Zakeyya - Empowering Local Talents to build the future of Total in UAE

Zakeyya, Senior Vice President Corporate Affairs, Total Abu Al Bukhoosh, joined Total as Emiratization Project Team Leader. She evolved herself within the company and is now one of the Board Members.  In her capacity she takes care of the recruitment and development and retains a high performing and diverse workforce.  Under her the Total ABK human resources is committed to inspire the core leadership values of Emiritization, People development, Innovation & Operation Excellence. She makes sure Total  ABK conduct HR business in a manner that promotes fairness and equal opportunity for all.

Total ABK, Committed to People

“At Total ABK, we organize people review sessions twice a year with all the management involved and discuss development plans for our employees.  Talent development targets key personnel and puts them on a challenging career path that might include international assignments. In line with Abu Dhabi’s strategy and vision of emiritization, Total has adopted and is fully dedicated to the ‘ization’ program.”

Being a Project Leader, a Source of Pride

“I joined TABK in 2011 as an Emiritization Project Leader fully dedicated to the recruitment and development of UAE nationals. I take pride in saying that with the support of the management of Total ABK we have been recruiting high potential nationals who have to go through our extensive selection process, in order for them to strive and achieve the set objectives for themselves and for the company Total ABK. We not only support but also motivate / integrate in every possible way from training, assisting in their education, incentive schemes and rewards, etc.”


  • Jan 2015

    Vice President- Human Resources at Total Abu Al Bukhoosh

  • June 2012 – Dec 2014

    Human Capital Manager at Total Abu Al Bukhoosh

  • December 2011 – May 2012

    Deputy Human Capital Development Manager at Total Abu Al Bukhoosh

  • September 2011

    Emiritization Project Leader at Total Abu Al Bukhoosh

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