An insider’s understanding of the shifting landscape
Why Choose Us
Known for our agility, we are trusted with managing some of the most creative thought-leadership projects in the region. Our approach delivers superior insights and our research expertise across diverse industries provides customized products to our clients.
For the past 15 years, Pink Tank has specialized in producing world-class conferences and knowledge-based events.
We approach every project with an insider’s understanding of the shifting landscape, contributing insights that lead to original thinking, undiscovered opportunities, and unique ideas and programs. Drawing on an extensive network of experts both within the region and around the globe, Pink Tank hand-picks the right team for the job every time. Our researchers, project managers and creative thinkers lay the groundwork, while our close-knit network of partners and specialists create tailored solutions and content-rich programs.
Whatever our clients want to achieve, Pink Tank has the vision to get our heads around it, the knowledge to make it substantive, the connections to build bridges between government entities and their communities, and the track record to make projects a success. For the past 15 years, the team responsible for Pink Tank has specialized in producing world-class conferences and knowledge-based events.
As a co-founder of Pink Tank, Mitra is the driving force behind Pink Tank’s natural chemistry with clients and is responsible for building our strong reputation of credibility, reliability and trustworthiness. She creates and maintains Pink Tank’s highly valued relationships with clients by using her invaluable capacity to very quickly grasp situations, create direct and honest lines of communication with all stakeholders, and find common ground in complex environments.
Using her academic perspective, excellent people skills, world-class project management ability, and regional expertise, Mitra concentrates on client relations, strategic advisory services, and content development, always using her instinct for what will work to help our clients achieve their objectives.
After working for the Dubai Government for four years, Mitra made the decision in 2008 to establish Pink Tank with Daniel Camara as a way to leverage their strategic advisory consultancy experience for regional research and events. Prior to Pink Tank, she was Director at Moutamarat, Dubai Holding, where she managed events such as the Young Arab Leaders Annual Meeting in 2005, the Arab-American Action Forum in New York in 2006, the Arab Strategy Forum in 2006, the Arab-India CEO Summit in 2006 and the International Design Forum in 2007. These events gathered high-profile international and regional heads of state, CEOs, academics, media personalities and leading representatives of civil society.
Born in Iran but raised between France and Geneva, Mitra has a background in international relations and political science. She studied at the University of Geneva, where she obtained a degree in diplomacy and international relations. She pursued her studies at the prestigious Institut d’Etudes Politiques (Sciences-Po) in Paris where she obtained a Masters Degree in Security Studies. She completed her academic journey with a second Masters Degree in Middle Eastern Studies from the School of International and Political Affairs at Columbia University. In 2009, Mitra co-edited Al Manakh: Gulf Continued, a publication focusing on Gulf cities in the context of the crisis.
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As a co-founder of Pink Tank, Daniel is the driving force behind the company’s non-stop curiosity, creative thinking, and its capacity to blend high-level concepts with a practical research direction. He brings his intuition and bold ideas to the table, anticipating trends in design thinking, urban development and innovation, and always strives to create new and better ways of implementing events and conducting research. He approaches challenges from a product-driven perspective, giving rise to pragmatic, tangible and results-oriented solutions for our clients.
Daniel is known for designing intelligent and creative conference programs as well as for finding new forms of engagement between technology and content. Since coming to the Middle East in 2002, he has complemented his career in political science and international affairs with deep exposure to regional affairs. He has extensive experience with multidisciplinary international projects, ranging from designing highly technical programs for global conferences to in-depth, pioneering research on the Middle East and the Gulf.
Daniel has more than 15 years of experience working with global institutions, including the United Nations, the World Economic Forum, the Executive Office of H.H. Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Prime Minister and Vice President of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai. He is a graduate of the UAM Law School in Madrid and holds a Masters in Environmental Law as well as a Masters in International Affairs from Columbia University.
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