Major Gen. Dr. Ahmed Nasser Al Raisi
Chairman of the Board of Trustees
Major General Dr. Ahmed Naser Al Raisi is a leading UAE law enforcement officer and the current General Inspector of the Ministry of Interior, UAE. He was appointed to this position in April 2015 after leaving an indelible mark upon the Abu Dhabi Police, General Directorate of Central Operations.
Mr. Khalaf Al Qubaisi
Deputy Chairman of the Board of Trustees
A passionate entrepreneur, Mr. Khalaf Al Qubaisi is currently the Chairman of Specialized Investment Group (SIG), headquartered in Al Ain and holds the role of Deputy Chairman of the board of trustees at the American University in the Emirates (AUE) since its inception.
Prof. Muthanna G. Abdul Razzaq
President and CEO of the AUE
An eminent professional, educationist, Professor Muthanna Abdul Razzaq, completed his Bachelor Degree in Business Administration and Accounting from Al Mustansirya University. He got his Postgraduate Diploma in Cost Accounting from Baghdad University and moved to the UK to finish his Ph.D in Management Accounting, form the University of Manchester (UMIST).
Mr. Mirza Al Sayegh
Board Member, Director - Office of H.H Sheikh Hamden Bin Rashid Al Maktoum
Mirza Al Sayegh was born in Dubai, UAE, attended private tuition at his father’s school in the early days and in 1957 he attended the first UAE Government School in Dubai for his primary education years. After completing his secondary education at Dubai Secondary School, in 1967 Mirza was enrolled in the University of Jordan, and graduated with a BA in Business Administration in 1971.
Matthew D. Shank, Ph.D.
President Emeritus and Professor of Marketing, Marymount University Interim President, World Affairs Council, Washington DC
Matthew D. Shank became Marymount University’s sixth president in July 2011 and recently resigned as President Emeritus in June, 2018 after seven years of service. After a successful tenure at Marymount, President Shank is currently serving as the interim President of the World Affairs Council – DC. In January, 2019, Dr. Shank will become the 8th President of the Virginia Foundation of Independent Colleges, a consortium of 15 private universities in the Commonwealth.
Prof. Suzanne Trager Ortega
President of the Council of Graduate Schools, Board Of Member
Suzanne Ortega became the sixth President of the Council of Graduate Schools on July 1, 2014. Prior to assuming her current position, she served as the University of North Carolina (UNC) Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs (2011-14). Previous appointments include the Executive Vice President and Provost at the University of New Mexico, Vice Provost and Graduate Dean at the University of Washington, and the University of Missouri.
Dr. M. Jean Keller, CTRS, FALS
Board Member, University of North Texas, USA
Dr. M. Jean Keller is a professor in the University of North Texas (UNT) Department of Kinesiology and Public Health. She has served UNT as Vice President for Equity and Diversity and Community Engagement for the past five years. She previously served as Provost and Deputy Vice Chancellor for Transition of UNT Dallas for five years.
Dr. Rashid Alleem
Board Member, Chairman of Sharjah Electricity and Water Authority (SEWA)
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
Mr. Abdullatif Abdulla Ahmed Al Mulla
Group Chief Executive Office of RMB, Member of the Board, AUE
Mr. Abdullatif Abdulla Ahmed Al Mulla currently serves as Group Chief Executive Office of RMB, a conglomerate in the real Estate development and contracting. Prior to this Abdullatif Al Mulla took the helm of Dubai Properties Group (DPG) as Group CEO, bringing with him over two decades of experience in strategic leadership.
Frank F. Islam
Chairman/ CEO of FI Investment Group (FIIG), USA
Frank F. Islam is an entrepreneur, philanthropist, civic leader and thought leader. Frank has a special commitment to civic, educational and artistic causes. In all of his endeavors, he strives to create opportunities that are sustainable and uplifting for humanity - guided by the virtues of hard work, focus, quality, innovation and kindness.