Partners for Growth

A Dubai-based integrated marketing and communications agency specialising in the new world of global wealth.

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Together, our principals have over 50 years of experience communicating effectively with the worlds’ most discerning audiences.

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The wealthiest individuals are often the most time poor. Our clients and the people they are trying to reach have a highly sophisticated global outlook with constant demands on their time and attention.

We understand that in order to reach these audiences, we must offer genuine value by creating bespoke events, strategy, and content that contribute knowledge, pleasure, and connection.

Working across platforms, we offer marketing-driven communications solutions and an integrated approach including:

  • Strategy
  • Branding
  • Strategic introductions
  • Public relations
  • Marketing
  • Digital & social media
  • Ambassadors
  • Events


We know the right people and they know us.

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We offer a unique service in bringing together leading entrepreneurs and Family Office principals and key advisers for private lunches and sporting days to offer clients and investors a relaxed and enjoyable atmosphere in which to explore ideas and build relationship.

We emphasise long-term partnerships based on mutual trust and enjoyment.


Experience, Exclusivity & Trust.

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Alston & Clayden is a Dubai-based integrated marketing and communications agency specialising in the new world of global wealth. We offer multi-platform marketing-driven communications solutions based on decades of experience in strategy, marketing, public relations, communications, and events.

We believe in quality, relationship, and exclusivity, so we commit to no more than a handful of select clients wishing to reach the most discerning audiences in the world’s global capital hubs.

Clients are treated as long term partners, and this approach allows our principals to work closely with each client, taking an in-depth approach to understanding their needs and providing nuanced bespoke solutions.


The Team


Anne-Claude Wenger

Founder & CEO at Alston & Clayden

Anne-Claude Wenger is the Founder & CEO of Alston & Clayden. Based in Dubai, Anne-Claude Wenger is a marketing and communications specialist with more than 20 years’ experience in building iconic FMCG, Automobile, Luxury brands and Financial Institutions across EMEA and Asia. She has worked at Procter & Gamble, Swatch AG, and most recently as a Client Services Director at Tag Worldwide London. Anne-Claude has over her career built an extensive network across all regions. She is a mentor of the “Daughters of the Emirates” entrepreneur program in Dubai. Anne-Claude holds a BA in History of Arts from the University of Geneva, Switzerland. She speaks six languages, including Arabic.

Marianne Van Pelt

Managing Director at Alston & Clayden

Marianne van Pelt is a public relations and marketing specialist with more than 20 years experience working with UHNWs for family offices, private banks, luxury property groups, and luxury brands across the USA, Europe, the Caribbean, India, and Dubai. She has worked across sectors for clients such as Sun International; the Governments of Antigua, Anguilla, and the Turks & Caicos Islands; Richmont; Ashford Castle; N Peal Cashmere; Pickett; and others. A native New Yorker, Marianne van Pelt holds a BA in Journalism from the University of Bridgeport Connecticut, and an MA in Public Relations and New Media from the Cork Institute of Technology, Ireland. She divides her time between London and Dubai.



Alston & Clayden
Boulevard Plaza Tower, level 14
Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Boulevard
PO Box 213 411, Downtown Dubai,
Dubai, UAE