Manar Alhinai is an award-winning writer, journalist,  strategic communication, cultural, and creative advisor.

For over 14 years, Manar has worked as a strategic communication, cultural and creative advisor where she has been trusted by global brands, government organisations, culture and creative institutions and notable personalities to come onboard as an advisor on various projects.

 Manar is a thought leader and has written opinion columns and feature articles on a variety of topics including communication, media, art, culture, and the creative industry. Her words appeared in: National Geographic, CNN, BBC, Sekka, The National, Middle East Institute Washington and more. She sat across and interviewed notable personalities.

Manar enjoys penning literary fiction in English and Arabic.

Manar co-founded Sekka, an independent media brand based in London that she built to reach millions of readers over the years. She also co-founded the Khaleeji Art Museum, the first digital museum dedicated to art of the Arab Gulf states showcasing works by over 100 pioneering and emerging artists.

A sought after tastemaker, and cultural expert, Manar served as a curator for multiple art and cultural events, publications, across the region.

Manar is the recipient of multiple awards in recognition of her work and is often invited to speak and come onboard as a moderator at key events.

From developing our brand identity, brand story and being a strategic advisor to our overall corporate communication and PR function, Manar helped orchestrate Abu Dhabi Investment Company's brand evolution.

Head of Stakeholder Management and Communication at Abu Dhabi Investment Company (Invest AD)

-sheikh hamdan bin suroor al sharqi

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