CEO, Middle East
Mike is the senior member of staff who oversees all BLJ Worldwide accounts in Doha, Dubai and across the wider region. He also assists in the conceptualizing and execution of content for BLJ Worldwide’s accounts globally.
Mike brings a unique blend of creativity, quality control and sound editorial judgment to the benefit of all our clients. He possesses first-class journalistic credentials, having spent many years working at the highest level in TV and print media before joining BLJ.
As an Emmy-nominated Executive Producer, Mike previously specialized in heavyweight factual TV programming. He spent over five years on the UK’s multiple award-winning Tonight With Trevor McDonald program, frequently working in the Middle East during this period. He then became a founding member of the Al Jazeera English team, rising to become Head of Current Affairs. In this role he exec-produced hundreds of hours of high-quality documentaries and talk shows.
Mike’s considerable experience in top-tier media production is greatly sought after by high-level clients requiring media training, and by organizations in need of assistance with reputational management.