Founded in 1991, the Arabian Society for Human Resource Management (ASHRM) is a society dedicated to the management and development of human resources and the exchange of information and expertise in this area. 

ASHRM is a not-for-profit organization that aims to be the “Regional Voice of HR”. Its mission is to promote the human resource profession and advance the human capital capabilities of organizations within the region.  It  does through strategies designed and implemented to achieve the strategic objectives of: taking a lead role in developing HR Professional in the Region; assisting organizations with  developing their Human Capital; developing a regional body of HR knowledge; and, gaining international recognition through membership of global organization such as the World Federation of People Management Associations.

Our Mission

All the Arabian States recognize that Human Capital is the key enabler for their strategic success and HR professionals have a key role to play in building that human capital. ASHRM's strategy is to help create the most effective and professional HR capability in the world and its mission is to be:

Council Of Trustees

The ASHRM Council of Trustees are volunteers, who give up their time working towards the vision of ASHRM to become the: "Regional Voice of HR" and achieve its mission to promote the HR profession and advance the human capital capability of organisations throughout the Region.

Everyone involved in the leadership or management of ASHRM, is committed to the growth of the HR Profession, the development and welfare of members, and to providing excellent value from membership fees and other revenues.

ASHRM is proud that its Board of Trustees are drawn from the Arab World's top HR Vice Presidents and Directors from leading organisations such as Saudi Aramco, KPC, PDO, Bahrain Prime Minister's Court, STC, SABIC, GPCA, Ashanqia Chamber and others.


Featured Speakers

  • Abdulaziz F. Al-Khayyal

  • Patrick Harverson

  • Rudy Karsan

  • Benedict T. Casnocha

  • Dom Sagolla

  • Fahad S. Al-Sheaibi

  • Adrian Gilpin

  • Professor William Scott-Jackson

  • Ms. Salma Al Hajjaj

Recent News

  • “Under the Patronage of His Highness Sheikh Majid Bin Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum
    Dubai hosts the 12th International ASHRM Conference”