Lisa Welsh, Managing Director, Regional Operations – MENA has been appointed as an Executive Board Member of the Middle East Public Relations Association (MEPRA) and will work closely with MEPRA over the next two years to help drive the guidelines, training, talent development and recognition initiatives for the PR industry across the region.
Lisa Welsh commented: “It is a real honour to be voted on to the MEPRA Board; they are the lighthouse for the communications industry and have game changing initiatives over the next 18 months. I am delighted to be a part of such a dynamic team that truly cares about the work we do and the teams we build across the Middle East.”
Lisa joined Hill+Knowlton Strategies (H+K) in 2011 and was previously the General Manager of H+K in the UAE, leading a team of over 70 people between the Dubai and Abu Dhabi offices. She also set up and led the firm’s Health+Wellness Practice across the Middle East and Africa and currently works with H+K’s in-market teams and clients across the region to provide strategic communications planning, creative campaign development and high-impact implementation.
Lisa was listed as one of the world’s most influential PR professionals in the 2016 PR Week Global Power Book and we congratulate her on the new appointment with MEPRA.