Dr. Rashid Alleem is ranked third among the 25 most influential CEOs in GCC and is considered one of the 100 most influential CEOs in the Middle East. Recently, the Academic College of Oxford, United Kingdom, honored Dr. Rashid Alleem with the title of “Honorary Professor. He is a passionate writer; an environmentalist; a sought-after thought leader; the creator of CRITRAL Thinking, a unique blend of “critical and lateral” thinking; and an internationally respected transformational leader. The founder of Alleem Knowledge Center, Dr. Alleem is a dynamic leader who has worked with prestigious governmental, semi-governmental, and nonprofit organizations. He is an entrepreneur. Dr. Rashid was recognized as “The Knowledge Ambassador of the UAE” by His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum—the Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and ruler of the Emirate of Dubai—and as “Environmentalist of the Year 2012” by the fourth Prime Minister of Malaysia, Dr. Mahathir Bin Mohamad.
Dr. Alleem earned a Ph.D. from the University of Salford, in Manchester, UK. He has received five honorary doctorates from different universities and recently recognized by DMG. United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) the government of Singapore, and he became a member of the advisory board of the Singapore World Water Council. “The Ambassador of Peace & Happiness in the Arab World” by Voice of Kerala (VOK) Radio Station.
As a highly sought-after keynote speaker, presenter, and teacher, Dr. Alleem is well-known for delivering compelling and practical messages to audiences of more than 200,000 people per annum,. is the author of several books on management and leadership. He wrote many books like My Green Journey in Hamriyah; Sustainability: The Fourth Wave of Economy; I Am Committed: 17 Global Goals; Alleem Sustainable Development Goals; The SEWA way; The SEWA Customer Centric Model and The SEWA Brand Turn Around.