Governance and External Expertise

The Board of Directors of the London School of Business (LSB) is the governing body responsible for the overall management and direction of the institution. Comprising esteemed individuals, including Shamsul Alam, Dr Ezra Carlson, Yodgora Pardaevathe, and Edina Ricska are the Board of Directors who holds the ultimate responsibility for overseeing the College’s operations and ensuring its success.

At LSB, our esteemed Board of Directors assumes the highest level of responsibility for the comprehensive management and oversight of all aspects of our operations. With an unwavering dedication to excellence, the Board of Directors plays a pivotal role in ensuring the smooth functioning and success of the institution. Guided by a strong commitment to effective governance, the Board has established Five influential sub-committees that report directly to them.

Board Of Directors

The Board of Directors is entrusted with the responsibility of guiding and overseeing the strategic direction and operations of the institution in a manner that upholds its mission, vision, and values. The following purposes outline the key roles and responsibilities of the Board.

  • Strategic Leadership: The Board provides strategic leadership by approving the institution’s vision, mission, and long-term goals. It ensures that these strategic plans align with the interests of stakeholders and foster the institution’s growth and success.
  • Governance and Compliance: The Board ensures establishing and maintaining effective governance structures, policies, and procedures. It oversees compliance with legal and regulatory requirements, promoting transparency, accountability, and ethical conduct throughout the institution.
  • Performance Monitoring and Evaluation: The Board establishes mechanisms to monitor and evaluate the institution’s performance against strategic objectives and key performance indicators. It benchmarks performance against peer institutions to drive continuous improvement and enhance competitiveness.
  • Appointment and Oversight of Leadership: The Board appoints a qualified and visionary Chief Executive Officer (CEO) who serves as the institution’s principal executive. It provides guidance and oversight to the CEO, ensuring effective leadership, performance evaluation, and succession planning.
  • Financial Stewardship: The Board assumes responsibility for the institution’s financial well-being. It approves annual budgets, financial statements, and investment strategies, ensuring prudent fiscal management and sustainability. The Board also safeguards the institution’s assets and oversees risk management practices.
  • Legal and Regulatory Compliance: The Board ensures the institution’s compliance with all applicable laws, regulations, and contractual obligations. It establishes processes to monitor and mitigate legal and regulatory risks, protecting the institution’s reputation and minimizing potential liabilities.
  • Institutional Reputation and Values: The Board safeguards the institution’s reputation and upholds its core values. It promotes a culture of integrity, inclusivity, and diversity, fostering an environment conducive to learning, research, and innovation.
  • Stakeholder Engagement: The Board actively engages with stakeholders, including faculty, students, staff, alumni, and community members. It solicits their perspectives, addresses concerns, and fosters strong relationships built on trust and mutual respect.
  • Academic Quality and Excellence: The Board supports and promotes academic quality and excellence. It ensures the provision of high-quality educational programs, research initiatives, and student services that meet or exceed industry standards.
  • Institutional Development and Growth: The Board facilitates institutional development and growth through strategic partnerships, collaborations, and resource mobilization. It explores opportunities for innovation, expansion, and diversification to enhance the institution’s impact and sustainability. Board Effectiveness and Continuous Improvement: The Board regularly assesses its performance, composition, and effectiveness. It identifies areas for improvement, promotes ongoing professional development for its members, and strives for best governance practices.
  • External Relations and Advocacy: The Board serves as an ambassador for the institution, representing its interests to external stakeholders, including government agencies, industry leaders, and funding bodies. It advocates for the institution’s needs and contributes to the broader advancement of education and research.

By fulfilling these purposes, the Board of Directors ensures the institution’s effective governance, success, and advancement, ultimately serving the best interests of its students, faculty, Staff, and the broader community.

Shamsul Alam
Director

Shamsul Alam, a visionary leader, is the Managing Director of the London School of Business (LSB). With a deep commitment to academic excellence and student success, he spearheads the institution’s mission with passion and dedication. Under Shamsul Alam’s guidance, LSB has established itself as a hub of educational innovation and growth. LSB has achieved remarkable milestones through his visionary leadership he brings a wealth of experience and expertise to his role as Director.

