Richard Shediac

Richard Shediac

Abu Dhabi

Richard Shediac is a Partner with Strategy& and the Managing Director of Strategy&’s Middle East business. He is also a member of Strategy&’s Board of Directors and a senior member of the Ideation Center’s Editorial Board.

He has more than 15 years of experience working with governments in the Middle East region across a broad range of policy areas. His focus is primarily on the development of sustainable public-sector strategies, restructuring initiatives, operations improvement, and organization development. He has authored numerous publications on socioeconomic development in the Middle East, covering topics such as employment, the middle class, economic diversification, and sustainable development.

He holds an MBA from the University of Chicago, a Master’s degree in Engineering from the George Washington University, and a Bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering from the American University of Beirut.