Richard Guest


Office Location: Dubai

Phone: +971 4 3764600

Richard Guest is a partner in Heidrick & Struggles’ Dubai office and a member of the global Industrial and Technology & Services practices. He works with multinational and regional corporations filling senior-level management and partner positions.

Prior to joining Heidrick & Struggles, Richard was a principal consultant for an executive search firm involved in the start-up of their Dubai office, covering the Middle East, Africa, and South East Asia. Prior to that, he was a principal consultant for a UK-based executive search company with whom he moved to Dubai following an acquisition.

Richard has authored numerous articles for leading publications in the Middle East focusing on talent-related issues in the telecoms, technology and aviation sectors.


Richard received a BA in politics from the University of York.