Speaker Profile

Andrea Gissdal
Andrea Gissdal
Head of Communications and Marketing
Emirates Literature Foundation

As Head of Communications and Marketing at Emirates Literature Foundation, a non-profit organisation based in Dubai, Andrea’s mission is to spread the love of literature across the UAE and support the progress of the literary ecosystem.

Andrea is a firm believer in the power of stories to change hearts and minds, and this is the guiding principle in her professional life. She heads an integrated department combining PR, marketing, content, design, digital and web development, all working together to bring different messages to life for different audiences.

From an agency background, Andrea has consulted to organisations large and small across the UAE and the UK.