I’m Lara Khalaf,


at AKD

Areas of expertise

Leadership & Management; Customer Experience


Corporate, Public and Private sectors

AKD Moment

Creative Minds, brilliant lives.


``Don’t try your best… instead be and do your best``

About me


ara Khalaf is an Elite Leadership Coach and Customer Experience Expert who also facilitates high level training and mentors new Managers. “Hard work”, “determination” and “Love” are the 3 main qualities that most define her career and life accomplishments to date. Lara was raised between Syria and Spain and currently resides in London; She is passionate about working with individuals and organisations to help them flourish in their businesses and leadership roles whilst developing a service excellence centric culture.


She holds a degree in literature, however she has more than 20  years of international experience in progressive leadership roles and managing large team operations across organisations in the private, corporate and public sectors.


Lara has recently spoken at the prestigious TEDx  platform on the topic of “the other side of Syria”; is a contributing author of 2 books “50 voices of Migrant women” to be launched in Q4 of 2017 and “Phenomenal Global Women” to be launched on the 8th of October 2017 in Los Angeles, California. She was also a finalist at the “Inspiration awards for women” 2017.


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