Karim Halwagi is a dynamic, multi-skilled business leader with more than 15 years of global sales, marketing, and general management experience. With a strong focus on driving organizational growth and building effective teams, Karim has an impressive track record of delivering results that drive top and bottom-line performance. His wide-ranging expertise encompasses all aspects of strategic and operational management, from identifying and sourcing innovative solutions to cultivating brand awareness and leading media-related activities.
Karim's educational background is diverse, having studied A Levels in French, German, and Economics at Harrow School, followed by courses in Architecture at the Architectural Association, and the Professional Producers Program in Film, Cinema, and Video Studies at the University of California, Los Angeles.
Karim's professional experience is equally varied. He is currently Principal & Producer at WAGI Media, having previously founded JustSeen and served as CEO of the Association of Event Organisers. Karim has also worked as Exhibitions Director at Expomedia Group plc, Managing Partner at Mediterranean Exhibitions & Conferences, Division Director at ITE Group Plc, and Owner & Managing Director at Memphis Media Limited.
Karim is an influential communicator who is comfortable presenting and negotiating at the board level. He excels at building strategic partnerships through investment and joint ventures, and his experience with change management and people development has helped him nurture effective teams that deliver results.