Our management team accumulates over 75 years of experience, with a strong belief in the power of media and Arabic content.
Ammar has also led the launch and the subsequent expansion of Aliqtisadi.com, which grew to become one of the region’s leading business news and information platforms, in addition to Man Hom and Harvard Business Review Arabia. Through Haykal Media’s digital initiatives, Ammar works to unleash the power of online in the Arab region, emphasizing the basic need of high-quality and meaningful Arabic content. He is a frequent writer on Aliqtisadi.com and Aflam.
Dia Haykal is Head of Content at Haykal Media. In her role, she leads the content creation and translation unit providing more than 500,000 words monthly. Dia is also the editor-in-chief of Popular Science Arabia. She is a member of president’s Young Advisory Board at EARTH University in Costa Rica, and of the international fundraising committee of the British Red Cross, and a World Economic Forum Global Shaper. She holds a BA in business administration from the American University of Beirut, and two master’s degrees in corporate communication, and in visual media from IE Business School, Madrid.
Saad is the Editor in Chief of Popular Science Arabia – Al Oloom Lil Omoom. He is a professional science communication consultant, and member of Science Communication Network in Egypt. He holds BDS in Dentistry. In his role at Haykal Media, he leads PopSci’s team of online editors, and manages the platform online, print, and live presence.
Nareg is Haykal Media’s Commercial and Business Development Manager. He is responsible for developing and expanding the company’s products, clientele and business opportunities, in addition to maintaining an excellent relationship with clients. Nareg has a strong background in the FMCG and services industries including tourism and telecommunications, which gave him a deep understanding of excellence in client sevicing. He holds a BA in Business Administration from Damascus University, and is an MBA candidate at Heriot-Watt University in Edinburgh. Nareg speaks Arabic, English, Armenian and Turkish.
Ammar is the Executive Director of Harvard Business Review Arabia, he joined the company in 2018 to design and execute an ambitious expansion plan across GCC countries in both commercial and events. Ammar believes in the power of media and he moved to Haykal media to make a difference by in the next generation. With his extensive cross-functional experience in program and project management, he was part of the team who led the expansion of GEMS Education – the largest K to12 education provider in the world – and was responsible for the development of projects like GEMS Cambridge International Schools in Kenya and Uganda and a multi-million program to revamp GEMS old schools in UAE.
Basel’s career in sales and marketing started in 1998 where he managed SMEs and operations of large teams in the UAE and Saudi Arabia. At Haykal Media, he manages the operations in the Levant region, ensuring top quality delivered in all content and technical needs required by our publications and clients.