Meet the Best in Dubai Team

Ahlan! Live introduces the panel of expert judges who tirelessly sampled the emirate’s delights to bring you the shortlisted Best in Dubai nominees
Sarah Hedley Hymers

Ahlan! Group Editor Sarah Hedley
Hymers has travelled the globe as a social commentator, appearing
on TV shows ranging from the BBC News to The Oprah Winfrey Show
to Dubai’s very own Studio One.

Nadine El Chaer

Nadine El Chaer is Group Editor, Ahlan! Arabic and L’O
fficiel, the premier publications covering celeb and lifestyle
news in the region.

Karin Tanabe

Karin Tanabe is Deputy Editor of Ahlan!
magazine and formerly Managing Editor of Washington Life magazine
and Style Reporter at Politico.

Olivia Spadavecchia

Olivia Spadavecchia is Editor of
Ahlan! Gourmet magazine and a passionate foodie who’s happiest
when eating and writing about it.

Kavita Srinivasan

Kavita Srinivasan, Deputy Editor of
Masala! and Bandhan magazines, is an expert on all things

Rachel Ingram

Rachel Ingram is Ahlan!'s Features Writer
and delivers the goss from the UAE's party scene every week in
the magazine.