Christina Ioannidis, CEO – Aquitude
Christina is a globally-recognised speaker, facilitator and entrepreneur. She is the CEO (Chief Engagement Officer) of Aquitude, a Dubai-based brand engagement consultancy which works with corporations to engage with their main stakeholders – their employees and their customers. Her clients include Middle Eastern Superbrands such as Hermès Perfumes, Kaya Skin Clinic, among others. She is the co-author of Your Loss: How to Win Back your Female Talent (and Customers), featured in the UK’s Lord Davies Report on “Women in the Boardroom” and the BBC2 documentary “Women at the Top”.
Christina is also the founder of Top of Her Game, a platform which redresses gender- bias through the power female role-models in the male-dominated science, engineering (STEM) fields and openly challenges limiting perceptions relating to women in the GCC. It also offers corporations solutions for internal culture change and talent management impacting the complete talent pipeline, including its signature Female Majlis, the Arab Gulf’s first cross-industry peer-mentoring programme.
Christina is a thought leader in the subjects of Gender-Savvy Marketing, Customer and Employee engagement, Women in Leadership, Diversity and Talent Management. She has been invited to comment on Emirates News – Dubai One TV, DubaiOne Radio, Bloomberg TV, Sky News, The Sunday Times, The Observer, The Evening Standard, The Guardian, Marie Claire, to name but a few.