Negar Rafikian

An accomplished Human Resources and Organizational Development global leader with a strong track record of leadership success across the human capital domain, crisis management, cultural transformation, and organizational development and performance in diverse international settings, both private and public sectors.

With over 30 years of experience, Negar’s accomplishments range from strategy and delivery of people-oriented organizational solutions, creation of collaborative and positive ecosystems, innovative and resilient approaches to policies with a focus on Fragile Countries, diverse and inclusive fellowship programs, HR governance, managing HR partnerships and building high- performing HR teams, to leading transformations and being a key driver of organizational renewal. Currently, Negar is the Chair of the Board of Directors of the Association for Human Resources Management in International Organizations (AHRMIO) and is highly committed to its mission and contributes to advancing its growth and development. Prior to that, Negar joined the World Bank Group, United Nations World Food Programme, United Nations Secretariat, IBJ Schroder Bank & Trust Co., and Merrill Lynch.

Negar is a Post-Master graduate of The New School University for Social Research, in Human Resources and Organizational Development.

Negar’s passion for serving people had no boundaries and extended beyond the daily official endeavors into extracurricular activities such as serving, as the Chair of the NY Blood Drive and United Way at Schroder Bank, Community Connection at the World Bank Group, and Leadership Instructor at the United States Naval Sea Cadet.