A. Hanna

Business Owner

  • LocationUnited Kingdom

About me


Experienced and multi-skilled project manager, with a proven track record of working in varied environments delivering high-quality projects for industry leading companies



  • Advertising
  • Film
  • Marketing PR
  • TV
  • Visual Arts
  • Account Management
  • Budgeting
  • Client Services
  • Problem Solving
  • Production Management
  • Project Management
  • Excel
  • Office
  • Powerpoint
  • Word

Work history


Business Owner

A-list Cakes by Asmara

Apr 2015
  • - Founder/ Owner of A-List Cakes (www.alistcakes.co.uk) – award winning bespoke cake company - Developed a luxury business and executed a strategy to become supplier for leading brands across fashion, banking, PR and hospitality as well as high-profile and high-net worth individuals - Incorporating full-cycle project management skills from idea generation right through to delivery - Branding; including logo/corporate/theme; successfully developing an award winning cake brand - Digital integration: produced high-spec website and social media presence across all platforms - Marketing plans including customer propositions, promotion, digital (search, mobile, social) and traditional advertising, PR, events, initiatives to drive customer word of mouth, ROI measurement - All aspects of financial management – e.g. operations, sales & marketing, staffing, accounting


Creative Project Manager

The Walt Disney Company Ltd

Jul 2010 - Jul 2011
  • - Solely producing and managing all Disney integrated multi-platform media production projects - Lead projects from conception to completion: briefing, scheduling, stakeholder management, budget and resource planning, compliance, supplier commissioning, ensuring quality control, manage assets, account for contingencies, ensure cost effectiveness, within agreed timescales - Brand management: in line with brand aspirations/guidelines including: brand message, brand identity, target audience, marketing techniques, product line, brand discipline, compliance issues - Managing on-air production including: timelines, script and storyboards drafting, shot planning , creative copy, research, casting, directing voiceovers, directing shoots, online/offline edit, etc - Full management of client and supplier relationships ensuring great service and smooth delivery - Managing several projects to set deadlines/managing expectations/working under high pressure - Developed project management process, incl. training program. Key liaison for all stakeholders


Senior Project Manager

The Big Issue Magazine

Jul 2009 - Jul 2010
  • - Managing and planning all aspects of media campaign projects for key Big Issue accounts - Develop creative packages and initiatives to secure revenue and sustain business portfolio - Create integrated packages: incorporate multiple media platforms (digital/ print/ editorial)


Project Manager

MTV Networks Europe

Jul 2007 - Jul 2009
  • - Planning and managing bespoke campaigns across all Viacom brand platforms (MTV/Nick/etc) - Incorporating all platforms for maximum exposure: on-air/ events/ talent/ sponsorship/online/etc - Managing budgets: utilizing budgets creatively to ensure optimal exposure for client and MTV - Preparation/ presentation of detailed demographic trend/trading forecast/performance reports - Active role in presenting and pitching to high-profile clients to maximize MTV commercial income


Project Manager

ITV Networks plc

Jun 2004 - Jun 2007
  • - Planning and producing high budget media campaigns for broadcast and promotional exposure - Successive promotions following outstanding work (from assistant to executive to manager)



BA Joint Hons Film TV/ American Studies

Brunel University

Aug 2001 - Jun 2004


    Media Studies/ English Language Literature

    SIR George Monoux

    Aug 1999 - Jun 2001


      Math/ English/ Double Award Science/ Business Studies/ French/ Food Technology

      Tom Hood School

      Aug 1994 - Jun 1999



        Cake and Bake Show - Best Fashion Cake


        Cake International - Best Wedding Cake


        Salon Culinaire - Best Novelty Cake


        Cake International - Best Novelty Cake