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Emotional Intelligence (EQ) in Leadership | 4 Questions with Dr. Al Zeitoun

Emotional Intelligence (EQ) in Leadership | 4 Questions with Dr. Al Zeitoun

July 11, 2022

Dr. Al Zeitoun has over 30 years of global experiences in project management and strategic change, leading operational excellence for large corporations. His transformative strategy execution includes roles such as executive director, Emirates Nuclear Energy Corporation (ENEC), UAE. In this role, Dr. Zeitoun built the internal capabilities to support operational readiness for the complex US$20 billion one-of-a-kind new build of four nuclear power plants. He applied his integration and collaboration skills to lead ENEC’s portfolio governance and program health checks.

Emotional Intelligence (EQ)
4 Questions with Dr. Al Zeitoun

  1. Leaders today are challenged like never before. They must be well-equipped with skills based in Emotional Intelligence. What is Emotional Intelligence?
  2. Why is Emotional Intelligence important in leadership?
  3. What are 3 Important Traits of an emotionally intelligent leader?
  4. What are 3 Ways one can become an emotionally intelligent leader?

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In his current role with Siemens DISW, Dr. Zeitoun is responsible for driving the global program management practices, master plan governance, and enable strategy transformation priorities.

Dr. Zeitoun’s prior roles include Executive Director for Emirates Nuclear Energy Corporation in Abu Dhabi where he led the transformation of capabilities to support the operational readiness of their $40 billion nuclear power plant across four facilities. He was Senior Transformation Executive & Strategic Portfolio Solutions expert at Booz Allen Hamilton in the U.S, where he envisioned and customized a digitally enabled EPMO to support their billion-dollar strategic initiatives. He also led the firm’s Middle East and North Africa Portfolio Management and Agile Governance Solutions.

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