David Kingsmill-MooreManaging Director
David divides his time between London and the Middle East having spent twelve years living and working in the United Arab Emirates, Saudi Arabia and Bahrain in senior agency, in-house and seconded roles.
David has more than 18 years’ international strategic communications experience across corporate affairs, crisis management, corporate reputation, financial communications, internal communications and political lobbying.
During his tenure in the Middle East, David served as Head of Communications at Gulf Finance House before a two year assignment as a senior adviser to the Saudi Basic Industries Corporation (SABIC) with a broad remit that included the redesign of internal communications following a decade of SABIC acquisitions. He has advised a range of Saudi Ministries including the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Health, Commerce & Industry and Housing alongside high profile private sector businesses including Abdul Lateef Jamil. He has worked on a range of high profile transactions across the United Arab Emirates and Saudi Arabia.
David began his career as a political lobbyist and strategic communications consultant to the healthcare, pharmaceutical, biotechnology and finance sectors. His work included the creation and management of broad industry coalitions in the UK, the United States and Europe alongside a stint working as a staffer in the United States Senate.
David continues to advise leading regional and international business across the aviation, finance, energy, retail, regulatory and technology sectors. He is a seasoned crisis communications specialist advising on several high profile reputational issues. In 2018, David was elected to the Middle East Public Relations Association (MEPRA) Strategy Board and served as a Judge for the annual MEPRA Awards since 2016.
David graduated with a BA (Hons) in Politics & History from the University of Newcastle-upon-Tyne.