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Creative Technology expands Middle East teams!

Creative Technology warmly welcomes Jemma Joy who has joined the organisation as the Head of Operations. She is an accomplished Production and Operations Manager with over 20 years of experience in the events industry. She has successfully developed long-term operational strategies to ensure effectual and coherent workflows are in place to help increase productivity and performance. Her organisational, leadership and communication skills are unapparelled, and she enjoys developing solutions that push innovation across all teams. Over the years, Jemma has been involved in some fantastic projects, from EXPO2020 Dubai, Doha Tribeca Film Festival, Qasr Al Hosn, Laureus World Sports Awards, Dubai World Cup, Gulf Bike Week, Volvo Ocean Race, The London Eye Millennium Launch, and Redbull X-Fighters, to name a few. She has comprehensive experience in the management of the industry which arms her with the skills to develop fully operational processes that maximise output and minimise costs.

Jemma comments, “I have worked alongside CT on some of the region’s biggest and technically advanced shows in the past and I am delighted to now be part of the CTME team. The talent here is professional, dedicated and highly trained. The equipment’s selection, quality and management are second to none, with new technology arriving daily. Now as a full-service supplier, I think CT is perfectly positioned to bring something special to the Middle East market with the support from the entire CT and NEP network.”

The company is also proud to welcome two fantastic new project managers Croft Clinton and Bhans Sheomangal.

Croft is a highly skilled Project Manager and events specialist with over 10 years of experience within the live events industry. He has worked alongside top event and production companies in the UAE as well as having a strong passion to deliver high quality events that exceed a client’s expectation. Alongside managing a team of engineers, Croft has built strong relationships with worldwide clients, providing support, communication, and problem-solving solutions. He has successfully planned and executed technical management across multiple high-profile projects such as Jubilee Stage Expo2020 Dubai and UFC 242 / Red Hot Chilli Peppers concert, IDEX 2021 to name a few. Croft has a wealth of valuable experience across the gamut of technical disciplines with extensive history in Production Management across large-scale event, corporate, exhibitions and live concerts. Drawing on his diverse experience, he leads a team of engineers, providing technical guidance and direction across a wide range of events.

Clinton comments, “I am proud to be part of such a talented, fun, and motivated team that is dedicated to making an impact on the business we are working in. I am looking forward to working on the incredible projects we have lined up over the coming season.”

Bhans is an exceptional Project Manager with over 14 years of experience throughout the Middle East and Africa. He has extensive knowledge in  production and is responsible for providing AV technical management across various events. He has a diverse portfolio across corporate, sports, weddings, live entertainment, festivals, and large-scale event spectaculars. He has worked on some of the most technically complex projects such as David Guetta NYE at the Louvre, FIFA World Cup, McDonalds Coop France, Cirque du Soleil, F1 Jeddah to name a few. Bhanparkash prides himself on delivering the right solution for his clients while ensuring exceptional events are delivered.

Sheomangal says, “I am really excited about starting at CT and I am hoping to add value to the team and look forward to opportunities to grow while delivering first-class projects across the Middle East.”

“We are excited to be building the team with highly skilled and well-respected industry professionals who will further strengthen our core areas across the business. It’s a great time to have them on board as we approach our busy season. A warm welcome to you all from the management team at CTME!” – Andy Reardon, Managing Director ME.