GPMA Advisory Council

The Advisory Council is a group of experienced consultants, senior executives and university professors who support GPMA in forming its direction and support its activities. The advisory committee plays an important public relations role as well. The Committee also provide GPMA Team with a fresh perspective on how to maximize its value propositions.

The Role of The Advisory Council Includes:

  • Provide guidance to GPMA in setting its strategic directions and priorities
  • Review GPMA strategic plan and scorecard
  • Recommend new services and activities
  • Expand GPAM collaborative network and lead new strategic partnership
  • Advice GPMA on managing its recourses to ensure sustainable operations
  • Helping spearhead a special project from planning to completion
  • Fundraising for a specific project
  • Serving as an advocate for GPMA
Tor Inge Vasshus
Tor Inge VasshusCEO
Dr. Ahmed Samy
Dr. Ahmed SamyManaging Partner, World Strategy Network
Dr. David Chaudron
Dr. David ChaudronManaging Partner, Organized Change Consultancy
David Keir Sheal
David Keir ShealBA(Hons), MA, MSc,
Charles Stanford Albritton
Charles Stanford AlbrittonSenior Executive Consultant / Facilitator of Learning
Dr. Leow Chee Seng
Dr. Leow Chee SengCEO
Grace S. Thomson
Grace S. ThomsonExecutive Academic Leadership, United Arab Emirates
Andrew Cox
Andrew CoxHuman Resources Development Senior Consultant

GPMA Academic Council

GPMA Academic Committee is formed from a group of specialized subject matter experts  (academicians, researchers and consultants) who ensure a high standard quality of all knowledge content provided through GPMA.

The Role of The GPMA Academic Committee Includes::
  • Review the content and assessment methodologies used in the GPMA training and professional certification programs.
  • Suggest topics and speakers for GPMA forums, webinars, training programs.
  • Review graduation projects of The Certified Strategic Planning and Performance Management Expert qualification.
  • Provide advice on existing and potential GPMA knowledge content and educational activities.
  • To suggest and approve research projects which to be undertaken by GPMA.
Dr. Hesham Dinana
Dr. Hesham DinanaMBA, Ph.D.
Vice-President and Managing Director, EFESO Consulting
Abel Hisken
Abel HiskenManaging Director
Smart Reward Solution
Eng. Ahmed Saleh Mokhtar
Eng. Ahmed Saleh MokhtarManaging Director
Khibrat Engineering & Management Senior Portfolio
Hatem Shehab
Hatem ShehabCo-founder and Director
Academy of Innovation & Change
Dr. Rachad Baroudi
Dr. Rachad BaroudiCEO
Strategy and Performance Advisory Leader - KPI Mega Library
Manhal Al Dakhl-Allah
Manhal Al Dakhl-AllahAcademic Researcher, A Subject-matter Expert, and A Management Trainer/Consultant

GPMA Partnerships & Communications Committee

GPMA Partnerships & Communications Committee consists of experts in the area of marketing, media, and international relations. It provide advice and support to GPMA to enhance its brand and membership base.

The Role of The Partnerships & Communications Committee Includes:

  • Review GPMA marketing plan and provide advice to ensure its effectiveness.
  • Review GPMA marketing material.
  • Review GPMA website and Social Media Networks.
  • Advise GPMA on new strategic partnerships.
  • Support GPMA in establishing a global presence.
  • Act as the spokesman for GPMA.
  • Open channels to GPMA to major communication and media channels.
Bill Connor
Bill ConnorPrincipal, Oratorio
Ali Jafri
Ali JafriPresident
Knowledge Now Company

Professional Certification Council

The Operation Committee consists of group of volunteering professional and executives who contribute their time to the daily operation of the Academy business.

The Role of The Operations Committee Includes:

  • Developing GPMA strategy and scorecard
  • Approving and managing the delivery of webinars
  • Approving and managing the development of GPMA Directories (Academic Degrees, Professional Associations, Experts)
  • Approving and managing GPMA professional training and certifications
  • Organizing events
  • Selecting strategic partners and managing their relations
  • Assigning International GPMA Ambassadors
Prof. Dr. Nader Nada
Prof. Dr. Nader NadaBusiness Innovation and Digital Transformation



Eng. Alaa Hady
Eng. Alaa HadyLead Consultant, Advanced Management Solutions, Canada