Who we are

Our Innovative Strategy

 

Myriad Global Media has worked across 5 continents, spanning 60 countries, on projects that engaged nationalities from all works of life. Our innovative strategy communicates ideas that ensure key business objectives are achieved, wider audiences are engaged and that a continuous management plan is implemented.

Innovative Strategy, a phrase that can mean so many things! But in the world of business, it’s a word that must depict all management systems, implementing major goals and initiatives, across a strategic business plan.

Communications, Marketing and Strategy all form the bigger picture, none can be reactive. The best organisations plan years in advance to ensure that the world knows what they are doing and show their competitive dynamics.

If an organisation can provide a clear picture of the overall direction that the business must follow then specifying key objectives, policies and allocating resources can be simple. Innovative Strategy will form a framework that can be successfully implemented by all internal divisions, controlling mechanisms to determine a positive result.

At Myriad Global Media, we partner with businesses of all sizes to act as their media and communications tool kit. This ensures they have the latest technology and expert experience at their fingertips to successfully implement business objectives and innovative strategy.

Keep an eye on our social media news feeds and website blog page to find out about more, we’ve been nominated for additional awards so fingers crossed.

meet OUr Team

London, United Kingdom

James Thompson

James Thompson

CEO

Little fun fact: Enjoys running marathons.


James has run Myriad for the last 27 years, ever since he left the British Army. He is the ideas man and his vision, ambition and energy has taken the company to a globally connected, award winning content creator without equal. He runs marathons, sails, skis and is a trainee track cyclist.

Katie Morris

Katie Morris

Client Development Manager

Little fun fact: Katie is a Church Warden.


With a background in Broadcast Television Production, Katie has worked for Myriad for 27 years, introducing our global clients to Myriad’s award-winning and diverse portfolio. She understands the challenges of communicating in a fast-changing environment and the different ways in which multi-cultural audiences digest and share information.

Nick Christie

Nick Christie

Senior Editor

Little fun fact: Might be the only person in the country to have a Joint Honours Degree in Archaeology and Sports Science.


I started my career in post production at Perform as an Edit Assistant in 2008 before moving up to become a video editor in 2009. After a couple of years working as a freelance video editor for various companies I moved to ITV in 2012 and worked within their Catch Up and Sports department Editing a variety of live show and events to be used by ITV on their online Hub and web pages.

Stephen Bell-Young

Stephen Bell-Young

Motion Graphic Designer

Little fun fact: People never know where he is from.


Jonson Jewell

Jonson Jewell

Senior Animator

Little fun fact: Has never been to Japan.


Jonson Graduated from the University of Auckland as a Bachelor of Fine Arts and he lives in Auckland, New Zealand. His passion ever since has been Animation, creating some exemplary work for our clients.

Emily Prichard

Emily Prichard

Junior 3D Animator

Little fun fact: I once cut my thumb open during an incident with a wooden spoon.


Emily joined Myriad in 2019 after graduating with a BA Hons in Computer Games Art from Anglia Ruskin University. She is mainly specialized in 3D modelling for environments.

Houston, USA

John Bullock

John Bullock

Production Manager

Little Fun Fact: He once lived at the Grand canyon for an entire summer during college

John manages live production crews in North America, Latin America, and South America. With just over 10 years of experience in live TV for CBS, NBC and ABC news affiliates in Houston and Memphis, he has served as the Media Manager, Special Projects Editor, and Microwave Engineer for live broadcasts. He has also led documentary film production teams in the U.S. and abroad with several mission trips to Haiti and Africa.

CL Cobb

CL Cobb

VP of Business Development

Little fun fact: Was on the National Champion Forensic Speech and Debate Team.


I attended the University of Texas @ Austin and I am a proud "Texas Ex.". I also attended Wayland Baptist University where I tried to play baseball....but play was too active, a verb to accurately describe my experience. I was, however, the sports editor of the campus paper, "The Trailblazer." I also attended San Antonio College where I was on their Nationally Ranked Forensic Speech team and was a National Champion in Extemporaneous Speaking. Professionally, I worked in the media as a "Swiss Army Knife" for about 15 years & was the director of communications for a regional law firm for about 7 years. Things that are important to me are my faith, family, dog rescue, and the Dallas Cowboys, San Antonio Spurs, Houston Astros, and Texas Longhorns.

Jena Ruskiewicz

Jena Ruskiewicz

Client Relationship Manager

Little Fun Fact: Her grandfather owned his own airplane and would let her fly it. 

 Jena graduated from University of Kentucky with a BA in Integrated Strategic Communications. She has over 8 years’ experience as a Client Relationship Manager working in the media industry. She is dedicated to helping companies tell their story, share their vision, connect with customers, and ultimately grow their business through Myriad Global.

 


Felicia is a former TV News producer with 13 years of professional broadcast journalism experience. She has a master’s degree in communications from the University of Houston and transitioned into the field of public relations at an award-winning agency, creating effective communications strategies for a variety of clients in industries like oil & gas, government, nonprofit, law and hospitality. At MGM, she uses the cumulative of her experience to create engaging and memorable communications solutions for clients.

Abu Dhabi, UAE

Rebecca Rizkallah

Rebecca Rizkallah

General Manager UAE

Little fun fact: She is obsessed with Cinderella, she has a desk full of her figurines.


Rebecca was educated in Lebanon and France, whilst in France she worked at Ernst and Young in the transactional advisory service and finance. She then moved to Abu Dhabi in 2012 where she joined the advertising industry and worked at Young and Rubicam. She joined Myriad as an account executive in 2015 but was quickly promoted to Senior Account Executive. Rebecca also speaks Arabic, French, Spanish and English.

Halima Sabir

Halima Sabir

Production Manager

Little fun fact: She has a phobia of worms – they scare the hell out of her!


With a Bachelors Degree in Cinematography and Film & Video production, Halima is a highly experienced production and floor manager in both broadcast and corporate media, most recently with Citrus TV and MBC group. Halima manages the end to end delivery of film, animation and multimedia projects.

Kate Faulkner

Kate Faulkner

Project Manager

Little fun fact: Obsessed with cake, particularly Victoria sponge.


Kate has 16 years experience in the fields of marketing, branding and communications. Based in the UAE since early 2009 she worked for a branding and communications agency at twofour54 for 5+ years before joining National Bank of Abu Dhabi as their Digital Projects Manager. Kate joined the Myriad team as a Project Manager in late 2017.

Tawfik Al Sayed

Tawfik Al Sayed

Art Director

Little fun fact: He loves Red Bull – it’s a fact.


Tawfik graduated from Damascus University with a Bachelors in Fine Art and worked with international agencies on leading brands in Dubai and Abu Dhabi. He has over 15 years’ experience as a creative designer and became our Middle East Art Director in 2015.

Alan Loustan

Alan Loustan

Animator

Little fun fact: His skills are over 9000 


Alan joins Myriad Global Media as an animator and brings over 8 years of expertise gained in the fields of motion graphics, animation and post production for Middle Eastern clients. Experienced in both 2D and 3D his creativity has seen him successfully create animations and videos for games companies, advertisements and commercials

Michelle Dabela

Michelle Dabela

Accounts & Admin

Little fun fact: I love french fries.I can eat this everyday, literally.


A Certified Public Accountant with 13 years working experience in auditing, general accounting and financial analysis. Michelle has lived and worked in Abu Dhabi since 2010, and has worked across a variety of sectors.

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