- Vice-President, Global Centers, Columbia University, USA
BSc and MSc in Industrial Engineering, Purdue; PhD in Industrial Engineering and Engineering Management, Stanford. Former Director: ARAMEX International Corp.; Nuqul Group. With Columbia University: former Vice-Dean, Graduate School of Business; currently, Vice-President, Global Centers; Director, Columbia Global Centers, Middle East; Professor, Graduate School of Business, Columbia. Former Adviser to Her Majesty Queen Rania Al-Abdullah. Former Director, Arab Bankers Association of North America. Chairman, Queen Rania Teacher Academy; Founding Chairman Emeritus, King's Academy. Trustee: International College; National Children's Museum, Jordan. Member of the board of a number of NGOs. Expertise: operations management, and education and business development in the Middle East, with an emphasis on academic and economic reform. Recipient of awards and honours.