Ahmed Al-Nouri


Ahmed Faisal Al-Nouri is Chairman of Wolmac & Partners. He has 15 years experience in senior HR leadership positions in Oil and Gas, Transportation and Finance sectors as well as consulting experience in the Airline sector.

Ahmed started his career in Kuwait Oil Tanker company where he led the Manpower and Compensation functions overseeing strategic Manpower Planning and Compensation Management through a challenging expansion period in  that organization.

For the past 10 years Ahmed has worked at Kuwait Finance House (KFH) rising to Head of Performance Management and Compensation. He has played a central role in transformation initiatives including development of a cutting edge performance culture linked to market focused Compensation processes. He also leads the Job Evaluation, Manpower Planning  and Organization Design activities at KFH and is a seasoned Hay job evaluation practitioner.

His broad multi-sector experience underpins the direction and leadership he is able to provide to Wolmac & Partners in their strategic consulting activities

Ahmed holds a Degree in Marketing from Kuwait University and is a graduate of the prestigious Harvard Business School Program for Leadership Development.

Chris Macklin

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Chris has experience of strategic and operational HR roles in the Middle East, Europe and Asia Pacific, working in leading global organisations including Standard Chartered Bank, UBS, and Ford Motor Company. More recently he has been Head of HR & Corporate Communications for Investment Banks in the Middle East

He has proven experience of providing Board level advice on improving operational effectiveness and contribution of HR and Corporate Communications functions. He has expertise of core process design and implementation across Performance Management, Compensation and Talent & Succession Management, as well Corporate Branding, CSR and PR activities. His design approach has a strong focus on service delivery and commercial alignment with the business. His work has involved due diligence work on HR related issues in mergers & acquisitions scenarios.

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Jeff Wolfers

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A results oriented executive and professional consultant Jeff is focused on improved service delivery, reduced cost and improved quality for your IT and Operations departments.

His track record includes significant roles in Asia, Middle East, Europe and the Americas. He's turned around operations, developed more effective IT, and delivered global transformation programs for many companies including HSBC and National Commercial Bank. Most recently he’s again been in the Middle East driving transformation for a major Kuwaiti bank.

Jeff’s methods align IT and Operations functions with strategic business imperatives by leveraging modern, metric and KPI based measurement, process improvement, agile development and the latest in technology developments to propel business forward. At ease in the Board Room and the shop floor, Jeff’s delivered value at every stage.



2000: Banking and Technology Award, Most Innovative use of Technology - UK Internet Banking Service
2008: Banking Technology Award, Most Strategic use of Technology - Finance Transformation Platform

For more information see Jeff's Linkedin profile