Emirati citizen Nabil M. Ramadhan joined Jumeirah Group after a fourteen year career with some of the UAE’s top organisations and was most recently Chief Operating Officer of Dubai International Financial Centre (DIFC) Authority.
In his role at DIFC Authority, Nabil M. Ramadhan was responsible for the overall Operations division including human capital, real estate, security, information technology, procurement, administration and operational excellence.
Nabil also supported the development and execution of the DIFC’s strategy and business plan. Before joining DIFC Authority in 2006, Nabil held a number of roles including Dubai Properties as Director of Human Resources, Dubai Technology and Media Free Zone as Head of Human Capital Services and at the start of his career, for Emirates Group in the performance development department.
Nabil reports to President and Group CEO Gerald Lawless and oversees the 14,000 employees of the hotel group. Since joining Jumeirah, Nabil has successfully implemented a HR strategy built on five pillars – implementing a performance driven culture, a global resourcing strategy, a robust HR operating model, a UAE national development programme and a system for embedding the Jumeirah culture. Nabil also leads the strategy department and supervises the Emirates Academy of Hospitality Management, the Managing Director of which reports to him.
Nabil holds a B.Sc. degree in Industrial Engineering from the University of Arizona, USA, and is a graduate of the Mohamed bin Rashid Leadership Programme. He is a board member of Indemaj, the independent non-profit organisation that supports the development of quality education in all UAE Government Schools especially in rural areas.