About Research Konnection

Research Konnection which is a part of Scan International Group is one of the leading Market Research Company in UAE that assist clients with Market Research, Feasibility Studies and Business Setups in the United Arab Emirates (UAE).

We are rated as the best market research company in Dubai as we have a deep understanding of the local economy, markets, and demography. This enables us to provide deeper insights and offer practical research based solutions to established and emerging International companies and brands.

The company was founded in 2014 by Waqas Hassan Siddiqui – A proven authority in Business Research for the UAE and Gulf region. From the platform of Research Konnection, we are passionate to help entrepreneurs, business owners and companies through Market Research (Surveys & Interviews), Feasibility Study and Business Plan services in Dubai and UAE. 

Business Setup in UAE

Why Choose Us

UAE-based Research Firm

As a leading market research company in Dubai, Research Konnection was established with the focus to provide valued added data and insights pertaining to UAE economy, markets and consumers.

Data Reliability

We understand that key business and strategic decisions are based on research findings, hence we ensure that data provided by us is highly reliable, accurate and valid at all times.

Professional Research Team

Our research team has decades of experience (UAE & Gulf markets) which enables them to prepare customised market research reports, feasibility studies and business plans tailored to the specific needs of clients.

UAE Market Knowledge

Led by Founder & MD – Waqas H. Siddiqui, our research team has strong technical expertise and in-depth knowledge of UAE & Gulf economy, markets and consumers.

Quality-driven Research

We are committed to the provision of quality research services and we aim to provide high quality data and insights to our clients tailored to their specific requirements.

100% Client Satisfaction

We make a conscious effort to understand clients’ needs and strive to deliver value-added data, insights and strategies that can help them in business decision making process.

Our Story

Research Konnection was established in Dubai to provide accurate and in-depth market research services to local and international companies and brands. The company was founded in 2014 by Waqas Hassan Siddiqui – expert in Business Research for the UAE and Arab region.

Our Vision

Become the leading market research company in UAE driven by value added research.

Our Mission

Provide accurate data and insights and data that can ensure sustainable growth businesses in UAE and Gulf region.

Our Philosophy

Connect with entrepreneurs, business owners and companies on the basis of extensive UAE market knowledge.

Our Experience

Market Research Services 97%
Market Feasibility Study 92%
Business Plan Development 88%
Business Consulting 84%

Our Team

Our Values

Research Konnection is full of smart people who are passionate researchers and analysts at heart. We collaborate, synergise and team up to work on different and unique research projects. We have often endured challenges and difficulties while conducting researches but our collective knowledge, skills and abilities have always paved way for interesting and value-added insights and solutions. We work smart, defying the conventional norms and we enjoy what we do, which is RESEARCH.

Leadership Team

Waqas S. (Founder & Managing Director)

Based in UAE since 1992, Waqas is a Research Expert with 12+ years’ experience of UAE and Gulf market. Waqas primarily specialises in conducting Market Research to identify emerging business opportunities in the region, develop Market Entry strategies and provide both strategic and operational inputs to International Companies & Brand.

Jamshed A. (Senior Partner)

Jamshed is a Chartered Accountant with over 20 years of experience in Finance and Investment Management across FMCG, Financial Services, Consulting and Pharma industries. At Research Konnection, Jamshed is responsible for shaping strategy and vision along with overseeing the execution of business plans and inspiring Research Konnection leadership in the process.

Core Team

Sandeep R. (Research Analyst)

Sandeep has over 7 years’ experience in market research and business consulting projects in UAE, GCC, India and Singapore. At Research Konnection, Sandeep is responsible for overseeing and handling commercial research projects which includes but not limited to designing questionnaires, conducting market research and analysis.

Sarah A. (Research Partner)

Sarah is a native American research professional with 20+ years of experience in market research, journalism and public relations in Saudi Arabia. Sarah has previously worked for various prestigious universities, newspapers and research firms including Euromonitor International and Kantar. At Research Konnection, Sarah is responsible for leading and managing research projects based in Saudi Arabia. 

Sharif M. (Financial Analyst)

Sharif specialises in financial analysis and has over two decades of experience in managing finance and accounting operations which includes budgeting, financial forecasting and preparing of financial statements. At Research Konnection, Sharif is responsible for carrying out financial analysis, financial modeling and projections, as well as providing key support in strategic business and financial recommendations.

Sofia K.

Sofia K. is an entrepreneur, founder (skincare brand) and marketing professional with an MBA degree from Strathclyde University (UK). Hailing from Greece, Sofia has over 10 years of experience in sales and has worked for Pharma brands like Novartis. At Research Konnection, Sofia is responsible for business development and sales.

Tahmina A. (Partner)

Tahmina has over 16 years of extensive experience in conducting research and holds a Master’s degree (MSc) in Management from Aston University (UK). At Research Konnection, Tahmina is responsible for support in business development, data collection and analysis.

Tayyeb S. (Field Partner)

Tayyab specialises in fieldwork (surveys & interviews) and has field experience in UAE and GCC region. Tayyab is responsible for providing support in data collection, surveys and interviews with the target audience.