The FENG Abu Dhabi/Dubai, UAE Chapter
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About the Abu Dhabi/Dubai, UAE Chapter
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- Michael Capel
- Michael Capel is a financial, human resources, strategy, and operations executive with nearly 20 years' experience in a variety of consulting, public sector, and private settings. He is currently COO of the Sheikh Saud bin Saqr Al Qasimi Foundation for Policy Research in the United Arab Emirates, where he is responsible for strategic planning, governance, finance, HR, and information technology. He was recently COO of Qatar Luxury Group (QLG), an investment firm in the fashion, real estate, hospitality, and business services sectors. QLG operated a start-up luxury fashion brand, a European premium leather goods manufacturer and retailer, a pearl farm, and several restaurants among other businesses. He was concurrently managing director of QLG's restaurant subsidiary, during which he opened four upscale venues in Qatar. He previously worked as a business transformation consultant at KPMG and its successor firms in the U.S., Saudi Arabia, the UAE, Qatar, Jordan, and other countries in the greater Middle East. Early in his career, he focused on economic and statistical analysis, web and database development, and customer satisfaction research. He received B.S. and M.P.A. degrees from Cornell University, where he studied economics, statistics, management, and law.