Camilla d’Abo has lived and worked in Dubai for 30 years. She brings with her over 20 years’ experience in the UK and Middle East working in various fields of business, marketing and public relations.
Since co-founding DABO & CO in 2004, sisters Camilla and Lucy spearheaded the business to become the leading integrated communications company in the Middle East, achieving work of international standards and attaining the world’s leading brands as clients.
Inspired by a commitment to strategic creative solutions and quality client servicing, Camilla is focused on quality, integrity and creativity, underlined by achievements of over 20 industry awards.
Camilla’s career evolved from a background in corporate finance. Having worked in asset management for Credit Lyonnais Rouse, UK for more than four years, this was followed by a year secondment working for the Chief Economist of Bankers Trust Australia,
Changing career from finance to marketing prior to setting up DABO & CO, Camilla worked in advertising for two years before specialising in PR for four years managing the finance practice at the Middle East’s Burson Marsteller affiliate, ASDA’A Public Relations.
An accomplished public speaker at numerous conferences around the region, writer and trainer in media skills and crisis management, Camilla has conducted workshops for Hilton, Perrier Vittel, Ford Motor Company and Visa International.
Her personal accomplishments include being named Entrepreneur of the Year 2015 by SME Advisor Middle East and being ranked as one of the Top 50 Brits in the UAE in 2013 and 2015 by Arabian Business magazine.