Rana Ghandour Salhab is the regional Talent, and Communications Partner at Deloitte in the Middle East whose network of offices covers 15 countries and over 22 offices in the Middle East North Africa region. She has over 25 years’ experience in management consulting, talent and diversity management, corporate social responsibility, corporate branding and communications.
Rana has lived and worked in 3 continents and assumed regional and global leadership roles in multinational firms. Before joining Deloitte, she was HR Director in the EMEIA (Europe, Middle East, India & Africa) regional management team at Andersen based in Geneva, Switzerland, and prior to that was HR Director of the Growing Economies region. Early in her career, she lectured at university level and has since facilitated many seminars and training programs.
Rana is active in promoting women advancement, employability and entrepreneurship skills building. She is a former co-chair of the MENA Entrepreneurship Action Group of the World Economic Forum (WEF), and is currently on the advisory board of Reach, the first non-profit organization incorporated in the Dubai International Financial Center (DIFC) designed for mentoring and supporting professional women in the UAE. She is also on the founding taskforce for the 30% Club – GCC chapter, an initiative that aims at increasing number of women on leadership boards. Rana is a member of Rotary and active in community projects.
Rana holds a Master in Business Administration and B.Sc.in Public Health (Biostatistics) from the American University of Beirut.