Mrs Hala Hakim-Levett
HHL Global Business Services Ltd
Born in Beirut Lebanon, Lived in Saudi Arabia for decades, before moving to England, Fluent in three languages; Arabic (native), French and English.
Gained her first class degree from London guildhall university in Maths, Stats and Computing; studied for MSc in IT networking and computing; PhD degree on jet engines at Cranfield University, before she moved to HR L&D.
At the age of 13, whilst living in Abha, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia she supported her peers throughout the summer to help them pass retakes. From then she continued to spread her educational services by opening an adult education safe space for all of her friends’ mothers who wished to continue their education or simply just teach their children.
At the age of 16 worked in orphanages both in Abha and Riyadh, SA as a mentor and translator, and then as ward manager for an American subcontractor in the first hospital in Abha, KSA.
In 1991 Hala and her family moved to the United Kingdom to further their education. In London, Hala supported community colleges, worked for the Lebanese embassy, and also worked in IT & Training support in the London Guildhall University and the North London University for over than 15 years.
In 2011 Hala went to support BAE Saudi Arabia with their first ever initiative program, by delivering their global strategy in opening an all female support office to their major functions, Hala’s program won international awards and were honoured from delegates all around the world.
In 2017 Hala decided to establish her Support Company providing specifically Arabic translations, Arabic cultural orientation workshops and Business Support to Businesses in the UK, Middle East and Gulf region.
What is Globalisation – The journey.