Dr. Arthur King is an Associate Professor and Director of Academic Affairs at Mohammad bin Rashid School of Government. He is a career academic with over fifteen years teaching and academic management experience. Dr. King has taught at various universities in Europe, Africa and in the Middle East at under-graduate and post-graduate levels. Before joining MBSRG, Dr. King served at various managerial positions including Head of Department, Head of Accreditation, Head of Entrepreneurship Centre and more recently Dean of a university in Kuwait. He has participated in business consultancies in the area of quality evaluation in the public and private sectors. Dr. King has expert knowledge in accreditation standards and ISO certification for educational institutions. He holds an honors degree in Business Administration from University of Zimbabwe, a Master of Business Administration from University of Science Malaysia and a PhD from Bedfordshire University, in the United Kingdom with a specialization in the quality management field. Dr King is an alumnus of Harvard University’s Entrepreneurship program (US).
Prior to joining academia, Dr. King worked in various positions including a foreign service role in the ASEAN region. He also worked as a Senior Business Analyst for an organization which specializes in providing start-up capital and consultancy services to Small and Medium Enterprises in developing countries. Broadly, Dr King’s research interests are in the area of quality management, accreditation, education and entrepreneurship.