Gulf Connect is led by Jane Preston who has worked in the Middle East since 1990. Over the years, Jane has developed an excellent network of business contacts and a thorough understanding of the business media and how it operates. Having held strategic positions within the legal profession, media and event management in both the Public and Private sectors, she has in-depth knowledge of the Gulf countries, the governmental and legal structure, as well as an understanding of the cultural and historical heritage. Jane interacts with UAE Ministries; Chambers of Commerce, Embassies, business groups and professionally recognised bodies throughout the region.
Jane has worked with numerous companies from a wide spectrum of industries to provide a better insight and understanding of overseas markets; identify opportunities for their products or services, and guide them with their export and market entry strategy to achieve set objectives through providing them her various business development related services. Industry sectors Jane has worked with include: aerospace; oil & gas; power & utilities; construction; MEP; process industries; marine; working at height industries; security & defence; police and civil defence; healthcare; education & training; energy; HSE; creative industries; professional services; media & marketing; agriculture; food processing & equipment; F&B; retail; finance; communications & IT; transport & logistics and more. She also conducted a series of 25 export workshops for SME’s, offering insight to export success.