Endurance Leadership Team

The Company was founded by senior professionals with collective work experience of more than 60 years in big 4 firms and Financial Sector Industry. Please refer to respective partners profile.

Vikas Gupta

Vikas has 16+ years of work experience in UAE with Ernst & Young and Dubai Islamic Bank / Tamweel. Handled banks, Real estate and Global Priority clients at EY and held senior positions at DIB / Tamweel in Finance, Treasury & Operations. Vikas is Chartered Accountant from India (2000); CISA; CFA, Level 2, from CFA Institute, US; Bcom (Hons), Delhi University, India

Expert in:

  • (1) Auditing & Accounting, Due Diligence, Setting up of Systems, Processes
  • (2) Internal Audit and Control
  • (3) Operational Risk Management in Banks and Industry,
  • (4) Process Re-Engineering and Automation

Ehab Hassan

Ehab has 27+ years of experience in the oil and gas and banking industries in the fields of human resources, and organization development. Ehab has developed and managed areas of Organization Development, Reward and Support Services, Learning & Development, Emiratization, HR Business Relationship, Employee Relations & Policies, HR Quality, Public Relations, and leadership coaching and transformation. Ehab is a MBA – Business Administration, Hull University from UK and BA, Business Administration, Pacific University from USA.

Expert in:

  • (1) Restructuring organisations,
  • (2) Performance management,
  • (3) Reward and Compensation and
  • (4) Leadership coaching, learning and development

Ursula Teubert

Ursula is an expert in Innovation, R&D and Production engineering, and a seasoned Project Manager. She led international R&D and Production projects in the automotive industry and coordinated multicultural, multilingual projects involving up to 100 collaborators (from production workers to executives) in Europe, Latin America and Asia. Her deep engineering expertise combined with her musician upbringing and education, made her a creativity champion and a genuine advocate of open-innovation, business & competitive intelligence and brain boosting techniques. Ursula holds an INSEAD Global Executive MBA (2011 – 2012 France/Singapore/Abu Dhabi). She previously graduated in a Master in Mechanical Engineering at the Technical University of Darmstadt (1991 – 1997 Germany) and validated a Thesis at the INP Grenoble – ENSHMG (1995 – 1996 France).

She is fluent in German, French and English.

Expert in:

  • (1) Innovation,
  • (2) LEAN project management,
  • (3) Business transformation and
  • (4) Achieving impossible ideas

Gaurav Agarwal

Gaurav has 20+years of work experience with Ernst & Young and with banks in UAE. Directed the business advisory and transaction support teams at EY, Dubai and held CFO/COO roles with Emirates Investment Bank and with Tamweel PJSC of DIB. Gaurav is a qualified accountant ( ICWAI), CFA from ICFAI, MBA (KUK India) and EMBA from INSEAD, France ( 2012).

Expert in:

  • (1) Corporate Finance & Treasury,
  • (2) Business Advisory Services,
  • (3) Risk management and Governance and,
  • (4) Technology for business