Theodora Gabrah is a Senior Vice President with Teneo’s Strategy & Communications business, based in Dubai.
Theodora is a bilingual strategic communications and media relations specialist with a track record in developing and executing multi-stakeholder strategies for large private and listed organisations in the Middle East and North Africa. During her tenure at Teneo, Theodora advised on a number of regional capital market and M&A transactions, including the IPOs of Aramco, ADNOC Drilling, Borouge, and Fertiglobe.
Theodora also specialises in creating crisis communications functions and risk mitigation plans and has developed bespoke media and crisis coaching products in Arabic and English based on a solid understanding of her clients’ markets and operating structures.
Before joining Teneo, she worked as a senior media specialist at TRACCS Egypt and POD Egypt, liaising closely with the communications team at various companies, including Vodafone, Novo Nordisk, Samsung, USAID, British Petroleum and British Airways.
Theodora started her career as a freelance writer at one of the leading Arabic magazines in Egypt. She also volunteered to support a variety of national and international NGOs in her home country.