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

Faculty Company
Adam Proto Jack Morton
Adrian Bell Action Impact
Alan Gordon CMO with iamYiam / Associate Partner with Accelerate Evolution
Ali Amarsy Leo Burnett
Allan Clarke We like Custard
Amit Keswani OK Middle East
Andrew Philips Daman Insurance
Andy Cuthbert Jumeirah Group
Anthony Younis Chill out Productions
Dana Buchawiecki YAS Marina Circuit
Darshan Shankar Communicraft
Deen Ashraf Brains at Work
Deepak Rego World Ventures
Dev Haldar Radio Asia
Donal Kilalea Promoseven Sports
Earnest Godfrey Artes
Edward Esho Event Consultant
Emma Lancaster Dubai Lynx
Enzina Calascione Event Consultant / YAK Events
Errol Goveas Pure Magic
Eyad Zarea GCC Mars
Fadi Akil Event Director
Ian Tonge IRT Marketing
Faculty Company
Ibrahim Khardak Big Exhibitions
Jan Stoop GMASCO
Jateen Rajput Consumer Links
Jean Oosthuizen Spoontacular Events
Jimmy Poon Boqin Group
Jo Marshall HQ Creative
John Quin Satellite
Kelly Allison Al-Futtaim
 Lesley Fair  We like Custard
Malini Nambissan
Indian Expressions
Mark Hill The Rights Lawyers
Michael Shagoury World Media Academy
Mike Smith Event Consultant
Mohammed Ali The Kreative Company
Mohammed Murad Tanseeq
Monique Louw VIP Security
Moustafa Hamwi Event Consultant
Muneer Samnani OMC Dubai
Naomi Jones Dubai World Trade Centre
Naresh Oberoi OME Events
Nicola Holmes We like Custard
Niren Daniel
Gulf Marketing Group
Nizar Swailem Creative Consultant
Patrick Chaundy Home Media Southeast Asia
Faculty Company
Paul Aranjo Aimia / Carlson Marketing
Phillip Westphal Salt & Pepper
Prince Arora Shells Advertising
Rajesh Arab Doodle Worldwide
Rebecca Wilson Espinternational
Roberta Rees The Change Initiative
Rohit Arora Grey Group
Sajith Ansar Ideaspice / Spice Holding
Sam Katiela Mamemo Productions
Samantha Armstrong The PR Company
Samer Khwaiss Add Chapter
Savio Mendonca Glow Productions
Scott Feasey IRIS Middle East
Sherif Mokbel Circus Studio
Simon Burnett Event Serve / DWTC
Sue Pengelly Seventy2
Sujay Nanavati Lowe Mena
Tej Desai Boot Polissh Films
Theresa Rodriques Ad Pack Six
Thomas Ovesen Done Events
Tim Jacobs K.T.S
Viren Desai Media Consultant
Yousef Tuqan Tuqan Leo Burnett