Gemma Arregui, IWI’s Chief Operations Officer and Deputy Executive Director, has over 9 years of experience in consultancies within regulated industries (Finance; Pharmaceutical & Insurance). She has a solid track record of delivering successful results through multiple (transformational) projects across back and front office with immediate and sustainable results.
Gemma was raised in an environment that embrace young women to develop and think for themselves within a culture that has a close history and highly values human rights. Her motivation to become a leader was to mentor teams and keep developing her understanding and experience of providing a work environment that could offer a healthier and balanced work force.
Throughout mentoring and leading teams, it has been crucial to collaborate with all stakeholders. It is by challenging with persistence and compassion the ‘status quo’ and empowering both female and male human beings that we will achieve great projects.”
CHRO & DIRECTOR OF HUMAN RESOURCES
As IWI’s Chief Human Resources Officer and Director of Human Resources, Sana Khan has over 12 years of experience in the International Humanitarian Development Sector. She earned her Master degrees in Business Administration from Quaid e Azam University in Islamabad Pakistan and Masters degree in Political Science, with a concentration on various international professional courses, trainings and diplomas on human resource management, administration, labour laws and to work in emergencies. Throughout her career, Ms Khan has worked in various challenging contexts and countries, with insecure and under developed context; building HR strategies and implementation approaches in emergencies and regular projects. Sana’s interest in women’s rights is that men in dominating societies have yet to be respectful of the contributions made by women. She joined IWI to ensure correct human resource procedures and protocols are in place, to benefit staff and to enable IWI to further protect women’s human rights and raise awareness worldwide.