Dona Battat joins Frazer Jones

Written by
Changeboard Team

27 Jan 2017

27 Jan 2017 • by Changeboard Team

Dona has worked extensively with senior HR talent to develop their international HR careers and has delivered global and regional HR leadership assignments across all HR disciplines. Dona enjoys an expansive international HR network across Europe, the Middle East, Africa, Asia and North America across a diverse array of clients including Fortune 500 companies, FTSE firms and niche businesses.

Dona built her career predominantly with Digby Morgan, most recently as an executive director and board member, where she was instrumental in building the business from a niche boutique to a global business across three continents. She contributed significantly to driving growth both organically and through acquisition in the UK, Australasia and the Middle East and was accountable for developing a Middle East business from inception and building a presence across Asia. She worked with a wide range of global clients, and gained a proven reputation for delivering HR leadership roles including chief HR officers, global/regional heads of HR and divisional HR leaders.

Between 2014 and 2016, Dona worked with ChapmanCG, a Singapore based global HR boutique search firm, as the company's key point of contact based in the UK, working closely with the global team to identify HR senior leadership talent across Europe, the Middle East and Asia for a wide range of global clients across key markets of North America, Europe, Asia Pacific, the Middle East and Africa, and working with CHROs and HR leadership teams to build their global, regional and country HR teams.

Dona maintains a strong personal brand, setting the standards for excellent client service. This approach together with her robust sector knowledge has seen Dona establish herself as a senior and influential thought-leader within the HR recruitment industry, both in the UK and internationally.

A keen traveller, Dona tries to combine this with her interests in cycling, sailing, diving, hiking and skiing. She is a qualified skipper and previously won her class in the biennial Fastnet offshore race. She has a lifelong interest in the Arts, Dance and Music.

If you are looking to attract the best HR talent or make a career move in the UK or globally then please get in touch with Dona on +44 (0)20 7332 2173 or email