Elnur Akhundov CHDT

People-Focused, Service-Driven Professional specializing in Hospitality Human Resources

Professional Bio

Hospitality Human Resources Professional

Elnur is a Human Resources Professional specializing in Hospitality industry.  

Currently Elnur is Learning & Development Manager at Sofitel Dubai Jumeirah Beach hotel.

Elnur most recent role saw him as Interim HR Manager & Asst. L&D Manager at fellow AccorHotels cluster - Novotel, ibis & Adagio Dubai Al Barsha hotels looking after Talent Management needs for 3 properties.

Prior to joining AccorHotels in Dubai Elnur held different HR positions in the companies such as Intercontinental Hotels Group, AGBank,  1st European Games Operations Committee and etc.

HR Consultant

In addition to leading the Learning & Development division at Sofitel Dubai Jumeirah Beach hotel, he provides consulting in such areas as Succession Planning, Strategic Planning, Executive Coaching, Executive and Leadership Assessments, Team Development Consulting, and Talent Management.     

Continuing education

Elnur earned his Trainer Certification as well as Hospitality HR Management certification from American Hotel & Lodging Educational Institute.

He holds Executive HR Leadership diploma from Cornell University.

Elnur is also certified AccorHotels Trainer.

Elnur also enjoys mentoring up-and-coming HR professionals through The True HR Vlog where he shares his knowledge and passion for HR. 

The True HR Vlog

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Dubai - United Arab Emirates


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