Mr. Ibrahim Al Yafi is a partner with Meirc Training & Consulting. He holds a bachelor of science degree in engineering management from the University of Missouri Rolla, USA and a master of business administration with emphasis on strategic management and international marketing from Southern Illinois University, USA. Ibrahim is a senior certified professional by the Society of Human Resources Management (SHRM-SCP). In addition, he is an associate certified coach (ACC) by the International Coach Federation (ICF).
Ibrahim has over 26 years of experience with a wide variety of organizations in the field of human resources covering the areas of talent acquisition, talent development, compensation structures, strategic human resources and motivation. Ibrahim started his career in education and then moved to training and development with Coca-Cola Near East. His experience spans across the government sector, multinationals and large family businesses in the Middle East and GCC such as: Coca-Cola Near East in Cyprus, Arab Insurance Group in Bahrain, Department of Civil Aviation in Dubai, Mannai Corporation in Qatar, SIPCO (a Pepsi-Cola Company) in Jeddah and Royal Group in Abu Dhabi. Ibrahim was instrumental in creating cultural change programs in two of these organizations: Mannai Corporation and SIPCO, where he facilitated the development of top organizational level strategies and tactics to implement the newly established cultures. As a human resource professional, Ibrahim effectively coached and counselled senior executives on developing competence in many personal and managerial areas.
With Meirc, Ibrahim capitalizes on his wide areas of expertise in human resources, recruitment, coaching and counselling. In addition, his culturally diverse experience has equipped him to understand human nature and the importance of emotional intelligence in business and daily life. As such, Ibrahim delivers training courses in the areas of human resources management, training and development, leadership, cultural change, as well as self-development and interpersonal skills.