Shamsul Alam’s leadership extends beyond the walls of the institution. He is actively engaged in the broader business community, fostering valuable connections and partnerships that enrich the educational experience we provide. His passion for collaboration and innovation drives us to stay at the forefront of industry trends and create meaningful opportunities for our students. His strategic vision and effective management have propelled our institution to new heights, earning recognition for our innovative programs and commitment to student success.

Beyond his role as Director, Shamsul Alam is deeply invested in supporting the community. He actively contributes to philanthropic initiatives and advocates for social causes, demonstrating his commitment to making a positive impact both within and outside the university. With Shamsul Alam’s leadership, LSB London School of Business attracts top-tier faculty and students seeking a dynamic and progressive educational experience. By fostering an inclusive and collaborative culture, he ensures that every member of our community has the opportunity to thrive and contribute to our shared success

Dr Ezra Carlson 

Director

Dr Ezra Carlson is an esteemed part-time Business Lecturer at LSB. With a wealth of experience in teaching at renowned universities and esteemed business schools across the United Kingdom, Australia, and South Africa, Dr Carlson possesses a profound understanding of the intricacies of business education and profound knowledge makes him a highly regarded educator in the field of business.

Dr. Ezra Carlson is a multifaceted professional, encompassing roles as an entrepreneur, technologist-turned-investor, and seasoned advisor specializing in applied innovation. With extensive experience in senior consulting advisory positions for global FTSE100/S&P500 firms, including SABMiller, Diageo, Chevron, Home Retail Group, and others, Dr. Carlson has demonstrated his expertise in digital and business transformation initiatives.

In addition to his advisory work, Dr. Carlson is a visionary founder of three innovative companies. Currently serving as the CEO of Nano-Nose, he leads the application of biomarkers, machine learning, and nanotechnology to detect serious health risks through breath analysis.

Furthermore, Dr. Carlson serves as a Non-Executive Director and Chair of Members for the Slough and East Berkshire CofE Multi Academy Trust, highlighting his commitment to educational leadership.

Throughout his career, Dr. Carlson has maintained an unwavering passion for helping companies generate value through innovation. This passion has served as a driving force behind his academic research, particularly in the areas of Strategic Corporate Venturing and Open Innovation. With his unique blend of entrepreneurial spirit, technological acumen, and strategic insight, Dr. Carlson continues to make significant contributions to the realms of innovation and academia.

Yodgora Pardaeva

Director

Ms Yodgora Pardaeva is a distinguished and highly qualified professional, holding the prestigious designation of Chartered Accountant and possessing a Masters’s degree in Management. With a profound understanding of various domains, she has become a renowned speaker and contributor in numerous influential fora, specializing in the vital fields of Corporate Social Responsibility and Corporate Governance.

Ms Pardaeva’s expertise extends to financial services, accounting, internal audit, risk management, and other essential areas. With an impressive track record spanning 13 years, MsMsardaeva has excelled in both the real estate and education sectors, thriving in dynamic corporate environments. Her extensive experience has equipped her with invaluable insights into the intricacies of these industries, enabling her to make significant contributions and drive growth.

Recognized for her commitment to ethical practices and sustainable business, Ms Pardaeva’s expertise in Corporate Social Responsibility and Corporate Governance sets her apart as a trusted authority in the field. Her comprehensive knowledge and diverse skill set allow her to navigate complex challenges and provide strategic guidance.

Ms Pardaeva’s professional journey is a testament to her passion, dedication, and continuous pursuit of excellence. Her ability to seamlessly integrate financial acumen, risk management, and a deep understanding of corporate dynamics makes her a valuable asset to any organization.

Edina Ricska

Director

Edina Ricska is an ambitious and multilingual professional in Business Management with a strong background in administrative and customer service roles in the tourism and recreation industry. Known for her exceptional communication skills, stakeholder interpretation, and strategic decision-making abilities, she thrives in fast-paced environments while delivering outstanding customer service

Edina Ricska is a highly organized and adaptable professional with expertise in problem-solving, team management, and organizational skills. With an MBA in Business Administration, a Bachelor’s degree in Business Management, and a Higher National Diploma in Hospitality Management, Edina possesses a solid educational background that serves as the foundation for her success.

Edina’s international experience and fluency in Greek, English, and Hungarian, along with conversational skills in German, have equipped her with exceptional interpersonal skills and the ability to build strong relationships with stakeholders. Her multicultural background enhances her ability to navigate diverse environments effectively.

