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Hanane Benkhallouk | MBA | DBA

Humanizing Business

Hanane Benkhallouk MBA, DBA

Cultivating Human-Centric Business Models!

In the dynamic world of business, where change is the only constant, leaders who champion innovation, diversity, and a people-centric approach are the ones who truly stand out. Hanane Benkhallouk, an award-winning senior consultant, is one such leader whose remarkable career journey has left an indelible mark on the international business landscape.

A Journey of Excellence

With over 20 years of diverse and thriving experience, Hanane’s journey began in the bustling metropolis of New York City before she embarked on her path to Dubai in 2005. Her career trajectory has been nothing short of impressive, marked by her leadership in innovation and entrepreneurship programs across the Arab World at the Mohammed bin Rashid AlMaktoum Foundation.

Today, Hanane holds the esteemed position of Executive Director at Sustain Leadership Consultancy. Her expertise is in high demand, and she is frequently engaged as an associate by renowned consultancy firms such as KPMG and PWC.

A Catalyst for Change

As a certified innovation strategist and advocate for cultural transformation, Hanane’s mission is clear: to empower organizations across various sectors, from corporates to government institutions, NGOs, and SMEs, in building business models centered around people and fostering cultures of innovation. Her goal is to enable these entities to sustain their leadership and adapt to the ever-evolving business landscape.

Hanane’s passion for nurturing entrepreneurial and innovative mindsets has led her to pioneer numerous initiatives. She has been a driving force in accelerating the diversity and inclusion agenda and propelling the MEA region towards a knowledge-based economy.

Balancing the Equation with Tawazoun

In her quest for equilibrium, Hanane founded Tawazoun, meaning “balance” in Arabic. Tawazoun represents the Middle East’s first think-do tank and platform dedicated to cultivating balanced individuals, work environments, and societies.

Recognitions and Accolades

Hanane’s contributions have not gone unnoticed. She has been honored with prestigious awards, including the Woman in Leadership award in 2018 and the Game Changer award in 2019 from the Middle East Institute of Excellence in Dubai. Her native country, Morocco, also recognized her with the Saphira Award in 2016. She has been acknowledged as one of the “40 Change Management Gurus You Must Follow in 2022.”

A Thought Leader and Author

Hanane is not only a thought leader but also a global conference speaker. Her insights have found their way into the business world through her co-authored books and her recently published work, “SEEDS of Change,” which achieved number 1 best-selling status on Amazon. She has contributed articles to esteemed publications like the Harvard Business Review Arabic, Forbes Middle East, and Arabian Business, solidifying her reputation as a respected industry voice.

In a world where leadership is paramount, and innovation is the lifeblood of progress, Hanane Benkhallouk’s journey serves as an inspiring testament to the transformative power of human-centric business models, innovation, and a commitment to positive change. Her story continues to inspire the business world to embrace diversity, inclusion, and innovation as the cornerstones of success.