The SME Editorial Advisor Editorial Board is an honorary advisory panel of experts, comprising of organisations and individuals who want to help regional businesses. The idea is to evolve the magazine through such sharing of ideas with key regional influencers.
Advet Bhambhani, Jebel Ali Hospital and Lifeline Healthcare
Amanda Line, Regional Director, The Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales Middle East (ICAEW)
Ashish Panjabi, COO, Jacky’s Group of Companies
Dr. Ashraf Ali Mahate, Head of Export Market Intelligence, Dubai Exports
Dr. Habib Al Mulla, Founder and Exective Chairman of Habib Al Mulla & Co; member of the Board of Trustees, Dubai School of Governement
Dr. Zeinab Karake-Shalhoub, Former Director of Research, DIFC
John Lincoln, Vice President – Enterprise Marketing, du
Mishal Hamed Kanoo, Deputy Chairman, The Kanoo Group
Mr. Deepak J. Babani, CEO, Eros Group
Rajesh Chandy, Academic Director, London Business School’s Institute of Innovation and Entrepreneurship; Professor of Marketing; and Tony and Maureen Wheeler Chair in Entrepreneurship
Ronald Howes, Regional Managing Director GCC, Memac Ogilvy
Thamim Ahmed, Vice President, External Relations and Communications, AIESEC United Arab Emirates
Before joining SME Advisor as an Assistant Editor in 2010 I obtained a Bachelors Civil Law Degree (Hons) from the National University of Ireland, Galway, Ireland, in 2005.
I worked as a trainee lawyer in Dublin, Ireland, specialising in defence litigation and criminal law before obtaining a Masters in International Journalism from the University of Cardiff in 2009.
At present I am the Editor of SME Advisor Middle East, which is a publication within the CPI Business Group.
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