James Watfa is the founder and Managing Director of Executive Solutions, a leading MENA talent solutions consultancy, which services government, semi-government and private sector businesses.
With over 17 years of experience in both local, international recruitment and managed services, James leads the overall strategic direction including operational growth, integration of new business models to support major market transitions and elevating team performance through innovative leadership.
Prior to founding Executive Solutions in 2007, James spent the majority of his career with an international recruitment firm. He held various roles, initially focused on IT recruitment in the UK and moved to Dubai in 2005 to establish the GCC operations. With an outstanding record in recruitment and passion to do more, James truly believes that no challenge or idea is too big or too small and instils the same belief to his team.
James holds a BA (Hons) Degree in Business Administration from Liverpool John Moores University.