Haaris Sheikh

HAARIS SHEIKH 2018Haaris is Chief Executive of Interesource Group (Ireland) Limited. He is a Chartered Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (FCIPD), a Certified Management Consultant (CMC) of the Institute of Management Consultants and Advisers and he Vice Chair and Secretary for Sign Language Interpreting Service (SLIS) and he is currently Adjunct Assistant Professor at the Centre for Deaf Studies, Trinity College Dublin where is is also an Irish Research Council (IRC) Doctoral Scholar pursuing a Grounded Theory Ph.D on Deaf people’s experiences in employment.

He is a member of The Institute of Management Consultants and Advisers and an associate member of the ASSERT Technology for Health Research Group at the School of Medicine, University College Cork. Currently, he is chairman of the JUSTISIGNS 2 project (2019-2023) and has extensive experience serving as chairperson and programme director for 13 EU-funded programmes.

Haaris is a specialist in human resource management, business strategy, and policy and is retained as an advisor and consultant to several private and public sector organisations.

His research interests and practice areas include: human resource management and training; Deaf studies; and technology enhance learning. He is Senior Consultant in human resources and business strategy and policy for a wide range of companies and organisations in Ireland and his main area of professional practice  is strategic HR policy development and practice. Formerly, he lectured in HR at the Department of Personnel and Employment Relations, a designated CIPD Centre of Excellence at the Kemmy Business School, University of Limerick where he graduated with a Business Studies degree as an undergraduate and then went on to complete a masters degree in business studies. He has authored/co-authored numerous reports and journal articles, and has presented papers internationally on a wide range of topics in such fields as HR, risk management, Deaf Awareness, and linguistic and intercultural competencies for international trade.

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