The 11th edition of the Asia Pacific HRM Congress (held in India) saw wi-tribe Pakistan’s Director Human Capital, Alia Zafar wining the ‘HR Professional of the Year’ award.

The Congress was held on the 6th& 7th of September, 2012 at Vivanta by Taj, Bangalore, India. Asia Pacific HRM Congress Awards recognize individuals and organizations for bench marking HR practices.

A council of board members and jury set the criteria for nominations and selection.

The award recognizes individuals and organizations for a professional cause in various award-categories. Given that the theme of the 2012 Conference was ‘HR – Building Future Leaders’, it is a laudable fact that one of Pakistan’s very own from wi-tribe received the prestigious award in a ceremony that recognizes individuals and organizations for benchmarking HR practices.

Alia Zafar happens to be a versatile strategic Human Resource Professional, Lead Trainer, Management Consultant and certified Hays’s Job Evaluation Professional. She has 17 years of hands-on experience in diverse industries operating over multiple jurisdictions.

Alia is a certified Human Resource professional from NUST Business School and HRIT professional from SICF, Hokkaido, Japan. Prior to wi-tribe, she has served in large financial/hospitality organizations including Internal Revenue Service Pakistan, Habib Bank Limited Pakistan and at Hashoo Group Pakistan at various senior strategic positions within Human Resource Function.

Alia is also the co-author of the book ‘Directory of Terms – HRM’, a popular reference book at educational institutes for HR Management students.”