Looking for a new role, whether by choice or not, can be quite a daunting task – truth be told, it’s hard enough to know what to look for and where to look, let alone how to position oneself to get an interview, succeed through the interviews and get the offer you want. In addition, the market is constantly changing – which jobs are hot and which ones are not?

The webinar will cover areas directly relevant to CFA candidates and charterholders alike, and will provide a general overview of the GCC recruitment market with a focus on the UAE, as well as a more specific overview of different jobs:

The Big Four – the big employer Investment banking – bulge bracket, boutiques and the Big Four The buy-side – private equity, family offices, SWFs – bigger than we thought Conventional asset management – the road ahead


Wanchoo Ananya graduated from Warwick Business School with a BSc (Honours) Degree in Accounting and Finance. He has been in Dubai since 2001, and with Michael Page since 2014. His employer is a FTSE-listed global recruitment consultancy with nearly 8,000 staff around over 140 offices worldwide. They have been recruiting in the region since 2001, and have a team of nearly 70 heads split across 15 specialist disciplines/ functions. Wanchoo manages one of these teams, the specialist financial services team. Over the past 6 years, he has built a strong network and sectoral expertise, and has hired roles for family groups, private equity firms, sovereign wealth funds, private investors and more – from analysts through to CIOs.


Naresh Tulsani, CFA has over 8 years of experience in the financial services industry. He is currently part of an investment management firm in the DIFC. At his previous employments, he was extensively involved in end-to-end investment banking activities. Naresh is also a volunteer with CFA Society Emirates under career services. He has been involved in developing financial modelling initiatives and promoting the Career Center resources provided by CFA Society Emirates and the CFA Institute. Naresh is a CFA charterholder and holds a BCom Finance from UOW Dubai.