Ms Aukse Lightbody
Human Resources Manager
Aukse joined GEMS World Academy - Dubai as Human Resources Manager in May 2019. Having over 20 years of experience in the field has provided her with extensive expertise to lead and manage all aspects of Human Resources Administration and Management within the Academy.
Aukse started her career in Dubai 25 years ago and soon developed a growing interest and passion for people management within organisations. She focused on developing efficient and effective processes using her knowledge of; recruitment, employee relations, training and development, and labour law implementation. Aukse completed her Business Management Degree at Dubai University College whilst being employed. Being Lithuanian born, her ability to converse in different languages combined with her understanding of Eastern European culture and work ethics opened an exciting opportunity to collaborate in a business based in the UK. Aukse created a platform to outsource skilled workers within Eastern Europe for jobs within the UK. Since then she has worked within HR across three continents and large international organisations such as; Lavazza, Chalhoub Group of Companies, and Premier Group.
Aukse has been part of the GEMS World Academy family for over 6 years now as her two daughters are currently studying at the Academy. Aukse loves the community and the sense of an inclusive international environment that GEMS World Academy - Dubai has to offer. She believes her children are very lucky to have such an amazing start in life.