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Siwar Zein
Director of Talent & Development & HRBP at Nestlé Middle East


Siwar’s role in Nestlé is to lead the Talent Function for the Middle East based out from Dubai. This includes leading areas such as Talent Acquisition, Talent & Performance Management, Leadership Development, Capability Building and Diversity and Inclusion.

Experienced Human Resources professional with a demonstrated history of working in the food & beverages industry. Strong human resources professional skilled in Coaching, Leading Teams, Change Management, Training and Development, Curriculum Design, and Organizational Design. Adjunct Instructor of Leadership. Professional Co Active Coach

She initially started her career in the UK working in HR in Barclays Commercial Bank and then relocated to the Middle East with Nestlé and moved across HR roles in our offices in Lebanon, Kuwait and finally relocated with her husband and son tio the UAE Head Office in her current capacity.

Siwar found her calling working in the talent space supporting people’s development. In the past couple of years she has been completing her journey to become a Certified Life Coach and have found that this has enriched her ability to support individual’s to lead a more fulfilled life which has been proving to be a humbling experience. She’s fortunate to work in an organization like Nestlé that has a purpose that revolves around Respect for Individuals, for Diversity, for Communities and for the Future and has People topics on the top of its agenda.

Agenda Sessions

  • Jobs in 2030: Upskilling, Career Mapping and the Digital Workplace