DBA, ESLSCA University (Ongoing)
MRes, University of Liverpool, UK
MSc, HR Education, University of Louisville, USA
BA, French Literature, Ain Shams University, Cairo, Egypt
Diploma, Human Resources Management, The American University in Cairo
Certified, Global HR Strategic Management, (GHRSM), iHRME
Raghda has over 20 years of experience in the Human Resources Management field. She currently heads the HR function at Youssef Allam Group. Her last full-time engagement was CEO HR Advisor for Nahdet Misr Publishing Group (2012 – 2016). Previously, between 2008 and 2012, she was the General Manager, HR in Majid Al Futtaim Properties, MAF Egypt; the market leader in shopping malls in Egypt and the Middle East. Raghda headed HR functions in several organizations like DHL Egypt; the market leader in the region in courier and shipping services, EFG-Hermes; the market leader in brokerage, corporate finance and asset management, and Giesecke & Devrient (G&D); the world’s leading Smart Card technology & solutions provider. She then moved to consulting as Partner of the Organization Consulting Unit in Logic Management Consulting, Egypt before moving to MAF.
Throughout her long years of professional experience, Raghda demonstrated a track record of achievements, as she established and lead HR departments and ensured their efficient operations. Raghda designed and implemented Competency Frameworks that formed the basis for all the HR systems of several companies such as; Performance Management, Talent Acquisition Systems and also championed job evaluation, grading projects, and designed remuneration packages for senior managers, middle managers and regular staff following the HAY methodology. Raghda both championed and participated in several task forces with teams from both diversified backgrounds and cultures servicing countries in the region of North Africa and the Middle East.
Raghda has championed a lot of organization development efforts throughout her career and is an expert in the subject of change management. She lead consulting teams in organizational restructuring efforts and different organizational consulting assignments including individual management assessments and assessment centers, the setup of HR infrastructures and establishment of systems. In addition to her role in managing consulting projects and coaching consultants, Raghda was an active member in the Partner’s Steering Committee in LOGIC Management Consulting.
Raghda is a certified trainer and an experienced instructional designer. Throughout her career, she trained different tiers in organizations on managerial competence programs such as: “People Management Skills”, “Team Building” “Competency Evaluation”, “Behavioral Interviewing”, “Performance Management”, “Performance Evaluation and Assessment of Potential”, “Presentation Skills”, “Communication Skills”, “Time Management” among others. Raghda is also experienced in managing training functions, certifying trainers and in evaluation of training interventions and other performance improvement efforts.