“We have deep roots in Kuwait going back almost 40 years”
We established our permanent office in Kuwait City in 2005, but our relationship with Kuwait goes back much longer than that. We have deep roots in the country and our history of working with local Kuwaiti organisations in fact goes back almost 40 years.
Our Kuwait team are exceptionally client focused. They deliver a full range of strategic counsel and hands-on tactical service delivery to an array of clients mainly in the financial, retail and government sectors.
Ciaran Baker joined H+K's Middle East team in 2010 bringing with him over 25 years’ experience in senior in-house, government and consultancy communications roles.
Ciaran moved to the Middle East in 2008 and before his current appointment, worked in consultancy in Abu Dhabi, Bahrain and Dubai, where his clients included the Abu Dhabi Executive Council, the Abu Dhabi Executive Affairs Authority, Mubadala, the UAE Federal Government, and Bahrain’s Economic Development Board.
Before this he was in the UK, spending six years with SABMiller plc as Head of Corporate Communications and Global Head of Corporate Branding, and a further two years managing the corporate profile of Abbey National Bank plc.
Ciaran worked with H+K in London for eight years during the 1990s as a senior member of its corporate communications team specialising in international projects and inward investment. He started his career in the UK’s government information service, managing national publicity programmes, handling front-line media and advising ministers and senior civil servants on communications issues at the health and social security departments.
A UK national, he has a BA (Hons) in town planning and an ongoing interest in economic development and the physical environment.