Keynote Speaker, Executive Director Strategy, Quality and Sustainability
Holds a Doctorate from Brunel University London, in the area of Strategic decisions and quality in the context of Higher Education, currently an Executive Director Strategy, Quality and Sustainability as well as Associate Professor at Ahlia University Bahrain. Appointed external reviewer and conducted various QA reviews as part of Oman Academic Accreditation Authority (OAAA), Bahrain Education and Training Quality Authority (BQA) for National Qualiﬁcation Framework validation and National Commission for Academic Accreditation and Assessment (NCAAA) KSA. As HEA Principle fellow and expert in curriculum review, design and mapping to the National Qualiﬁcation Framework as well as alignment of cross boarder qualifications was able to set Assurance of Learning (AOL) framework to evaluate and assess student direct and indirect learning and chaired the AOL committee at college level.
Highly experienced in HEIs in various counties such as United Kingdom, Kingdom of Bahrain, KSA, UAE and Oman, along with the gained diverse background enable to transfer and share knowledge and experience from multiple aspects. In particular to institutionalize and streamline various adapted QA standards into one quality management system supporting all the HEI targets such as international accreditation and ranking. This area was activated through becoming an active member at governance level which enable revising, implementation, assessing and further planning for the university strategic plan towards achieving the mission and vision of the university that includes setting targets and Key Performance indicators (KPIs) have also been practiced and highly performed focused on Teaching and Learning Excellence, Research Impact and Societal Contribution.
An expert in strategic planning, measurement and evaluation for higher education including assessment of internal and external environment. Leading Sustainable Development Initiatives in collaboration with United Nations for promising future and a member of multiple national and international society tackling sustainable development and quality improvements. Published and awarded best papers by Emerald Publishing in various research areas including strategy, sustainable quality management teaching and learning.