DBA Candidates

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Hesham Khalid Alqarawi.

Project Coordinator

Hesham Khalid Alqarawi.
Hesham is a project management specialist with 12 years of management experience across several industries. His vital numerical and administrative project abilities include planning, organizing, and scheduling projects while keeping time management and risk potential in mind to discover solutions to project difficulties. Hesham has exhibited CAD talents in his jobs by developing floor plans, 3D models with interior design elements, and Revit projects using Auto CAD and Revit. Aside from project management abilities, he also possesses health and wellness abilities such as making dietary plans, creating fitness schedules, advising on supplement consumption, and conducting training sessions. Hesham holds a bachelor’s degree in business administration as well as an MBA in Project Management. He has also completed various business, construction, and project management courses.
Current Workplace: PSTE Group
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James Phiri

Operations Manager

James Phiri
James Phiri is a certified professional engineer with 14 years of experience in the ferroalloys, consultancy, and steel sectors in process improvement, research and development, plant and process design, and procurement projects. As a production manager, he is responsible for process improvement, HSEC, personnel management, budgeting, and cost management on submerged arc furnaces. James has previously worked with ArcelorMittal, BHP Billiton (Samancor Metalloys), RSV Consulting (K’ENYUKA), and Glencore Alloys (formerly Xstrata Alloys) (ECSA). He holds a B.Eng. Hons in Metallurgical Engineering, Technology Management, and Industrial Engineering from the University of Pretoria. In addition, he has a Master of Business Administration from Edinburgh Business School at Heriot-Watt University in Scotland.
Current Workplace: Tsheleme Trading
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Tabrez Pasha

Medical Manager

Tabrez Pasha
Tabrez has 17 years of experience in hospital operations and administration, pediatric department, pediatric ICU, and emergency department operations, national pandemic management, oncology operations (in-patient/out-patient/daycare), regional and international clinical accreditation and compliance, national cancer registry management, commissioning multi-speciality hospital and oncology centre, and health information management. He holds a bachelor’s degree in psychology from Christ Church University, in addition to a master’s degree in business administration, from Sikkim Manipal University, India. During his work, Tabrez has produced and co-authored multiple medical publications and has undergone a variety of training and certifications in the field.
Current Workplace: Hamad General Hospital
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Salija Varma

General Manager

Salija Varma
Salija has over 20 years of experience as a systematic and results-driven professional. Her broad expertise across several functions has perfectly positioned her to favourably affect the firm in terms of operations, customer service, and productivity. Her primary areas of experience include operations excellence and process ownership, customer relationship management and service delivery, sales support, and tender management. Salija holds a Six Sigma-Black Belt certification. Salija earned her bachelor’s and master’s degrees in business administration from Annamalai University in India, and she is presently pursuing her PhD at UCAM in Spain.
Current Workplace: Nippon Express – Middle East
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Ismail Mansoor Ali

Laboratory Supervisor (Microbiology Department)

Ismail Mansoor Ali
Ismail is an expert in microbiological science with over 10 years of experience. His expertise and understanding are in microbiology, soil and bioremediation theory, microfluidics and microbial fuel cell theory, PCR theory, LMIS creation and implementation, gene amplification, electrophoresis, and its application. Ismail has multiple papers published under his name in the international journals of scientific and technological research and applied research and technology. He has completed many certification and training programs related to the area. Ismail received his Bachelor of Science in Microbiology from Wilson College, Mumbai and his Master of Science in Microbiology from Ramnarian Ruia College, Mumbai.
Current Workplace: Geochem Middle East
Mohamed Ali Nasreldeen Ali
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Mohamed Ali Nasreldeen Ali

Future Foresight Expert

Mohamed Ali Nasreldeen Ali
Mohamed Ali is the author of “LEADERSHIP IN THE TIME OF AMBIGUITY” VUCA and the developer of a patented approach for a decision support system for future foresight. He has 6 years of experience as a data analytics practitioner. He has worked as a leadership development consultant for several government agencies as well as in senior roles in several technology organizations. Mohamed earned a bachelor’s degree in law from Assuit University in Egypt and holds a master’s degree in data analysis and artificial intelligence from the Swiss Business School, Switzerland. Mohamed is also a Dr Marshall Goldsmith qualified assessor trainer in Leadership Training and Behavioural Change, as well as a trained executive coach. He also has various additional qualifications in the field of leadership development.
Current Workplace: DED Ajman Government
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Aiwerioghene Imafidon

