Experienced Higher Education management leader with a demonstrated history of working in the research industry. Skilled in International Relations, Non-Governmental Organizations (NGOs), International Law, Policy Analysis, and Intercultural Communication. Strong education professional with a PhD in Political Sciences focused in Public Administration and Governace from Vrije Universiteit Brussel.
Carolyn is a Reader in Marketing at Cardiff Business School where she teaches marketing with a focus on ethical, environmental, and social issues. She is currently the BSc Business Management Programme Director and a Cardiff Business School Public Value Engagement Fellow. She is also Cardiff Business Schools Academic Director of Estates, a role which to date has successfully implemented sustainability and circular economy into all of the Business Schools space development and refurbishment projects.
She has published in Journal of Business Research, Marketing Letters, European Journal of Marketing, and Journal of Advertising, among others, and will shortly publish an edited collection of ethical and social marketing contributions. Carolyn is the long-standing Editor-in-Chief of the Journal of Strategic Marketing where she strives to support publications from established academics and to encourage early-career academics to develop their work from conception to publication.
Dr. Eleyan a British citizen of Palestinian origin. He has been selected recently to be a judge in Reimagine Education for the Education Oscar Awards for 2020. He is now an associate professor in Information Systems Engineering and serving as a president assistant of Palestine Technical University Kadoorie. He has an excellent relevant diversity experience in academia and industry. He has a PhD in Information Systems Engineering from Manchester University 2006 and MSc in Business Information Technology from London South Bank University London 2003. He has a PGCE degree in Education from Bolton University. He served five years as an assistant professor at Birzeit University in the Department of Computer Science teaching variety of courses at the undergraduate and postgraduate levels and supervising MSc. Previously, he worked also as lecturer and course team leader in computing at South Essex college affiliated by Essex University, where he taught various modules as, information system, project management, database, web database, and website management, Computer and Business Ethics, Research methods. He has a good expertise as an Information Systems Consultant at BAS Computer Systems a private company since 2003 till 2006. On 2006, He was a visiting lecturer at the University of Manchester, teaching an MSc course of Enterprise System Modelling, collaborating with Prof. Loucopoulos. He was an external reviewer to some international conferences and international journals in information science, information systems and business process modelling, computer science and information security. Supervising many MSc and PhD students in Business, Information Systems and Computer Science. His research interests focus in System dynamics, software quality, Information Systems, Business Process Modelling, Customer service and satisfaction and return on investment, information technology management, IT project management, Quality of Service, Academic quality and performance evaluation, Business and computer ethics, Software testing quality assurance, Usability and e-commerce websites, Web decision systems. He is a member of some societies as British Computer Society (BCS), Institute for Learning (IFL), Systems Dynamics Society (SDS). Dr. Eleyan is a founding member of Experts for Education Initiative in Palestine. Dr. Eleyan has contributed in organizing several international conferences in Jordan, France, UK and Turkey. Dr. Eleyan published more than fifty research papers in renowned journal and conference. He was a managing director of Hans sidle Technological training center for five years and programmer and developer at the Arab Bank for two years.
Khaled Hussainey is a Professor of Accounting & Financial Management at the University of Portsmouth. He has published more than 110-refereed papers in academic journals and international conference proceedings. He has a rapidly growing research reputation around his principal research area concerned with corporate narrative reporting. He has been awarded the prestigious 2007 Best Paper Award of the British Accounting Review for his paper “Loss firms’ annual report narratives and share price anticipation of earnings” and the prestigious 2012 Best Paper Award of the Journal of Risk Finance for his paper “Revisiting the capital structure puzzle: UK evidence”. His publication appears top-quality journals such as Accounting and Business Research, British Accounting Review, International Review of Financial Analysis; Journal of Accounting and Public Policy, Review of Quantitative Finance and Accounting and Journal of International Accounting, Auditing, and Taxation. He is a Co-Editor-in-Chief ofJFRA and Associate Editor of JAAR and IJAAPE.
Bahaaeddin Alareeni is an Assistant Professor of Accounting and Auditing. He did his PhD’s thesis in Accounting and Auditing on the relative performance of auditors’ going concern opinions and statistical failure prediction models for listed companies in Jordan. His main research interests are in the areas of Auditing, Accounting, the International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS), Internal Audit, Financial Accounting, and financial analysis. He has practical experience in the Accounting profession for more than ten years in different organizations, e.g., banking, NGOs, government sector, and private institutions. Additionally, he has academic experience in accounting and auditing for more than eight years and has taught considerable types of students in different types of courses, mostly all courses of undergraduate accounting programs in addition to several MSc and MBA courses. On top of that, he has many publications in highly ranked journals (ISI-with impact factor, Scopus, ABDC, ABS). He is Editor/Associate Editor for several Books and Journals published by Emerald, SpringerNature, Tylor&Francise. It is worth mentioning that he is currently working for the Middle East Technical University (METU) in Turkey – Northern Cyprus Campus, which is one of the top 550 universities in the world based on the QS ranking 2018.
Professor Dr. Roselina Ahmad Saufi is currently a Professor in Business and Management at the Faculty of Entrepreneurship and Business, a Fellow for Global Entrepreneurship Research and Innovation Center, and Chairman of Professor Council at Universiti Malaysia Kelantan. She obtained her Ph.D and Master of Business Administration in 1995 and 1991 respectively from the University of Sheffield, United Kingdom. She was the Deputy Vice Chancellor (Academic and International) at Universiti Malaysia Kelantan from 2012-2015 and prior to that she was the Group Managing Director of UMS Link Holdings Sdn. Bhd. from 2007-2012. From 2008 to 2010 she was the President of Comprehensive Human Capability Association, Inc. (Philippines) in Zamboanga. She has received several international awards including Islamic Leader Fellowship Award by Asian Institute of Management (AIM), Manila in 2009, Education Leadership Award by the Golden Global Tigers in 2016, and Distinguished Women Award for Human Resource Management from the Venus International Foundation, India in 2017. In 2015 she was seconded to Azman Hashim International Business School, Universiti Teknologi Malaysia untill 2018.
She has delivered numerous key note speeches at several international conferences and published works in the areas of human resource development, knowledge transfers and entrepreneurship in reputable journals. She was a Visiting Professor at Anhui Xinhua University, P.R. China, Syarif Hidayatullah State Islamic University Jakarta, Indonesia, Xiamen University, and DRB-HICOM University of Automotive. Currently, she is a Fellow at the Putra Business School, Malaysia. She has produced more than 50 doctorate and master students in the areas of organisational studies and human resource. She is passionate in leading and developing people around the globe. She believes that success comes with strong values, passion and hard work.