Dr Najat Benchiba-Savenius is Founder and Director of Gazelle Advisory Group, a GCC-focused firm based in London that bridges the gap between private equity funds and Arab family offices across the Gulf region and beyond. We have a wealth of experience in Arab family offices as well as deep-seated expertise in GCC-related businesses, namely: Saudi Vision 2030, GCC diversification away from the hydro-carbon sector, entrepreneurship and start-ups in the MENA region, launching Arab female talent, and advice on launching conferences across the GCC.
Najat has proven consulting experience across various sectors and industries in Europe, North Africa, Asia and the Middle East. Najat completed her undergraduate studies at the University of Durham, a Master’s degree at the University of Oxford, and another Master’s degree and Doctorate at the School of Oriental and African Studies, London. Najat has published widely and is also public speaker in the UK and the GCC where she covers topics from oil diversification, family offices, women in finance and general social and economic issues.