Wellbeing @ Work Summit Middle East 2021

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The fifth annual Middle East Wellbeing @ Work Summit takes place 22-24 February 2021.

The three-day virtual festival attracts senior-level HR, Wellbeing, Benefit and business leaders from across the Middle East like you, who are facing business critical employee wellbeing and mental health challenges and those leaders who want to take their wellbeing and mental health strategies to the next level.

The Wellbeing @ Work Summit delivers strategic direction, advice and inspiration from employers and experts from across the world to help you create a more compassionate corporate culture that delivers results. The design and implementation of a holistic wellbeing and mental health programme that delivers healthy outcomes and a more productive organisation is paramount right now. We will also be presenting results of our extensive Middle East region wide survey on wellbeing and mental fitness in organizations across the region partnership with Cognomie.

You can attend our engaging virtual event using our highly intuitive AI enabled matchmaking platform which will allow you to interact with like minded leaders from across the Middle East time zones two weeks before the event for world-class networking. Expand your knowledge, gain actionable insights and connect with HR and Wellbeing experts in your region.

I just want to say congratulations once again on your Summit. It was a beautiful event!

Head of People Experience, Chalhoub Group

Our highly intuitive AI enabled matchmaking platform creates an atmosphere that encourages conversation, sharing & enables new connections. You’ll get access to inspirational keynote speakers, interactive campfire panel discussions and strategic workshops that will challenge corporate thinking and provide you with a blend of actionable insight and positive outcomes, fitting for the new future of work.

Key Reasons to Attend:

  • An engaging AI enabled matchmaking platform to make invaluable connections & host virtual meetings up to 2 weeks before the three day festival
  • Learn how multinational organizations are creating workplaces where employees thrive in the new world
  • Campfire panel discussions informing workplace change & mental health solutions
  • Middle East based employer case studies providing the secrets to employee wellbeing success
  • International experts bringing best-practise from across the globe
  • Invaluable networking with business leaders from across the Middle East

Thank you so very much once again for a marvellous conference!

Regional Director of Training – Middle East & Africa, Kempinski Hotels

More than ever, CHRO’s need to be at the forefront of business strategy and organizations that prioritise workplace wellbeing out-perform their competitors. Thriving workplaces are healthier, more profitable and creative so this is an essential must-attend event for those leaders and companies who want to succeed!

Join the conversation before the event on InstagramTwitter & Linkedin using #wellbeingatwork

Mustafa El Rafey, Senior Vice President of Human Capital, Majid Al Futtaim Retail

Mustafa El Rafey, Senior Vice President of Human Capital, Majid Al Futtaim Retail


30+ years of international multi-industry experience at Mars, Starbucks, QVC, Cognosante and now Majid Al Futtaim Retail

Nida Yousuf, Global Human Resources Director, Daraz (Alibaba Group)

Nida Yousuf, Global Human Resources Director, Daraz (Alibaba Group)


Human Resources Leader with 13+ years of experience at Emirates Airline, BP, K- Electric and now at Daraz (Alibaba Group)

Racan M. Aljehani, Director Human Resources, NEOM

Racan M. Aljehani, Director Human Resources, NEOM


A multi-disciplined executive HR Leader with significant experience and thought leadership in organisational culture and renewal

Ellen Dubois du Bellay, Chief Human Resources Officer, Jumeriah Group

Ellen Dubois du Bellay, Chief Human Resources Officer, Jumeriah Group


Ellen’s goal is to create an employee-driven culture & environment that encourages empowering leadership & strong customer-focused outcomes

Dr. Zerak Saleh, Chief Operating Officer, SABB

Dr. Zerak Saleh, Chief Operating Officer, SABB


Experience in Europe, Asia and the Middle East & recently recognised by Khaleej Times as a member of the Top Banking Powerlist

Peter Baker, CHRO, First Abu Dhabi Bank

Peter Baker, CHRO, First Abu Dhabi Bank


Peter is Group CHRO at First Abu Dhabi Bank (FAB) & has the responsibility for driving the Group’s people and culture journey

Linn Caldas, Global Belonging Lead Mental Health, Spotify

Linn Caldas, Global Belonging Lead Mental Health, Spotify


Linn is responsible for Spotify’s mental health philosophy, execution on it’s strategy and the global Heart & Soul Ambassador Team

