Founder and CEO

  • Iman Ousseyran (IBC)
  • Founder and CEO
  • Principle Consultant and Lecturer, Public and Private Sectors
  • New Public Management Specialist (the 1st one in the ME, Africa & beyond)
  • Corporate Strategies
  • Corporate Governance
  • Business Ethics
  • Strategic Marketing
  • Strategic HRM

Graduated with International Business Consulting from IMC-UK. With 37 years of work experience; 22yrs in senior management positions within multi-national organizations and, 16yrs in management consultancy and corporate education for public and private organizations. Travelled and conducted work in 18 countries across the Middle East, Europe and Africa. Member of the International Union For Sustainable Development (IUSD) under the United Nations. Chair of Committee for Sustainable Development for the Public-Private Partnership for the Arab and African countries under UN SDG 2030 in charge of SDG 17 Partnerships for Sustainable Development Worldwide. Member of The Institute of Business Consulting (IBC) and The Chartered Management Institute (CMI) within The International Council of Management Consulting Institutes (ICMCI) in UK, recognized for consulting in World Trade with Special Consulting Focus by the United Nations Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC). Former President of The International Business & Economic Development Institute (IBEDI, Boston USA) UAE Chapter. Former Visiting Lecturer, Executive Education at The Business School, Alfaisal University in KSA, Masdar University, Abu Dhabi, UAE, and Former Associate Faculty, International Leadership Management, Zayed University, UAE. Held various senior management positions within multi-national organizations including: Smith & Nephew, British American Tobacco, Chanel, Al Sayegh Brothers, Carita International, Fattal Holding and MEBCO Bank. Worked in various capacities – Director, Consultant, Lecturer, Researcher across a wide spectrum of industries and sectors in the Middle East, Africa and Europe. From the Public Sector: energy, oil, gas, education, healthcare, police, roads & transport, ministry of interior, immigration & residency, civil & military aviation, national statistics, national archives, ministry of presidential affairs, trade & industry, national & federal councils, municipalities, securities & stock exchange markets, ministry of tourism and more. From the Private Sector: oil & gas, banks, telecommunication, real estate, manufacturing, cars, furniture, healthcare, travel retail, education, spa & wellness, fashion, jewelry, watches, beauty products, fragrances, FMCG (food & non-food), international franchise, aircraft engineering, oil & gas engineering.

Board of Advisors

  • Dr. Raymond H. Hamden (PhD)
  • Advisory Board Member
  • Consultant and Lecturer for Public and Private Sector.
  • Political Psychology
  • Clinical & Forensic Psychology
  • Political Psychology
  • Profiling
  • Crisis Intervention
  • Homeland Security
  • Population Health
  • Integrated healthcare development and management
  • Addiction program
  • Psychology of Terrorism

Ph.D. in Psychology (1977) and post-graduate studies at the Philadelphia School of Modern Psychoanalysis (1980). Post-Doctoral Fellowship in Political Psychology at University of Maryland, Center for International Development & Conflict Management (CID/CM, 1986). Consulting in Clinical & Forensic Psychology, Political Psychology, Profiling, Crisis Intervention, Trauma, and Homeland Security, he is awarded Fellow status in professional organizations by peer review and examination. Forensic & Political Psychology Subject Matter Expert at WikiStrat (November 2019). Member on the Advisory BoardCenter for Population Health (February 2019).He is researching Global Population Health Application. Currently, Board of Director, SwissMEA, consultants in integrated healthcare development and management where is also the CMO Department of Behavioral Health; and the Chair of The Foundation For International Human Relations. Dr. Hamden is a Life Member in the Association of Psychological Sciences, International Society of Political Psychology, International Council of Psychologists, American Psychological Association. D.C. Psychological Association, American Academy of Forensic Sciences [Fellow, Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences Section]. He was Chief, Psychology Services [April 1980 – July 1983] U.S. Soldiers’& Airmen’s Home, Washington DC. Supervised psychology staff, lead 12 step addiction program, attended Grand Rounds at Walter Reed Medical Center, clinical research with Naval Hospital and Medical Center Bethesda, and presented Video Publications with Walter Reed Medical Center, Training Library on – Psychological TestingPsychology of Aging. Publications include, but limited to, Balanced-4-Life: Before BurnOut [WestBow Press 2016] and Psychology of Terrorists: Profiling and CounterAction [Taylor and Francis, CRC Press 2018]. Other manuscripts are “A Dysfunctional Nation and Its People: Becoming Functional”, MuwaHiddoun: a way of Life, and AlaKat: relationship in all languages.

