Headed by Chris Lauwerys, Gwilym Hookway-Morgan and Neil Daugherty Blue Rubicon Qatar offers a specialist management team with more than 45 years combined experience in communications, globally and in the region.
Managing Director, Blue Rubicon QatarJonathan Shillington is a communications, brand reputation and crisis management expert with over 20 years experience working across the UK, Europe, Middle East and North America. He has an extensive agency and in-house track record, delivering strategic communications programmes across a wide range of commercial and government sectors. Following a career in financial and corporate communications in London, which included establishing his own agency and working for several international firms, Jonathan first moved to Qatar in 2012. Between 2012 and 2016, Jonathan led a team of embedded consultants at the Communication Directorate of Qatar Foundation, where he was responsible for all aspects of planning and tactical communications delivery. Jonathan now heads the Blue Rubicon Qatar team as Managing Director. Previously, he was Managing Director for the Middle East region of another international public relations firm, working across the GCC. Jonathan is fluent in English and is currently learning Arabic.
Our broader team
Our team of consultants has been hand-picked from major international communications and PR markets, around the Middle East, the GCC and from within Qatar. All of our consultants either speak Arabic or are committed to learn. Our consultants have worked across all industries, including energy, healthcare, education, construction and property development and retail just to name a few, and have in-depth knowledge of these as they apply to Qatar.