Nasif Kayed is the general manager of the Sheikh Mohammed Centre for Cultural Understanding (SMCCU), a non-profit organisation that brings together people from different backgrounds, cultures and religions to broaden their horizons.
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Adrian Hayes is the British, UAE based, record-breaking adventurer, speaker, corporate coach and sustainability ambassador.
A former British Army Gurkha officer and Airbus Sales Director, he has set two Guinness World records for polar expeditions - reaching the Earth's "3 Poles" in the shortest period of time in history and for the Arctic’s longest unsupported snow-kiting expedition to date.
An ambassador and leader on economic, social and environmental sustainability, he is, first and foremost, a professionally qualified corporate coach and speaker who offers a series of seminars and coaching programmes designed with one overall aim – to help maximize potential, performance and results. You, your team or your company.
As one of the few serious adventurers in the World with a senior corporate background, someone who’s used the tools – and actually "done it" - in all spheres of life.
New Zealander Brandy Scott starts her day at the alarming hour of 3.45am. To prepare for the show’s start at 6am, she’s in the Dubai Eye studios by 5am going through the news wires and newspapers to research the big stories that broke overnight. But her day doesn’t end when the show finishes at 9am; Brandy then hits the phones tracking down new talent for the next day’s show. It’s lights out for her at 9pm because “breakfast radio is not particularly good for the social life,” she explains.
Brandy says the best part of her job is that she is “lucky enough to be paid to speak to some of the top people working in the UAE and beyond”, including business gurus such as Stephen Covey and Tom Peters, the infamous Nick Leeson and a ‘charming’ Bertie Ahern.