Heather  Salmond

Heather Salmond

Partner, Head of Abu Dhabi

Heather is a Partner based Brunswick in the United Arab Emirates, operating across the Middle East and North Africa. Heather has 17 years’ international communications experience in London, New York and the Middle East, advising on corporate and financial communications including reputation management, M&A, IPOs and investor relations.

Heather provides strategic counsel for a wide range of businesses with a particular specialism in the financial services industry, including private equity, asset management, investment and private banks. Other sector experience includes technology, infrastructure and clean energy.

Previously, she led the financial practice of Hill+Knowlton Strategies across the Middle East. Heather also spent a number of years advising international companies on communicating their equity growth stores through transactions, capital raising and special situations. Throughout her career she has actively counseled entrepreneurial entities, developing effective communications campaigns to support business growth. Heather has written various publications and guides on “Communicating an IPO” and has been a regular speaker on the subject, joining the London Stock Exchange on its presentations around the world. She contributed to the book “Going Public: The Essential Guide to Flotation” published by Kogan Page Ltd. She sits on the Advisory Board of NASDAQ Dubai.

Heather read Modern Languages (Spanish and French) at the University of St Andrews and graduated with MA Honors.