Advisory Committee

QS-MAPLE International Academic Advisory Committee

The Advisory Board meets three times a year and consists of senior academics and administrators from Middle Eastern and Asian universities who support the aims of QS-MAPLE. They commit time and effort to help steer the conference and thus meet the varying needs of the higher education systems in the different countries that they represent.

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Conference Programme Chair

Dr Kevin Downing

Secretary to Council and Court


Director, Institutional Research Office
City University of Hong Kong
Hong Kong

Mrs Winnie Eley

Deputy Vice-Chancellor


International and Advancement
University of Newcastle
NSW Australia

Prof Abdulla Y Al Hawaj

Managing Director


Ahlia University
Bahrain

Dr Mansoor Al Aali

President


Ahlia University
Bahrain

Dr Alison Lloyd

Director of Institutional Research and Planning


The Hong Kong Polytechnic University
Hong Kong

Dr Albert Chau

Vice-President (Teaching and Learning)


Hong Kong Baptist University
Hong Kong

Ms Shirley Chong

Associate Director


Institutional Research Office
City University of Hong Kong
Hong Kong

Professor Aditya Shastri

Vice Chancellor


Banasthali University
India

Ms Karen Peyronnin Imam

Director Binus Global


International office and collaboration
Binus University
Indonesia

Prof Jun Hyun Hong

Vice President for International Affairs


Chung-Ang University
Republic of Korea

Dr Rima Mattar

Director of International Affairs Office


Holy Spirit University of Kaslik
Lebanon

Associate Professor Dr. Khairul Salleh Mohamed Sahari

Assistant Vice Chancellor (Academic)


Chairman of UNITEN QS University Rankings
Universiti Tenaga Nasional (UNITEN)
Malaysia

Prof Dr Nordin Bin Yahaya

Senior Director, UTM International


Universiti of Teknologi Malaysia
Malaysia

Dr Irene Wei Kiong Ting

Senior Lecturer in Finance


Faculty of Industrial Management
Head of University QS Committee
Universiti Malaysia Pahang
Malaysia

Associate Prof Dr Yong Zulina Zubairi

Director


International Relations Office
University of Malaya
Malaysia

Prof Dr Syed Amir Gilani

Dean of the Faculty of Allied Health Sciences


University of Lahore
Pakistan

Engr Nestor Rubio Ong PIE, ASEAN Eng

Assistant Director


Quality Management Office
University Professor, Faculty of Engineering
University of Santo Tomas
Philippines

Prof Kingsley Bolton

Professor of English Linguistics


Nanyang Technological University
Singapore

Prof Shiao-Shing Chen

Dean


Office of International Affairs
National Taipei University of Technology
Taiwan

Prof Nai-Wen Kuo

Dean of International Affairs


Taipei Medical University
Taiwan

Prof Liang-Yo Yang

Dean/Professor


Office of Global Affairs
China Medical University
Taiwan

Associate Professor Dr Chanuantong Tanasugarn (CT)

Dean


Faculty of Public Health
Mahidol University
Thailand

Dr Nadeem Khan

Dean


Accreditation and Organizational Excellence
Higher Colleges of Technology
United Arab Emirates

Dr Gilbert Linne Ph.D.

Vice President for Academic Affairs


KIMEP University
Kazakhstan

Ms Maryam Khan

Institutional Intelligence Director


Center Of Excellence and Governance
Hamdan Bin Mohammed Smart University
United Arab Emirates

Dr Ahlam Hassan

Assistant Professor


President Assistant for QA & Strategic Planning
Ahlia University
Bahrain

Dr Sonal Minocha

Pro-vice-chancellor (Global Engagement)


Bournemouth University
United Kingdom

Prof James Moy

Dean


College of The Arts
University of South Florida
USA