Wayne Merrick


Wayne Merrick

Managing Director

Wayne is a business structuring and corporate services expert who has lived and worked for 13 years across multiple jurisdictions in the Middle East. With 10+ years of industry experience, he has assisted hundreds of international companies and investors with their market entry / corporate restructuring requirements in the UAE (Dubai and Abu Dhabi), Qatar, KSA, Kuwait, Oman and Bahrain. This has included home grown startups, SME’s and multi-national listed companies across multiple industry sectors such as Fintech, Education, Healthcare, Retail, Real Estate, Oil and Gas, Construction, Engineering, E-commerce, Events, Hospitality and F&B.

As a subject matter expert, Wayne demonstrates a client focused and pragmatic approach to ensure that clients are aware of the commercial requirements to undertake business in the Middle East. This, as well as his extensive network, make him the “go to” advisor for market entry, sponsorship, corporate nominee, business structuring and/ or related services throughout the GCC. This experience gives Wayne a well-rounded approach from both a structuring and commercial perspective.

Wayne is a keen sportsman playing golf regularly and is an avid Chelsea supporter. He also holds a Bachelors honours degree from the University of Birmingham (UK).