Antonia leads the Art Jameel teams in Saudi Arabia and the UAE, and oversees programmes across the arts, heritage and education. She joined in 2016 with a mandate to develop the Jameel Arts Centre, Dubai, and Hayy: Creative Hub, Jeddah, and institute a new period of radical growth for the organisation. Among other roles, Antonia was previously Director of Art Dubai (2010-2016); Projects Director at Bidoun; and has written extensively on Middle Eastern art and film.

Albert graduated in interior design from the American University of Sharjah and worked in residential interiors before shifting his focus and interest to the art world. Albert works closely with the Jameel Arts Centre’s artists and guest curators, as well as the in-house exhibitions and collections teams.

Ciara adds senior level marketing expertise to the launch phase of the Jameel Arts Centre. She also has over a decade of experience working with high-profile brands, studios and events including: London Design Festival, Photo London, Design Miami, Milan’s Salone del Mobile and, most recently, the Art Dubai Group.

Dawn is responsible for the Art Jameel Collection and associated exhibitions, both those at the Jameel Arts Centre, and loans with partner museums regionally and internationally. Previously, Dawn has worked in arts institutions and festivals in Australia, Scotland and the UAE, most recently heading up not-for-profit projects at Art Dubai. She has experience in museum collections, exhibitions, programming, audience outreach and community projects.

Jawad is the liaison between Art Jameel and government institutions related to immigration and licensing. Jawad has over 10 years of experience in the UAE, where he has worked in established international companies and contributed to the set-up of new businesses.

Brent studied Information Technology and Information Systems at Brigham Young University - Hawaii. He has a passion for assisting people (and artists!) with technology, and also delves into photography and graphic design. He comes to the Jameel Arts Centre having pioneered an art prize and other programmes for emerging artists in Oman.

Lana’s focus is on the development of programmes and partnerships that engage a broad public, often outside of the gallery setting, including Art Jameel Commissions. Previously, Lana worked in management and outreach at Bloomsbury Qatar Foundation Publishing and the Doha Tribeca Film Festival. With a Masters in Public Diplomacy, her Fulbright Grant led her to research film partnerships between Jordan and the USA.

Luma manages the welcome desk at the Jameel Arts Centre, and coordinates tour schedules, volunteers and group visits. Born and raised in Dubai, Luma’s degree is in International Tourism Management and Hospitality, and she has worked across customer, tourism and hospitality-based services.

Murad studied architecture in the USA and Jordan and practiced design in the UAE prior to joining Art Jameel where he now works with the Learning team, focussing on youth, technologies, and special projects. Murad has a particular interest in cross-disciplinary approaches to building diverse communities and learning experiences.

Myriem oversees HR, IT, facilities, and the day-to-day activities of the Jameel Arts Centre. With experience in developing cohesive operating infrastructures for start-ups, Myriem managed operations and liaised political analysts at the Delma Institute. She is an amateur clothes designer, and a self-proclaimed restaurant critic.

Nadine’s work focuses on research studios, collection interventions, reading groups and community projects. She holds a BA from Camberwell College of Art and is also a practising artist; her areas of interest include highways, bridges, observation decks, scale models and ambitions of uninterrupted, uninhibited views of the city.

Nora manages the exhibitions programme at the Jameel Arts Centre, and contributes to curatorial thinking across the board. Previous roles include heading up programmes at the Sursock Museum, Beirut, and curating public programmes at Tate, London. She has an MA in Anthropology and Cultural Politics from Goldsmiths College, London, where she also designed and taught the MA course ‘Critical Pedagogy in Contested Space’ at the Centre for Arts and Learning.

Sara is responsible for the long-term planning of Art Jameel’s new centres and the expansion of current initiatives, particularly in education and entrepreneurship. Her role also includes cultivating partnerships with organisations that share common objectives with Art Jameel. Prior to joining Art Jameel, Sara was a management consultant, advising private and public sector clients in the education and culture sectors.

Sareh is responsible for getting the message out to the community about Jameel Arts Centre’s exhibitions, programmes and events – via social media, collaborating with partners, and working with arts reporters and critics. Born and raised in Dubai, Sareh has a passion to discover and explore different cultures through traveling.

Sobia is behind-the-scenes for all Jameel Arts Centre events, from exhibition openings to third-party initiatives. She grew up in the Middle East; focussed on contemporary Pakistan for her MA at SOAS, London; and then returned to the Gulf, with stints at Qatar Museums and Art Dubai.

Uns oversees education programmes at Jameel Arts Centre – from school visits and children’s materials through to research initiatives and the Jameel Library. She has a particular interest in visual culture and alternative histories and, over the past ten years, has worked across research, programming and content-development. Previous roles include managing the Global Art Forum at Art Dubai and research and curatorial at the Sharjah Art Foundation.