Dr. Mansoor Anwar Habib, Head of Sustainability & Wellbeing, du

Dr. Mansoor Anwar Habib, Head of Sustainability & Wellbeing, du


Dr. Mansoor Anwar Habib is an ambitious Emirati Physician, Well-being Expert, and Motivational Speaker

Andreea Danila, Founding General Partner, Global Millennial Capital

Andreea Danila, Founding General Partner, Global Millennial Capital


Award winning entrepreneur, nominated as the top 10 business women in UAE by Global Brands Magazine & Founder of Global Millennial Capital

Dana Bukhammas, Director Human Resources, Zain Bahrain

Dana Bukhammas, Director Human Resources, Zain Bahrain


Dana’s focus is on Human Capital Development and creating a culture that empowers employees to perform and excel

Rosana Butron, Global Senior Manager Talent Development, DP World

Rosana Butron, Global Senior Manager Talent Development, DP World


Rosana leads Global Talent Development at DP World, covering talent located in more than 60 countries across 6 continents

Agnieszka Slomka-Golebiowska, Chairperson, mBank

Agnieszka Slomka-Golebiowska, Chairperson, mBank


Agnieszka is a non-executive director & Chairperson of mBank with over 15 years experience of serving on boards of directors

Hayfa Abuzabibah, Group Human Resources Director, Al-Dabbagh Group

Hayfa Abuzabibah, Group Human Resources Director, Al-Dabbagh Group


Over 22 years as a HR leader specializing in Human Capital, Strategic Workforce Planning & Leadership Development

Kate Hesk, Co-Founder & Global Head of Coaching, Cognomie

Kate Hesk, Co-Founder & Global Head of Coaching, Cognomie


Kate leads Cognomie global team & has a wealth of previous experience in global pharmaceutical and healthcare organisations

Sunaina Kohli, ME People Experience, PwC

Sunaina Kohli, ME People Experience, PwC


Driving People Experience for the Middle East region; Leading on Wellbeing, Diversity & Inclusion

Damian Brown, Group Head of Talent Acquisition, Chalhoub Group

Damian Brown, Group Head of Talent Acquisition, Chalhoub Group


Responsible for digitizing, simplifying and humanizing the talent acquisition processes whilst also leading D&I for the Group

Dr Nick Taylor, Co-Founder & CEO, Unmind

Dr Nick Taylor, Co-Founder & CEO, Unmind


Experienced Clinical Psychologist with a passion and expertise in digital mental health

Despo Michaelides, Chief HR & Diversity & Inclusion Officer, AXA Insurance Gulf

Despo Michaelides, Chief HR & Diversity & Inclusion Officer, AXA Insurance Gulf


Accelerating AXA’s transformation through differentiated talent models, building a culture of trust and engagement, agility & innovation

Sarah Tabet, Global HR Director ME and D&I Lead for MEA, Schneider Electric

Sarah Tabet, Global HR Director ME and D&I Lead for MEA, Schneider Electric


A passionate agile HR professional with many years of well-rounded multinational experience in the HR field across Middle East and Africa

Irada Aghamaliyeva, MENA Diversity, Inclusiveness & Wellbeing Leader, EY

Irada Aghamaliyeva, MENA Diversity, Inclusiveness & Wellbeing Leader, EY


Unveiling the human side of business, increasing a sense of belonging, work-life flexibility, well-being and reducing bias

Scott Armstrong, Editor in Chief, Arabian Business

Scott Armstrong, Editor in Chief, Arabian Business


Scott has more than 30 years of experience as a journalist, editor and strategic communications consultant

Natalie Gleeson, Head of Human Resources, Liwa Trading Enterprises

Natalie Gleeson, Head of Human Resources, Liwa Trading Enterprises


Natalie is truly passionate about people and enjoys working in environments where she can influence and drive change

Dr Rima Ghose Chowdhury, EVP & Chief Human Resources Officer, Datamatics

Dr Rima Ghose Chowdhury, EVP & Chief Human Resources Officer, Datamatics


As EVP and CHRO, Dr Rima leads Datamatics HR functions globally, with operations in the US, India, Middle East, Europe, and the Philippines

Kanari Kurayim, Partner, Saudi Arabia, Pareto People

Kanari Kurayim, Partner, Saudi Arabia, Pareto People


A HR professional with over 19yrs of diverse experience across Fortune 500 companies & now leading Pareto People’s operation in the Kingdom

Mimi Nicklin, Host, Bestselling Author & Empathetic Leader

Mimi Nicklin, Host, Bestselling Author & Empathetic Leader


Mimi Nicklin is the internationally bestselling author of ‘Softening The Edge’ and the host of the ‘Empathy for Breakfast’ breakfast show

