Faculty & Industry Partners

The sheer nature of the creative industry demands a balanced combination of theoretical and practical knowledge – that is exactly what is taught at EMDI, one of the most trusted training institutes in Dubai Knowledge Village, in all our courses. Students from all our courses are trained by the very best industry experts from across the events, advertising, media and corporate industry.

Over the last decade – the students are usually exposed to over 50 different professionals in each course and this training centre in Dubai Knowledge Village has a collective network of over 200 industry professionals.

This amazing network ensures that students are taught by relevant professionals with hands on experience, and these very same faculty members may also be potential employers. This not only provides opportunities to network with industry professionals but to also earn while you learn. A winning combination!

Our Network

Adam ProtoJack Morton
Adrian BellAction Impact
Alan GordonCMO with iamYiam / Associate Partner with Accelerate Evolution
Ali AmarsyLeo Burnett
Allan ClarkeWe like Custard
Amit KeswaniOK Middle East
Andrew PhilipsDaman Insurance
Andy CuthbertJumeirah Group
Anthony YounisChill out Productions
Dana BuchawieckiYAS Marina Circuit
Darshan ShankarCommunicraft
Deen AshrafBrains at Work
Deepak RegoWorld Ventures
Dev HaldarRadio Asia
Donal KilaleaPromoseven Sports
Earnest GodfreyArtes
Edward EshoEvent Consultant
Emma LancasterDubai Lynx
Enzina CalascioneEvent Consultant / YAK Events
Errol GoveasPure Magic
Eyad ZareaGCC Mars
Fadi AkilEvent Director
Ian TongeIRT Marketing
Ibrahim KhardakBig Exhibitions
Jateen RajputConsumer Links
Jean OosthuizenSpoontacular Events
Jimmy PoonBoqin Group
Jo MarshallHQ Creative
John QuinSatellite
Kelly AllisonAl-Futtaim
 Lesley Fair We like Custard
Malini Nambissan
Indian Expressions
Mark HillThe Rights Lawyers
Michael ShagouryWorld Media Academy
Mike SmithEvent Consultant
Mohammed AliThe Kreative Company
Mohammed MuradTanseeq
Monique LouwVIP Security
Moustafa HamwiEvent Consultant
Muneer SamnaniOMC Dubai
Naomi JonesDubai World Trade Centre
Naresh OberoiOME Events
Nicola HolmesWe like Custard
Niren Daniel
Gulf Marketing Group
Nizar SwailemCreative Consultant
Patrick ChaundyHome Media Southeast Asia
Paul AranjoAimia / Carlson Marketing
Phillip WestphalSalt & Pepper
Prince AroraShells Advertising
Rajesh ArabDoodle Worldwide
Rebecca WilsonEspinternational
Roberta ReesThe Change Initiative
Rohit AroraGrey Group
Sajith AnsarIdeaspice / Spice Holding
Sam KatielaMamemo Productions
Samantha ArmstrongThe PR Company
Samer KhwaissAdd Chapter
Savio MendoncaGlow Productions
Scott FeaseyIRIS Middle East
Sherif MokbelCircus Studio
Simon BurnettEvent Serve / DWTC
Sue PengellySeventy2
Sujay NanavatiLowe Mena
Tej DesaiBoot Polissh Films
Theresa RodriquesAd Pack Six
Thomas OvesenDone Events
Tim JacobsK.T.S
Viren DesaiMedia Consultant
Yousef Tuqan TuqanLeo Burnett