Brigitte Khair

Brigitte Khair - Lebanon

A former senior UN official, a member of the global roster of United Nations Resident Coordinators, a member of the Senior Women Talent Pipeline at the UN and an accomplished humanitarian, development, and social entrepreneurship expert. Brigitte has over 25 years of work experience with the UN, NGOs, and governments. She also had a series of ESG (Environment, Social, and Governance) advisory roles for governments, Ultra High Net Worth Individuals, and the private sector.  Her leadership roles span Head of Office and UNHCR’s director for the Regional Hub for external relations the GCC based in Abu Dhabi, Director for the Middle East of Save the Children UK’s Humanitarian Leadership Academy, manager of the Best Practice department in UNAIDS, as well as several UN assignments around the world. She worked as an Advisor on Foreign Aid to the UAE Ministry of Foreign Affairs. She was a board member of several organizations including the Sergio Vieira de Mello Foundation in Geneva, Ecolint Geneva, DIHAD in Dubai, and is now an executive committee member of the Lebanese Private Sector Network. Brigitte ran for parliamentary elections in Lebanon in 2002 and has Co-founded a tech-enabled startup for executive and professional talent on-demand based in Hub 71 in Abu Dhabi.

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