Swiss Re HR exec Amera Otaifa on building an inclusive workplace
Amera Otaifa has spoken to myGwork on the importance of LGBTQ+ inclusion (Stock image: Vecteezy)
Amera Otaifa’s unique background and passion for diversity, equity, and inclusion have shaped her approach towards creating an inclusive workplace. Recently joining the team at Swiss Re as its head of HR UK & Ireland, she chats to myGwork, sharing insights into her career journey and the importance of LGBTQ+ inclusion within the HR department.
Amera’s career started with an apprenticeship in business administration, which allowed her to explore different industries and gain valuable insights into what elements felt right for her career. Then, while working for a charity, her colleagues encouraged her to apply for an HR assistant role, and she’s been in the sector ever since.
Embarking on a journey of continuous