Beyond her professional achievements, Edina has a passion for photography, reading, and travel, which reflects her curiosity and dedication to personal growth. She believes in continuous learning and embraces new experiences.

With her combination of academic qualifications, practical experience, and determination, Edina is well-prepared to contribute effectively to a new role and further her professional development. She is enthusiastic about the opportunities ahead and looks forward to making a meaningful impact.

Risk and Compliance Oversight Committee

The Risk and Compliance Oversight Committee at LSB is responsible for ensuring effective risk management, regulatory compliance, and governance practices within the institution. This committee plays a pivotal role in safeguarding the institution’s integrity, reputation, and long-term sustainability. The key responsibilities of the committee include:

  • Risk Management Strategy: The committee advises the governing body on the development and implementation of a robust risk management strategy. It assesses the institution’s risk appetite, monitors key risk indicators, and recommends appropriate risk mitigation measures.
  • Compliance Monitoring: The committee oversees the institution’s compliance with applicable laws, regulations, and internal policies. It reviews the effectiveness of compliance programs, assesses regulatory risks, and ensures that appropriate controls and procedures are in place to maintain compliance.
  • Governance Evaluation: The committee reviews the effectiveness of the institution’s governance framework. It assesses board performance, evaluates governance practices, and recommends improvements to enhance transparency, accountability, and ethical conduct.
  • Ethics and Code of Conduct: The committee ensures the establishment and enforcement of a comprehensive code of conduct and ethical standards across LSBF. It promotes a culture of integrity, professionalism, and responsible behaviour throughout the institution.
  • Internal Controls: The committee monitors the effectiveness of internal controls and internal audit activities. It assesses the adequacy of control systems, reviews internal audit reports, and ensures the timely resolution of identified control deficiencies.
  • Regulatory Reporting: The committee ensures that accurate and timely data and reports are submitted to external stakeholders and regulatory bodies. It reviews the completeness and accuracy of regulatory filings, monitors regulatory changes, and ensures compliance with reporting requirements.
  • Emerging Risk Assessment: The committee anticipates and assesses emerging risks that may impact LSB’s operations. It stays informed about industry trends, technological advancements, and geopolitical developments, and recommends proactive measures to mitigate potential risks.
  • Training and Awareness: The committee promotes risk awareness and compliance education across the institution. It ensures that relevant training programs are implemented to enhance employees’ understanding of risk management, compliance requirements, and ethical responsibilities.

Membership:

  • The Risk and Compliance Oversight Committee will consist of at least three independent directors appointed by the Board of Directors.
  • The majority of committee members will be independent, bringing diverse expertise and experience in risk management, compliance, and governance.
  • The Chair of the Board of Directors will not be a member of the committee to ensure independence and objectivity.

Quality Assurance and Enhancement Committee

The Quality Assurance and Enhancement Committee at the London School of Business (LSB) is dedicated to ensuring and enhancing the quality and excellence of academic programs, teaching, and learning experiences. This committee plays a crucial role in maintaining high standards of education, fostering continuous improvement, and promoting a culture of excellence across the institution. The committee’s responsibilities encompass a wide range of areas, including

  • Program Accreditation and Validation: The committee oversees the process of accrediting and validating academic programs offered at LSB. It ensures that programs meet the rigorous standards set by professional accrediting bodies and regulatory agencies, providing students with a recognized and high-quality education.
  • Quality Assurance Processes: The committee develops and implements robust quality assurance processes to evaluate and monitor the effectiveness of academic programs, teaching methodologies, and learning outcomes. It reviews assessment practices, student feedback, and performance indicators to identify areas for improvement and ensure continuous enhancement of educational standards.
  • Curriculum Development and Review: The committee collaborates with academic departments and faculty members to develop, review, and update the curriculum to meet the evolving needs of students, industry trends, and academic advancements. It ensures that programs align with the institution’s strategic objectives, professional standards, and employability skills requirements.
  • Teaching and Learning Enhancement: The committee promotes pedagogical innovation and effective teaching practices to enhance the student learning experience. It supports faculty development initiatives, encourages the use of technology-enabled learning tools, and fosters a culture of teaching excellence through mentoring, workshops, and recognition programs.
  • Student Engagement and Support: The committee ensures that students have access to a supportive learning environment and effective support services. It monitors student feedback, surveys, and engagement initiatives to identify areas where student experiences can be improved. The committee also promotes student involvement in quality assurance processes through representation and participation in feedback mechanisms.
  • External Quality Reviews: The committee coordinates external quality reviews, evaluations, and audits conducted by external bodies and regulatory agencies. It facilitates the preparation of self-assessment reports, ensures compliance with quality assurance standards, and implements recommendations for continuous improvement.

