Ras Al Khaimah: Group CEO of Ras Al Khaimah Economic Zone (RAKEZ) Ramy Jallad participated as a distinguished speaker at the ATD Middle East Conference, held recently in Abu Dhabi. The event, under the theme ‘All About People: Shaping Leaders, Transforming Talent’, was supported by the Department of Culture and Tourism and provided an invaluable platform for attendees to delve into innovative strategies, exchange best practices, and gain insights into the latest trends shaping the future of work.

Engaging in a panel discussion moderated by world-renowned CEO Coach Mark Thompson, Jallad shared practical strategies for business-aligned learning and leadership performance. On the critical importance of continuous learning, he said, “Learning is a continuous journey. At RAKEZ, we integrate continuous learning into our core operational strategy, encouraging employees to engage in regular training sessions, share knowledge across departments, and prioritise personal and professional growth. It is not just about acquiring new skills; but fostering a culture where learning is ingrained in our DNA, driving innovation and growth at every level.”

Furthermore, he addressed the role of Artificial Intelligence (AI) in enhancing human capabilities, explaining, “Our teams utilise the insights provided by AI to make informed decisions and build strong, meaningful relationships—these are the core interactions that drive genuine business success.”

Finally, Jallad discussed the importance of agility in navigating the challenges of a rapidly evolving business landscape. He highlighted the economic zone’s efforts to stay agile by constantly reviewing its offerings and processes to meet the evolving needs of its clients and partners. “Change is the only constant in today’s business world,” he said. “Staying agile means constantly evaluating our strategies, processes, and goals to ensure they remain relevant and effective.”

Additionally, Jallad also emphasised the necessity of fostering a culture of innovation, noting, “Innovation is key to staying ahead in today’s competitive market. At RAKEZ, we encourage creativity and innovation at every level of the organization.”


For more information, please contact:
Cleo Eleazar, Public Relations & Events Manager, RAKEZ
Email: c.eleazar@rakez.com

About Ras Al Khaimah Economic Zone (RAKEZ):

RAKEZ is a powerhouse business and industrial hub established by the Government of Ras Al Khaimah in the United Arab Emirates. It currently hosts over 23,000 companies coming from over 100+ countries and operating in more than 50 industries.

RAKEZ offers entrepreneurs, startups, SMEs and manufacturers a wide-range of solutions, including free zone and non-free zone licences, customisable facilities, and first-class services provided in a one-stop shop. Furthermore, RAKEZ has specialised zones that are tailored to specific needs of investors: Al Nakheel and Al Hamra Business Zones for commercial and service companies; Al Ghail, Al Hamra and Al Hulaila Industrial Zones for manufacturers and industrialists; and an Academic Zone for educational providers.

A leading economic zone, RAKEZ aims to continue attracting diversified investment opportunities that will contribute to the economic growth of Ras Al Khaimah.