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Akeela joined Links Group, an Equiom Company in 2017 as In House Legal Counsel. In 2019 she was appointed to the Board of Directors and assumed her current position, Head of Legal – Middle East overseeing Equiom Group’s legal function in UAE and Qatar. In April 2020 she was also appointed to the Board of Directors of Links Group sister company, Equiom Corporate Services (Middle East) Ltd in the DIFC.
Akeela holds a LLB (Hons) and was admitted as a Solicitor of England and Wales in 2009. She has several years experience practicing law in the UK and extensive experience working in the UAE with businesses entering the market or restructuring their existing operations.
Head of Legal – Middle East
Neil joined Links Group in 2016 as General Manager based in Qatar. In February 2020 he was appointed as Managing Director with responsibility for the overall operation and performance of Links Group and for ensuring that the business operates in line with Equiom’s group strategy. He is now based in Dubai.
With more than 18 years of experience doing business in the Middle East, he has a background in international trade and development, particularly in introducing new products and services to Middle Eastern markets. Neil has held commercial positions where he was responsible for developing business in the Arabian Gulf; as well as managing a global network of sales agents.
Neil was also a member of Her Majesty’s Diplomatic Service serving at various posts in the Middle East and Sub Saharan Africa.
Equiom Group formed a strategic partnership with Links Group in September 2016.