Shayma Ibrahim is a Principal at Pedersen & Partners

Shayma Ibrahim is the Country Manager for Saudi Arabia at Pedersen & Partners, based in Dubai, UAE. Ms. Ibrahim has over a decade of Executive Search experience with a strong focus in the Natural Resources & Energy, Industrial, Supply Chain, Logistics & Transportation, Consumer, Government, Education & Non-Profit, Life Sciences & Healthcare, and Family Groups sectors.

She has built her career at a major global retained Executive Search firm, where she partnered with senior executives in the above-mentioned sectors across the GCC region. Shayma also established and led the first in-house customer experience department aimed at improving the client experience throughout the lifecycle of the mandates. Prior to her Executive Search career, Ms. Ibrahim gained consulting experience in the USA as an Outplacement Consultant and Certified Mediator, and later worked in the Real Estate sector. In 2008, Ms. Ibrahim moved to the United Arab Emirates, where she first worked in Dubai and then in Abu Dhabi in the Information Technologies Security sector.

Ms. Ibrahim has a Bachelor of Science degree in Systems Engineering from George Mason University, VA, USA. She also obtained a Hofstede Culture Ambassador Certificate and is a certified Hogan expert. She is fluent in Arabic and English.