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.
Pink Tank provides advisory services and project management expertise in events and research. For more than a decade, we have produced knowledge-based conferences and world-class events for clients in government and the private sector. Known for our agility, we are trusted with creating, planning and managing some of the most creative thought-leadership projects and platforms in the region.
Pink Tank specializes in developing innovative content on topics ranging from education and the creative economy to urban development and socio-economic analysis. We approach every project with an insider’s understanding of the rapidly shifting landscape, contributing insights that produce unique ideas and programs. Whatever our clients seek to achieve, Pink Tank has the curiosity to build an original vision, the deep expertise to make it substantive, the connections to build bridges between client and community, and the track record to make projects a success.
Pink Tank relies on a close-knit network of brilliant professionals to deliver original ideas, expert project management, and impeccable planning and quality control. Our researchers, project managers and creative thinkers lay the groundwork, while our partners and specialists create tailored solutions and content-rich programs. Our team has over 15 years of management and research experience in the region and internationally, including at the World Economic Forum and Dubai Holding.
Past projects include the development of high-networked platforms such as the Mohamed bin Zayed Majlis lecture series, the Celebration of Entrepreneurship and the Qudwa Forum. Pink Tank is also the co-editor of the Al Manakh: Gulf Continued publication. Other publications involving members of the consultancy include the report ‘Global Perspectives on the Islamic Creative Economy’, the Arab Business Intelligence Report and Arab Women Leadership Outlook, as well as the first Arab Competitiveness Report of the World Economic Forum.
Born in Iran and raised between France and Geneva, Mitra has a background in international relations and political science. She earned a degree in International Relations and Diplomacy (Institut des Hautes Études Internationales) at the University of Geneva, and completed her academic journey with a master’s degree in Security from Sciences Po Paris and a master’s in International Affairs from Columbia University (School of International and Public Affairs).
After working for Dubai Government for four years, Mitra established Pink Tank with Daniel Camara in 2008 to leverage their strategic advisory consultancy experience for regional research and events.
Mitra has launched conferences including the International Design Forum, the Arab Strategy Forum and the Celebration of Entrepreneurship. She is a co-editor of the Al Manakh series, together with leading architect Rem Koolhaas. In 2009, Mitra co-edited Al Manakh: Gulf Continued, a publication focusing on Gulf cities in the context of the crisis.
Daniel has more than 20 years of experience working with global institutions, including the United Nations, the World Economic Forum and The Executive Office of H.H. Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Prime Minister and Vice President of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai. Since coming to the Middle East in 2001, he has complemented his career in political science and international affairs with deep exposure to regional affairs.
His extensive experience with multidisciplinary international projects ranges from designing highly technical programs for global conferences to conducting in-depth, pioneering research on the Middle East and the Gulf. He has co-authored several reports on the region, including the Arab World Competitiveness Report and the Arab Business Intelligence Report, and he is an editor of the Al Manakh series on the socioeconomic landscape of the urban Gulf.
A graduate of the UAM Law School in Madrid, Daniel holds a master’s degree in Environmental Law as well as a master’s in International Affairs from Columbia University.