Membership:

  • The Quality Assurance and Enhancement Committee consists of academic leaders, faculty members, student representatives, and external experts.
  • The committee includes individuals with expertise in quality assurance, curriculum development, teaching methodologies, and student support services.
  • The Chair of the Committee is appointed by the Board of Directors, and members are selected based on their knowledge, experience, and commitment to maintaining educational excellence.

By upholding rigorous quality assurance processes and fostering continuous improvement, the Quality Assurance and Enhancement Committee ensures that LSB delivers high-quality education, prepares students for successful careers, and maintains its position among the leading institutions of higher learning in the UK.

Governance and Nominating Committe

The Governance and Nominating Committee is responsible for matters related to the governance structure of the university. Its key objectives include board member selection, orientation, and board performance evaluation. The committee also focuses on developing governance policies, ensuring compliance with legal and regulatory requirements, and facilitating board succession planning.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Board Member Selection: Identifying and recruiting individuals with diverse backgrounds and expertise to serve as board members. Developing criteria and qualifications for board membership. Conducting thorough evaluations and assessments of potential board members. Ensuring a fair and transparent process for board member selection.
  • Board Member Orientation: Developing and implementing an effective orientation program for newly appointed board members. Providing essential information about the university’s mission, vision, values, and strategic priorities. Familiarizing new board members with their roles, responsibilities, and governance structure. Introducing new members to key university stakeholders and their respective roles.
  • Board Performance Evaluation: Establishing a robust process for evaluating the performance of individual board members and the overall effectiveness of the board. Conducting regular assessments to identify areas of improvement and enhance board performance. Reviewing board processes, structures, and practices to ensure they align with best governance practices. Implementing mechanisms to monitor and measure board performance against established goals and objectives.
  • Governance Policies and Compliance: Developing and reviewing governance policies that guide the board’s decision-making processes and practices. Ensuring compliance with relevant legal and regulatory requirements, as well as internal policies and guidelines. Regularly assessing the effectiveness and relevance of governance policies and recommending updates as necessary. Providing guidance and support to the board and university leadership on governance-related matters.
  • Board Succession Planning: Developing a comprehensive board succession plan to ensure continuity and effective leadership transitions. Identifying potential candidates for future board positions and cultivating a diverse pool of qualified individuals. Assessing the skills, expertise, and diversity needed within the board to meet the university’s strategic goals. Implementing strategies to promote board diversity and inclusion, considering factors such as gender, ethnicity, and professional background.
  • Stakeholder Engagement: Collaborating with key stakeholders, including university administration, faculty, staff, students, and external partners. Seeking input and feedback from stakeholders on governance matters and incorporating their perspectives into decision-making processes. Building strong relationships with stakeholders to foster transparency, trust, and effective communication.

Membership:

  • The members of the Governance and Nominating Committee will typically include the Chairperson Appointed by the Board of Directors or selected from among the committee members.
  • Board Members: A group of directors with diverse expertise, experience, and backgrounds.
  • University Administration Representative: A senior executive or the university president/vice-chancellor.
  • External Expertise: Additional members may be invited with relevant expertise in governance or legal matters, as required

Industry Advisory Committee

The Industry Advisory Committee at the London School of Business (LSB) is a committee composed of industry professionals and experts who play a crucial role in providing guidance and insight into the latest trends, practices, and needs of the business world. The committee’s main focus is to ensure that LSB’s programs and initiatives are relevant and responsive to the ever-changing demands of the industry. Here is a detailed overview of the committee’s areas of focus

