Human Resources

In line with the vision of the Vice Chancellor, Human Resources ensures that NYU Abu Dhabi’s human capital strategies, programs, practices, and services foster and maintain an organizational culture, and enable NYU Abu Dhabi talent to maximize contribution and potential to allow NYUAD to meet its overall vision and mission. Through those strategies, programs, and services, Human Resources contributes to the creation of a unique employment value proposition for potential and current talent, that builds a strong global brand as an Employer of Choice.

In fulfilling the Vice Chancellor’s strategic intent, Human Resources ensures that the needs of the NYU Abu Dhabi leadership and community are fulfilled by means of planning, providing strategic counsel, and business partnerships with organizational leaders on people and organizational matters. As such, Human Resources is responsible for supporting the Vice Chancellor in shaping the institutional culture wherein the faculty, researchers, administrators, and staff are aligned, engaged, and conduct themselves in an optimal manner to support the vision and mission of NYU Abu Dhabi.

Adeeb Alameri
Chief Human Resources Officer

Key People

Theresa Powell

Deputy Chief Human Resources Officer — Employee Relations, Learning and Engagement

Tamara Johnson

Director, Employee Relations


Amani Mreish

Director, Compensation, Benefits, and HRIS

Audrey Longo

Director, Human Resources and Business Operations

Suhair Arikat

Director, Human Resources Business Partner

Natasha Putnins

Director, Learning and Organizational Development