Luigia Ingianni | Hamad Bin Khalifa University
Hamad Bin Khalifa University


Luigia Ingianni

Luigia Ingianni

Adjunct Professor
College of Law


Luigia is an employment lawyer and policy maker with more than 25 years of exponential experience in labor laws, conciliation and adjudication of employment disputes, leadership and organizational behavior, across different countries and legal systems (common and civil law jurisdictions).

She holds a Master Degree in Law, a Post-Degree Master in Human Resources and Communication, a Women in Leadership Executive Program with London Business School and is a qualified conciliator and mediator of labor disputes certified by the International Training Centre of the International Labour Organisation (ITCILO) and trained by Harvard Law School – Program on Negotiation (PON).

She has established the first administrative employment dispute resolution center in the Middle East operating under the ILO guidelines and is also a certified ITCILO Participatory Gender Audit (PGA) Facilitator, specialized in gender and organizational change.

Policy maker and advocate for justice, Luigia has designed innovative legislation and policies with particular focus on gender equality, decent work, harassment and violence in the workplace, justice and partnerships - UN SDGs 5, 8, 16 and 17 and is also a member of the WHO working group of the World of Work Dialogue.


Research Interests

  • World-of-work-related topics


Adjunct Professor

HBKU College of Law

2022 - Present
  • Commissioner of the Employment Standards Office

    Qatar Financial Centre

    2015 - Present
  • Manager of International Department

    Qatar International Law Firm

    2012 - 2015
  • Owner

    Studio Ingianni Law Firm

    1995 - 2012


Program on Negotiation

Harvard Law School

  • Women in Leadership Program

    London Business School

  • Professional Certificate Data Protection Officer

    European Centre for Privacy and Cybersecurity (ECPC), Maastricht University – The Netherlands

  • Post Degree Master in Human Resources Communication

    Superior Institute of Communication, Milan, Italy

  • Bachelor and Master Degree in Law

    University of Palermo – Italy

  • Labor Law Consultant

    Ispettorato Regionale del Lavoro – Palermo, Italy