Welcome to Shamal Communications!

Established in 2004, by co-founders and managing partners Steven Jones and Nathalie Visele, Shamal Communications is a leading independent, full service public relations consultancy based in Dubai. 
As a bespoke boutique agency, we effectively manage market perceptions by working hand-in-hand with our clients, to build a positive, informed opinion among their target audiences.
We deliver strategic, focused, creative and cost-effective English-Arabic communications’ solutions that enable our clients to successfully position their businesses and brands, whether in a corporate or consumer environment. Our work helps enhance their visibility in a highly competitive and rapidly changing, digital marketplace. 
We work across a broad spectrum of industry sectors, with media reach across the GCC and the wider region, as well as offering international exposure through our global network of partner agencies. 
Our team of dedicated, public relations professionals has direct experience and an in-depth understanding of the region’s media landscape and are committed to consistently developing brands in a dynamic, credible and trustworthy fashion.
We look forward to working with you,
James Lakie
General Manager.

Scottish-born, James began his professional career in 2002 with VisitScotland, the Scottish National Tourist Board. During his tenure he worked on both the consumer and corporate accounts where he was an integral part of the team for prestigious events such as the Ryder Cup, Commonwealth Games and Homecoming Scotland.

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James Lakie