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Dubai Knowledge Village (DKV) is the a Free zone dedicated to Human Resource Development, Executive Search, Consultancy, Training, Personal Development and R&D programs. Located in the heart of Dubai, next to Dubai Media City and Dubai Internet City, DKV aims to develop the regions’ talent pool and establish the UAE as a knowledge-based economy.

DKV has attracted since its launch in 2003, Over 450 HR/Consulting/R&D/Training and Personal Development Business Partners. Some of DKV’s Business Partners are:

SHL Dubai

SHL is the leader in talent measurement solutions, driving better business results for clients through superior people intelligence and decisions – from hiring and recruiting, to employee development and succession planning.

With a presence in over 50 countries, SHL delivers more than 25 million assessments annually in over 30 languages – allowing over 10,000 business customers to benefit from both global expertise and local insight.

SHL supports more than 10,000 clients, including over 50 percent of the Global Fortune 500, over 40 percent of the Fortune 500, over 80 percent of the Financial Times Stock Exchange (FTSE) and over 50 percent of the Australian Stock Exchange. SHL also works closely with a number of leading organizations in Dubai, and UAE including local Government entities, Semi Government, and Private organizations.

SHL Middle East, Dubai Knowledge Village, Block 2B Suite G19, P.O. Box 500715, Dubai, UAE

City & Guilds

City & Guilds is the UK's leading vocational awarding body - with a reputation for quality with employers, educational bodies and learners worldwide.

City & Guilds has around 1000 employees worldwide - as diverse as the ideas and skills they provide - skilled in areas from product development and quality assurance to marketing, sales and customer care, and in key support areas such as HR and catering.

Monitor Group

Monitor Group collaborates with the world's leading corporations, governments, and social sector organizations to drive growth in ways that are most important to them. Monitor offers a range of services—advisory, capability-building, and capital services—designed to address the challenges of achieving sustainable growth.

We specialize in five practice areas—Innovation; Leadership and Organization; Marketing, Pricing, and Sales; Strategy and Uncertainty (including Corporate Finance) and Regional Competitiveness. All our services are built around the conviction that simple imitation of best practices in an industry does not render the breakthrough impact our clients—and we—aspire to create. Rather, leading-edge results require leading-edge methods. We invest heavily in developing such methods in all the areas most critical to our clients' growth.

Palladium Group

Palladium Group is the global leader in helping organizations solve their most pressing strategy execution challenges. We provide our clients with an integrated set of services--strategy and technology consulting, education, training, and certification-- that deliver tangible results and enduring internal capabilities. The benefits of our approach are demonstrated through the members of the Palladium Balanced Scorecard Hall of Fame for Executing Strategy® which recognizes organizations that have achieved premium returns through outstanding execution. The Palladium Execution Premium Process™—based on the seminal work of Drs. Robert S. Kaplan and David P. Norton—is a proven framework used by hundreds of organizations worldwide to link strategy and operations to achieve performance results.


Hays is a leading recruitment consultancy offering services across more than 20 professional disciplines. With 5,000 employees in more than 352 offices in 25 countries, Hays ensures physical presence and highest levels of services in all markets where they do business.

Hays UAE specializes in jobs in Dubai, Abu Dhabi, Qatar, Bahrain, Saudi Arabia and the rest of the Middle East. For recruiting companies, Hays offers a large and established database of UAE resident job seekers. For job seekers in the Middle East, Hays offers unparalleled opportunities across the region through their client network built up over the years.


SunGard is a world leading software and technology services company. SunGard has more than 20,000 employees and serves 25,000 customers in 70 countries. SunGard provides technology services and infrastructure, and software and processing solutions. The company is comprised of 4 businesses: Availability Services (ensuring their clients uninterrupted IT access), Financial Systems (continuously improving softwares that are supporting the world’s financial systems), Higher Education & K-12 Education (help universities and colleges build and manage their digital campus), Public Sector (help provide more effective services to citizens and communities).


Gallup Consulting is a global research-based consultancy, specializing in employee and customer management. Gallup consultants help organizations boost organic growth by increasing customer engagement and maximizing employee productivity through measurement tools, coursework, and strategic advisory services. Gallup's 2,000 professionals deliver services at client organizations in more than 40 offices around the world.

Towers Watson

Towers Watson is a leading global professional services company that helps organizations improve performance through effective people, risk and financial management. With 14,000 associates around the world, Towers Watson offers solutions in the areas of employee benefits, talent management, rewards, and risk and capital management.