Manuel Cigala is a Senior Consultant in the Dubai office. He joined the London office in 2019 and moved to Dubai in 2021. Since joining EDC, he has managed and delivered strategic consultancy assignments for leading industry clients from international and local payment systems, central banks and governments, big tech companies, fintech organisations and national associations. He is also an experienced advisor on M&A due diligence projects for financial institutions and private equity clients across the region. Manuel holds an MSc in International Management and a BSc in Economics from Bocconi University.