Manager, Logistics and Warehouse (GSSC Planning & Fulfilment)

Aiwerioghene Imafidon
Aiwerioghene is a proactive supply chain and logistics specialist with over 15 years of experience. His main area of expertise is in demand planning, generation and forecasting, distribution planning, and inventory planning activities, aimed at effective and efficient inventory management, order management, and fulfilment. He has led and overseen regional operations as well as efficient logistics, storage, transportation, and product distribution to dealers, channel partner sales and service centres. Aiwerioghene has a diploma in accounting in addition to her bachelor’s and master’s degrees in business administration. He is also a qualified MCIPS from the Chartered Institute of Procurement and Supply (UK), CSCP from the Association for Supply Chain and Operations Management, and a project manager practitioner from the Project Management Institute.
Current Workplace: MTN, Nigeria
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Shahina Parveen

IT Change and Release Manager

Shahina Parveen
Shahina is an IT Service Management specialist with over a decade of experience implementing ITIL best practices at the world’s largest airlines. She has extensive experience with IT processes and understands how change, configuration, and release management ITSM process, and system support business strategy and risk assessment knowledge. Her areas of specialization include business impact analysis, change and configuration management, release management, continuous service improvement, continuity management, procedural documentation, and trend analysis. Shahina earned a Bachelor of Science in Computer Science from Madras University, India and an MBA in Information Technology from UCAM, Spain.
Current Workplace:Emirates NBD
Jesse Harry Ndambala
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Jesse Harry Ndambala

Managing Director

Jesse Harry Ndambala
Jesse has over 12 years of experience in Strategy, Management Consulting, Corporate Governance, Government Engagement, Finance, and Transaction Advisory. Banking and finance, international development, agriculture, healthcare, public sector engagements, real estate, logistics, infrastructure, tourism, and hospitality are among his areas of competence. He is the strategic visionary behind organizations’ initiatives, skilled at using the information to optimize company processes and guiding teams on how to achieve goals through capacity growth while improving customer experience. Furthermore, he uses fit-for-purpose abilities, competencies, and strategic planning skills to offer long-term value and nurture organizational objectives.
Current Workplace: The Bizzell Group, LLC
William Mosokodising Malatji
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William Mosokodising Malatji

Programme Manager Incremental Housing Division - National Housing Finance Corporation

William Mosokodising Malatji
William is a seasoned accountant and financial planner. His professional experience includes working with banks, institutional finance, insurance, and infrastructure organizations. He is an expert in budgeting, forecasting, portfolio management, risk management, and credit approvals. In his present position, he is responsible for developing business expansion strategies for Incremental Housing products while taking customer demands and project funds into an account. William holds an MBA from Henley Business School in South Africa, as well as specialized professional degrees in Economics and Financial Strategy.
Sascha Römer
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Sascha Römer

Head of Global Service & After Sales - JUMO Headquarters, Fulda, Hessen, Germany

Sascha Römer
Sascha Romer is an expert in the fields of Mechatronics and Robotics. He transitioned from being a field trainer into leading teams that provided technical assistance to clients for field goods. He has worked on vehicle engineering projects to deliver solutions to well-known manufacturers such as Volkswagen, Daimler, BMW, and FTT. Throughout his career, he has worked in Mexico and Germany. In addition to his core technical talents, he contributes to budgeting, cost monitoring, spare part and supplier management, and training course execution. Sascha holds an EMBA from the University of Barcelona as well as a Bachelor’s degree from the Wilhelm-Büchner-Universität in Germany.
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Dr. Ramzina thyale

Chief Operating Officer / Board Member - GMC Greens Medical Centre, Dubai

Dr. Ramzina thyale
Dr Ramzina has extensive expertise in healthcare leadership positions in Business Development, Marketing, and Insurance. She specializes in revenue creation and profitability ways for the industry and has outstanding interpersonal skills, marketing, business development, and operations. Her qualifications and expertise have helped her to find and seize market possibilities for business expansion, revenue growth, and profit contribution enhancement. Dr Ramzina earned her MBBS from The Gulf Medical University, UAE, an MBA from the University of Wolverhampton, UK, and a Post-Graduate Diploma in Healthcare Management and Leadership from the University of London, UK.
Ramla Ibrahim Abdulwahab
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Ramla Ibrahim Abdulwahab

