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Mira Raley
Senior Leadership Consultant
Kaplan Professional Middle East

Mira is a bilingual trainer and consultant with over 12 years of experience in the Middle East, Europe and Asia.

She has delivered customer service and management training for JW Marriott, Ritz Carlton, Renaissance and Marriott Courtyard Hotels. She was the leadership assessor, designing assessment frameworks, recommending training needs and delivering leadership development programs for HSBC, Barclays and the Royal Bank of Scotland. She also managed the Middle East office helping grow the business in Jordan, Bahrain, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Oman and the UAE.

She has designed and delivered the Bahrain Crown Prince International Scholarship Programme, and the KAFD Jordanian Youth Leadership Programme. Managed a three year Graduate Development Programme for ALDAR, and delivered leadership training for Middle to Senior Managers in Jordan’s Civil Service, Saudi Arabia’s Ministry of labour and General Investment Authority (SAGIA). Other key clients include the Civil Service in Abu Dhabi, the Ministries of Health, Transportation, and Education, as well as Barclays, and HSBC in the UK, Lithuania and Hong Kong SAR, China.

Her areas of expertise include Leadership Programmes, Financial Services, Assessment Centres and Training Mira is a Senior Leadership and Assessment Consultant at Kaplan Genesis.

Rahul Sonthalia
Rahul Sonthalia, CFA
Associate Director & Product Head - Financial Markets & Modeling
Kaplan Professional Middle East

Rahul has more than 11 years of experience in the area of macro-economic research, equity research, investment banking and training.

He has been teaching financial modeling and investment banking courses in UK, Singapore, and the MENA region.

He specializes in financial analysis, equity valuation, Financial Modeling and exam prep trainings. His experience as a practitioner allows him to deliver practical and industry relevant courses. He also trains for a number of professional qualifications, including CFA, CMA, and CISI (IISI & ICWIM) programs.

Rahul is an Economics graduate, a CFA Charterholder and a CMA. He also holds the CISI certificates for International Introduction to Securities & Investment and International Certificate in Wealth & Investment Management.

Rahul is the Associate Director & Product Head- Financial Markets & Modeling of Kaplan Genesis.

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