February 1, 2022 All Articles

Meet the speaker: Sangeetha Ramesh, Chief Human Resources Officer, OmniClouds

We spoke with Sangeetha Ramesh, Chief Human Resources Officer at OmniClouds to get her thoughts on employee wellbeing before she takes to the stage at the Wellbeing at Work Middle East Summit later this month.

We are thrilled that you will be speaking at our Wellbeing at Work Middle East Summit in February. Our first and most important question is, how are you doing today?

As a leader based in the region, what are the main challenges your you are facing when it comes to employee wellbeing?
3 main challenges:

  • the whole concept of employee well being was traditionally overlooked, misalignment and expectation gap
  • Combating a sedentary work environment
  • Mental Health

What strategies have you seen developing in the region over the past 6-12 months during the pandemic to address health and wellbeing in the workplace?

  • Focus on Mental Health
  • Flexible work arrangement
  • Social responsibilities

Why is employee wellbeing so important to you personally?
The future of work is all about employee wellbeing and building a happier community

What are you most looking forward to about our event in February?
Share knowledge, learn about different strategies and best practices

Tell us, what is your vision for the workplace of the future, in terms of employee engagement, health and wellbeing?
Clear purpose, sense of belonging and balance

Covid-19 has undoubtedly influenced all areas of employees personal and professional lives. What are the key learnings from this period and what are your tips for supporting each other through uncertainty?

  • Adaptability and change
  • Digital transformation
  • Connecting to the core, human values

How has your organisation been leading the way over the last 12 months?

  • Leading the change through empathy and understanding
  • Awareness and Training sessions on mental health
  • Redefining policies to suit the new working norms

You can hear more from Sangeetha at the Wellbeing at Work Middle East Summit between 21-23 February 2022. Further details can be found on the event website here.

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