Name: Amal Loring

Name of business: MBD

What do you do?
Provide a Transparent and trusted platform for companies to establish themselves in the UAE.

How did you get started?
In 1999 I decided I wanted to start my own company, No business plan, no clue how to do it, just a inner knowing i had to help people. some 18 years later I have coached and counseled 1000's of people and worked with many companies.

Who and what inspire you?
Being supportive of companies and making sure that they have trust. From childhood I didn't have a supportive and trusting environment and I want to provide that to people who want to grow and improve their life
What does being an entrepreneur mean to you?
Somebody who has passion, drive and a desire to succeed with a great idea that they have and want to share with others. Someone who never gives up, who has persistence, self motivating, and wants to success from within

How do you split your time?
My daughter, work, reading, exercise, work, my daughter work work work

What is your workspace like?
Very tidy and orderly. Colorful my favorite colour is purple. Hippie chic items and nice lights
What three items can't you live without?
My daughter, nature and hot chocolate,

Which UAE companies do you admire?
The KHDA, very efficient, welcoming and staff are highly trained.

Why is supporting small businesses so important to you?
I know how tough it can be, how in the UAE it is not what you know but how you know. I know it can be a long and lonely journey, and I want to help others on that journey

How can the community get involved in your business?
Let me know what they do so that i can help them sell more, through my business contacts
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