MVP Bio: Ron Thomas

Ron Thomas, MHCS, SWP, GCHS is a Global Human Resource Officer and Managing Director of Strategy Focused Group DWC LLC based out of Dubai. He is a native New Yorker and Senior Faculty Member of the Human Capital Institute covering the MENA/Asia Pacific region.

Ron is a Certified Global Human Capital Strategist, Master Strategist and Strategic Workforce Planner from the Human Capital Institute. He is listed as one of the Top 5 HR Thinkers in the Middle East. Ron has been named one of the 50 Most Talented Global HR Leaders in Asia.

Ron’s resume includes Senior HR roles with Xerox HR Services, IBM and Martha Stewart Living Omni Media.

He is also a highly sought after writer and columnist whose work has been published in the Wall Street Journal, Inc. Magazine, Workforce Management, Crain’s New York Business, Chief Learning Officer Magazine, and Barrons.

Ron is a regular contributor to,, Human Capital Institute, People & Management Magazine [India], HR Review Magazine [Istanbul], HR People Magazine [Africa].

Ron is an international speaker on the topic of Chef HR Operation, Global HR Operations,  Global Leadership, Executive Talent Management. He wants to share is his knowledge and experiences aboard with you.

Recent engagements:

•HR Workforce Planning and Analytic ,Dubai [Workshop]
•World HRD Congress Mumbai, India [Keynote]
•2nd Annual Human Resources Summit, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia [Keynote]]
•2nd Annual Kingdom Human Asset Management Summit [Conference Chair]
•Human Asset Expansion Summit, Dubai [Keynote]
•Talent in Emerging & Growth Markets, Istanbul [Conference Chair]
•7th Edition MENA HR Summit” in Abu Dhabi [Conference Chair]
•The 2nd Annual HR Forum, Muscat Oman [Conference Chair]


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