Ali Khaled Alhashmi is a winner of several notable awards such as Human Resources Executive of the Year at the International Business Awards 2017, HR Leadership Award at the GCC Best Employer Brand Awards 2017, HR Professional of the Year at HR Excellence Award 2017 and 100 most influential Global HR Leaders at the World HRD Congress 2018.

Alhashmi is a seasoned human resources specialist with more than 20 years of leadership and professional development experience and has held Senior Vice President roles in Human Resources at Union National Bank and Al Hilal Bank, both in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates.

He brings a rare ability to apply an entrepreneurial approach to organizational challenges, delivering transformational and sustainable change to large and small businesses alike. He is well known as a catalyst for transformational change, spearheading the use of innovative HR management techniques combined with digitalization to deliver lasting results, particularly with employee engagement. A public speaker and published author, written several ground-breaking leadership and management titles, including “Success Through Employees – Employee Engagement Strategies”, “TEEM – A Model for Growth in Business and Government”, “The Winning Edge”, and "Understanding the Workplace" series. Also published numerous white papers and management articles in the areas of expert authority including Human Resources, Strategic Planning, Leadership and Market Research.