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.
Amélie holds a Bachelor of Laws (LL.B.) from Université de Montréal and is a member of the Barreau du Québec. She began her professional career as a litigation attorney at a Montréal-based firm, in civil litigation, insurance and employment law. She was involved in high-profile cases, such as a Public Inquiry for the Government of Québec and the “Great Canadian Maple Syrup Heist” case.
Prior to relocating to the Netherlands, Amélie gained experience with Lloyd’s of London, brokering commercial general liability policies and dealing with Lloyd’s underwriters on a daily basis. This experience peaked her interest in the insurance sector.
Amélie joined the firm after completing her MScBA at Rotterdam School of Management. She provides strategic counsel and support to multiple accounts. She is fluent in both French and English
Natascha provides support on accounts in the investments and information security pillars. She has 7 years combined experience in the retail and aviation sectors and earned her Bachelor degree in International Business and Administration at the University of Applied Sciences in Amsterdam. Natascha is a Dutch native and fluent in English.
Martijn van Dorp
Joshua assists the team with research and analysis. He is currently completing double Bachelor of Science degrees in Corporate Communication and Political Science at the University of Amsterdam.