The 30 Most Influential Women in the Arab World 2019

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Raja Easa Al Gurg

Raja Easa Al Gurg

Company:

Raja Easa Al Gurg - Easa Saleh Al Gurg Group LLC

Designation:

Managing director

As managing director of one of the biggest conglomerates in the Middle East, Al Gurg oversees a hugely successful business that has 27 companies across retail, building and construction, and industrial joint ventures throughout UAE, Oman and Saudi Arabia. She holds key roles with a number of important bodies and organisations across the emirate, including President of Dubai Business Women Council; Vice Chairperson of the Board of Directors, Dubai Healthcare City Authority; Board member of the Dubai Chamber Of Commerce & Industry (DCCI) and Dubai Women’s Association.

Late last year, she became the first Emirati businesswoman to write an autobiography, entitled Raja Al Gurg, An Autobiography. “I hope my book inspires women to pursue their entrepreneurial dreams,” she said at the launch.