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Abu Dhabi Education Council, Emirates Group, Abu Dhabi Commercial Bank and more to discuss developing national talent

As per the national agenda, governments across the GCC are preparing the next-generation of national leaders for both the public and private sectors.

DUBAI, UNITED ARAB EMIRATES, November 9, 2017 / -- Therefore, key players including Abu Dhabi Education Council, Emirates Group, Abu Dhabi Commercial Bank and more will be gathering for the Knowledge Development and Capacity Building Forum taking place in Dubai. The event will gather heads of HR and capacity building from both the public and private sectors to discuss key challenges in attracting, retaining and developing national human capital.

Taking place next month from 11-13 December 2017, this conference provides a platform for both public and private sectors to discuss their strategic planning of knowledge development and capacity building schemes in order to nurture local talent and enhance competitiveness in the global market.

Distinguished speakers to present include:

• H.E. Dr. Mohammed Baniyas, Executive Director Higher Education, Abu Dhabi Education Council
• Amira Al Awadhi, VP National Recruitment and Development, The Emirates Group
• Hessa Al Ghurair, Chief Human Resources Officer, Commercial Bank International
• Jane Siney, Head of HR, Standard Chartered
• Abdulaziz Almoosa, Head Recruitment and Manpower Planning, Abu Dhabi Commercial Bank
• Mahmoud Barnawi, Director General of Ports Planning and Development, Economic Cities Authority
• Nofal Al Saidi, General Manager - Human Resources, ORPIC
• Gemma D’Auria, Partner, McKinsey & Company
• Ritu Julka, Group Head - Learning & Development, Emiratisation, Al Tayer
• Saad Ebrahim Abbas, Chairman, International Business Consult
• Marc Karschies, Customer Experience & Service Quality Strategy Consultant, KCA Consultants
• And many more

These experts and attending delegates will discuss regional insights resulting from the newly-mandated nationalisation regulations as well as the most successful practices in capacity building across the GCC region, which are implemented to upskill and retain national. Brainquil, HSBC and Maersk are participating as sponsors for the event.

Find the full programme, speaker list and registration form, call +971 4 364 2975 or email

Donna Bravo
IQPC Middle East
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