SHADI MOAZAMI, FOUNDER OF M A I A
Shadi has more than 12 years' experience working in Brand Communications & Marketing in the UAE.
Prior to setting up MAIA, she was the Cluster Director of PR & Communications of Jumeirah Group, leading the team that looked after all Dubai hotels (that included Burj Al Arab)
She has also worked at Edelman, DABO & CO and H+K Strategies overseeing clients such as Rolls-Royce Motor Cars, Anantara Hotels & Resorts and Dubai Tourism, as well as a variety of other lifestyle and luxury brands.
She knows how agencies & in-house teams work - bringing experience and proven success from her time at both to her new clients.
ALESSANDRA FERNANDEZ, SENIOR ACCOUNT MANAGER
Born and raised in the UAE, Alessandra has seven years of UAE PR experience and has led on both the corporate and consumer communications for Hilton Regional Office across EMEA for three years.
She has worked at agencies such as Edelman Dabo, Sticky Ginger, and Seven Media, overseeing luxury and lifestyle brands such as BMW Group, Rolls-Royce Middle East, Conrad Maldives Rangali Island, Hilton Abu Dhabi Yas Island, PUMA, and Waldorf Astoria Ras Al Khaimah, as well as a variety of F&B brands.
She completed her higher studies in London, United Kingdom and now holds an MA in Public Relations.
JETAIME ALAMO, ACCOUNT EXECUTIVE
Jetaime is a third culture girl, raised in the UAE for most of her life. She graduated with a double degree in Public Relations and Journalism.
Prior to joining the team, she interned at Vogue Arabia and Park Hyatt Dubai.
As well as completing her degree with a scholarship, she was also one of Murdoch University’s MEPRA student representatives.