Emirati/British/Palestinian hybrid with over 13 years’ experience handling the PR and Communications of multinational luxury brands in over thirty countries, Jamal’s career before founding Gambit Communications took him to senior roles at leading brands such as Rolls-Royce Motor Cars and the Dubai Properties Group.
Hospitality, Tourism and Destination Marketing expert with experience working on Ritz-Carlton, Marriott, Anantara, Hilton, and Atlantis brands.
Pioneer in Social Influencer Engagement, Almawed is also a regular keynote speaker at PR and Marketing summits across the world, university guest lecturer, senior judge for industry panels, magazine contributor and guest radio speaker.
Selected in the PR Week Power Book 2019 for the Middle East region, while in 2016 he was named by The Huffington Post as one of ‘Ten to Watch’ in the Middle East MarComms Industry. Early in his career he was the recipient of the MEPRA ‘Young Communicator of the Year Award’.