Profile

College / Department

Teaching areas

Supply Chain Management, Manufacturing and Service Operations, Environmental Operations, Quality Management and Business Excellence

Research areas

Manufacturing and Service Operations, Environmental Management, Business Excellence, Knowledge Management, Team Performance

Education

DBA, Operations Management, Boston University, United States
MBA, Business Administration, Babson College, United States
BA, Sociology, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, United States

Professional experience

Founding Director, International Exchange Programs at American University of Sharjah (AUS), United Arab Emirates(2010 - 2020)
Associate Professor of Operations and Project Management at American University of Sharjah (AUS), United Arab Emirates(2007 - 2009)
Unit Manager, Strategic Projects and Communications at Ministry of Social Development (MSD), New Zealand(2006 - 2007)
Strategy Support Manager at Ministry of Social Development (MSD), New Zealand(2004 - 2006)
Project Manager/Senior Analyst at Ministry of Social Development (MSD), New Zealand(2004 - 2004)
Business Excellence Manager at Industrial Research Ltd. (IRL), New Zealand(2002 - 2004)
Senior Lecturer in Operations Management at Victoria University of Wellington (VUW), New Zealand(2000 - 2002)
Assistant Professor, Operations Management at The Pennsylvania State University (Penn State), United States(1994 - 2000)
Fulbright Research Scholar at University of Muenster (and Fulbright Commission/DAAD), Germany(1992 - 1994)
Teaching and Research Assistant, Operations Management at Boston University, United States(1990 - 1992)
Research Program Manager at BBN Systems and Technologies, Inc., United States(1988 - 1990)
Assistant Treasurer at Industrial Associates, Inc. (IAI), United States(1988 - 1988)
Financial Systems Manager at Wingate Capital Corporation (WCC), United States(1986 - 1988)