  • Curriculum Relevance: The committee advises on curriculum development to ensure it remains up-to-date and aligned with industry demands and emerging fields. Committee members contribute their expertise to help shape the content, structure, and delivery methods of LSB’s academic programs. They provide insights into the knowledge, skills, and competencies that students need to succeed in their future careers.
  • Industry Partnerships: The committee actively identifies opportunities for strategic partnerships, internships, and collaborative projects with businesses. By forging strong connections with industry leaders and organizations, LSB can establish meaningful relationships that provide students with real-world experiences and enhance their employability. The committee helps bridge the gap between academia and industry by facilitating collaboration, knowledge sharing, and practical engagement.
  • Career Services Enhancement: Collaborating closely with the career services department, the committee works towards enhancing career development resources, networking opportunities, and industry-specific job placement for students. By tapping into the committee members’ professional networks, students gain access to a wide range of career pathways, mentorship opportunities, and industry insights. The committee ensures that LSB’s career services are tailored to meet the specific needs and expectations of the business world.
  • Industry Events: The Industry Advisory Committee plays a pivotal role in organizing industry panels, workshops, and conferences at LSB. These events serve as platforms for networking, knowledge sharing, and collaboration between students, faculty, and industry professionals. Through panel discussions, guest lectures, and interactive workshops, students gain valuable insights into industry trends, best practices, and emerging technologies. Such events foster connections and allow students to build relationships with professionals in their fields of interest.

Overall, the Industry Advisory Committee at LSB acts as a valuable resource for aligning the institution with the current needs of the business world. Their expertise and industry connections contribute to the continuous improvement of LSB’s programs, ensuring that graduates are well-prepared to thrive in their chosen careers. Through curriculum development, industry partnerships, enhanced career services, and industry events, the committee enhances the overall educational experience at LSB and strengthens the institution’s reputation as a hub of industry-relevant education.

Research and Innovation Committee

The Research and Innovation Committee at the London School of Business (LSB) is dedicated to fostering a culture of research excellence, creativity, and innovation within the institution. This committee plays a vital role in promoting and supporting research activities that contribute to the advancement of knowledge, academic excellence, and societal impact. The committee’s responsibilities encompass a wide range of areas, including

  • Research Strategy Development: The committee collaborates with academic departments, faculty members, and researchers to develop a comprehensive research strategy aligned with LSB’s mission and vision. It sets strategic goals, priorities, and performance indicators to enhance research quality, productivity, and impact.
  • Research Funding and Grants: The committee identifies and explores funding opportunities from external sources, such as research grants, industry partnerships, and government funding agencies. It provides guidance and support to researchers in preparing grant proposals, ensuring adherence to funding guidelines, and promoting successful grant applications
  • Research Ethics and Compliance: The committee ensures that research conducted at LSB upholds the highest ethical standards and complies with relevant regulatory frameworks and guidelines. It oversees the ethical review process for research involving human subjects, animal experiments, and sensitive data, safeguarding the welfare and rights of participants and researchers.
  • Research Collaboration and Partnerships: The committee facilitates collaborations and partnerships with other academic institutions, industry stakeholders, and funding bodies to promote interdisciplinary research and knowledge exchange. It encourages networking opportunities, joint research projects, and collaborative initiatives that enhance LSB’s research ecosystem.
  • Research Performance Evaluation: The committee monitors and evaluates research performance metrics, including publications, citations, research impact, and research funding. It provides support and guidance to researchers in enhancing their research profiles, identifying opportunities for dissemination, and fostering academic collaborations.
  • Intellectual Property and Commercialization: The committee assists researchers in identifying and protecting intellectual property resulting from their research activities. It promotes knowledge transfer, technology transfer, and commercialization opportunities, facilitating the translation of research outcomes into tangible societal and economic benefits.

Council of Advisors 

The LSB Board of Directors acknowledges the immense value that external perspectives, insights, experiences, and challenges can bring to the institution. To support their role, an esteemed Advisory Panel comprising Dr Richard George, Dr Stephen Littler, Dr Ania A. Drzewieckahas, Dr Ali Kinyar, Dr Jude Onyima and Harsha Subhashana been assembled

The Advisory Panel plays a pivotal role in providing valuable advice and guidance to the Principal and the Board of Directors, focusing on the following areas:

  • Developing the Educational Charter and Mission: Collaborating with the leadership team to shape and refine LSB’s educational charter and mission, ensuring alignment with the evolving needs of students and the broader educational landscape.
  • Formulating Strategic Direction and Policy: Assisting in the development and evaluation of LSB’s strategic direction and policies, ensuring they are forward-thinking, responsive to industry trends, and aligned with best practices.
  • Enhancing Teaching and Learning Excellence: Offering recommendations and innovative approaches to enhance the quality of teaching, learning, graduate outcomes, and overall student satisfaction at LSB.
  • Identifying Areas for Development and Innovation: Identifying and exploring new areas for development and innovation within LSB, fostering a culture of continuous improvement and ensuring LSB remains at the forefront of educational advancements.

