Director of Media Operations at Expo2020 Dubai
As Director of Media Operations at Expo 2020 Dubai, Mandy is leading the programme to accredit and support approximately 25,000 media professionals who will cover the event both onsite and remotely.
Mandy plays a key role in event strategy, operational and budget planning, event policy and communications operations, and is responsible for the delivery of a world-class media centre at the heart of Expo’s 4.38 sq. km site.
She is also charged with delivering the pre-event media engagement strategy, appointing and managing a host broadcaster, and the distribution of Expo-related still and moving images globally.
Prior to joining Expo 2020, Mandy contributed to the consultation, planning and delivery of other global events such as the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games and the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games, multiple editions of the ICC Cricket World Cup and Rugby World Cup, and the 2012 Summer Olympics and Paralympics in London.
Her experience extends to major political gatherings including United Nations conferences, Commonwealth meetings and G7 and G8 international summits, as well as marketing events for multinational brands like Coca-Cola, Paramount Pictures and London Fashion Week.