Board of Trustees

His Highness Al Sayyid Dr. Adham Bin Turki Al Said holds a PhD in Economics from the University of Western Australia. He is the chairman of the Competition Protection and Monopoly Prevention Centre, and Assistant Professor of Economics at the College of Economics and Political Science in Sultan Qaboos University. He is partner in the Firm for Business and Economic Consulting, Chairman for Board of Trustees at Scientific College of Design, and Member of Shari’a Supervisory Board in Muzn Islamic Banking

His Highness Dr. Adham bin Turki Al Said


Dr. Ghalib holds a PhD in Management from Webster University, Missouri United States. He is the CPO of Human Resources Unit at Oman Telecommunication Company, Chairman of the Oman Society of Human Resource Management (OSHRM) and board member of the Arabian Society of Human Resources. He is the president of IFTDO and board member of IPA. In 2012, he won the GCC HR Professional Award, followed by the Best HR Professional in Private Sector Award in 2013.

Dr. Ghalib Bin Seif Al-Hosni

Deputy Chairman

Dr. Zaid holds a PhD in Modelling and Analysis of Resource Management Schemes in Wireless Networks from University of Bradford, Bradford, UK. He is a board member of Dhofar University, Director General of Planning and Development at Ministry of Higher Education and member of National Information Security Committee. He was the Dean of College of Applied Science in Salalah. His academic experience in American, British and German systems helped him establish new IT, computer science and foundation programmes in three new academic institutes in Oman.

Dr. Zaid Bin Ahmed Zabanoot


Mr. Abdullah is a helicopter pilot (FI) (FSO) at Royal Flight Oman. He was Line Pilot at Bristow Helicopters, Aberdeen, UK, A Lieutenant Pilot, Air Wing at ROP. He served at Christchurch Helicopters, Christchurch, New Zealand. He is a graduate from Treshim Institute and holds HND Diploma accredited by De Montford University, UK. He is flight instructor and a member of the Royal Flight Oman Flight Safety Board and a Certified Helicopter Accident Investigator by the National Transportation & Safety Board (NTSB) USA.

Mr. Abdullah Bin Ahmed Al Ghazali


Mr. Tariq holds a Bachelor of Science in computing science from The University of Stirling (UoS). He is the owner Al Bayan Establishment, and a results orientated executive with experience of leading high performance teams. He is focused on developing programmes that deliver efficiencies and play a leading role in the mobilization, development and implementation of robust operation processes.

Mr. Tariq Bin Ahmed Al Ghazali


Dr. Abdullah holds a PhD in electrical engineering, electrical machines and drives from University of Manchester Institute of Science and Technology, Manchester, United Kingdom. He is a professor in the department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Sultan Qaboos University and was Dean of College of Engineering and Dean of Admissions & Registration at Sultan Qaboos University.

Dr. Abdullah Hamed Al Badi


Mr. Tariq holds a Master’s degree in Information Technology. He serves on the board of academic institutions and also supports government initiatives as a consultant and advisor. He is a motivational presenter and public speaker, an award-winning and leading innovative technologist and a social entrepreneur. He founded Knowledge Oman (KO) along with a voluntary team of passionate experts from the community. His unique projects have received recognition and awards locally and internationally. He was awarded by the largest software company in the world, Microsoft, as the Most Valuable Professionals consecutively for 10 years (2006-2016).

Mr. Tariq Hilal Al Barawani