Promoting Accomplished Craftsmanship

Mr Gianni Roveda - The Contract Director of Colombini Group.  Shereen Shabnam The Colombini Group is a leader in the Italian furniture sector. In this issue we meet with Gianni Roveda - The Contract Director of Colombini Group for a coffee and interview in Dubai. Gianni has been with the Colombini Group since 2020. He was born in... Continue Reading →

Leveraging the power of collaboration

Maria Camilleri Calleja - Ambassador of Malta to the UAE Maria Camilleri Calleja - Ambassador of Malta to the UAE has been active in the field of Diplomacy for over two decades after joining the Malta Diplomatic Service and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in 2000. We interview her about her current posting and her... Continue Reading →

Accelerating Business Automation

How IFS develops and delivers cloud enterprise software is helping organisations globally Shereen Shabnam Recently we ventured to IFS Unleashed in Miami where we learnt from experts how IFS products help companies around the world who manufacture and distribute goods, build and maintain assets, and manage service-focused operations. The IFS industry specific products are innately... Continue Reading →

Femininity, Artistry and Creativity

Coralie Charriol Paul - Creative Director, Acting CEO and Executive Chairwoman at Charriol Shereen Shabnam Coralie Charriol Paul sits at the helm of prestigious luxury timepieces, fine jewelry, and accessories Maison, Charriol, founded in 1983 by her father, the French entrepreneur Phillipe Charriol. As Creative Director, Executive Chairwoman and Acting CEO of the company, Coralie... Continue Reading →

Changing the rules of the game

Big Rossi - Partner at Salties Dubai's well known friendly celebrity, Big Rossi, was born into music and known as a popular radio DJ but there is more to this gentle giant who is currently expanding his horizons as a partner at Salties, a fun filled  “festive place” where he looks forward to sharing memorable... Continue Reading →

A Fitness and transformational journey

Celebrity Trainer Yasir Khan   Shereen Shabnam   Recently we got on the phone with entrepreneur, celebrity trainer, and transformational mentor, Yasir Khan to talk to him about the launch of his new gym, TYB, which is an impressive over 75,000 sq. ft. facility, centrally located in Al Quoz.   The facility is home to... Continue Reading →

Boundless Capabilities

Interview with Claire Zammit Xuereb - Hospitality and Care Director for AX Group By Shereen Shabnam During a recent visit to Malta, we were privileged to meet Claire Zammit Xuereb, an influential entrepreneurial leader with a history of significant accomplishments in the hospitality industry in Malta. Claire is the Hospitality and Care Director for AX... Continue Reading →

Elevating travel with sustainability initiatives

 Ahmet Olmustur-CMO of Turkish Airlines. Turkish Airlines showcased sustainability initiatives and new destinations at Arabian Travel Market 2022 with a focus on sustainable Aviation fuel that reduces emissions and carbon footprint. The carrierhighlighted the use of sustainable aviation fuel that reduces emissions by 87 percent and is produced from sustainable raw materials and devoid of... Continue Reading →

The New Dawn of Global Real Estate

Raising the Bar in Real Estate & Managing a global multi-billion-dirham Empire Dr. BRIAN ETEMAD Esq. By Shereen Shabnam The dynamic CEO of the award winning Tamleek Real Estate Co., Dr. Brian Etemad Esq., is a licensed US Attorney from New York who later founded Tamleek REIT & Global Investments, an elite investment and development... Continue Reading →

Health Prioritised, Meals Customised

‘Health is an investment you make to have the life of your dreams.’ Araj Hassan, CEO Tell us about when and why you set up VMeals? VMeals was set up right after the lockdown ended locally, in the third quarter of 2020. The motivation behind setting up a healthy food company came from my personal... Continue Reading →

Bringing fashion to the forefront

Mr. Pedro Vargas, International Project Manager, Leading Brands of Spain Forum Shereen Shabnam Dubai Expo proved to be the perfect platform to promote the best of what countries had to offer and one of the activations we enjoyed most was attending a fashion show at the Spain pavilion that brought some of the country’s top... Continue Reading →

Agent of Change

Nadiia Ratke, Founder and CEO of the International Organization of Social Justice By Shereen Shabnam Nadiia Ratke is a dynamic 34 year-old business leader who wears many different hats. She is the Founder and CEO of VI Group and CEO of the International Organization of Social Justice (IOSJ). Based between Germany, Dubai, Geneva and Ukraine,... Continue Reading →

“An Unplanned Journey becomes a Destiny” Dubai Based Businessman Turned Singer Zakeer Hussain (Zak Zorro), CEO of Icon Art production

UAE is attracting more Hollywood and Bollywood movies as a hotspot for exotic locations shoots and Icon Art Production (IAP), a leading production house is known as a One stop solution for all Feature Films, TV Commercials, TV Programs, Documentaries, Music Videos and Corporate Films, Event Productions and Multimedia services across the UAE, Middle East... Continue Reading →

Curating a Sensation of Surprising Notes

Mustafa Alasali, Founder and Owner of Mavroki By Shereen Shabnam The art of creating a signature scent requires not just knowledge and insights into the fragrance industry but a passion for the opulent world of fragrance. We speak to Mustafa Alasali who launched his brand Mavroki in 2018, a niche luxury French perfume house that... Continue Reading →

Turbo Charged Motoring Personality

Salman Sultan, Regional PR and Social Media Manager at Jaguar Land Rover MENA By Shereen Shabnam It is always a delight to meet with Salman Sultan, Regional PR and Social Media Manager at Jaguar Land Rover MENA. A motoring enthusiast, Salman graduated from the American University of Sharjah and worked with General Motors as the... Continue Reading →

Bridging Gaps

KAMLESH PRAKASH, FIJI AMBASSADOR - EMBASSY OF FIJI IN UAE In this issue we bring you thoughts from Mr. Kamlesh Prakash, Fiji Ambassador currently based in the UAE since presenting his credentials in 2016. He plays a crucial role in Building and strengthening Fiji’s diplomatic relations with the UAE and other countries of accreditation in... Continue Reading →

Setting Creative Benchmarks

Davide Padoa, Chief Executive Officer – Design International By Shereen Shabnam Davide graduated from the Faculty of Architecture in Milan and finalized his architecture studies in California at the University of Pomona. After an immersive design experience in the USA and Italy, Davide moved to the U.K. and then to Indonesia, where he worked as... Continue Reading →

Strong demand for Dubai real estate continues

BY SHEREEN SHABNAM Dr. Brian Etemad Esq. Despite current global economic challenges, demand for homes and office space in Dubai continues with more residents finding comfort in making the city their permanent home instead of returning to political and economic uncertainty back in their home countries. More decisions are made to acquire a permanent home... Continue Reading →

World’s First BNI Female Chapter in UAE

Interview with President, Katie Steele, President of BNI Evergreen and Senior Financial Planner at Guardian Wealth Management By Shereen Shabnam the BNI has chosen the UAE as the home of its first female chapter to meet the professional needs of the extraordinary number of female business-owners, leaders and professionals in the region. With over 8,000... Continue Reading →

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