Senior manager and international development specialist in human capital development, education and training development, academic quality assurance and industry development with more than 30 years’ experience in international development. Graduated with a Doctorate (Ph.D). in Management Development and Career Planning from University of Salford, UK; a Master of Arts and a Bachelor of Science, (Hons) in Management from University of Dublin - Trinity College, and a Graduate Diploma in Advanced Marketing, Dublin College of Marketing (Technical University Dublin). Holds numerous other qualifications in tourism, hospitality and education, including a Diploma in Management, Shannon College of Management, Ireland; and a Certificate in Higher Education (Cert Ed), University of Leeds, UK. Recently served as Team Leader, Job Creation, Decision Support and Destination Excellence for the USAID funded Building Economic Sustainability Through Tourism Project, Jordan. Parallel and prior to entering direct international development he spent over 25 years in education development and management at both technical and university levels. He has implemented management projects in Middle East, Europe, Asia and Africa for donors including USAID, World Bank and European Union. Extensive experience in the private sector industry both working and owning businesses. Industry work experience in Switzerland, UK, Ireland and USA. Written and presented approximately 140 research studies with a focus on education, training, and human capital development.