The Advisory Panel members, Dr. Ezra Carlson, Richard George, Dr. Ania A. Drzewiecka, and Dr. Stephen Littler, bring a wealth of expertise and diverse perspectives to the discussions, enabling LSB to drive positive change and deliver a high-quality educational experience. By leveraging the collective wisdom and experience of the Advisory Panel, LSB remains committed to continuous improvement, innovation, and excellence in education.

Dr Richard George

Dr Richard George is the Programme Leader for the MBA at LSB. He has worked as a professor at universities and business schools in both South Africa and the United Kingdom for over 23 years.Richard brings a wealth of academic expertise to his role at LSB as he joins with a distinguished background as an Associate Professor of Marketing and former Director of the Tourism Research Unit at the University of Cape Town (UCT).

With a focus on customer behaviour within the travel and tourism industry, as well as safety and security concerns, his research interests have garnered significant attention. Richard holds a PhD in Marketing from UCT, showcasing his commitment to advancing knowledge in his field.

Before joining LSB, Richard served as a program leader and lecturer in BA programs at the University of Bedfordshire, further enhancing his practical experience and teaching abilities. His combined academic and professional background position him as a valuable asset in delivering high-quality education and insights to students at LSB.

Dr Stephen Littler

Dr Stephen Littler is an Academic Associate member of the CIPD and a Fellow of ITOL, holding a PhD in Corporate Social Responsibility and Business from the University of the West of Scotland. Stephen began his career in lecturing over ten years ago and staying on at his Alma mater where his academic career began. Dr Stephen Littler is an Academic Associate member of the CIPD and Fellow of ITOL, holding a PhD in Corporate Social Responsibility and Business from the University of the West of Scotland

Stephen began his career in lecturing over ten years ago and staying on at his Alma mater where his academic career began.

Moving into the professional world, Stephen gained practical experience working in recruitment in the Scottish HR sector where he built a strong portfolio of clients. Later in his professional career, Stephen gained the position of HR Project Manager for the EMEA region within Hewlett-Packard based in Erskine, Scotland.

After a short working duration in Bulgaria and South Africa, Stephen decided to return to the Academic world where he is now self-employed as a Business Consultant for several CIPD Providers and an academic writer for student learning material.

Dr Ania A Drzewiecka

Dr Ania A. Drzewiecka is an accomplished Brand Researcher, Marketing Director, and Brand & Growth Manager with a strong background in strategic brand development and marketing planning. With extensive experience in various industries, including forensic science, academia, and international marketing, Drzewiecka brings a unique blend of expertise to drive brand growth and engagement.

Dr Ania A. Drzewiecka is a highly accomplished professional, renowned for her exceptional academic background and expertise in brand management. With a distinguished Post-Doctorate in Design Innovation and Brand Aesthetics, complemented by a PhD in International Communication focused on Brand Architecture, Management, and Digital Audit, she exemplifies a relentless pursuit of excellence in research and knowledge acquisition.

Throughout her illustrious career, Dr Ania A. Drzewiecka has held pivotal positions in prestigious organizations such as Lancashire Forensic Science Academy, Atlantic International University, and The DM Hub Ltd. Her influential contributions encompass a wide spectrum of brand management domains, including successful brand launches, performance management, and strategic direction for global marketing initiatives. Leveraging her comprehensive skill set, she excels in brand identity design, market research, social media engagement, e-commerce optimization, and digital communication. Dr Ania A. Drzewiecka possesses an impressive command of various tools and platforms, including PowerPoint, Keynote, Adobe Photoshop, WordPress, and MS Word/Excel, enabling her to seamlessly blend creativity with technical proficiency in executing innovative brand strategies. Her exceptional leadership acumen and consultative approach have consistently propelled the success of creative projects and the establishment of impactful corporate identities.

