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It has always been at the heart of Mohammed Bin Rashid School of Government’ mission to deliver knowledge that serves its receivers as a power, which prepares, qualifies and empowers them to efficiently undertake their roles. Our mission embodies the insightful vision of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum to transition towards a knowledge-based economy. By strengthening governmental capacities and by prioritizing applied research, the school aims to serve as a platform for effective knowledge exchange and to promote effective governance and public policy. Hence, to meet such expectations, MBRSG has recruited diverse experienced faculty members from leading universities throughout the world. Combined together, our faculty members have well over 100 years of experience in a wide range of disciplines such as education, economics, public administration, leadership and management, political economy, strategy, finance, innovation, public policy, social policy, sustainable development, health sector management, science and technology.
H.E Dr Ali Sebaa Al Marri
Executive President
Dr. Ali Al Marri has served as Executive President of MBRSG since March 2013, making significant contributions in the development of education, training, and research. 

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Professor Raed Awamleh
Prior to joining MBRSG, Professor Raed Awamleh was Middlesex University’s (UK) Dubai Campus Director and Pro Vice Chancellor. Professor Awamleh was also the Dean of Academic Affairs at the Un... read more
Professor Martin Spraggon
Associate Dean
Professor Martin Spraggon’s areas of specialization include strategic management, design thinking and innovation, organizational behavior, international marketing, and managerial psychology. ... read more
​Dr. Hameedah Sayani
Assistant Professor
Dr. Hameedah Sayani is an Assistant Professor at the Mohammed Bin Rashid School of Government (MBRSG). Her qualifications include a Master of Business Administration and a PhD in Finance from the U... read more
​Dr. Racquel Warner
Assistant Professor
Since 2003, Dr. Warner has worked in various academic and leadership positions at three major off-shore branch campuses in the UAE. A career educator with over 25 years international teaching exper... read more
Dr. Mohammad Habibur Rahman
Associate Professor
Prior to joining MBRSG, Dr. Mohammad Habibur Rahman was faculty member at a number of universities including University Brunei Darussalam (Brunei), University of South Pacific (Fiji), Lakehead Univ... read more
Dr. Scott Fargher
Associate Professor
Dr. Scott Fargher joined the MBRSG from the University of Wollongong in Dubai, where he was Associate Dean of Research in the Faculty of Business. He has also previously served as a faculty member ... read more
Dr. Immanuel Azaad Moonesar
Assistant Professor
Dr. Immanuel Azaad Moonesar hails from the Caribbean island of Trinidad and Tobago, and he also serves as Managing Director at “I AM Consulting” (Trinidad & Tobago), and President (... read more
​Dr. Mona El-Sholkamy
Assistant Professor
Dr. El-Sholkamy has been teaching at both undergraduate and graduate levels for almost two decades at a number of illustrious universities both at home and abroad. 

She is highl... read more
Dr. Camila Vammalle
Assistant Professor
Dr. Camila Vammalle is an Assistant Professor at MBRSG. She previously worked as a senior economist/policy analyst at the OECD for ten years, at the Public Governance and Territorial Development Di... read more
​Tara Fiscbach
Associate Researcher
Tara Fiscbach is an Associate Researcher in the Innovation and Future Governance team, and has experience in research, communications, and media in both the public and private sectors.

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​Lama Zakzak
Associate Researcher
Lama Zakzak is an Associate Researcher in the Social Policy team and holds a Master’s degree from the American University of Sharjah (AUS). She has served as a teacher and researcher in a num... read more
​Mohamed Al Ansari
Associate Researcher

Mohamed Al Ansari is an Associate Researcher in the Sustainable Development Policy team. Mohamed received his BA in Political Science at the University of Melbourne and has participated and pres... read more