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MIDA CEO says manufacturing is still the backbone of Malaysia
Dato’ Azman Mahmud is the CEO the Malaysian Investment Development Authority (MIDA), the government's principal agency for the promotion of the manufacturing and services se...
Malaysian Pepper Board Director General Grunsin Ayom on the pepper industry in Malaysia
Grunsin Ayom is the Director General of the Malaysian Pepper Board, the governmental body for the pepper plantation industry. He spoke with The Prospect Group about the strong...
Asian Institute of Technology (AIT) President Said Irandoust on AIT’s research agenda
Said Irandoust is the President of the Asian Institute of Technology (AIT), a higher education institute that promotes technological change, sustainable development, research,...
Allianze University College of Medical Sciences (AUCMS) President & CEO Zainuddin Md Wazir on medical education in Malaysia
Professor Dato’ Dr. Zainuddin Md Wazir is the President and CEO of Allianze University College of Medical Sciences (AUCMS), one of the leading medical schools in Malaysia. H...
Universiti Sains Malaysia (USM) Vice-Chancellor Omar Osman on USM’s long-term plans
Professor Dato’ Dr. Omar Osman is the Vice-Chancellor of Universiti Sains Malaysia (USM), one of Malaysia’s leading universities which now offers courses at undergraduate ...
Perdana University Graduate School of Medicine (PUGSOM) Dean & CEO Charles Wiener on Perdana University Hospital
Charles Wiener is the Dean and CEO of Perdana University Graduate School of Medicine (PUGSOM), a private teaching university in Malaysia. He spoke with The Prospect Group abou...
Education in the United Arab Emirates (UAE)
The education sector has become a central focus for the UAE; its reform and improvement represents a necessity in the country’s ongoing development aims. However, there are ...
Global Industrial and Defence Solutions (GIDS) CEO Syed Guftar Shah on the defence industry in Pakistan
Major General Syed Guftar Shah is the CEO of Global Industrial and Defence Solutions (GIDS), a Pakistan based prime contractor involved in the exports and marketing of militar...
Pulse Group CEO Bob Chua on the market research industry in Asia
Bob Chua is the CEO of Pulse Group PLC, Asia’s leading digital research agency. He spoke with The Prospect Group about the new initiatives that the company is involved in, t...
Qatar General Secretariat for Development Planning (GSDP) Secretary General Saleh Al Nabit on Qatar’s National Vision 2030
His Excellency Dr. Saleh Al Nabit is the Secretary General of Qatar’s General Secretariat for Development Planning (GSDP). He spoke with The Prospect Group about encouraging...
UAE Minister of Higher Education & Scientific Research HH Sheikh Nahyan bin Mubarak Al Nahyan on government investment in education
His Highness Sheikh Nahyan Bin Mubarak Al Nahyan is the Minister of Higher Education and Scientific Research of the United Arab Emirates. He spoke with The Prospect Group abou...
College of the North Atlantic – Qatar (CNA-Q) President Ken MacLeod on technical education in Qatar
Dr. Ken MacLeod is the President of the College of the North Atlantic - Qatar (CNA-Q), one of the largest post-secondary institutions in Qatar. He spoke with The Prospect Grou...
Qatar University President Sheikha Abdulla Al-Misnad on education reform in Qatar
Prof. Sheikha Abdulla Al-Misnad is the President of Qatar University, Qatar’s oldest and largest university. She spoke with The Prospect Group about education system reform,...
Texas A&M University at Qatar Dean & CEO Mark Weichold on the support for research in Qatar
Mark Weichold is the Dean and CEO of Texas A&M University at Qatar. He spoke with The Prospect Group about higher education in Qatar, the University’s research endeavor, and...
Merck Serono Vice President Karim Smaira on the pharmaceutical industry in the UAE
Karim Smaira is the Vice President – Intercontinental at Merck Serono. He spoke with The Prospect Group about Merck Serono’s activities in the Middle East, the pharmaceuti...
Netherlands Deputy Prime Minister Maxime Verhagen on energy policy and gas trading in the Netherlands
Maxime Verhagen is the Deputy Prime Minister and the Minister of Economic Affairs, Agriculture and Innovation of the Netherlands. He spoke with The Prospect Group about innova...
Weill Cornell Medical College in Qatar (WCMC-Q) Dean Dr. Javaid Sheikh on medical education in Qatar
Dr. Javaid I. Sheikh is the Dean of Weill Cornell Medical College in Qatar (WCMC-Q), the first American medical school ever set up overseas. He spoke with The Prospect Group a...
University of Dubai President Omar Hefni on recent developments at the University of Dubai
Dr. Omar Hefni is the President of the University of Dubai and reports to the board of trustees of the Dubai Chamber of Commerce and Industry. He spoke with The Prospect Group...
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