Jaafar El Ahmar is Head of Human Resources at MAERSK Oil in Denmark. He has over ten years’ experience in HR management, organisational development and change management, talent acquisition and management, workforce planning and employee engagement. Prior to heading up the HR division, Jaafar was also HR Business Partner and Head of HR Recruitment and Administration at MAERSK Oil in Denmark. Jaafar joined MAERSK Oil over eight years ago in Qatar, first as Senior HR Business Partner, then as Head of HR Shared Services, before assuming the position of Organisational Development Leader on a Change Management Project. Before joining MAERSK Oil, Jaafar was HR Senior Generalist at Alfardan Automobiles. Jaafar holds a Master of Science (MSc) in Human Resource Management from Birkbeck College, University of London, and a Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) with emphasis on Management from the American University of Beirut.