The ATOMites are a dynamic, multi-national team of experts in brand, advertising and online communications. We have a service ethic at our core and in a world where late is the new cool we work hard at being flexible, responsive and always on-time. We even turn up for meetings early when we don't use up our snagging time!
A graduate of LSE and advertising specialist with over 10 years experience in a leading UK creative agency, Keith has been in the region 16 years including six years as General Manager of Publicis, Jeddah and three years with Grey Worldwide in Dubai. Keith has extensive experience in key market sectors including FMCG, Retail, Healthcare, Automotive and Banking. A fully signed up sports fanatic, while his lovely wife is a renowned food blogger (mycustardpie) and charming daughters are high flying musicians.
UK born, raised in Australia but a proud New Zealand national! Duncan graduated from the Wellington School of Visual Communication and Design after which he spent 5 years working for agencies in New Zealand, including Publicis, followed by 2 years in Sydney, Australia. Since arriving in the United Arab Emirates in 2002, Duncan has been an integral part of ATOM leading the creative output of the agency.
Our talented, multi-cultural team of marketing, brand, advertising and digital professionals learnt their trade at big name agencies and are now enjoying the freedom to inspire and craft ideas that help our clients grow across the GCC region and beyond.
We have developed brands as decision-making assets, created behaviour-changing advertising campaigns and been at the forefront in the fast evolving world of digital online and mobile communications.
A Chartered Management Accountant with over 20 years of financial management and Board experience, Lesley is central to developing strategies for growth and innovation within the company – including business development planning and large value proposals. When Lesley’s not busy crunching numbers or keeping us all in check, you’re likely to find her on the golf course or cooking up a storm in her kitchen.
Growing up watching the 90’s ads on the old black and white TV screen, Shan had no doubts what to do with his life. A graduate in Business Management, he worked with agencies in India handling FMCG, Retail, Education and Hospitality brands. Dubai adventure started with setting up own creative agency. At Atom, he handles brands including Travelex, Energizer and Al Naboodah. Motorcycles, cars and sports being his out of office passions.
Holder of a degree in Architecture from Aleppo University, Syria and a diploma in Graphic design from Washtenaw College, Michigan, USA. Nouha has consistently excelled in the creative world. Over the last 10 years Nouha's achievements include owning a boutique design agency in Syria and leading a creative team at FP7 (part of McCann Erickson Worldwide) and O2MC in the UAE. The range of clients Nouha has worked with includes TDIC, Kempinski Hotels and Emirates Palace.
A graduate of Newcastle University Business School, Annabel has over 4 years of marketing and advertising experience in the region. Her previous role involved the brand transformation of Commercial Bank International (CBI). During her time at ATOM Annabel has worked on clients including The St. Regis Abu Dhabi, The St. Regis Saadiyat Island, Kempinski Hotels, Starwood Hotels, Weber BBQs and Sipchem. Outside of work you will find Annabel either on the tennis court or travelling the world taking snaps with her GoPro!
From Bangalore, the IT hub of India, Syed studied Sociology and Political Science. With a great interest in drawing and graphics Syed started working as a paste-up artist after his studies. A veteran of the company joining ATOM in 2004 working with many different clients including DHL, Energizer, Unilever and Moorfields. When Syed is not in the office he enjoys cricket and cooking Indian and Pakistani food, deep fried with lots of Ghee and green chilies!
A graduate of University of Peshawar, Aamir has over 5 years experience in web development and online advertising. During his time at ATOM, Aamir has worked on many clients including MMI, Moorfields Eye Hospital Dubai, Iraq Energy City, Kart Group, Kempinski Hotels, ADIB, Weber and Sipchem. Outside of work, you will find Aamir either with his friends exploring new places in the UAE or travelling to Pakistan to visit his lovely family and would always find some peaceful moments to do calligraphy which he is very good at!
Studying graphics and working in Bangalore before moving to Dubai, Jesu has more than a decade of experience within the design industry. Working three inspiring years as an artworker come designer at ATOM, for clients including Moorfields, MMI, St. Regis Abu Dhabi and Starwood. Outside of the office Jesu enjoys spending time with his family and learning to play the keyboard.
A graduate of Northumbria University, England in Graphic Design. Emma has been working in the design field since 2002 in Dubai, joining ATOM in 2015. Emma’s design skills are broad, having worked across brands including Emirates Holidays, Legatum, Nestle, Glaxosmithcline, St. Regis and ADIB. An avid traveller, who loves exploring new places & experiencing different cultures.