Managing Director at OLAM Group
Agni Skafidas, Managing Director at OLAM Group, helps clients thrive through reliable and dependable HR expertise. Agni focuses on sustainable HR solutions including employee relations, HR policies, performance management, total rewards and well-being. Together with her team, she transforms multinational companies and local SMEs through commercially driven and employee-centric initiatives. Agni ensures clients can optimise their HR services through compliant and sustainable practices.
Agni had the opportunity to lead HR teams in operational and strategic roles and served as Director, Total Rewards at Smith & Nephew and set up the HR systems for new country operations at Emirates Airlines. Prior to this, she contributed with her HR expertise to the success of Rockwell Collins, Bord Bia/Irish Food Board and sas Institute, a long-standing Best Place to Work® company.
Agni provides regular training and insights sessions on employment law and HR on various topics which include managing performance, gender and equal pay, compensation trends and practices in the region, data analytics for HR, leadership and introduction to HR for first time managers in addition to customised workshops for in-house clients. Agni is an adjunct faculty member of the University of Middlesex in Dubai, teaching post-graduate HR courses.
Agni holds a Master’s Degree in Business Studies from Smurfit School of Business, University College Dublin, Ireland and is a member of the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD), World at Work, Association for Coaching and the Project Management Institute.