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KAMYAR NAFICY

Founder & Principal

Kamyar Naficy is the founder and principal of KNECTCOMMS. He is a communications strategist and consultant with over 20 years’ experience advising businesses and private clients. Having lived and worked in London, Paris, New York and Los Angeles, Kamyar has a global perspective and a broad international network in business, media and finance


Prior to moving into consultancy, he worked in senior marketing and communications roles at JP Morgan, London Stock Exchange Group and UniCredit. Earlier in his career, Kamyar was a financial analyst in investment banking and a business analyst in management consulting. He is a graduate of the London School of Economics and Cambridge University and has worked as a researcher at LSE and Cambridge 


Beyond KNECTCOMMS, Kamyar is passionate about mentoring and coaching, especially for marketing and communications, entrepreneurship and innovation. He is a mentor to businesses and entrepreneurs at FinTech Alliance and to students and alumni of the Cambridge University Judge Business School