Our greatest asset is our talented and diverse team as it is our people who are the drivers of our success. Our experienced and multilingual consultants pride themselves on achieving results and have provided senior counsel to governments, FTSE 100 companies, high profile individuals and industry bodies.

Anne-Claude Wenger

Founder and CEO

Anne-Claude Wenger is a marketing and communications specialist with more than 20 years’ experience in building iconic FMCG, automotive, luxury brands and financial institutions across EMEA and Asia.
She has worked at Procter & Gamble, Swatch AG, and most recently as a Client Services Director at Tag Worldwide in London. Prior to this, Anne-Claude was Head of Investor relations at HBK Investments Advisory in Geneva, a niche fund of funds focused on HNWIs. She is a mentor of the “Daughters of the Emirates” entrepreneur program in Dubai.
Anne-Claude holds a BA in History of Arts from the University of Geneva, Switzerland.

James Lechevallier

Head of Media Relations

James Lechevallier is a communications professional with diverse experience managing integrated communications in various sectors across EMEA. James cut his teeth as a journalist in the UK before moving to Saudi Arabia to edit the country’s leading lifestyle publication.
He was headhunted by Qatar Foundation to launch the QFT, now Qatar’s third most distributed national newspaper. James made his first foray into PR when he joined Edelman in 2012 and since then he has gone on to work with a slew of blue chip companies including IBM, Sony, Meraas, Masdar, Etisalat and Emirates Foundation.
James holds a BA in History from Cardiff University and a MA in Global Media Communication from London School of Economics and Political Science, (LSE).

Reika Malakouti

Head of Medical Aesthetics

Reika Malakouti is the Head of Medical Aesthetics at Alston & Clayden. She leads and develops marketing strategies and provides branding and profiling services to both physicians and clinics. Having worked closely with various clinics in the Middle East and Europe, Reika has gained in-depth knowledge and experience in the medical aesthetics industry. Thanks to her customer orientated approach and knack for building rapport with patients she has helped numerous clients achieve better visibility in the market.
Reika studied at Ecole Hoteliere de Geneve in Switzerland before entering the field of medical aesthetics. Early in her career, she worked with leading pharmaceutical companies and private financial firms in the UAE and Europe to develop their strategies in emerging markets.

Yasir Jamal

Website Developer & Graphic Designer

Yasir Jamal has a wealth of experience of designing and building websites for a range of organisations from start-ups to well-known brands. 
With more than a decade of experience in website design and development, he has helped companies, both big and small, reach their maximum online potential by providing unique solutions that boost SEO, build authority, encourage content sharing and increase user engagement. 
He has a broad skill set and an extensive knowledge of his craft, always looking to push digital and technological boundaries to give clients a competitive edge.

Mark Field


Mark Field is a UAE-based British photographer specialising in events, portraits, interiors, still life and food imagery. Learning his trade in the UK from some of the best in the business, he has worked with a raft of luxury brands such as Charlotte Olympia, Sophia Webster and Longines. 
Since arriving in the UAE in 2014, Mark has been commissioned to shoot campaigns for some of the UAE’s most prestigious brands including Getty, Rolls Royce, British Airways, Harvey Nichols, Burj Al Arab, Swavorski and Dubai Opera. Most recently, he has been working with various brands and agencies to deliver high-quality imagery to help take their visual communications to the next level.

Work with us

We are always looking for talented individuals with the skill and passion to drive the company forwards. If you are interested in joining us,
please email us at info@alstonclayden.com