The caliber of our team and international partners allow us to bring our clients’ stories to the market in the most impactful way. Foresight’s portfolio of services reflects the depth of experience of our people.
Our principals have held senior posts at the highest levels of
government, commerce and education in Qatar. In these roles, they worked extensively withcommunications and marketing professionals around the world. These relationships form the foundation of Foresight.
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Chairman of the Board
Our team is led by Sheikha Abdulla Al-Misnad who has over thirty years of leadership experience in Qatar’s public space. Qatar University’s former and first female President, Professor Al-Misnad is one of Qatar’s leading public figures and is a partner in many initiatives geared towards the fulfillment of national development strategies.
At the international level, Professor Al-Misnad is a member of several prestigious bodies and delegations such as the UNESCO, United Nations University Council, and others.
Recently, Dr. Al-Misnad is elected to represent Qatar in UN Committee on Racial Discrimination.
Howaida Nadim is an experienced
executive, digital strategist and policy
developer with a proven track record
of helping government and private
entities build their corporate
strategies, brand, develop their
human capital, raise their visibility
and develop strategic plans to
achieve their mission.
Howaida has a deep understanding
of all aspects of related to Qatari culture, markets, policies, strategies and media. A skilled communicator with expertise in digital solutions, marketing, strategic communications planning, crisis communications, and public education campaigns.
Trusted advisor to senior leadership in areas related to education reform, ICT and regulation with focus on policy development, strategic planning, performance management, digital transformation, and stakeholders communications.
Ms. Nadim holds a B.S. in Computer Science from Western International University and post-graduate diplomas in Data Processing Management and public policy.
Cyber Security Consultant
Gwilym is the Director at Appsecco since September 2015, a specialist application security company that ‘gets’ web security and can advise clients on the best route for their businesses. Appsecoo provides simple solutions to problems without confusing our clients with technicalities.
Every team member shares a passion for providing the best possible security solutions that meet the commercial needs and challenges of the clients and organisations we work for.
No matter where they are based they bring the same strategic and pragmatic thinking to ensure that security, operations and commercial goals are aligned to bring you the best possible results.
Public Affairs Consultant
Moez is public affairs and media
relations consultant with more
than 20 years experience in
Qatar’s socio-economic and
policy advocacy. He advised local
leaderships about media and
communications matters in
the fields of culture, sport,
policy-making and art.
Moez masters the art of messages crafting through storytelling to ensure that messages are conveyed in interesting and unconventional ways to ensure authenticity and impact. He has a broad and diverse experience in media analysis and positioning due to his work in various sectors in the governmental and public affairs domains.
Moez has worked at US Embassy – Qatar, Ministry of Culture and Sport and Al-Rayyan Television. He holds a bachelor of art degree in mass-communication and journalism from American University of Cairo.
Chief Technology Innovation Officer
Mohammed is a leading expert in
the realm of Internet and technology
policies and regulations. He has an
extensive regional and international
experience in Internet/Technical
technology policy development,
standards and Internet governance
issues. He has been actively involved
in developing digital solutions,
products and systems.
Mohamed, established and managed the Technical Affairs Department of Qatar’s Communications Regulatory Authority from 2008 to 2016 - leading and implementing major national telecom and Internet Projects in Qatar.
Mohamed has been awarded the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers “ICANN” leadership award for 2016 for his knowledge and contributions to the global Internet technical community.
Digital Strategy Advisor
Michael Madison provides
counsel for our clients on a variety
of topics related to digital
content management systems,
user experience, content
development, data visualization,
social media and
Mr. Madison has over a dozen years of experience advising, managing and leading digital communications strategy, user experience and technical development projects using open source and proprietary tools. He has built a career in web technology with clients across a variety of sectors in both Qatar and the United States.
His experience in Qatar includes strategic leadership for projects on behalf of the Communications Regulatory Authority (formerly ictQATAR), Supreme Education Council, and Hamad Medical Corporation. In the United States he has worked extensively in the non-profit, government and foundation sectors.
Research & Analytics, Managing Partner
Tariq has research and analytics experience across diverse
management topics, media and market development areas. He is an expert in international benchmarking, progress monitoring, research designing and modelling. Tariq was instrumental in conceptualizing and launching Qatar’s ICT Observatory.
He has hands-on experience in leading market indicators and analytics assignments at national level and is an expert in indexing and identifying improvement areas from trusted databases and publications. He has managed Qatar’s ICT Landscape Reports since its first publication in 2009 until 2017.
Tariq is a member of policy advisory board at Social and Economic Survey Research Institute, Qatar University since 2012. He is also a member of the expert group at UN-ITU and has been technical reviewer of World Economic Forum, Universal Postal Union and Qatar’s Digital Government Indices. Tariq chaired World Association for Public Opinion Research 2015 regional conference session on New Technology for Data Collection.
He was trained by UN-ITU and UNCTAD on monitoring Households, Individuals and Business indicators. Tariq holds two Master’s degree – M.B.A and MSc.
Social Media Expert
Samy Mubarak is an expert in marketing and all things digital. Among other impressive achievements, he co-founded Taghreedat, a first ever online community initiative that took a user-centric approach to enriching Arabic digital content.
He co-managed all operations and strategic planning for this largest crowd-sourced Arabic e-content initiative with over 19,000 members from 31 countries, and helped it grow to be the Arab region’s third most influential non-personal Twitter account with over 85,000 followers. Drawing on its previous successes, Samy is leads and works closely with interdisciplinary teams serving Foresight’s diverse clients on a daily basis.
Research & Strategy Consultant
Anand is a research & strategy consulting professional with over 15 years experience . His main focus has been in assisting businesses spanning diverse industries in defining their roadmap for growth in the medium and long term. He specifically adds value by developing research and consulting frameworks that enable sustainable growth and ensure a smooth transition in the interim.
He has previously worked as a Partner & Managing Director with Frost & Sullivan Inc., a global research & consulting company headquartered in Mountain View, California. As the Managing Director of Middle East, North Africa and South Asia, Anand had the independent P&L responsibility for the company’s business interests in the region.
Anand was also instrumental in developing a captive Centre of Excellence for the company in Chennai, which was one of the first outsourced entities for high value knowledge processes in India. Anand has a BE and MS from BITS, Pilani and MBA from SP Jain Institute of Management Research, Mumbai.
Hana has worked with a variety of local and international businesses to design and produce quality print and digital design solutions. She has a Bachelor's degree in Graphic Design from the Sudan University of Science & Technology.
Her specialty is creative design and works skillfully with Adobe Creative Suite and latest digital design solutions.
Hana goes the extra mile to get a job done and is a perfectionist who creates top quality designs. Offering unique solutions for each client is a major strength that she possesses which helps drive brand recognition and customer response. Great communication and teamwork are skills one can check off the list when it comes to Hana.