Founding Partner / CEO
Armed with a unique radar for details, the event management experience JC has gained in the past has earned him the reputation of a man graceful under pressure whilst also owning the astute forethought to ensure that projects run smoothly and incident-free.
These qualities that have manifested themselves over 10 years of experience with such renowned agencies and events such as AvantGarde, Flash, TESS, Volvo Ocean Race, Glastonbury Festival, Monster Jam, FIFA Club World Cup.
Partner / Managing Director
Over the past 10 years Ryan has dedicated himself to learning all the ins and outs of the entertainment industry. Right from roots in theatre, Ryan followed his passions and interests that lead towards experience on tours into nightclub and music festival operations in multiple countries.
Over the past year, Ryan has been the lead production and technical manager on several large-scale ceremonies, music festivals and small to medium events.
In- between these roles Ryan can also be seen on the design floor designing and directing some intricate corporate events while factoring in some unusual requests.
Head of Projects
Rachel is an enthusiastic, ambitious and dedicated individual committed to creating and implementing big ideas. Rachel started her career in advertising, helping international clients such as Virgin Holidays, Britvic, VW and Diageo define brand strategies and translating them into actionable marketing campaigns. Rachel’s career in events started in production and creative design at UK music festivals including Glastonbury, Bestival and The Secret Garden Party. Since moving to Dubai in 2015, Rachel has helped to deliver events such as the Dubai Food Festival, Nike We Run Dubai 10km, Toyota Land Cruiser launch and the Emaar National Day parade. Rachel has a huge passion for travel as well as sport, both playing and watching aspects and was part of the Games Maker team who helped deliver the London 2012 Olympics.
Senior Project Manager (Qatar)
Project Manager (Abu Dhabi)
Every need has a solution; someone has to look hard enough to find it. Enters Pascal, who has a knack for connecting the dots. His mind is set to always look for a win-win scenario, and he will steer the ship endlessly until the compass indicates full satisfaction of all involved parties, starting with the suppliers, all the way to the end user, and everyone in between. “Cruise-control” is always the goal.
Pascal deeply believes in accurate information and efficient operation, and made of Excel his favorite tool; adopting Glownet was therefore a no-brainer for him. His background includes a large stint in F&B, which allowed him to combine the best of two worlds, and put the tools of information technology at the service of operations. Over the past years, Pascal has actively developed ties with potential customers who consider him since a major partner and a loyal friend.
You can also contact him if you want to shoot hoops.
Head of Production
After spending some time in various corporate roles, Mike found his niche and has positioned himself into the events industry, having sought a far more diverse and challenging career path to follow.
Having been raised in Canada and Lebanon, Mike is able to have both a regional and international view on the projects he is involved with, bringing best practices and local insights together to the fore. Mike thrives with challenging what can be achieved and is always looking for new and exciting ways to grow execute and create impact within the events industry.
Head Of Film
Dounya’s interest in the arts began at just seven years of age when she first discovered theatre. She went on to graduate from the University of Paul Valery in Montpellier, France with a Bachelor’s degree in History & Documentation.
Today, having spent nine years in Dubai, she prides herself on being at the forefront of film production based on her rich experience. With true devotion and a creative spirit, Dounya shows one of the highest aspirations for Film in true JK58 style.
With over 20 years experience in the creative communications industry, Dylan has worked for international agencies as well as boutique firms across all of mediums, helping him to establish a very °360 approach to all his projects. His experience has taken him from traditional advertising such as print, TV and radio, through to digital, out of home, marketing and PR.
Dylan is extremely client-focused and finds the immediacy of being on the ground with his clients’ markets to be challenging and engaging, with the visceral element of experiencing a live event being exceptionally motivating. He carries this energy into the office where he builds his team, managing them to greatness and ensuring harmony within the agency and its departments.
After leaving in several countries, Arthur decided to settle in Dubai where he has been living since 2014.
After the completion of his Master degree, in Finance from a French Business School, Arthur decided to explore the abyss of accounting for over 10 years. Arthur started as a financial auditor in France growing through industry and across continents before finding himself in the position of Financial Director of one of the most prestigious event company in the UAE: JK58.
Arthur offers positive solutions to any underlying issues and has excelled in improving internal processes in order for us to be more efficient with our clients and suppliers.
His passion and dedication is shown through his work-ethics and eagerness to understand more, especially with the latest changes in the industry - implementing VAT.
In his out of office time, Arthur is quite the outdoor enthusiast while enjoying regular activities such as wake boarding, surfing and dune bashing.