

Why Omega loves Golf (with new President Raynald Aeschlimann)

CEO Middle East sat down with Omega's new President, Raynald Aeschlimann, at the Dubai Desert...

We asked Vertu why its phones cost so much
Leisure»

We asked Vertu why its phones cost so much

While swiping away at the all-new Signature Touch, CEO Middle East sat down with Hutch Hutchinson...

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The secret of Deliveroo’s rapid growth
StartUp»

The secret of Deliveroo’s rapid growth

How has William Shu, founder of Deliveroo, a rare European tech start-up unicorn, conquered...

Fuelling the start-up engine
StartUp»

Fuelling the start-up engine

The chairman of the UAE’s Khalifa Fund for Enterprise Development is working to encourage more...

New beginnings: Gerald Lawless
Travel & Hospitality»

New beginnings: Gerald Lawless

In January, Gerald Lawless stepped down after 18 years as CEO of Dubai’s iconic hotel group...

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