Craig has over 15 years search experience and has successfully hired a number of senior management positions (CEO’s, CFO’s, Finance Directors, General Managers, COO’s) to locations throughout the Middle Eastern GCC states including Kuwait, Qatar, Bahrain, UAE, Saudi Arabia and Oman. Craig has a BA Honours in Politics and Society with modules taken within the University of Exeter’s Institute of Arab & Islamic Studies. The Institute specialises in the study of the languages, cultures, history, politics, societies, and economies of the Middle East, with a strong focus on the study of Islam and the Arab World. Prior to launching Osprey Clarke International & Emerging Markets Craig worked for a NASDAQ listed search and selection business managing their emerging markets division. Craig travels regularly throughout the GCC to meet clients and to conduct HR consultancy assignments and physically lived in Doha for 3 months as part of a recruitment project.
Representative assignments:
Group CEO - Automotive - Bahrain
Financial Director - Chemical Manufacturing - Qatar
Group CFO - Mining - UAE (Dubai)
Potline Manager - Aluminium Production - Qatar
COO - Automotive – Bahrain
COO – Islamic Investment Bank - Qatar
CEO – Insurance – Kuwait
Country Manager – Mining Equipment - Sierra Leone
CFO – Pharmaceutical – Russia