As the Regional HR Business Partner for Siemens Gas and Power in the Middle East, Silvia is passionate about unleashing the potential of an organization through transformation and change. In her regional role she acts as a coach and trusted partner to the top management; deriving the people strategy from the business strategy and driving its implementation. She managed different businesses in various business cycles (during growth/ramp-up, restructuring and carve out scenarios) with a special focus on organizational development, talent management and employee engagement. One of the key success factors for the #futureofwork is to develop a self-learning organization which embraces diversity, agility, virtual leadership and rapid prototyping.

Silvia has Brazilian roots, she connects easily with people and builds strong relationships and networks. She is an impactful influencer and active change agent.

Silvia holds a diploma in business administration, with specialization in management and marketing. She was born in Rio de Janeiro, lived and worked many years in Germany (Munich and Berlin) and is now based in the UAE. She is a passionate HR professional with more than 15 years of experience in a global multinational environment.

Silvia is a working mother and comes from a very diverse family background, she enjoys travelling to immerse herself in new cultures and loves soulful, nomadic life experiences while on the road.