Dr. Ahmed Al Banna

Board Member, International Federation of Training & Development Organizations (IFTDO)

Dr. Al Banna is the CEO of Origin Group and one of the top Bahraini HRD leaders in the region. Origin Group is an international leading company in Human Capital Development in the Middle East and the Mena Region.

Dr. Al Banna is widely respected as a strategic thinker and management / leadership practitioner. He is specialized in organizations’ capabilities focusing on key factors such as leadership, business growth and developing talents across the region through leveraging human resources.

During his career, he possessed different positions – in Public and Private sectors- such as Assistant Undersecretary for Training Planning at the Ministry of Labour – Bahrain, Chief People Officer of Gulf Air, President of the Bahrain Society for Training and Development, the Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Bahrain Training Institute, Member of the Board of Directors of the Bahrain Labour Fund (TAMKEEN), Board member of International Federation of Training and Development Organizations (IFTDO), in addition to many international and regional memberships.

He has more than 30 years of experience in developing, interpreting and implementing HR and Management strategies.