Director: Customer & Channels Digital Delivery - du EITS

Ramla Ibrahim Abdulwahab
Ramla has extensive expertise in the telecommunications, finance, and aviation sectors. She handles vendor connections, system stability and maintenance, and has competence in financial management at the corporate level. Ramla has worked on IT setup for FlyDubai as well as medical projects for the Emirates Group. Ramla graduated from the University of Sharjah with a Master’s degree in Business Administration and a Bachelor’s degree in Management Information Systems. She attends Neuro-Linguistic Programming (NLP) workshops and is a Certified Agile Leader and Scrum Master.
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Rama Abdelwilli

Executive Admin for HE Chairman Office - Road Traffic Authority, Dubai

Rama Abdelwilli
Rama has prior expertise in administrative and secretarial activities. He has established a reputation by providing executive and secretarial assistance to Syrian Economic Projects and HR operations. He has expertise in HR policy creation and execution, recruiting, and HR record keeping, in addition to managing documents and giving communication assistance to managerial roles. Rama has a Bachelor’s degree in Arts from Damascus University as well as professional qualifications in Human Resources and Administration.
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Patrick Osei

Information Technology Officer - Dredge Masters Ghana Limited

Patrick Osei
Patrick is an IT specialist with experience in networking, hardware support, and IT project management administration. He specializes in Mobile application development, IBM SPSS Data Analysis, and Microsoft Dynamics, in addition to social media and IT Project Management. He holds a Postgraduate Extended Diploma in Business Management and IT from Cambridge International Qualifications and is certified in Information Technology Infrastructure Library from the Ghana Institute of Management and Public Administration.
Oluwaseyi Arowoiya
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Oluwaseyi Arowoiya

Agile Delivery Manager/ Agile Coach - Jaguar Land Rover (Contract)

Oluwaseyi Arowoiya
Oluwaseyi Arowoiya is a Certified Professional Scrum Master who oversees the rollout of Agile transformation roadmaps across business divisions. He counsels and assists Scrum teams with Agile transformation, Scrum transition, metrics implementation, and reporting. Project Management, Waterfall & Agile, Strategic Planning, Dependency & Risk Management, Continuous Improvement, Agile Coaching, Product Roadmap & Development, Agile Maturity, and Human Centered Design are some of his areas of expertise. He has coached teams one-on-one, empowering them as well as organizational leaders. He holds a Master of Public Health degree from the University of East London, London, and a Bachelor of Dental Surgery degree from Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile Ife.
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Michael Owusu

Chief Technical Information Officer - Keed Ghana Limited

Michael Owusu
Michael began his career in IT network and database administration before moving on to oversee communication services for some of the world’s largest corporations. He has worked with major Ghanaian telecommunications providers such as AirtelTigo, Vodafone, and MTN, delivering value-added service integration. His skill set includes infrastructure and data centre management, as well as network architecture creation, maintenance, troubleshooting, and auditing. Additionally, he has gained experience as an IT and Computer Science faculty. Michael holds a Bachelor of Science in Computer Science from the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology, as well as an Executive Degree in Strategy and Innovation from Oxford University. Michael has also completed the American Academy of Financial Management’s Associate Parts 1 – 3.
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Martin Sithole

Municipal Manager - Uthukela District Municipality, Ladysmith, Kwa-Zulu Natal

Martin Sithole
Martin is a committed public worker who oversees municipal operations in Kwa-Zulu Natal, South Africa. He has handled several initiatives, including financial re-engineering and company restructuring for the local population, as well as providing governance and administrative assistance to local development efforts. Martin has a Master of Public Administration from the Management College of Southern Africa, as well as multiple degrees in Public Administration and Business Administration. He is a member of the Board of Directors of Sacred Heart Children’s Home, BSN (SA) Business Development, and the South African Institute of Tax Practitioners.
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Jala Rayya

