Board of Trustees

His Highness Al Sayyid Dr. Adham Bin Turki Al Said holds a PhD in Economics from the University of Western Australia. He is the chairman of the Competition Protection and Monopoly Prevention Centre, and Assistant Professor of Economics at the College of Economics and Political Science in Sultan Qaboos University. He is partner in the Firm for Business and Economic Consulting, Chairman for Board of Trustees at Scientific College of Design, and Member of Shari’a Supervisory Board in Muzn Islamic Banking

His Highness Dr. Adham bin Turki Al Said

Chairman

Dr. Ghalib holds a PhD in Management from Webster University, Missouri United States. He is the CPO of Human Resources Unit at Oman Telecommunication Company, Chairman of the Oman Society of Human Resource Management (OSHRM) and board member of the Arabian Society of Human Resources. He is the president of IFTDO and board member of IPA. In 2012, he won the GCC HR Professional Award, followed by the Best HR Professional in Private Sector Award in 2013.

Dr. Ghalib Bin Seif Al-Hosni

Deputy Chairman

Dr. Zaid holds a PhD in Modelling and Analysis of Resource Management Schemes in Wireless Networks from University of Bradford, Bradford, UK. He is a board member of Dhofar University, Director General of Planning and Development at Ministry of Higher Education and member of National Information Security Committee. He was the Dean of College of Applied Science in Salalah. His academic experience in American, British and German systems helped him establish new IT, computer science and foundation programmes in three new academic institutes in Oman.

Dr. Zaid Bin Ahmed Zabanoot

Member

Mr. Abdullah is a helicopter pilot (FI) (FSO) at Royal Flight Oman. He was Line Pilot at Bristow Helicopters, Aberdeen, UK, A Lieutenant Pilot, Air Wing at ROP. He served at Christchurch Helicopters, Christchurch, New Zealand. He is a graduate from Treshim Institute and holds HND Diploma accredited by De Montford University, UK. He is flight instructor and a member of the Royal Flight Oman Flight Safety Board and a Certified Helicopter Accident Investigator by the National Transportation & Safety Board (NTSB) USA.

Mr. Abdullah Bin Ahmed Al Ghazali

Member

Mr. Tariq holds a Bachelor of Science in computing science from The University of Stirling (UoS). He is the owner Al Bayan Establishment, and a results orientated executive with experience of leading high performance teams. He is focused on developing programmes that deliver efficiencies and play a leading role in the mobilization, development and implementation of robust operation processes.

Mr. Tariq Bin Ahmed Al Ghazali

Member

Dr. Abdullah holds a PhD in electrical engineering, electrical machines and drives from University of Manchester Institute of Science and Technology, Manchester, United Kingdom. He is a professor in the department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Sultan Qaboos University and was Dean of College of Engineering and Dean of Admissions & Registration at Sultan Qaboos University.

Dr. Abdullah Hamed Al Badi

Member

Mr. Tariq holds a Master’s degree in Information Technology. He serves on the board of academic institutions and also supports government initiatives as a consultant and advisor. He is a motivational presenter and public speaker, an award-winning and leading innovative technologist and a social entrepreneur. He founded Knowledge Oman (KO) along with a voluntary team of passionate experts from the community. His unique projects have received recognition and awards locally and internationally. He was awarded by the largest software company in the world, Microsoft, as the Most Valuable Professionals consecutively for 10 years (2006-2016).

Mr. Tariq Hilal Al Barawani

Member

Dr. Taiseera is an Associate Professor in Information Systems program at the College of Economics and Political Science and Assistant Dean for Postgraduate Studies at Sultan Qaboos University.
Dr. Taiseera was recognized for her contribution in teaching and research as she received Best Teacher Award for the academic 2013 and best Researcher Award for the academic year 2016. In April 2020, she successfully completed the requirements of ”Certificate in Higher Education Teaching and Learning Program”
Dr. AlBalushi participated as guest speaker for "Information Security Forum "organized by the Ministry of Defense in 2015 and a keynote speaker for the Arab Open University Student Research Conference in 2017. In 2018, she served as a Jury member in “His Majesty Sultan Qaboos Award for Excellence in eGovernment” and “Qatar Digital Excellence Awards” in 2019.

Dr. Taiseera Hazeem AlBalushi

Member