MEET OUR TEAM

Meet the folks who make it all happen. We see big potential in every moment and care deeply about what we do every day. Our unique development guarantees that we have the very best staff all over the world and at every level of operation. Our leadership team reflects a group of diverse individuals with breadth and depth of experience across the company.

Stephen Harrison

Dr. Stephen Harrison

Chairman & Dean

Born in the UK, has lived in Malaysia, Holland, Africa and Spain. He is a former naval officer and airline pilot and has a PhD in Management as well as an MBAs specializing in Marketing and another in Digital Business.

Andrea Gutierrez Infante

Andrea Gutierrez Infante

Admissions Manager

Andrea is an experienced education professional having worked as an International Admissions Assistant, Academic Officer and Academic Coordinator. She boasts an MBA in International Relations, a BBA and Post-Graduate Degree in International and Global Studies. She has lived in 3 continents and speaks English, Spanish, French and Italian fluently.

Oliver Reuter

Oliver Reuter

Managing Director

Owner and CEO of TREUFiN Reuter AG, Chairman of the Board of Directors of Finanzbegleitung AG, a Swiss financial services company.
Lic. OEC and Finance & Accounting degree from the University of Zurich.

Jonathan Hooker

Harseerat Kaur

Academics Coordinator

Harseerat is business woman awarded with a degree of MBA International Business with Honours Cum Laude and formerly graduated with a degree in Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics. She is a unique blend of Business and Science.

Ali Kahn

Dr. Steve Mallon

Director of Research

Dr. Steve Mallon, originally from the UK, is a passionate educator with decades of experience in the field. He firmly believes in the power of education to transform everyone involved in it and to create opportunities and better lives for all.

Norman Anderson

Norman Anderson

Recruitment Manager

Independent Business consultant, specialising in analysis and development of business information and creation of sales clinics.

MEET OUR FACULTY

Every member of our faculty is a thought leader who has made significant contributions to our society.

Each one brings a unique set of skills and expertise to our organisation.
Razwana Wahid

Dr. Andreas Karaoulanis

Faculty

Dr. Karaoulanis is an experienced professional with more than 25 years, in several industries in C-suit and managerial positions. His professional presence can be pinpointed in several countries in Europe, Asia and America. He is an international speaker with presence in several countries. His published work has been read in more than 150 countries. His studies include a DBA in business, a PhD in business management, an MBA in industrial management and economics, a MSc in
decision support and risk analysis, a MSc in engineering, a Bachelor’s in engineering.
Gursel Ilipinar

Dr. Gursel Ilipinar


Faculty

Born in Turkey, Dr. Gursel Ilipianar has worked and lived in Istanbul, Atlanta, Jakarta, Bali and Barcelona. He obtained his MBA in Marketing & Information Systems from Georgia State University, in Atlanta, USA and his PhD in Marketing & Design Driven Innovation from ESADE Business School in Barcelona, Spain. He is specialized on branding, design, innovation and entrepreneurship. His research revolves around design thinking and design-oriented companies with a concentration on the interface between branding and design. He has extensive experience in services sector, particularly in education, telecom, insurance and banking.

Richard Crawley

Richard Cawley

Faculty

Fellow of the Higher Education Authority, UK. Advanced Diploma in Education Management (Open University, UK). MBA (Marketing) Cass Business School, London.
Hons B.A. Chinese Studies, Durham University, UK
Language certificates held in French, Spanish, Russian, Chinese and Japanese
Fellow of Chatham House
Member of the Institute of Directors, London
Institutional Membership of the Chartered Institute of Marketing

Jonathan Hooker

Jonathan Hooker

Faculty

Jonathan has worked as a management consultant for more than 20 years and has been involved in large scale projects within companies such as British Telecom, Neste Oil, ICI, Unilever, Outokumpu and Gillette. He is an international advisory board member responsible for organisational development for the Ghana based charity OAfrica which works to strengthen and empower poor families and he is also the Chair of the Board of Trustees of the charity The Mankind Project UK and Ireland (MKPUK&I) which works to safeguard and improve men’s mental well-being

Willem Van Rossem

Willem van Rossem

Faculty

Willem van Rossem has ample international experience in management positions, ranging from quality assurance and operations management in the hospitality industry, including Disneyland Paris, France, Walt Disney World Resort, Orlando, USA and Huis Ten Bosch Resort, Nagasaki, Japan. Willem speaks six languages. He was part of the opening team of the first resort hotel of the Port Aventura theme park in Spain andDolce Hotels & Resorts in Barcelona.
Currently, he manages GUESTCONNECTION, a hospitality consulting company and has provided training, quality assurance and consulting solutions to hotels, and cruise lines in Spain, Morocco and Ecuador, including Taj Hotels & Palaces and Fairmont Hotels & Resorts.

