United Arab Emirates
Deserts & Dissertations
Grew up in the Middle East, finished education in the UK, graduated top of the country at A-Level and received a 1st from Brunel University.
Retail & Relationships
Eager to build experience whilst studying, learnt the principles and practices of customer centricity and marketing by building customer relationships directly on the sales floor of retail specialist Halfords.
Austria / France
Travel & Technology
After roles with Avis Budget Group and Stonegate (UK), and Mark Warner (Austria/France), worked at one of Europe’s largest internet services and cloud providers, Host Europe Group (now GoDaddy).
Traditional & Transforming
Eager for more international experience, joined The Economist Group in Switzerland during a period of significant volatility as the industry shifted from traditional print media model to digital.
Commercial & Communications
Introduced a digital commercial strategy with great success into a business unit, then went on to lead brand communications across the region, reaching new audiences by integrating digital into data-driven campaigns and winning creative awards.
Innovation & Impact
Equipped with an appetite for digital innovation in challenging global environments, and wanting to make an impact in life sciences, joined a board-sponsored digital transformation program at Syngenta.
EMEA / APAC
Incubate & Integrate
Became the chief evangelist for mobile, embedding customer experience into the company’s core by accelerating a market leading vision for incubating and integrating modular innovation through an agile development and delivery ecosystem.
Agile & Accelerate
Took the opportunity to join the founding of the digital accelerator at Takeda, the 236 year old Japanese pharmaceutical company, as it transformed towards becoming a global agile leader in specialty care.
Japan / US
After leading key programs for capability development and innovation ecosystem design in the accelerator, moved into the Communications function to lead the digital transformation, reporting to the HQ in Tokyo.