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Redefining performance management
Digital Forum | Available On-Demand

Talat Shirazi Goldie
Director of HR at Taaleem


As the second biggest operator of quality schools in the UAE, HR at Taaleem aims to add real business value as a function that has a strong voice at the leadership level, helping to drive financial and commercial success through the group’s most precious asset – our people”.

Talat’s vision for human capital has evolved from her 30 years of Human Resource experience, along with her playing a leadership role in a wide array of industries ─ from Oil and Gas at BP, Aviation at British Airways, Financial Institutions at ABN AMRO Bank to Pharmaceuticals with GlaxoSmithKline. Moreover, over the past decade, Talat has been spearheading multiple HR leadership roles in the sectors of Private Equity, Construction, manufacturing, and Real Estate Development within the UAE.

Additionally, Talat has extensive, solid expertise in the areas of organizational and leadership development, as well as restructuring HR Functions to align them to business.

She has received various HR Leadership Awards on an international level, has been shortlisted as a Judge for the International Business and Leadership Awards by Arcet Global for 2020 and has authored several HR-related articles on LinkedIn - where she has over 8000 followers. She is also a member of the Worldwide Association of Female Professionals and has completed various leadership programs and certifications from Cornell University, London Business School and IMD.

In addition Talat is a certified Executive Coach.

Agenda Sessions

  • 5 ways to declutter and optimise your performance process