Speaker Details

RENE DE MURARD

OMAN OIL COMPANY(ORPIC)
  • 29 October 2019

Rene de Murard is based in Oman and as a wide experience of Consulting, Training and Coaching to improve organizations through their leaders. He has a proven track record of working successfully across a range of industries in Europe, USA and the GCC, including Oil & Gas, Utilities, Telecom, Transport, Finance, Healthcare and IT services. Specialty expertise includes the design and implementation of Human Resource Management and Organisational Development Strategies to support corporation’s goals and objectives. Rene led comprehensive Executive leadership programs (Executive coaching, High Potential Training, Women leadership program, succession planning, talent performance assessment & management and other customized programs) in different sectors.

PAUL LALOVICH

AGILE DYNAMICS
  • 29 October 2019

Paul successfully led and supported business transformations across a variety of industries, making significant progress in reducing costs and improving operating effectiveness. Paul worked extensively in the emerging markets of Europe and The Middle East (du, Gazprom, Norconsult, Emirates Advanced Investments, Sadara Chemical Company, Willis Towers Watson, Mercer Consulting, Emirates Nuclear Energy Corporation and more recently Oliver Wyman). Prior to this, during his career in Canada he worked as a Business Process Outsourcing (BPO) consultant with ORIS Creative Solutions supporting many organizations on the Fortune’s list “100 Best Companies to Work for in America”. Paul is a PhD candidate and he holds a Union University, Master's degree, Industrial Economics Management, and a Bachelor of Industrial Economics Management. Columbia Business School, Postgraduate Diploma, Digital Business. In addition Paul is SHRM Certified Professional (SHRM-CP).

DANA BUKHAMMAS

ZAIN BAHRAIN
  • 29 October 2019

My focus is on Human Capital Development and creating a culture that empowers employees to perform and excel. Able to design state-of-art development programs that enable employees to drive the organization strategic objectives and sustainable growth. Implement employee engagement programs that are in line with the organization’s direction to ensure alignment towards the organization’s objectives. Recruit, reward and retain talents through a performance base total reward program. Manage a Youth Development Program as part of the organization community engagement program that focuses in youth empowerment.

DR. JASSIM HAJI

ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE SOCIETY
  • 29 October 2019

Dr. Haji is a veteran in the field Information and Communications Technology with over 3 decades. He is continuously doing research and publications on latest technologies and how to be leveraged operationally and economically in organizations. He is leading the entire Information Technology department in Gulf Air and he implemented numerous cutting edge projects and technologies. He managed to achieve over 40 prestigious awards including 15 distinguished CIOs (Chief Information Officer). He currently serves on the board of directors of a leading hospitality and tourism technology provider in the Middle East and on SITA Council representing Middle East and North Africa.

SHABAN BUTT

COCA-COLA
  • 29 October 2019

I am a high energy HR professional with over two decades of proven track record by delivering proactive change, leadership coaching, performance improvement and organization development in culturally diverse environments and multiple sectors. Hands on HR experience across Asia Pacific, Middle East and Europe. The key elements to success were constantly challenging myself and others to do better, seeking new ideas, engaging associates in developing & implementing solutions. Provide stewardship of core HR processes and culture across UAE & Oman business and deliver HR support in developing communication plans to align business and regional cultures behind one common set of COCA-COLA values, including design of a promotional campaign, intranet design for corporate communications and facilitated delivery of corporate Values throughout the region.

FARID AHMED

VIRTUS GROUP
  • 29 October 2019

Farid is an executive management consultant, with stretching years of achievements in Organization Development, Strategy & Transformation, Structured Finance, People Management. Has won several Global Awards for his contribution and passion in Strategy & HR and a noted speaker and panelist on Business Strategy and other vertical HR subjects in many EMEA & APAC conferences, forums and magazines. Has a rich career history which spans across several industries including semi-government & the big 4 consulting and fortune companies worldwide including: PwC, Nokia Siemens Networks (NSN), United Arab Shipping Company (UASC), Emaar Properties, Xpert Learning, IBFI, Proctor & Gamble (P&G) and Compaq.

GHADA EL KADI

BURGAN BANK
  • 29 October 2019

Ghada has more than 15 years experience in the field of Learning and Development.She started her career training in General and Business English and moved into the Management/Leadesrship Development area where she found her true passion. She has a very motivating and engaging approach to learning and she believes that the objective of training is to create a holistic learner endowed with requisite knowledge, skills and behaviors to succeed at work and in life. Ghada believes the most important element of a managing role is developing people and coaching them for optimum performance for their own best interest and that of their organization. Her Executive Coaching certificate, NLP Trainer certificate, and CPLP(Certified Professional in Learning and Performance) certification are helping her build a stronger career in the realm of developing human potential through her newly acquired skills related to Career and Talent Management and understanding human behaviour.

RUTH SIMUYEMBA

STANDARD CHARTERED BANK
  • 29 October 2019

Ruth has over 13 years HR experience in the Banking Sector within the Middle East and Africa. She also has consulting experience having worked with PricewaterhouseCoopers previously as a Management Consultant. Her core skills in HR are Change Management, Organizational Reviews, Union Negotiations, Employee Relations, HR Business Partnering, HR Governance, HR Risk and Coaching for High Performance. She holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Economics and HR Diploma qualifications. She also holds an MBA with University of Leicester with specialization in ER.

AMMAR NEAMA

STANDARD CHARTERED BANK
  • 29 October 2019

Ammar has over 15 years of experience in Human Resources with in depth knowledge in HR Service Delivery, throughout his career with Standard Chartered he has been accountable for delivering a better employee experience in the full employee lifecycle from the onboarding stage until managing employee exits from the organization.

DR. JOHN MATHEW

E.K. KANOO
  • 29 October 2019

Passionate about People management & their development, Dr. John’s areas of core competency include: Talent Management primarily focusing on Talent reviews, Selection Assessments, Performance, Succession Planning, Engagement, Leadership Development, Nationalization, Psychometrics & a wide array of Occupational Assessments, Occupational Psychology and Talent analytics. He holds a Degree in Engineering, an M.B.A, a Ph.D. in Management & is a Certified Occupational Psychologist and a Gallup Certified Talent Coach with over 15 years’ experience in Talent Management including Senior Management experience. In his past role, John worked with the Al-Futtaim Group, one of the Middle East's largest business houses for 8 years in various roles before completing his tenure successfully as Head of Talent for its Automotive Division. He has recently taken on the role of Head of Talent Management for Ebrahim Khalil Kanoo group which is one of the most progressive organizations in Bahrain. His role includes leading the largest automotive training facility in Bahrain as well.