Dr. M. Badr Aboul-Ela
Affiliation(s) of Roundtable Panelist: Director, Commission for Academic Accreditation, UAE & President, Arab Network for Quality Assurance in Higher Education
Roundtable Panelist Short Biography
Dr. Aboul-Ela earned his Ph.D. from the University of Aberdeen, UK, in 1980. He held several academic administrative positions at Mansoura University and UAE University.
He won several research prizes and awards including National Prize for Research, Egypt, 1978; Abdel-Hamid Showman’s Prize, 1988; and Presidential Distinction Medal, for Excellence in Research, 1994.
He was one of the founding members of the Commission for Academic Accreditation (CAA), in the UAE when established in 2000, and was appointed as its Director in February 2007.
He had a leading role in establishing the Arab Network for Quality Assurance in Higher Education (ANQAHE), and was elected as its President in May 2016.
In April 2011, he was elected as a Board Director for INQAAHE, In January 2016, was appointed as member of the International Advisory Council for the International Quality Group