Kabira Bhatporia
HR Director – MENA

About the speaker:

Kabira joined JLL-MENA leadership team in August 2014 as the Head of Human Resources. Her key responsibilities include providing leadership and strategic human resources direction for JLL MENA towards fulfilling the vision of JLL being recognized as a premium employer globally. In her role she is working closely with the leadership team towards building a high performing team, driving change, embedding new ways of working and engaging people in order to gain a competitive edge, attract, select, develop and retain talents. She is passionate about leading continuous improvement, culture change to support the growth of the business. Kabira comes with over 22 years of experience in Human Capital practices including talent acquisition, talent development, organization development and policy governance.

Before joining JLL MENA, she held the role of Head of Human Resources at Dubai International Financial Center Authority, overseeing the Human Resources function. Prior to that, Kabira held the position of Assistant General Manager - Human Resources and Administration at Maersk Kanoo in Dubai, managing UAE, Oman and Qatar. In the initial days of her career, Kabira worked as Manager - Compensation and Training at Kodak India Limited’s corporate office. Kabira holds a Bachelor’s degree in Commerce, a Diploma in Training and Development and a Diploma in Business Management, specializing in Human Resources.



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