Hanadi El Sayyed

Founder and Chief Experience Officer at &humans

Hanadi El Sayyed is an industry analyst, writer, and founder of &humans Consulting. She is also a Senior Consultant at The Tantalus Group. She looks to broaden executive mindset to rethink how to better design and deliver employee services that exceed the expectations of the workforce and the needs of the business. Based in the UAE, &humans is an emerging growth management consulting firm dedicated to raising the potential of HR leadership in MENA region as they strive to innovate their organization’s digital workforce experience.
Prior to founding &humans Consulting, she served as the Head of Human Capital at Majid Al Futtaim Holding, where she was responsible for the delivery of the Company’s human capital groundbreaking vision and strategy at the Holding company. She took on the role following a fulfilling HR leadership career journey with Majid Al Futtaim where she partnered with corporate and business to drive their strategies and ensure the realization of organizational people vision through the development and implementation of future driven, fit for purpose HR practices.
She has more than 15 years of experience in the HR industry. Hanadi works with leading regional companies to help them transform their HR organizations into strategic partners to business and creating compelling experiences for the workforce. She also works with Entrepreneurs who believe that long term success of their business starts with a robust people vision and plan and helps them get that right. She is an affiliated mentor and coach with social entreprise accelerator C3 -Consult and Coach for A Cause.
Hanadi graduated from the American University of Beirut with 2 Bachelor of Science Degrees and completed her Masters’ Degree in Development from the University of London. She carries certificates in strategic HR management, design thinking, and people leadership from world class academic and professional institutions. Hanadi is an avid writer about the future of work, digital transformation of HR, and employee experience. She is a contributing writer with various international digital HR editorials such as TLNT and myHRfuture and Tharawat Magazine.