Our Abu Dhabi, UAE Team

Andrew Bailey
General Manager – Abu Dhabi
Andrew joined InterSearch Middle East to establish the Abu Dhabi business, and build out a first class search practice across the UAE’s capital. Having spent the majority of his career Read More
Andrew BaileyGeneral Manager – Abu Dhabi

Andrew joined InterSearch Middle East to establish the Abu Dhabi business, and build out a first class search practice across the UAE’s capital. Having spent the majority of his career building relationships across EMEA, Turkey and Asia Pacific, Andrew is well positioned to ensure the InterSearch Middle East business remains top of class, and services clients across a multitude of sectors and industries.

Having worked for large publicly listed search firms, as well as a smaller business with international aspirations, Andrew understands the nuances of best practice in fast-changing environments, and combines this to achieve the best solutions for his clients and candidates.

InterSearch Abu Dhabi focuses on searches within the following sectors: Energy, Oil & Gas, Financial Services, FMCG, Retail, Manufacturing, Logistics, IT, Telecommunications, as well as aligning with Government Institutions accordingly. With a truly global network, Andrew exceeds expectation, and delivers a detailed and high quality service, always.

Email: a.bailey@intersearchme.com

Kumar Chulliparambil
Senior Research Associate, Abu Dhabi
Kumar started his career with InterSearch Middle East as a Research Associate in 2007 and was promoted to Senior Associate in 2008. He played a key role in developing the Read More
Kumar ChulliparambilSenior Research Associate, Abu Dhabi
Kumar started his career with InterSearch Middle East as a Research Associate in 2007 and was promoted to Senior Associate in 2008. He played a key role in developing the Abu Dhabi team and executing key mandates across various sectors in the region. Kumar then relocated to Dubai and joined Korn Ferry as an Associate for the firm’s Industrial sector. He was responsible for executing several high profile C Level assignments for regional and international clients across the Middle East and North Africa region, focusing mainly on Oil & Gas, Utilities, Automotive, Defense, Infrastructure & Manufacturing industry. Kumar rejoined InterSearch Middle East to establish the Abu Dhabi business, and build out a first class search practice across the UAE’s capital. Kumar holds an MBA specializing in Human Resources Management from Central Queensland University in Australia.
Asel Shilikbayeva
Principal Consultant, Abu Dhabi
Asel has over 15 years of collective in-house and agency recruitment experience. Her career commenced with a tenure in Technical Support, Public Relations and Human Resources at Maersk Oil in Read More
Asel ShilikbayevaPrincipal Consultant, Abu Dhabi
Asel has over 15 years of collective in-house and agency recruitment experience. Her career commenced with a tenure in Technical Support, Public Relations and Human Resources at Maersk Oil in Kazakstan. Prior to joining InterSearch she worked with leading recruitment agencies on both retained and contingency searches for world’s top Oil and Gas projects in Middle Eastern, North American, European and Asia Pacific markets. Asel’s current focus lies in building and developing sustainable business relationships with clients and candidates based in the UAE and wider region. She holds a Master’s Degree in Strategic Marketing from Cranfield School of Management along with Bachelor (Hons) from Kazakh National University specialising in International Economic Relations.