Jennifer Engmann-Kedissa

Hill+Knowlton Strategies: Regional Director – Financial + Professional Services, MENA

As the head of H+K’s Financial + Professional Services practice in the Middle East and North Africa, Jennifer is responsible for driving the client portfolio with standout relationships at a senior level.

In her role, Jennifer provides strategic communications counsel to some of the region’s most reputable government entities, listed companies and financial institutions. She has more than 14 years of experience in advising clients on strategic corporate communications as well as financial communications and investor relations.

Jennifer leverages her deep expertise to coach and train C-level executives ahead of mission-critical stakeholder engagements and is well versed in shaping corporate narratives and compelling investment cases. Leading trainings and workshops tailored to specific occasions, she works side by side with her clients to achieve the best possible outcome in interactions with key stakeholders and safeguard a positive reputation.

Before joining H+K, Jennifer held roles with two international communications consultancies in the Middle East. Prior to this, she worked for the leading German financial communications agency across mandates for private equity firms, banks and other financial institutions, listed companies, and government entities.

Jennifer has a Master’s degree in Mass Communication and Psychology from Ludwig Maximillian University of Munich, a Postgraduate Master’s degree in Advanced European Studies from University of Basel, Institute of Europe, and an Executive Master of Business Administration (EMBA) from University of the Arts London.

Jennifer is a Certified Investor Relations Officer (MEIRA) and is working towards the ESG Analyst Certification by the European Association of Financial Analysts Societies as well as an Executive Certificate in Sustainable Finance by the London Institute of Banking and Finance and the Abu Dhabi Global Markets Academy.