Wakim is a communications director who specializes in advertising, project management, corporate client communication and creative direction. He received his Bachelor of Science in Graphic Design from the American University of Beirut and has managed many teams including the business and client servicing department of Al Mohtaraf Assaudi (KSA) and the creative team at JWT advertising firm in Kuwait. Accumulating an impressive 18 years of experience and counting, Wakim currently serves as the Corporate Communication Director at Gatehouse Bank handling all communication and marketing on a corporate level, from planning, budgeting, strategic engagement and messaging.
Being first and foremost a cultural activist, Wakim founded, and is the director of, the Nuqat organization for creative education - a platform in the Middle East aiming to educate and connect creatives in the region.
Hussa Al Humaidhi
Hussa is the design strategist and managing partner of Raw Design Studio. She earned her Bachelor of Science in Graphic Design and Communication from the American University of Beirut. In 2009 Hussa employed her communication and design skills to co-found Sout Al Kuwait, a volunteer-based civil awareness group.
Hussa combines the intrinsic values of organizational design and strategic innovation to achieve successful communication methodologies. With over 7 years of design strategy and cultural programming experience, Hussa founded, and also is the content leader of, Nuqat, a creative platform in the Middle East aiming to educate and connect creatives in the region.