A trained administrator by profession (BA Business Administration), Nahla specialized in Managing Projects and People with over 20 years of experience.
She is quite passionate and driven by excellence and improving the lives of others. She is an assistant Managing Director of Laico Gambia (owners of Atlantic Hotel), leading a team of highly motivated Managers through the opening and re-branding of the hotel after more than two years of closure.
She is also Director of Human Resources for Sheraton Branded hotels in West & Central Africa, Board Member of GTSC Gambia and an active member of Senegalo-Gambian Women’s Federation. These engagements all are driven by her passion for satisfactory service delivery.
Motivated by her interest in developing people she has mentored and placed many young and middle aged Gambians in hotel and related industries in countries where the Starwood/Marriott brand is present; from Africa, Middle East, UAE to as far as Tajikistan.
Her vision of make a meaningful impact in the lives of other people and instilling in the less fortunate a sense of dignity encouraged her to support charitable causes, empowerment of women through Islam whilst enjoying a full time employment, housekeeping, gardening and spending time with family and friends.