Greg Hughes is a Partner and MENA IPO Leader as well as MENA Transaction Diligence Leader within Strategy and Transactions at EY.


Greg has approximately 20 years of experience in IPO and M&A transaction preparation and execution in the UK, Hong Kong, Mumbai and the Middle East and North Africa. Greg has spent the last 10 years working to support companies in MENA with their IPO planning and execution on both regional and international exchanges. He has also undertaken a wide variety of internationally focused cross-border transactions for financial and strategic investors, including sell-side and IPO projects for various clients in the UK, US, Hong Kong and India. Greg has worked closely with various exchanges and regulators and various corporate and PE clients planning and delivering IPO and exit readiness workshops and roadshows around the world.


Greg is a FCA and also earned MBAs from Manchester Business School and Hong Kong University of Science and Technology. Greg is also a Certified Investor Relations Officer.