Lauren McCluskey

Group HR and Training Director

Lauren joined the business as HR & Training Director in 2014. She is based in our Dubai office. In the role she is accountable for all facets of HR operations and people and talent development.

Lauren is a certified HR practitioner and has gained generalist HR experience in service and aviation industries working with key international brands supporting large client groups. Lauren’s scope of HR expertise includes recruitment and selection, employee relations, talent and performance management, training and assessment, and compensation and benefits.

She has a Bachelor’s degree in Business, majoring in Human Resources and Economics, and is Training and Assessment (TAA) qualified. Working in senior strategic HR roles within service-focused industries, Lauren has supported high volume business growth, utilising the full range of HR tools and business insights to enable business leaders to achieve and ensuring efficient HR programs and a sustainable talent pipeline. 

EDUCATIONAL BACKROUND

Queensland University of Technology, Australia
Bachelor of Business, Human Resources Management and Economics
2005-08

EXPERIENCE

HR Business Manager, Qatar Airways
2013-14

Specialist HR Advisor, Virgin Australia
2011-13

HR Coordinator/ Advisor, Hilton Worldwide
2008-11