RL100 Gulf: Dubai Summit

January 25th 2024
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The Westin Hotel,
30+ Strategic
TA Leaders
25th January 2024,
9.30am – 5pm

About this Event

Year 2 of the RL Middle East community builds on the foundations of success stories from the communities inaugural year in the region. Starting the year in style – the RL Middle East returns to Dubai with an event hosted by the RL100 Gulf taking place in The Westin Dubai Marina on the 25th January 2024!

This Summit will provide you with an opportunity to network with like-minded senior talent professionals, as well as a handful of carefully curated TA tech and HR Service providers, in a relaxed and informal environment perfect for genuine connection making.Engage in challenging and insightful conversation, hear from the industry’s leading thinkers and practitioners, and participate in thought-provoking roundtable discussions.

Finally, conclude the day with informal networking and dinner, cementing the relationships forged throughout the event, the invaluable element of the RL100 Summits that make them renowned within the UK, and now the Middle East.

Please register below to secure your place.



Coffee & Arrival


Opening Remarks & Introductions


Employer Brand Strategy in 2024 and beyond and how Humanity must sit at the heart of your message
Tom Chesterton, CEO and Co-Founder & Mark Horley, Chief Creative Officer and Co-Founder @ Tonic




Transformation: what does this really mean for TA
Giovanni Everduin
, Chief Innovation Lead @ Commercial Bank International






The Evolution of TA
Gargi Banerjee SPHRi® GPHR®, Head- Talent, Learning & Org Development @ Julphar




Panel: How the deployment of TA is being addressed in Global Corporate Organisations and the role TA needs to play.
Peter Hogg, Director – TA (ME & Africa) @ Schneider Electric


Panel: The Future of Banking’s People Strategy
Zahia T. Abu Ali, ENBD Group Head of Emiratisation, CHRO @ Emirates Islamic


The Mission for the Advisory Board
Closing Remarks from RL100 Founder, Lois Leonard

Featured Speakers

Zahia T. Abu Ali

Head of Talent Acquisition and Talent Management, Emirates Islamic

Giovanni Everduin

Chief Strategy & Innovation Officer, Commercial Bank International

Tom Chesterton

Co-Founder and Thought Leader, Tonic Employer Branding

Gargi Banerjee SPHRi® GPHR®

Head- Talent, Learning & Organization Development, Julphar

Peter Hogg

Director Talent Acquisition - Middle-East & Africa, Schneider Electric

The Middle East’s first, dedicated community for senior TA professionals

As a delegate, you’ll gain access to…

World-Class Speakers: We bring together the industry’s top thought leaders and influencers to share their expertise and provide valuable insights.

Networking Opportunities: Our summits provide a unique opportunity to connect with peers, establish valuable relationships and engage with potential partners.

Actionable Strategies: The talks are designed to provide practical, actionable strategies that you can implement immediately to improve your resourcing operations.

A Brand New Community: Deepen your relationships with other like-minded senior TA Folk as you’ll be invited to the community group, where you can chat daily for support and advice amongst the group.

RL Middle East Partners

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