He specializes in corporate positioning, media relations, listed-company reporting, investor relations, financial transactions and the management of major issues.
Rupert has been a communications consultant with Brunswick for over 25 years, initially in London and then moving to the UAE to launch the business in 2007. He has advised a wide range of clients over his career including a number of the region’s largest transactions including the IPOs of DEWA and Saudi Aramco and the merger of National Bank of Abu Dhabi with First Gulf Bank.
He started his professional life in the British Army, training at the Royal Military Academy Sandhurst, after which he went on to serve a Short Service Commission. Rupert has a BA Honors from the University of East Anglia, in the UK.
Harmonizing and consolidating the UAE’s markets and infrastructure will ensure the United Arab Emirates retains its position as the gateway to the region. From the shacks of the pearl divers huddled beside the creek in Dubai to skyscrapers soaring from the scorching desert – in less than 40 years, the United Arab Emirates has transformed itself into the Arabian Gulf’s powerhouse.
By Ash Spiegelberg
11 October 2010