  • Professor Khalil Hussein (PhD)
  • Advisory Board Member
  • Consultant and Lecturer, Public Sector
  • International Humanitarian Law
  • Political Sciences
  • Public Relations and Media
  • International and Diplomatic Relations
  • Research, Documentation and Information
  • Foreign Policy Studies
  • Foreign Economic Relations

Dr. Khalil is a professor with Doctorate in Political Sciences, International Relations, Faculty of Law and Political Sciences, Lebanese University, 1993; Diploma in International Humanitarian Law, Arab Institute for Legal Studies, League of Arab States, 2007; Master in Islamic Studies, Higher Institute of Islamic Studies, 1986; Diploma in Public Relations and Media, The American University of Beirut. Held the position of Director of Studies at the Lebanese Parliament, Head of the Department of International and Diplomatic Relations, Faculty of Law and Political Sciences, Professor of International Relations, International Law, Supervisor Professor at the Command and Staff College in the Lebanese Army, Supervisor Professor at the Faculty of Law and Political Science and Professor of diplomatic and international organization in the Faculty of Law at Beirut Arab University, Director of the Lebanese Center for Research, Documentation and Information, Director of the Center for Foreign Policy Studies, Researcher at the Higher Institute for Islamic Studies, Director of Documentation and Editing at the Center for Arab Unity Studies, Secretary of the Lebanese Association for Economics, Head of the Foreign Relations Department of the National Council for Foreign Economic Relations, Editor-in-chief of Mokarabat Magazine and the International Studies Magazine. Currently, he heads the International and Diplomatic Organizations at the Faculty of Law and Political Sciences / Lebanese University since 1993. Supervisor Professor at the Faculty of Law and Political Sciences at the Islamic University in Lebanon, Supervisor Professor at the Faculty of Law and Political Sciences at the Islamic University in Lebanon. He is also a Member of the Lebanese Writers Union, the Arab Writers Union, the Arab Society for Political Sciences.

  • Saeed Kalafchi (MBA)
  • Advisory Board Member
  • Consultant, Private Sector
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Operations Management
  • Industrial Managment (Manufacturing)
  • Business Analysis, Strategy and marketing
  • Mergers & Acquisitions

MBA graduate with Concentration in Finance, University of Oxford, Said Business School, Oxford, U.K., USABS in Business Administration Concentration in Operations Management & Entrepreneurship, Carnegie Mellon University, Tepper School of Business, Pittsburgh, PA. A multi-skilled analytical business strategist and marketer, Saeed likes to focus on what others are not willing or able to do, making him a valuable member of the core team. With 20 years of experience spent mostly in the growing 50-years old second generation family business, Saeed’s multidisciplinary skills range from Marketing, Business development, Mergers & Acquisitions and ERP software across a diverse range of sectors of General Trading, Glass Manufacturing, Food and None-Food Retail and Franchising, Mobile Health- tech, Social Media and Formula 1. He has also leaped into new tech and unconventional start-up as an entrepreneur as well as investor. He was Chairman of the Board at Noritazeh Glass Co., Strategy Consulting Project at Williams Formula 1, Grove, U.K., Founding Partner & Managing Director at TDL Gulf Trading, Operational Manager, Retail & Marketing at Al Samim General Trading. Currently, he is a Board Member at Noritazeh Glass Co., Founding Member at SAADIRAN, Founding Partner & Managing Director at Mizaan.

Consultants and Lecturers

  • Bachir Al Nakib (MA), CAMS, CCO, CRP, CFE, CFAP
  • Consultant and Lecturer, Private and Public Sector
  • Public Law
  • Corporate Governance
  • AML/CTF
  • Corporate Fraud Investigations
  • Financial Crime Prevention
  • Forensic Accounting

A graduate with Masters degree in Public Law from Saint Jospeh University in Lebanon and BA from American University of Beirut. With over 25 years of experience in the financial services industry across Netherlands, and the Middle East, Bachir’s broad functional expertise spans across financial regulatory risks, operational risk, regulatory compliance, & financial crimes. Following ten years at ABN Amro branches management, operational risks, GRC consultancy, he moved to Qatar Financial Centre Regulatory Authority as Consultant to supervision team on AML/CFT, Head of Regulatory Compliance & MLRO at ICBC, VP RBS (Coutts & Co) Wealth Management Bank, GRC Consultants, Amwal Investment to re-organise the Corporate Governance division’s Compliance and AML departments. His strong leadership, governance, advising the Board of Directors and Senior Management in all company affairs, attending and participating in director/management meetings, reviewing and advising on strategic business plans and products and, advising mid-level managers or junior executives.  A published author of a number of articles and studies and have made podcasts appearances in a number of countries as a subject matter specialist. Also, a regular guest speaker on the global conference circuit. His professional experience includes the development of expertise in relation to Forensic skills, Corporate Fraud, Tax Evasion Fraud, FATCA compliance, ABC (Anti-Bribery and Corruption, Founder Compliance Alert LLC highlighting cyber-crime in so far as it impacts on the financial services industry and the risks associated with new payment methodologies and mobile banking.

