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I believe that the MENA Strategy and Transactions team can be a meaningful force for positive change in the region, driving economic and social prosperity, in line with the EY purpose of building a better working world.

Matthew Benson

EY MENA Strategy and Transactions Leader

Focus areas: helping clients with their capital agenda, transaction diligence, data analytics, private equity. Passionate about triathlons.

Matthew is the EY MENA Strategy and Transactions leader based out of Dubai, UAE.

He has over 20 years of transactions experience, including acquisition and vendor transaction support services to international strategic and financial investors, and independent business review work.

Prior to moving to the EY member firm office in Dubai in August 2013, Matthew worked for 14 years in the EY member firm office in Frankfurt. He also worked in audit and transactions at the EY member firm office in London from 1994 to 1999.

He earned MBAs from Duke University's Fuqua School of Business and Frankfurt University’s Goethe Business School.

How Matthew is building a better working world

“A better working world requires efficient, free capital markets, enabling capital to create positive economic development, such as growth and productivity. Our teams help to build a better working world by supporting clients to achieve their goals, creating value and enhancing productivity through corporate transactions and other capital events. These capital events contribute towards efficient, free capital markets, as well as supporting positive social change in the region.”

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