Hessa Al Ghurair

Hessa Al Ghurair

Hessa Al Ghurair is a highly-regarded expert, speaker, advisor and writer in the field of human resources, business and finance. She brings passion and dedication to a variety of issues- especially Emirati leadership and empowering women in business.
Showing conventional wisdom inside and outside the boardroom, Hessa is a recognised thought leader and social influencer in the Middle East winning the Linkedin UAE Power Profile
Award and IBX Inspirational Female Leader Award.
Known for her refreshingly candid and insightful talks, she is a frequent keynote speaker at regional and global conferences, such as McKinsey’s HR Forum and ASHRM. Moreover, she is an inspirational writer providing her insightful commentary on political and business industry news in leading regional media and international publications.
She is currently the Chief Human Resource Officer and Head of Corporate Social Responsibility of CBI. S upporting over 750 employees across the region, she is committed to implementing best people practices that advance talent and leverage business strategy.
With over 15 years’ experience in the banking industry in senior HR roles, Hessa has become a trusted advisor to senior business leaders in the UAE across all critical aspects of HR.