Founder & Managing Director
Omara founded Stark Narrative in April 2019. She runs the firm’s operations from its office in Amsterdam and leads the account team. Omara has two decades of experience in corporate and financial PR, and devises strategic campaigns for listed and non-listed companies globally. Her specific areas of interest include corporate innovation, digital transformation and information security. Omara is fluent in Dutch, English and Spanish.
Elizabeth began her career in PR in New York City, collaborating with Mercedes Benz Fashion Week and Getty Images. After relocating to Amsterdam in 2012 she transitioned to the public sector, fostering international trade and commerce in close cooperation with the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (Rijksdienst voor Ondernemend Nederland).
Her academic research, a comparative analysis of Chinese and Western financial news covering the East African Community, has been published internationally. She holds an MSc in Corporate Communications from University of Amsterdam, and a BA in International Relations, African Studies from University of Oregon.
Within the financial and legal sectors, she specializes in frontier and emerging markets, with a concerted focus on Sub-Saharan Africa and China. She is fluent in English and proficient in Dutch, Swahili and French.
Martijn van Dorp
Martijn provides support on multiple accounts in the investment and legal portfolios. He is also the firm’s primary support on research and analysis. He completed his MSc in Corporate Communication at the University of Amsterdam in 2020. He is fluent in both Dutch and English and proficient in French.