Consultant – Principal - Korn Ferry Group

Jala Rayya
Jalal Rayya began his career as a Financial Analyst before moving on to Operations, Human Resources, and Sales. As a Consultant – Principal, he currently applies his broad expertise to advise businesses on HR process efficiency and policies, organizational change management, competence development, leadership and capability development, and reward and talent management. He focuses on the public sector, oil and gas, financial services, and significant family enterprises. Jalal holds an MBA from the American University of Culture and Education, Lebanon, in addition to numerous certifications in Train the Trainer, Leadership, and Sales Acceleration.
Haidari Ally Chamshama
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Haidari Ally Chamshama

Mobile Financial Services Commercial Manager - Millicom Tanzania (TIGO)

Haidari Ally Chamshama
Haidari Ally is a sales expert with over 15 years of experience in Sales & Distribution, Dealer / Distributor Management, and Corporate / Enterprise Sales to SMEs. His primary industry experience is in Mobile Financial Services and FINTECH for the Tanzania mainland and Zanzibar Island markets. He possesses the ability to offer Customer Service, retail sales management, and project management. He holds a Bachelor of Law from Tumaini University and a Master of International Business from the Dar es Salaam College of Business Education.
Fatma KHK Al-Sulaiti
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Fatma KHK Al-Sulaiti

HICT Director - Hamad Medical Corporation

Fatma KHK Al-Sulaiti
Fatma Sulaiti is a seasoned IT expert with over 20 years of experience. She has directed IT initiatives to enhance the delivery of healthcare services for one of the industry’s most prominent providers. She has expertise in database management, teamwork, healthcare management, healthcare, and leadership. Fatma holds a Master of Business Administration from the University of Aberdeen, UK, and a BSc (Hons) in Business Information Systems from Oxford Brookes University, UK.
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Faiq Ali Khan

Procurement Manager - Dubai Islamic Bank - UAE

Faiq Ali Khan
Faiq Ali Khan is committed to delivering practical Supply Chain and Procurement solutions. He has managed strategic sourcing, supplier relationship management, and organizational leadership for firms in the IT, finance, insurance, and health sectors for the previous 17 years. His work focuses on executing stakeholder, and supplier engagement initiatives, as well as developing connections and alliances to create creative solutions that benefit consumers, partners, and suppliers. He presently serves as Vice Chairman of the Chartered Institute of Procurement and Supply – CIPS, where he mentors, and coaches emerging talent and facilitates knowledge-sharing events. Faiq has a dual Master’s degree in Healthcare Management and Logistics, Materials, and Supply Chain Management.
Aisha Abdalla Mohamed Al Awadhi
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Aisha Abdalla Mohamed Al Awadhi

Director of New Business Innovation Design & Delivery - Du Telecom

Aisha Abdalla Mohamed Al Awadhi
Aisha Al Awadhi is a business strategist that specializes in project management solutions for business growth. She has directed corporate expansion initiatives in the banking and finance, as well as the telecommunications industries. Aisha’s experience includes IT end-to-end process solutions, Agile Project Management, e-channel projects, mobile projects, ERP deployments, and regulatory reporting. She manages teams for worldwide and enterprise business functions through SCRUM master coaching and training, as well as execution planning with business stakeholders. Aisha has a management degree from the University of Wolverhampton, UK, and a Diploma in Banking and Financial Studies from the Emirates Institute of Banking and Financial Studies.
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Emmanuel Johannes

Managing Partner Consultant - KEPLER

Emmanuel Johannes
Emmanuel is the founder of KEPLER ASSOCIATES, a firm specializing in assurance, business consulting, risk management, and fraud investigation. He excels in fighting fraud, digital transformation, and international taxes and is an expert in fraud examination, governance, risk management, and control. Emmanuel is the Chairman of the Africa Federation of Institutes of Internal Auditors (AFIIA) and a member of The Association of Certified Fraud Examiners (ACFE) Advisory Council in Austin, Texas. He is a skilled ISO 31000 Risk Management trainer, Certified Internal Auditor (CIA), and Fellow Chartered Certified Accountant (FCCA). He is also the Chairman of the Ministry of Lands, Housing, and Human Settlements Development’s Audit Committee (Tanzania). Emmanuel has vast expertise engaging with International Development Partners and has worked in a variety of businesses across both private and public sectors. He earned an MBA from the University of East London in the United Kingdom and is a Certified Project Management Professional (PMP).