“We have had a presence in the Red Sea trading hub of Jeddah since 1991″
H+K was the first international communications consultancy to enter the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia in 1991 and today we have established offices in the capital, Riyadh, and the Red Sea trading hub of Jeddah.
Serving a range of multinational, national and government clients – including organisations such as ACWA Power, Abunayyan Holding, SEDCO Capital and Jeddah Economic Forum – our team of experienced international and Saudi consultants offers both global expertise and local insight.
H+K has a strategic business partnership with ATF Strategies under the chairmanship of His Royal Highness Prince Abdulaziz Turki AlFaisal who plays an active role in our business.
Based in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia and with 30+ years communications experience gained in the UK, Europe and the United States, Andrew has lived and worked in the Middle East for 20 years. He has extensive experience of working with and for governments to effect behavior change among citizens and stakeholders.
Andrew is an experienced strategist for media engagement and crisis and issues management, and he has coached and speech written for heads of state, prime ministers and chairmen.
Previous experience includes a public affairs, government relations and crisis communications role with Laporte plc, a FTSE 100 global chemicals company; a marketing communications role with the Commission For The New Towns, Europe’s most successful inward investment agency; and managing technology accounts including Cellnet and Mercury Communications in a technology focused PR agency in the UK. Andrew started his career as a reporter on two evening newspapers in the UK.
A Sciences graduate of the University of Wales, Andrew’s work has won numerous awards including international SABRE golds for the Dove Campaign For Real Beauty in the Middle East and the launch of Sky News Arabia.
Andrew is a frequent speaker and moderator at production, broadcast and digital convergence forums, and he is an advisory board member of Aflamnah, the crowd funding initiative for Arab content creation. He is founder of H+K Financial, one of the region’s leading financial communications consultancies, and communications advisor on corporate governance to the GCC Board Directors Institute.