Shaikha Al Nowais
Rotana Hotels and Resorts
Director of Internal Audit
Shaikha Nasser Al Nowais hails from a prominent Emirati family. She is currently the Director of Internal Audit at Rotana Management Corporation PJSC (“Rotana”) in the head office in Abu Dhabi where she is credited of setting up this important function in 2012. Rotana is a home-grown brand hotel management company with over 100 properties under its portfolio of three brands – Rotana, Centro, Arjaan and Rayhaan. These properties are spread all over the Middle East, Africa, South Asia and Eastern Europe.
Shaikha previously worked for KPMG in Abu Dhabi for 3 years where she was privileged to gain useful experience in three major departments – internal audit, corporate finance and statutory audits.
Shaikha is a graduate in Business Administration from Zayed University with a focus on finance. She has attended various other professional courses as part of her on the job training with KPMG and Rotana.