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Mahmoud AlAbdalla

Mahmoud AlAbdalla


Mahmoud AlAbdalla is a Consultant at Stanton Chase Dubai. He has over five years of experience working on both contingent and executive search assignments across various industries, with his most recent focus being on financial services, covering areas such as direct private equity, fund manager selection, public markets, investment banking, and accounting and finance mandates. He has worked with a variety of clients, including some of the large sovereign wealth funds, family offices, conglomerates, and financial institutions in the GCC region. 

Prior to joining Stanton Chase, Mahmoud served as an Associate Manager – Financial Services and Emiratization at a top recruitment and search firm in Dubai, headhunting investment professionals globally and introducing them to his clients in the GCC. Before that, he worked as a Recruitment Partner at another leading recruitment and HR consultancy firm in Abu Dhabi, covering sector-agnostic mandates. 

Mahmoud holds a Bachelor’s degree in Accounting and Finance from the University of Technology Sydney (UTS), a top-tier business school in Australia, and is fluent in both Arabic and English.  

As a Jordanian national, born and raised in the UAE, Mahmoud has a deep understanding of Emirati culture and the nuances of living in the Emirates. This knowledge allows him to advise and consult candidates looking for an international move to the UAE. He holds a successful track record of placing professionals from management to senior director level across various industries and is passionate about working with creative people to provide innovative recruitment solutions for his clients. 

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