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.
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.
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.
A serial entrepreneur with a banking background and a serious penchant for F&B and the arts and entertainment industries. Joseph started his banking career in Paris and then moved and pursued it in Malaysia where he dabbled in business and started his first F&B business, the Eatertainment Company, at the age of 23. Since then, Joseph developed his experience and sharpened his acumen by getting involved in several businesses while actively looking for an opportunity to realize his dream of creating a meaningful and impactful event that combines art and entertainment with a cause. His partnership with JK58 offers a platform for him to express and materialize his creative ideas and sets the stage for the next chapter of his career.
Business Development Manager (Asia)
With experience stemming from 15 years business development and partnership, sales and marketing advisory and planning, engagement in the various industries, Parivash has always had passion for people and developing new brands. Her biggest hobby is traveling for explicit reasons of allowing her mind to open and become knowledgeable in understanding the different countries, surroundings, community, concepts, people, style, culture, behavior, preferences, ways of doing business etc. which ultimately is important in being able to bring the best ideas and platforms.
She believes that nothing is impossible; her extensive passion for Mindfulness, wellness and holistic living is the reason that she spend her free time to study and explore the different technics in wellbeing industry.
Project Manager (HQ)
Senior Project Manager
Anis is self-motivated and resourceful senior Art Director with 20 years of proven experience in concept, art direction and design for 360 strategic marketing initiatives.
As a key Art Director, Anis has extensive experience in creating corporate and private events, brand activation for a wide range of local and international brands such as Abu Dhabi New Year's Eve, Facebook Mena, Instagram, Snapchat, Ray-Ban, City Walk, Novo Cinema, Toyota Saudi Arabia, Ford Middle East, BMW, MasterCard, MTN GSM.
Anis has collaborated with some great talent: creative directors, copy editors, industry-leading photography crews, account managers and pre-media managers.
By combining between an unwavering eye for detail and simplicity, Anis always inspect new approaches that give concepts and campaigns a new dimension of creativity.
With ten years’ experience working in event management, across many areas of event management and various fields, such as music, sport, celebrities, VIP, festivals, to name a few, I have developed an acute ability to translate a client’s objectives and mission statement into successful outcomes that resonate with audiences. Through this experience, I’ve led events that have enabled a variety of brands to engage their targeted audiences on a creative, meaningful and impactful level.
Production / Operations
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.