Muna Easa Al Gurg is a businesswoman and philanthropist from Dubai. She is director of retail at Easa Saleh Al Gurg Group and sits on several boards of directors of companies and non-profit organizations.
In 2001, she joined Easa Saleh Al Gurg Group, her family’s business and a leading conglomerate in the United Arab Emirates, as director of marketing and communications. She followed the example of her father, HE Sir Easa Saleh Al Gurg. Since 2009, she has been director of retail, responsible for strategy and operational development for the group’s international and local retail brands. Al Gurg obtained her BA in Business Administration from the American University in Dubai and her Executive MBA in Business Administration from London Business School in 2009.
Al Gurg is Chairwoman of Young Arab Leaders, promoting education, entrepreneurship and youth development. She received the Emirates Women’s Award and the Arabian Business StartUp Award for Women in Business.
She started her career with Saatchi & Saatchi in Dubai. Her first seat on a board of directors was in the Dubai Community Theatre and Arts Centre, where she served from 2004 to 2009, helping build the cultural center. Al Gurg serves on the board of several non-profit organizations, such as the Emirates Foundation for Youth Development where she works with Chairman Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan. In 2015 she launched the Muna Al Gurg Scholarship at London Business School, supporting female students studying on the school’s MBA and Executive MBA program.
Al Gurg is a frequent opinion columnist for the UAE’s leading daily newspaper – Gulf News.
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