Iris Mir

Project Manager

Mid Level
London, United Kingdom
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About me

Project manager with +10 years experience in Asia and Europe working in media relations, communication and business storytelling in Tech, Innovation and Creativity. Proficient at building and maintaining strong relationships cross-culturally. Skilled in identifying stories and driving ideas into product and business development strategies to convey change. Leads cross-functional teams across industries. Passionate about creativity, Tech Innovation and Blockchain, I am keen to empower leaders to realize and communicate disruptive business models and ideas across markets, communities and cultures. Regular speaker and mentor at Tech Hubs. Advanced Chinese language skills.

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  • Public Relations
  • Production
  • Product Marketing
  • Media Relations
  • Communications
  • Events PR
  • TV Production
  • Production Management
  • Business Development
  • Podcasting

Companies I’ve worked with

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      Al Jazeera English

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        World Health Organization (WHO)

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          Instituto Cervantes Beijing

          Work history


          Marketing consultant


          Jan 2009
          • London, United Kingdom
          • Freelance
          • Currently based in London. Previously based in Hong Kong, Beijing and Barcelona. • Content writing for Tech, Arts, Lifestyle, Design projects and events in Asia and Europe. • Freelance Marketing and Development Manager at The Well Garden, Hackney Downs Studios, London. • Developed cutting-edge sharp multimedia strategies and video content for Morgan Stanley, KPMG, VICE, Bloomberg, BBC, Al Jazeera English and CCN. Showreel. Password: light • Specializing in multimedia narratives, turned ideas into concise video content that redefine business culture and brand identities. • Mentor at StartupCampus London advising Tech entrepreneurs on communication and public relations. • Mentor at the SharedSpace, Hong Kong, consulting in powerful business storytelling and podcasting. • Contributed to more effective brand and product positioning to improve performance and enhance communication in cross-cultural projects between China and Europe. • Regular speaker on the topics of business storytelling, stakeholder management and public opinion at Tech Hubs, Innovation Labs, business associations and Universities in Hong Kong, Mainland China and Spain.


          Tech writer and researcher

          Cheung Kong Graduate School of Business

          Jun 2013 - May 2015
          • Beijing, China
          • Freelance
          • • Writing about local Startups, Internet business innovation and entrepreneurship in China. • Gained exclusive access to China’s leading Internet companies and Startups by interviewing high-level employees and VPs.


          Communication and Institutional relations manager

          Instituto Cervantes Beijing

          Nov 2011 - Dec 2012
          • Beijing, China
          • Full Time
          • • Coordinated internal and external communication strategies that improved competitiveness across new communities. • Developed content strategy for social networks and website. • Coordinated internal and external communication strategies.


          Communication and Program assistant

          World Health Organization (WHO)

          Apr 2011 - Jun 2011
          • Barcelona, Spain
          • Internship
          • • Co-organized the First Barcelona Course in Health Financing, attended by +50 high-level Health professionals from 24 countries. • Facilitated development, preparation, writing, editing and dissemination of information related to the office to ensure consistency with mission and goals. • Increased accuracy and efficiency in program delivery with improved external communications strategies.


          Journalist International Correspondent

          Al Jazeera English

          Mar 2006 - May 2015
          • Hong Kong
          • Freelance
          • • Writing and reporting on Asian affairs including business, politics and finance for International media outlets such Al Jazeera English, Radio Netherlands Worldwide, Forbes India Magazine, The Corner EU, Spanish Television, Catalan International View and Catalunya Radio. • Working languages: English, Spanish and Catalan.


          Blog founder and editor

          Earth to Iris

          Mar 2003 - Jul 2017
          • Beijing, China
          • Freelance
          • • Cross-cultural blog site featuring the latest fashion, design and lifestyle trends from China, Asia and beyond. • Built a link between Western and Asian countries creative communities. • Achieved content syndication agreements with industry related platforms in Asia.



          Sep 2001 - Jun 2005
          • Barcelona, Spain