Jake Olds

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Jake Olds | GCC and Africa
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Executive Director
T+971 4709 0364 
M+971 561 400 537 


Business & Support Services, Consumer, Life Sciences, Professional Services & Consultancy, Property & Construction, Public Sector & Not-For-Profit, Technology Media & Telecoms, Travel Leisure & Hospitality


Board Level, CIO & IT Leadership, Human Resources, Legal, Marketing & Communications, Operational & General Management, Sales


Jake is the Regional Director for Page Executive across the Middle East and leads the team covering Board and Executive level recruitment across the Region. He also plays a leading role in the expansion into the African market.

Jake moved to Qatar in August 2011 originally to develop the PageExecutive brand and recruitment of C level positions in Qatar and Saudi Arabia, but following this success relocated to the Dubai office to play a more central role in the growth across the  whole of the GCC and Africa. 

Jake joined PageGroup in 1994 and until his move to Qatar was responsible for the growth of PageGroup’s footprint in the Executive market, leading the team covering London and South of England.

Prior to this Jake spent 11 years in the British Army with both the Parachute Regiment and The Green Howards, leaving in 1993 in the rank of Captain.


Placement Track Record 
Chief Operations Officer
Listed Saudi FMCG company
Chief Executive Officer
Officer KSA Retailer
KSA Manufacturer
Non Executive Chairman
KSA Retailer
Chief Executive Officer
UAE Energy Company
Chief Executive Officer
Qatar Construction Company
Chief Executive Officer
KSA Property Developer