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Mr. Phil Baty

Mr. Phil Baty

Phil Baty is an international authority on university performance and strategy, with 25 years of experience in global higher education, including a decade (2009-2019) as Editor of the prestigious Times Higher Education (THE) World University Rankings and its derivative analyses. Learn more
Prof. Abdullatif Al Shamsi

Prof. Abdullatif Al Shamsi

Prof. Abdullatif AlShamsi is the current President and CEO of the Higher Colleges of Technology as per Federal Decree (29) for 2015. He received his Ph.D. from Duke University, USA in 1997 and received his master and Bachelor degree from Learn more
Dr. Fengchun Miao

Dr. Fengchun Miao

Dr Fengchun Miao is the Chief of the Unit for Technology and Artificial Intelligence in Education at Education Sector, UNESCO Headquarters in Paris, he is also a Professor (on leave) of Beijing Normal University of China. He is leading programmes Learn more
Dr. Roberta Malee Bassett

Dr. Roberta Malee Bassett

Roberta Malee Bassett, PhD is Global Lead for Tertiary Education at the World Bank, where she leads reform efforts addressing issues such as finance, governance, and quality assurance; internationalization; equity/access; research/innovation/competitiveness; skills; and remote delivery/learning. Before joining the Bank, Dr Learn more
Dr. John O’Brien

Dr. John O’Brien

Dr. John O’Brien serves as the president and CEO of EDUCAUSE, a nonprofit association whose mission is to advance higher education through technology innovation. EDUCAUSE serves over 2,000 member colleges, universities, and organizations from 41 countries who themselves collectively serve Learn more
Dr. Hilligje van’t Land

Dr. Hilligje van’t Land

Dr. Hilligje van’t Land serves the global higher education community as Secretary General of the International Association of Universities (IAU) – global NGO with UNESCO Associate Status. IAU celebrated it’s 70th Anniversary from 9 December 2020 to 9 December 2021. Learn more
Eng. Salah Aldin Farhan

Eng. Salah Aldin Farhan

Farhan worked in Naseej Training and eLearning business since its established. He contributed to the eLearning business growth by planning, implementing, and executing eLearning strategies with Naseej clients in Middle East, bringing a wide experience for both higher education and Learn more
Mr. Ben Nelson

Mr. Ben Nelson

Ben Nelson is founder, chairman, and CEO of Minerva Project and Chancellor of Minerva University. Ben founded Minerva in 2011 with the goal of nurturing critical wisdom for the sake of the world through a systematic and evidence-based approach to Learn more
Prof. Yusra Mouzughi

Prof. Yusra Mouzughi

Professor Yusra Mouzughi assumed the role of President of Royal University for Women in May 2021 with clear plans to take the institution to its next level of growth and development.  Professor Mouzughi is a highly motivated and innovative academic Learn more
Prof. Maurits van Rooijen

Prof. Maurits van Rooijen

Group Rector & Chief Academic Officer, Global University Systems UK and Rector& President University of Europe, GermanyProf Dr Maurits van Rooijen (Breda, the Netherlands 1956) studied economics history with a doctorate in Geography at Utrecht University, where he also held Learn more