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

Prof Abdulla Y Al Hawaj


Managing Director
Ahlia University
Bahrain

Dr Mansoor Al Aali


President
Ahlia University
Bahrain

Dr Ahlam Hassan


Assistant Professor
President Assistant for QA & Strategic Planning
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

Ms Karen Peyronnin


Head of Advanced Masters
École des ponts ParisTech
France

Prof Jun Hyun Hong


Vice President for International Affairs
Chung-Ang University
Republic of Korea

Dr Gilbert Linne Ph.D.


Vice President for Academic Affairs
KIMEP University
Kazakhstan

Dr Rima Mattar


Director of International Affairs Office
Holy Spirit University of Kaslik
Lebanon

Prof Dr Nordin Bin Yahaya


Senior Director, UTM International
Universiti of Teknologi Malaysia
Malaysia

Dr Irene Wei Kiong Ting


Director of International Rankings and Branding Division
Universiti Malaysia Pahang (UMP)
Malaysia

Associate Prof Dr Yong Zulina Zubairi


Director
International Relations Office
University of Malaya
Malaysia

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

Mr Hannes Loock


Senior Institutional Researcher
Division of Institutional Planning, Evaluation and Monitoring
University of Johannesburg
South Africa

Prof Shiao-Shing Chen


Dean
Office of International Affairs
National Taipei University of Technology
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

Samit Lotlikar


Manager
Institutional Research Strategy and Future Department
Zayed University
United Arab Emirates

Mrs Winnie Eley


Vice President (International)
University of Southampton
United Kingdom

Prof James Moy


Dean
College of The Arts
University of South Florida
USA