Senior Director, Global Learning and Development
Amira Ibrahim leads global learning and development at APCO Worldwide. Her approach to learning centers around the belief that a well-rounded learning experience is essential for personal and professional growth. Ms. Ibrahim’s passion and expertise is in aligning learning programs with career advancement opportunities, establishing tailored learning paths that support various career tracks and enabling people to set and achieve meaningful goals.
Within APCO, Ms. Ibrahim has served as director of human resources for the MENA region. She also led on Strategic Talent initiatives using her understanding of the intricate connection between learning and performance to craft performance management solutions that elevate the capabilities of teams and individuals.
Prior to joining APCO, Ms. Ibrahim served as Human Resources Director for the Lower Merion Public School District in Pennsylvania and was a member of the Montgomery County administrators, leading on employee relations, union negotiations and professional development for a staff body of over 2500 employees. Ms. Ibrahim’s experiences in human resources include establishing newly founded companies, joint ventures and acquisitions. She joined WPP as HR director for the MENAP region at Kantar based in Dubai. She spearheaded the HR integration of 6 legacy companies into Kantar One. She joined Hill International offices in Egypt, and later lead their workforce planning for an oil and gas joint venture partnership with the Egypt Natural Gas Holding Company (EGAS) and the Egyptian Natural Gas Company (GASCO).
Ms. Ibrahim is a senior certified professional with the Society for Human Resources Management (SHRM) and is a licensed trainer with the International Society of Neuro-semantics (ISNS). She has a strategic HR diploma from the American University in Cairo and a certification in diversity and inclusion from Villanova University. She holds a bachelors in Architectural Design in fine Arts, and a master’s in HR organizational development from Villanova University.