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  • H.E. Dr. Mohammed Ebrahim Al-Mualla  

    H.E. Dr. Mohammed Ebrahim Al-Mualla ​
    Undersecretary for Academic Affairs of Higher Education
    Ministry of Education, UAE

    Dr. Mohammed Al-Mualla assumed the responsibilities of the Undersecretary for Academic Affairs of Higher Education at the UAE's Ministry of Education in November 2016. In this role, Dr. Al-Mualla provides leadership, strategic and executive direction for two sectors in higher education affairs...
  • Prof. Dr. Mohamed Yousif Baniyas  

    Prof. Dr. Mohamed Yousif Baniyas
    Higher Education Advisor Director, Commission for Academic Accreditation (CAA)
    Ministry of Education, UAE

    Dr Baniyas obtained his PhD in Pharmacology from University of Wales (Cardiff) in 1993. His clinical qualifications includes Board Certification by American Academy of Clinical Toxicology, American College of Forensic Examiners, American Academy of Pain Management & American Psychotherapy Association....
  • Prof. Amjad Mohammad Qandil  

    Prof. Amjad Mohammad Qandil
    PhD, BSc Pharm
    Commissioner, Commission for Academic Accreditation

    Commissioner Qandil received his BSc Degree in Pharmacy from Jordan University of Science and Technology (JUST), Jordan and his PhD in Medicinal Chemistry and Drug Design form Purdue University, USA. Before joining the Commission, Prof. Qandil was an Associate Professor of Medicinal and Organic Chemistry in the....
  • Dr. Ahmed Samy  

    Dr. Ahmed Samy
    Executive Director Strategy and Future
    Higher Colleges of Technology, Abu Dhabi

    Dr. Samy is the Executive Director Strategy and Future at the Higher Colleges of Technology with over 20 years of Government, Higher Education, and Business & Technology executive and consulting experience. He has successfully managed the delivery...
  • Dr. Maytha Al Ali  

    Dr. Maytha Al Ali
    Director, Strategy and the Future Department and Chief Innovation Officer Office of the Vice President
    Zayed University

    Accomplished visionary, with expertise developing and implementing strategic plans and performance measurements and metrics, with an emphasis on effectiveness, and efficiency. Proven record of accomplishment in fostering sustainable growth, managing...
  • Prof. M. Badr Aboul-Ela  

    Prof. M. Badr Aboul-Ela
    Advisor to H.E. The Minister on Higher Education Affairs & President.
    The Arab Network for Quality Assurance in Higher Education.

    Dr. Aboul-Ela graduated with a BSc and MSc in Agriculture from Cairo University, and earned his PhD in Animal Physiology from the University of Aberdeen, UK, in 1980. His university career started at the Faculty of Agriculture, Mansoura University, Egypt, and was promoted as full Professor in 1987...
  • Professor Abdulsalam Ghaith  

    Professor Abdulsalam Ghaith

    Commissioner Ghaith received his BSc degree in Physics from Al-Mustansiriyah University, Iraq and PhD degree in Experimental Solid State Physics from Dundee University, UK. Before joining the Commission, Dr. Ghaith was a Consultant for the Quality and Accreditation Council at the Association of...
  • Dr. Dawit Teklu  

    Dr. Dawit Teklu

    Dr. Dawit Teklu is a seasoned higher education professional with over twenty years of experience.Currently Most recently Dr. Teklu served as the Dean of Institutional Research, Assessment and Evaluation at Strayer University in Washington, DC. In that capacity he was responsible for coordinating ...
  • Prof. Emad Abuelrub  

    Professor Emad Abuelrub

    Commissioner Abuelrub holds BSc degrees in Computer Engineering and Computing & Information Systems from Oklahoma State University, a Master in Computer Science from Alabama A&M University, and a PhD in Computer Science from Louisiana State University, USA. Before joining the Commission...
  • Prof. Rhys Rowland Jones  

    Prof. Rhys Rowland Jones

    Commissioner Rowland-Jones received his MSc in Quality and Environmental Management from the University of Glamorgan, and his PhD in Strategic Operations Management and Sustainability from the University of Wales. He is the former Head of School of Operations and Information Management...
  • Prof. Stephen Arkle  

    Prof. Stephen Arkle

    Commissioner Arkle obtained his bachelor’s and doctorate awards from the University of Newcastle upon Tyne. He has extensive experience in academia through positions held with the University of Newcastle upon Tyne, the Open University and the University ...
  • Professor Bruce Taylor  

    Professor Bruce Taylor
    BA, MRP, PhD

    Professor Bruce Taylor, an urban planner turned university administrator, rejoined the Commission in October 2016 after earlier service as a Commissioner between 2008 and 2013. During his earlier tenure he was chief editor of the Standards for...

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