- Managing Director
- Strategic Communications
- T: +971 4437 2108
- F: +971 4 437 2199
- PO Box 71253, Office 804, Level 8
- South Tower Emirates Financial Towers
- Dubai International Financial Centre
- United Arab Emirates
- T: +971 4 437 2100
- F: +971 4 437 2199
- Bachelor of Business Administration, American University of Beirut
- Investment Specialist – Investment and Securities Institute, UK
- Corporate Communications
- Reputation Management
- Corporate Social Responsibility
- Employee Engagement
- Media & Presentation Training
- Financial Institutions
Racha Mhanna is a Managing Director at FTI Consulting. She is a member of the Strategic Communications practice and is based in Dubai. Racha specialises in Corporate Communications, providing strategic counsel to local and international corporates and financial institutions in the Gulf. Racha is an experienced media trainer with a focus on reputation building and enhancing enterprise value through multidisciplinary communication strategies.
With over 10 years of communications experience, Racha has led programmes and teams that delivered all types of communication activities including individual reputation building, corporate branding and positioning, corporate responsibility, employee engagement and media coaching, thought leadership and strategic media relations. She also worked with several clients in periods of significant change such as change of leadership, initial public offerings, mergers and acquisitions and restructuring.
Racha has worked with companies of all sizes across a broad range of industries, such as financial institutions, hospitality, industry and telecom. Her experience including working with clients such as RAK Ceramics, RAK Hospitality Holding, RAK Economic Zone, Investcorp, Mirabaud Swiss Banking Group, Macquarie Capital and Ooredoo Group.
Prior to FTI Consulting, Racha worked at Abu Dhabi Chamber of Commerce and Industry, where she set up the marketing and communications function for the Chamber’s Corporate Governance Center and was able to influence the strategic direction of corporate governance in Abu Dhabi and the region. Before that, she was an interview producer and writer/reporter at CNBC Arabia television. Racha started her career as an investment specialist at Abu Dhabi Commercial Bank and Mashreq Bank.
Racha holds a Bachelor in Business Administration in Finance and Management from the American University of Beirut. She has a certificate in investment management from the Investment and Securities Institute in the UK. She is a big supporter of entrepreneurs and entrepreneurial activities and is founding member and communications advisor for BIRD, a smart in-home consumer electronics initiative based in the UAE, with plans to expand to Lebanon, Turkey and Hong Kong.
Awards & Recognition
- Racha received the 2016 Editor’s Choice Award on behalf of RAK Ceramics (one of the largest Ceramics manufacturers in the world with a turnover of $1 Billion), Inside Out 2016