Samantha has over 11 years of financial and corporate PR experience across a variety of sectors, most notably financial services, telecoms, healthcare and property. She joined M: in the Gulf early 2010 having been the Managing Director of Buchanan Middle East. Samantha has advised on numerous IPOs, high-profile M&A deals and fund launches, as well as directed clients on their corporate, financial and crisis communications. Her experience covers high level media briefings for CEOs, including some of the Middle East's key financial leaders like the Founder of Unicorn Investment Bank but also high level corporate chiefs like Sir Richard Branson. Samantha's areas of specialism include financial services and international growth companies across the Middle East, Europe and Asia. Samantha speaks German, Spanish, French and some Mandarin.