Campaign’s PR Faces to Watch 2020 – Rawand Al Qadi, Account manager, Hill+Knowlton Strategies

Campaign’s PR Faces to Watch 2020 – Rawand Al Qadi, Account manager, PR, financial and professional services, Hill+Knowlton Strategies

Age: 29

Jennifer Kedissa, regional director, finance and professional services, Hill+Knowlton Strategies MENA: Rawand has an almost unbelievably well-rounded set of skills, ranging from press office management, copywriting and executive positioning to media relations and Arabic translation. Since joining H+K in 2018, she has been fully seconded to a financial sector client and made herself absolutely indispensable. Rawand energetically, gracefully and capably navigates any work-related challenge by drawing upon her intricate sector expertise and her supercharged skillset. She’s the beating heart of the team and certainly also one of our masterminds. It’s fantastic to see her thrive and evolve as a role model for more junior colleagues.

Career highlights

Achieving the best results and succeeding as a team during challenging times.

Launching campaigns that give back to society and promote an inclusive and open community.

Contributing to my team and bringing ideas and plans which are now unforgettable within society.

Guiding principles

Secondment has taught me that it is fundamental to develop a positive reputation through innovation, trust and understanding of both clients and colleagues.

Understanding and appreciating the impact and value I bring to clients also helps me stay motivated.

Dream job

I would love to lead a project affecting lives positively nationwide, improving welfare and developing a powerful mindset of success amongst the next generations.

Side hustle

I’ve always been passionate about exercise, movement and languages. In the last few years, I’ve become a Pilates instructor specialising in Pilates for neurological disorders. I am also a professional tri-lingual translator and a trained subtitler for the deaf and hard-of-hearing.


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