IPSEF Speakers

Raed Awamleh

Full Professor of Management, Middlesex University Dubai

Raed Awamleh is currently a Full Professor of Management at Middlesex University Dubai. Between April 2008 and March 2014, he was the Campus Director.

Previously, Professor Awamleh was the Dean of Academic Affairs at the University of Wollongong in Dubai and the Assistant Dean of the Faculty of Business at the University of Jordan.

Raed specializes in leadership and strategy and has numerous international management publications in reputed journals, and has won a number of best papers award in international conferences. Dr. Awamleh has a wide corporate consulting and executive development experience across the Middle East in both private and public sectors. His industry experience also included being a lead assessor for prestigious excellence awards such as King Abdullah II Excellence Award, Dubai Excellence Award, and Ras Al Khaimah Excellence Award.


Raed holds a PhD in Management from the University of Mississippi (USA), an MBA in Finance from Mercer University (USA), and a BBA from Yarmouk University (Jordan). In 2007, Professor Awamleh completed the Oxford University Strategic Leadership Program at Oxford University, UK.