Doctor Miray Zaki

Dr. Miray Zaki

Faculty

Dr. Miray boasts an MBA in Finance & Economics from the U. Chicago Graduate School of Business and a Bachelor of Science from the American University in Cairo and obtained her CFA Charter in 2010. A twice-nominated Top 100 Most Influential Women in Finance by Dow Jones Financial News (2015 & 2016) and an award-winning Fulbright Scholar, she was the first female CIO of a leading endowment in the Middle East, the Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan Charitable & Humanitarian Foundation. She is currently MD at Gulf Capital and at the Dismatrix Group, focusing on tech, investments and sustainability across the globe.
Jonathan Hooker

Dr Gemma Vallet

Faculty

Director co-founder of 11Onze District, a branded content & marketing agency with Innovative Thinking & Management.
CMO, C-SUITE expertise and experience. PhD thinker and researcher for a sustainable branding and new economy. Former: Innovation Director at PHD media Omnicom media group, Head of Digital Marketing at Zurich Group, Creative Director and brand consultant at Capgemini Group. World citizen from Barcelona with international experience: Brussels, Dubai, Dublin, Lisbon, London, Lyon, Madrid. University Master program director for digital branding, social selling and innovation. Visiting professor of innovation, entrepreneurship, digital branding. PhD for University of Barcelona UAB with a pioneer thesis in Digital Branding and Brand Communities. eCommerce Master Degree for La Salle BCN Universities. Google certifications. IAB programmatics certification.

Mike Magallon

Dr. Muganda Munir Manini

Faculty

Dr. Muganda Munir is a Senior Lecturer of Finance and holds a PhD in Finance and Accounting and is a Chartered Public Accountant with more than 10 years’ experience and the proven ability to increase profits, minimize financial risk and strengthen market positions through the use of financial analytics.
Dr. Munir has extensive Public sector consultancy experience gained from projects funded by European Union, UNESCO/UNEVOC, Germany Development Bank (KFW), Federal Ministry of Economic Cooperation and Deutscher Akademischer Austauschdienst (DAAD).

Michael King

Michael King

Faculty

Michael King is an experienced healthcare executive and consultant, managing, leading and advising integrated delivery systems and multi-national foreign and domestic government agencies in the healthcare industry. Prof. King specializes in mergers and acquisitions of healthcare group practice networks, transforming business cultures as well as developing free standing ambulatory facilities. He is a former adjunct professor of the health sciences division at University Maryland and boasts a master’s degree from Columbia University School of Public Health and is master’s trained in Urban Design and Planning from Harvard Graduate School of Design.

Razwana Wahid

Major Bensson Samuel M.D. Ph.D.

Faculty

Prof Bensson Samuel is an accomplished entrepreneur and pioneer with progressive industry background and decisive leadership style. Holder of different degrees including an MBA in entrepreneurship and a PhD in Healthcare management, he offers strategic planning abilities with background in change management and forward-thinking mindset.  He possesses adequate clinical training in primary care and internal medicine as well as critical care and health care. He is the founder and director of Belgrovia Institute of Management Science and currently works in Twinsburg as the Army Major. Prof Bensson Samuel speaks Polish, Hindi and Tamil. He is well versed in human rights and international business law, ready for challenges and focused on meeting future demands.

Jonathan Hooker

Harseerat Kaur

Faculty

Harseerat is business woman awarded with a degree of MBA International Business with Honours Cum Laude and formerly graduated with a degree in Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics. She is a unique blend of Business and Science.

Razwana Wahid

Marie Haidara

Faculty

Marie is a dynamic aspiring social entrepreneur and business strategist with strong work ethics and intercultural proficiency. Graduated from Cardiff Met University with an MBA in Project Management and BA in Business with Finance, Marie has diverse experience on an international level allowing her to lead complex projects and drive the growth of organizations she works for. She values teamwork, diversity and education; and is fluent in both English and French.

Roger Canals

Dr. Patrick Loh

 Faculty

Dr. Loh received his Ph.D from the University of Sunderland (UK) in a cross-disciplinary area (Global IT mngt., Marketing and education), and Master of Commerce from the University of Strathclyde (Scotland) and professional qualifications in management, marketing, and communication studies from the U.K.

Dr. Patrick Loh has a total of about 25 years of experience spanning various fields in
marketing, consulting, publishing, training and business, including about 12 years in the
academia, and managing the operations of professional educational institutions in business management and hospitality programs in Singapore.

Roger Canals

Andrew Charalambous

Faculty

Andrew Charalambous is an award-winning London-based property entrepreneur. Passionate about social enterprise and philanthropy,  he is patron of the Lambros Charalambous Christian Orphanage, and Honorary President of the Orthodox College of Africa and Patriarchal Ecclesiastical School of Kenya.  Andrew recently completed a HE Cert Philosophy at Oxford University.  In addition, he is a Fellow of the Institute of Directors, Chartered Management Institute, Royal Society of Arts, and Institute of Administrative Management. Moreover, he was appointed a research professor, by the prestigious distance education department of Periyar University in 2020.  Andrew was called as a Barrister-at-Law,  of the Honourable Society of Gray’s Inn, and has an LLB Law Degree, from Queen Mary, University of London..

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