Magdolin Boukhary, VP Human Resources, Binzgar Company

Magdolin Boukhary, VP Human Resources, Binzgar Company


Over 17 years experience as a Human Resources Strategic Partner, Coach, Career Advisor, Inspirational Speaker and Mentor

Krishnan Narayanan, Head of Human Resources, Petrotec Group

Krishnan Narayanan, Head of Human Resources, Petrotec Group


A senior HR Leader who enjoys transforming organisations and its human capital for multi-cultural organisations across many industries

Oliver Baxter, Insight Programme Manager, Herman Miller

Oliver Baxter, Insight Programme Manager, Herman Miller


Commissioning workplace related research and then sharing the results with clients and the Workplace and Design community

Funda Kalemci, Global Leader, Diversity & Inclusion, Nielsen

Funda Kalemci, Global Leader, Diversity & Inclusion, Nielsen


Global leader for diversity and inclusion for worldwide measurement and data analytics company Nielsen IQ

Hassan Jaroudi, Advisory Board Member, Cognomie

Hassan Jaroudi, Advisory Board Member, Cognomie


An expert in Healthcare & Biotech, Hassan is a transformational leader with over 23 years of progressive pharma/biotech experience

Öykü Kayaalp, Diversity & Youth Programs Professional – Turkey, Vodafone

Öykü Kayaalp, Diversity & Youth Programs Professional – Turkey, Vodafone


Leading Diversity & Inclusion agenda for Vodafone Turkey by running local projects as a part of Global Diversity Plan

John Barsoum, Vice President Human Resources Officer, Ghabbour Auto

John Barsoum, Vice President Human Resources Officer, Ghabbour Auto


A proven track record in partnering talent acquisition, employee relations and training, to deliver processes that meet business objectives

Rohit Bassi, Director of Compassion, Chief Learning Officer Middle East

Rohit Bassi, Director of Compassion, Chief Learning Officer Middle East


Rohit is a world-leading educator and motivator with compassion at the heart of communication achieving the outcome of greater success.

Chris Cummings, CEO, Sonas Group

Chris Cummings, CEO, Sonas Group


Leading the strategic direction and global team for the Wellbeing @ Work Summits & Wellbeing @ Work Hub global community







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    Platinum Partners:


    Cognomie

    Cognomie

    Mental Fitness and wellbeing coaching for the world’s most forward-thinking companies through our unique digital coaching platform





    Herman Miller

    Herman Miller

    Inventive designs, technologies and related services that improve the human experience wherever people work, heal, learn and live





    Unmind

    Unmind

    Unmind is a workplace mental health platform. We empower organisations and employees to measurably improve their mental wellbeing





    Wellbeing @ Work Hub

    Wellbeing @ Work Hub

    A global workplace community helping individuals and organisations achieve excellence in workplace wellbeing & mental health




    Event Partners:


    Arabian Business

    Arabian Business

    ArabianBusiness.com covers breaking news and business stories in Dubai, the UAE, Saudi Arabia and the GCC





    CLO Middle East

    CLO Middle East

    Chief Learning Officer Middle East is an online news and information network for HR and L&D professionals in the Middle East





    Eye of Riyadh

    Eye of Riyadh

    One of the most popular websites in the GCC for those who are seeking information and wish to explore opportunities in the region





    Finflx

    Finflx

    Gratuity Redefined. Turn your employees gratuity from a big liability to a strong asset that protects your business and helps it grow





    HR Revolution

    HR Revolution

    An online magazine that works on empowering the brand of human resources through the media





    Muscat Daily

    Muscat Daily

    Muscat Daily: Oman’s largest selling daily newspaper, published by Apex Media





    Safe Space

    Safe Space

    Safe Space provides companies with tools that support employee wellbeing and pays it forward into the community





    Empathy for Breakfast by Mimi Nicklin

    Empathy for Breakfast by Mimi Nicklin

    Inspiring Change in an Increasingly Low Empathy World





    Eye of Dubai

    Eye of Dubai

    Eye of Dubai offers you latest News, Events, Economic updates, & Marketing Services across the UAE





    Monday State of Mind

    Monday State of Mind

    Monday State of Mind is the weekly update for news & insights on what business & tech are doing for mental health & wellbeing




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    Start:
    22nd February 2021
    End:
    24th February 2021
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