Wakim Zeidan

Accumulating more than 20 years of experience and counting, Wakim currently serves as the co-founder of Silverline, a cultural consultancy that works with individuals, organisations and government entities to improve the cultural and creative economic value of communities. Being first and foremost a cultural activist, Wakim co-founded and directed Nuqat, a non-profit organization for cultural development - a platform for cultural programming and community networking in the Middle East. In addition to his leadership role, he has also developed and delivered a range of skills development workshops and programs focusing on ideation, education, communication, and culture.

By profession, Wakim is a communications director, specializing in advertising, project management, corporate client communication, and creative direction. He has managed many teams including the creative, business and client servicing of BBDO, Y&R, FP7, JWT in Kuwait, and Al Mohtaraf Assaudi in KSA where is focus was developing the communication and the brand of the “Ithra” cultural center.
In addition, he holds the position of EVP-Corporate Communication at Gatehouse Financial Group handling all communication and marketing on a corporate level, from planning, budgeting, strategic engagement and messaging.

Wakim received his Bachelor Degree of Science in Graphic Design from the American University of Beirut and has completed his Masters Degree in Global Diplomacy with SOAS University of London.


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Tashkeel Alserkal
Gallery, Unit 26, FN Designs, Alserkal Avenue
Sun-Thu 10am – 7pm, Fri 9am–12pm
(closed Saturdays & public holidays).

Makerspace, Unit 89, Alserkal Avenue
Sat-Thu 10am – 7pm
(closed Fridays & public holidays).

Tashkeel Nad Al Sheba
Nad Al Sheba 1
Temporarily closed for renovation

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