Jonty Summers

Managing Director, Middle East

Jonty Summers provides strategic counsel to senior executives on leadership communications, reputational issues and corporate positioning. He has advised companies in a range of sectors including government, healthcare, industrials, technology, real estate, investment management and private equity. A former journalist with almost 25 years’ experience, he has been based in the UAE since 2009 and established Hanover’s Middle East office in 2017.

High-profile work of note includes reputational management for Expo 2020 Dubai and communications management of the MERS Coronavirus crisis for the Government of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. He regularly works with Government ministers, CEOs and management teams as executive presentation and media coach and speech writer and has also lectured at London Business School.

Jonty recently completed a two-year term as Chair of the Middle East Public Relations Association (MEPRA).