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Pam Corrigan

Pam CorriganBackground & Experience


Pam Corrigan has over 30 years experience as a human resource manager and training consultant, working on projects in the GCC Region, Middle East and Africa.  She has extensive experience of design, development and delivery of HR programmes, leadership development programmes, performance management, competency based programmes, behavioural skills, management skills and customer care programmes in the corporate and service sector.   She is fully experienced in the complexities of learning and development applying in the multicultural environment in U.A.E. and the GCC environment.

Pam has worked within organisations both in the GCC and in UK, to help increase performance management, through encouraging innovation and development,  identifying organizational learning and development needs and employee engagement opportunities.  From this analysis, organizations have then formed a systematic plan for learning and development which accurately reflects the company’s skills profile and serves as a base for talent management – recruitment, succession /career planning, man management and retention; all important areas to increase organizational effectiveness and profits in the GCC Region.

Client history and assignments include: ADNOC Distribution | KOAC KUW | Ooredoo Qata | TAKREER | Shell EP | Abu Dhabi Police | TAWAZUN | Ministry of Interior, Abu Dhabi.S | St. Helena Govt | Nigeria LNG | SEHA Abu Dhabi | Fleming Gulf, Qatar | EQUATE KWT | Abu Dhabi Tourism & Cultur | ADNOC | Qatar Steel | Boeringher Ingelheim | Oman LNG| Praxis | Qatar University | OMANTEL | Dolphin Energy, Qatar | Wollongong University, Dubai | Banque Saudi Fransi KSA

Approach & Benefits

Pam trains for results and finds she gets them by asking participants’ opinions about the subject being trained.  She finds that once they get talking, they are more confident and engaged.  She is then able to see, from what they say, where the problems lie in the organization, then she can advise CEOs of potential development strategies: it all links together like a street map.

Pam’s expertise has been evident in Human Resource courses, including CIPD qualifications, Leadership Development programmes, Women’s Empowerment & Leadership programmes, development of middle management, trainee management and newly appointed supervisory staff and executive and staff training for organizational mentoring programmes.

The benefits of Pam’s approach include:

  • Working more effectively to give individuals exactly what they need to develop
  • Being more able to see the bigger picture of the whole company and how it all interlocks
  • Moving past just training individuals into identifying whole company developments


Selected Testimonials

“Pam has been working with us for the past 10 years on a wide variety of different courses:  HR; Leadership; Mentoring & Coaching for both managers and developees; to name but a few. Her material is always appropriate for the course participant level and having lived here a long time, she understands the Emirati culture.  Our staff likes the way she works with them – to help and develop.  In addition, we always get a lot of feedback from Pam on what’s going wrong with systems and what subjects we need to concentrate on to increase staff development.  This has proved very helpful in assisting us to change and improve performance.” Chief of Research & Analysis TAKREER Research Centre

“We have been working with Pam for more than 12 years, on a variety of different projects.  Her last project was a series of programmes for an ILM Award for First Line Managers.  Pam has worked at staff, Middle and Senior Management levels. Her material is always appropriate for the level, she has excellent communication skills and tends to give feedback in a helpful way without giving offence to the receiver.” Training & Career Development Department Manager TAKREER

“We have worked with Pam on numerous projects since 2000.  Most recently I worked with her on a series of Time Management and Prioritisation courses.  Initially we were extremely sceptical about finding a competent trainer who would make a difference in the daily routine of our employees.  Pam has changed our perception: she made a personalised diagnosis with the concerned managers and delivered tailor-made programmes on the specific problematics of each team. The impact of the training was strong, Pam is the only trainer hired by us who demonstrated outstanding persistence in her follow up with both employees and managers.  This factor was key to the programme’s success.”  Training Specialist Chalhoub Group

“We have worked with Pam for over 10 years.  We consider Pam’s skills and ability to get the message across very highly. Over the years we have come to rely on her good judgement and advice with regard to certain specifics of our business. Her communication skills are second to none, a vital ingredient in the mixed culture of this region.” Director and General Manager of Planters Horticulture

Other Activities & Professional contributions

Pam holds a Masters degree in Human Resource Management, is a Chartered Fellow of Chartered Institute of Personnel & Development, Executive trainer for CIPD throughout MENA Region, an Ashridge trained senior organizational coach.  She is also British Psychological Society certified A & B and a Bandler certified NLP Master Business Practitioner.

Pam has been worked with Uniteam Medical Assistance on a suite of leadership development, communications and customer service programmes,  been  involved in a long-term leadership development programme with a major bank in Saudi Arabia and conducted a series of public programmes throughout the GCC, “Women’s Empowerment and Leadership”, covering aspects of leadership which hold back women in this Region.