Kuwait: HSBC partnered with Amideast to deliver a high-impact career development speaker series aimed at young Kuwaitis who are currently in university.

The program, called “Future Pathways – Careers & Opportunities in the Private Sector” hosted a series of speaker events to support Kuwait’s nationalisation plan, to motivate and increase the number of Kuwaitis working in the private sector. The latest event took place at Kuwait Technical College (ktech) to encourage students to consider careers in the private sector, and raise awareness of the skills necessary to perform a variety of job functions and to increase students’ knowledge of the various career paths open to them upon graduation.

The panel was moderated by Mr Samer Alabed, Chief Executive Officer, HSBC Kuwait, and included senior speakers from HSBC – Mr Mohammed Alnassar – Head of Client Coverage, Commercial Banking and Mr Bader Alsalem- Head of Markets, as well as Senior Lecturer and author, Dr. Randa Diab-Bahman.  The speakers discussed their own career paths and achievements as well as the benefits of building a career in the private sector and the rewarding range of employment possibilities.   

“At HSBC our strategic priority of energizing for growth places our people-led approach to create a dynamic, inclusive and flexible culture, focused on learning and developing skills for the future. Our global reach is a unique strength that opens up career opportunities across the world. We value the collaboration with Amideast for creating learning opportunities for the next generation of Kuwaiti business leaders,” said Samer Alabed, Chief Executive Officer, HSBC, Kuwait.

“Amideast is proud to have partnered with HSBC to be able to support Kuwait’s National Development plan to motivate young, talented Kuwaitis to consider a wide variety of career options in the private sector. Thanks to the support provided by HSBC, we hope that the participants of these webinars will continue to benefit from the information and

guidance to enhance and develop their career opportunities and future growth prospects,” said Samar Khleif, Country Director for Amideast/Kuwait.

“At Kuwait Technical College, we strive to provide our students with the knowledge, skills, and tools needed to succeed in their future careers. We believe that this event is an excellent opportunity for our students to gain practical insights and industry-specific knowledge from representatives of leading companies who were here to share their knowledge and expertise about the private sector in Kuwait and offer practical advice on how to identify and explore the opportunities that align with the interests, skills, and aspirations. We are grateful to HSBC and Amideast for their commitment to supporting the next generation of talent in Kuwait.,” said Dr. Randa Diab-Bahman, Senior Lecturer and author.