Nairouz Bader

Group CEO

Dr. Nairouz Bader is the Chief Executive Officer of Envision Partnership/ CEO MENA IIC Partners and member of the Global Board of Directors for the Association of Senior Executive Consultants (AESC). She is a successful entrepreneur recognized internationally for her expertise on talent acquisition, retention and development and human resources and leadership consulting, her deep knowledge and insight into the business community, multiculturalism, and lifestyle of the Middle East and North Africa.

Dr. Bader is truly a global citizen, having lived and worked throughout Europe, North America, and the Middle East. She leverages a vast network of industry contacts and global intelligence to provide superior service to her international clients and is an expert in helping those companies find the right senior executives, C-suite officers, and board members for their leadership teams.

Currently at Envision Partnership (formerly Vision executive search founded in 1997 in Canada and launched in Dubai in 2005), clients range from large multinationals and conglomerates to small, privately owned businesses. Specialty areas are life sciences, healthcare, industrial, and infrastructure.

Dr. Bader is a sought-after speaker on internationalism at leading educational institutions (INSEAD, Hult, London Business School, and Duke University/Fuqua School of Business) and her thought leadership is showcased in the media (CNBC, MBC, CEO Magazine, Arabian Business, Gulf Business). She has also brought together industry and government officials in the ME region to discuss ways to advance business practices in the Middle East.

In addition to serving on the Global Board of the Association of Executive Search Consultants, she is Chair of the AESC Middle East and North Africa Council, Global Chair leadership insights and education committee, and a member of the Committee for Emerging Markets. She is certified by the Switzerland Global Enterprise as an Official Expert on International Human Resources, a founding and board member of Rotary International (Dubai), and a Non-Executive Board Director universal American school, Al Futtaim foundation (Dubai).

Dr. Bader’s career began in pharmacy and life sciences at Hoffman-La Roche and GlaxoSmithKline. While earning post-graduate degrees in Marketing and Managerial Leadership from American University in London and City University in WA (US), she found her true passion in global leadership & executive search and international business consulting.