Razeeah B. Belath, Head of HR, East & Central Africa, BRITISH AMERICAN TOBACCO (BAT)

Razeeah joined British American Tobacco (BAT) as a Management Trainee and worked in diverse locations across EEMEA Region. She rose through the ranks before taking up the role of Regional Head of Talent & Leadership Development for both Africa Middle East (AME) & subsequently increased the scope to cover Eastern Europe (EEMEA) based out of the Head Office in London before taking on her current role in East and Central Africa (ECA).

Razeeah is currently the Area Head of HR for ECA, based in Nairobi, Kenya where she is responsible for aligning people strategy to enable the area’s growth agenda. She leads an effective and efficient above-market HR model out of Nairobi, covering both transactional and professional services for 17 markets. ECA Area is diverse both in terms of demographics and complexity.

Razeeah has been operating at Leadership Team level for over 9 years leading culturally diverse teams across BAT Group. This has contributed in building her solid business/commercial acumen which is critical in her role. Razeeah has a wealth of experience in Talent Acquisition, Talent Development, Organizational Design & Change Management.