Workshop and Round Tables Facilitators

Prof. Nabil El Kadhi, UAE

Professor Nabil EL KADHI, President of MENA College of Management Dubai and Managing Director and Partner of ISMC (Innovative Solutions and Management Consultancy – UAE), Co-founder and vice president of and President of Future university, A trademark of FutureCitiesCouncil. EL KADHI has almost 30 years of experience in academe, and more than 15 years …

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Prof. Francois Therin

Professor François Thérin has 25 years of progressive leadership experience in higher education in 6 different countries, including Dean’s and Director’s positions in Europe, South-East Asia and the Middle East, giving him direct exposure to the higher education landscape in these regions. François has worked in small and large universities and business schools. His areas …

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Prof. Abilasha Singh, UAE

A staunch supporter of quality education with a strong commitment to academic excellence and unwavering dedication to the success of students, Prof. Abhilasha Singh is a Provost/Vice President of Academic Affairs and Professor of Organizational Behavior at the American University in the Emirates, Dubai, UAE. Throughout her distinguished career, she was engaged in a series …

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Joel Armando, UK

Dr. Joel Armando is the Program Manager of the Blackboard’s Professional Development Program in Digital Teaching and Learning. She has 20 years of experience in Higher Education, fulfilling different roles in online and blended projects: leadership, curriculum and learning design, research, and teaching. Prior to Blackboard, Joel led the Educational Technology Department at Universidad Nacional …

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Tim Hinchcliffe, UK

Tim is an experienced higher education teacher and leader, responsible for the design and delivery of both teaching excellence programmes and bespoke consultancy, in both domestic and international markets. Before joining Advance HE, Tim spent almost a decade in leadership roles at Keele University during a period of sustained national top 5 placings for overall …

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Hanny Alshazly, M.Ed.

Having been a part of the online education field since its early days, Hanny possesses pragmatic insights into the online teaching and learning industry, which encompass both corporate and academic perspectives.  His extensive experience allows him to serve on several educational boards, including the Gulf Education Advisory Board.  Being a regular speaker at multiple conferences …

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