Dr Ania A. Drzewiecka passion for brand growth extends far beyond her professional pursuits. Actively engaging in industry conferences and delivering insightful lectures, she shares her expertise on crucial topics such as corporate visual identity and the evolving landscape of branding in the era of social media. Dr Ania A. Drzewiecka unwavering commitment to advancing the field of brand management and her exceptional ability to inspire and enlighten others within the industry make her a truly remarkable professional.

 

Dr Ali Kinyar

Dr Ali Kinyar is a researcher in environmental sustainability and a lecturer in management. Dr Kinyar is an esteemed tutor acknowledged by the University of London worldwide. With an impressive educational background, he holds a doctorate in business administration (DBA) from the University of Wales Trinity Saint David, a PGcert in learning and teaching in higher education from the University of London, and an MBA from Cardiff Metropolitan University.

With extensive experience in higher education quality assurance, Dr Kinyar excels in areas such as accreditation and course validation. His expertise lies in obtaining accreditations for training providers and securing course recognition from professional bodies.

Dr Kinyar’s research interests span a range of important topics, including Environmental Sustainability, Enterprise Risk Management, Corporate Governance, Learning Design, and Assessment. Through his research, he contributes to the advancement of knowledge and the exploration of key areas crucial to the business and education sectors. Dr Kinyar’s dedication to these subjects underscores his commitment to driving sustainable practices, effective risk management, and sound corporate governance principles.

As a highly experienced and knowledgeable professional, Dr Kinyar’s contributions to higher education and his expertise in quality assurance make him a valuable asset in shaping educational programs and ensuring their alignment with industry standards.

Dr Jude Onyima

Jude Onyima is an experienced life coach and growth strategist who has been instrumental in guiding individuals and organizations towards their full potential. With over 12 years of expertise in teaching, research, and consultancy, Jude has successfully impacted the lives of over 30,000 individuals through thought-provoking content and mentoring. Through extensive studies of leading businesses and high achievers, Jude has conducted over 120 workshops and training sessions on strategy, marketing, and productivity improvement.

Passionate about scaling up infrastructure, personal branding, and personal finance, Jude is dedicated to building the next generation of business leaders and fulfilled professionals. With a strong academic background and a wealth of practical experience, Jude’s collaborative approach is sought after by high net worth individuals and organizations seeking to maximize growth and success. As a lecturer at the University of West London and the London School of Business, as well as a former senior lecturer at Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Jude has honed exceptional teaching skills and contributed to research and curriculum development. Jude’s dedication to personal and professional growth is evident in their part-time role as a research fellow at IMTFI, University of California.

Overall, Jude KC Onyima is a dynamic and results-driven professional who leverages their expertise to inspire, motivate, and empower individuals and organizations on their path to success.

Harsha Subhashana

Harsha Subhashana is a highly accomplished professional with an extensive twenty-one-year career marked by diverse corporate experiences. He has excelled in a wide range of environments, including not-for-profit organizations, private mercantile firms, foreign companies, family-owned concerns, larger conglomerates, and governmental and voluntary organizations. With a rare blend of expertise in Leadership, Marketing, and Finance, Harsha possesses a unique skill set that sets him apart in the business world.

With a comprehensive skill set, Mr. Harsha Subhashana has made significant contributions across various management areas, including human resource management, administration, project management, and quality management. As an active member of Toastmasters International, a renowned organization for leadership and communication training, he has represented his employers as a spokesperson at corporate events, press conferences, and TV interviews, showcasing his polished communication skills and professionalism.

Mr. Subhashana’s articles and video interviews on national interest topics have garnered widespread acclaim, being published by media outlets and attracting positive feedback from readers. His expertise in leadership, management, and communication skills development has led to invitations from corporate entities and academic institutions to deliver lectures and address staff and students.

With academic accomplishments that include an MBA from the Commonwealth of Learning Vancouver, Chartered Marketer & Fellow status from The Chartered Institute of Marketing (CIM) UK, and the highest designation of Distinguished Toastmaster from Toastmasters International USA, Mr. Subhashana possesses an impressive array of qualifications. Additionally, his certification as a Certified Business Accountant and his Bachelor of Business Administration further solidify his expertise in the field.

Through his extensive experience, qualifications, and contributions, Mr. Harsha Subhashana has established himself as a respected professional with a strong focus on leadership, management, and effective communication skills.

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