Lama Al-Dossary was appointed vice president of people and senior advisor for human resources at the Saudi Tourism Authority in February 2022.
In this role, Al-Dossary designed a comprehensive organizational structure for the HR department, formulated salary structures and titling frameworks, crafted job descriptions, and established robust policies and procedures.
She also launched a learning accelerator program to develop each individual during their journey with the organization through customized experiences.
Since June 2023, Al-Dossary has been vice chair of the advisory board at the GCC Board Directors Institute in Riyadh. She plays an integral role in shaping the institute’s vision to become the premier hub for board directors, promoting the highest professional standards of corporate governance and professional directorship.
Prior to joining the STA, Al-Dossary was the director of human resources and the nominations and remunerations committee secretary at the Saudi Industrial Development Fund.
From 2019 to 2021, she was the senior director of human resources and acting VP of shared services at the Decision Support Center at the Royal Court, Riyadh, before which she was a professional development manager at McKinsey & Company in Dubai, overseeing and managing more than 100 individuals across the Middle East office.
In total, Al-Dossary has 19 years of experience in HR across diverse industries and geographies including Saudi Aramco, where she served for 10 years in multiple leading roles.
She earned a bachelor’s degree in management information systems from the University of Sharjah, UAE, and is also a Society of Human Resources senior certified professional.
In May 2022, she graduated from the prestigious Wharton School’s CHRO Program, having earned the title of certified board director from the GCC BDI in September 2020.