Ali Al Mansoori

Acting Group Chief Human Resource Officer, e& Group

Speaker Bio

Ali Al Mansoori is acting Group Chief Human Resources Officer (GCHRO) at e&. Ali joined e& in 2022 after 25 years in senior roles spanning the government, telecommunications, and aviation sectors.

A seasoned Human Resources leader, Ali has deep experience turning business visions into impactful initiatives that fuel growth, profitability, and an energetic corporate culture. He is a trusted partner to C-suites and a champion for employee engagement.

At e&, Ali leads talent strategy and HR functions, driving business growth and operational excellence. He has been instrumental in e& continually exceeding its Emiratisation targets set by the NAFIS Programme and Emirati Talent Competitiveness Council (ETCC). Under his leadership, the number of Emirati nationals employed in e&’s UAE operations stands at 53 per cent of its total workforce.

In his previous telecom roles, Ali led transformative projects that reshaped the landscape of the organisation. He established ‘du-14’, a comprehensive operating model and people fitment initiative and played a pivotal role in establishing the UAE's first contact centre in Fujairah, entirely staffed by Emirati nationals.

Ali's expertise extends across the entire HR spectrum, encompassing diverse areas like talent acquisition, employee relations, performance management, learning & development, and organisational development. He possesses a deep understanding of international HR laws and best practices, ensuring compliance and operational excellence within every team he leads. Ali's commitment to nurturing talent was exemplified by his creation of ‘du University’, a digital learning platform designed to empower employees with critical skills and knowledge. Additionally, initiatives like the Bedaya and Tamayaz talent pools showcase his dedication to fostering Emirati talent pipelines and driving nationalisation efforts.

Ali's exceptional leadership and dedication have been consistently recognised. His outstanding contributions to nationalisation efforts resulted in consecutive Emiratisation Awards in 2018 and 2019.

Ali's commitment to social responsibility and his dedication to inspiring and empowering future generations extend beyond the walls of corporate offices. He actively contributes to the community as a committee member of HCT and established and chaired the Youth Council at his previous employer.

Ali is a dynamic and results-oriented leader who thrives in environments of change and complexity. He is passionate about building high-performing teams, unlocking human potential, and shaping organisational success through strategic HR leadership. He holds a Bachelor’s degree in Human Resources Management from the Canadian University of Dubai and a Higher Diploma in Aerospace and Aeronautical Engineering from the UK.