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email: jdoran@sitrick.com

James Doran joined Sitrick & Company after more than 30 years working at the highest levels of financial media and strategic communications worldwide. Prior to joining Sitrick, he was the Senior Strategic Communications Advisor to the Family Office of Lex Greensill, Managing Director and Global Head of PR Media and Communications to Greensill Capital, Head of Content and Thought Leadership for DMCC – Government of Dubai Commodities Authority and Senior Communications Advisor to National Bank of Abu Dhabi. In recent years, Mr. Doran’s work involved advising on communications related to governmental inquiries, criminal investigations in multiple jurisdictions, civil litigation in multiple jurisdictions, multiple regulatory inquiries and of course the intense media scrutiny that accompanies them.

Before moving to PR, James traveled the world as a staff business writer and foreign correspondent for The Times of London, where he also served as bureau chief on Wall Street and in Washington DC. As a senior journalist he worked across the UK and Europe, the Americas, Australia, the Middle East and Africa. He also worked as a Sub Editor and City Reporter for The Evening Standard and a Sub Editor of the Financial Times, served as Emerging Markets Editor, Middle East for Bloomberg News, and Deputy Business Editor for The National newspaper Abu Dhabi which he helped establish in 2010.

James transitioned into PR after advising National Bank of Abu Dhabi on the implementation of a new communications, media, and crisis strategy. He advised many blue-chip clients on the same when he launched and ran Pentameter Media, a leading media advisory based in New York where he counted Fortune 500 companies, fintech startups and high net worth individuals among his clients.

He is fluent in English and French and conversational in Spanish.