Rishi Talwalker

Sr Director - Strategy & Growth , HAVAS Red Middle East

Rishi is a Sr Director, Communications Strategy & Growth at Red Havas Middle East, Havas Dubai's communications arm. A specialist in strategic communications, Rishi employs a creative approach combining tools across traditional and digital platforms to deliver impactful campaigns. As the custodian for all new business and communications strategy, he has helped shape the firm's marketing & strategic collaborations and building the growth of the hospitality division. Rishi is a seasoned marketing and communications professional, having managed complex relationships in agency and in-house roles since 2005. Prior to taking on this role, Rishi worked at APCO Worldwide as a Practice Director. His experience spans several award-winning campaigns, for holding companies and multinational organisations across a width of sectors including corporate, retail, real estate, travel, aviation, food & beverage and hospitality and disciplines such as corporate communications, corporate responsibility, social media, marketing collaborations, communications for activations, influencer management and crisis management.