  • Ali H. Osseiran (BA)
  • Consultant and Lecturer, Private Sector
  • Banking and Financial Services
  • Corporate Finance and Accounting
  • Corporate Human Resources Management
  • School’s Building Planning
  • Schools’ Management
  • Project Management
  • Strategy Planning
  • Operational Planning
  • Business Planning

Mr Ali is a graduate in Commerce Emphasis in Business Management. He holds 40 years of work experience in senior professional positions within multinational organizations, out of which he spent: 29 years as Vice President Corporate Human Resources Management with ARAMCO leading HRM finance and accounting, planning, programs analyst, long-term manpower planning, HR policy & benefits, writing Job Descriptions, performance management, internal auditing to ensure compliance, leading the corporate training department, analyzing training needs, planning and budgeting educational plans. He spent 17 years in Saudi ARAMCO Built Government Schools Division (SABGSD), strategizing and leading 139 schools’ construction program planning, project management, school enrollment projection, operations, finance & accounting, forecasting and supervising supplies, maintenance and services. In addition to his 4 years of Banking and Finance experiencewith Real Estate, Investment and Finance Bank (RIF Bank) and Arab Bank LTD in the Foreign Exchange Department, Credit Analysis, Commercial Bills and Financial Accounting.

  • Dr. Miriam Mneimneh Sabra (PhD)
  • Consultant and Lecturer, Schools
  • Educational standards 
  • Teaching capabilities for school teachers 
  • Educational policies and guidelines
  • Curricula and Technology
  • School’s strategic planning

Mrs. Meriam is commencing her PhD degree in Education, graduate with MA degree in International Teaching, BA and TD degrees in Education. She also holds a Reggio Emilia Certificate in Early Childhood Education Professional in Research and Development in innovation, imagination, and experimentation on educational content that focuses on children and their potential (6 months – 6 years). She worked for 19 years in international schools as Director of Curriculum Implementation and Design, Chief of School Inspection, Curriculum and Elementary Coordinator, Elementary Vice Principal, Member of the Education Board, and a Director/Project Manager for a Reggio Emilia inspired nursery. As an educator, she conducted training sessions and workshops in international schools and nurseries in Lebanon, UAE, and Oman. She has developed a full range of support and training courses for teachers which are based on her knowledge of international education and influenced by her doctorate studies in leadership and education. Her philosophy of education and leadership over the past years gave her a healthy and balanced perspective to construct effective and efficient strategies to improve student learning and progress and to maximize practitioners’ involvement. Mentored teachers in creating age-appropriate lesson plans and assessments. Shared best teaching practices and strategies from in the classroom to simulate a differentiated/ Daily 5 and Guided Reading, Math, and Science classroom.

  • Arab Ameereh (MBA)
  • Consultant and Lecturer, private Sector
  • Business Development Planning
  • Strategic Marketing Planning
  • Marketing budgeting and planning
  • PR and Media Relations
  • Events Management
  • Social Media and Digital Marketing Strategies

Arab is a graduate with MA in Business Administration-Marketing from University of Atlanta, the USA (2012) with 14 years of work experience with Aldar Properties PJSC. A strategist, seasoned marketer and a business professional with an unrivalled attitude in powering business with compelling marketing strategies, focused operations, sales and brand management strategies that advance and optimize organizations revenues and profit margins. Practical approach to marketing comes from over 16 years of a steady growth representation in regional and branch level performance in designing, implementing and driving marketing roadmap of the organization. Accomplished business development executive with assertive business development skills, multi-millions in sales and a commanding boardroom presence. Primary leadership and mandate to develop and improve sales for products and services; execute business strategies and plans designed to generate new revenues and outperform competition in a highly competitive reality markets. Visionary who combines business savvy, ownership mentality and entrepreneurial spirit to deliver aggressive strategy intelligently focused on high-potential business opportunities that meet growing customer demands. Excessive knowledge in the business development, negotiation, pricing tools, strategic planning and client service in Real Estate industry.

  • Rima Khayat
  • Consultant and Lecturer, NGOs

The Four UN Mandatory Courses:

  • People’s Participatory Processes
  • Child rights and communication with children
  • Involving elderly and disabled persons in the planning and activities
  • Sexual and gender based violence and discrimination of women

B.A degree in Journalism & Public Relations, with emphasis on Developmental Studies and MA degree in Humanities. Rima is an experienced lecturer with theoretical approach to the matter and substantive work experience. She worked for the UN-HABITAT Office (United Nations Human Settlements Programme) in 3 main areas: (1) Project Operations: offered training workshops and seminars. Planned activities with local and international partners, monitored qualitative and quantitative results, indicators of achievements and impact for donor reports, cooperating UN agencies and strategic partners. (2) Resources Management: supervised logistics, technical resources and records in accordance with UN policy. (3) Financial Resources Management: wrote fundraising project proposals, formulated budgets, tracked processes and fund utilization. In addition, she worked for the UNHCR; interviewed and collected information from organizations and municipalities on political and social issues like violence against women and children, elderly and people with special needs. Organized workshops and trainings of the FO. Wrote bulletins on UNHCR activities for IDPs. Facilitated cluster meetings (health, livelihood, education, shelter) SWG, GCM and reported the groups’ discussions for exchange of information amongst other partnering agencies. Rima’s rich experience, knowledge and practical experience with social sciences fueled her success with UN and various NGO’s systems and her interaction with various ministries and international organizations. She drafted sections and case studies that were featured in the research paper, which dealt with sustainable economic development with a focus on women, Cooperatives, IDPs and refugees.