Hanan Ibrahim Al Abed

Chief Human Resources Officer


Ms. Hanan Ibrahim Al Abed joined Abu Dhabi Airports as Chief Human Resources Officer (CHRO) in March 2019. Ms. Al Abed holds 17+ years of expertise in human resources management, with focus on project management, organizational design and structure, corporate governance, stakeholder engagement and change management. Ms. Al Abed joins Abu Dhabi Airports after serving at the Environment Agency- Abu Dhabi (EAD) since 2002. Her latest post at EAD was that of Director,Management Support Office. In this role, Hanan provided advisory support as well as administrative support to the Secretary General and the Deputy Secretary General, in addition to leading on organizational development projects and activities across the Agency, and managing EAD’s executive communications and external relations. Previously, Hanan held the position of Director, Organizational Development from mid-2011 until mid-2012. Prior to that, she was the Director, Human Resources at the Agency for about 10 years. Before working for EAD, she worked in the education, publishing and banking sectors in Abu Dhabi and London. Hanan is certified by the World at Work Association in the U.S. as a Global Renumeration Professional (GRP), and she is an Associate Member of the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD). Ms. Al Abed holds a Master’s degree in Business Administration, a Master’s degree in the Foundations of Advanced Information Technology and a Bachelor’s of Engineering degree in Computer Science, all from the Imperial College of Science, Technology & Medicine, University of London, UK.

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Award-winning Company

Since 2006 Abu Dhabi Airports has been receiving numerous prestigious awards from prominent international and local organizations in acknowledgement of its operational excellence, as well as marketing, training and corporate responsibility initiatives.

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