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External Advisory Council


The External Advisory council of SUC is responsible for advising Vice Chancellor on formation of new strategies required for the growth of the institution regionally and internationally and the implementation of these strategies. They also advise on directions for achieving financial stability of SUC in the long run.


  1. To suggest strategies for sustainable growth of SUC
  2. To advise on enhancing the academic and academic services provided by SUC
  3. To suggest brand building activities
  4. To advise on strengthening the Alumni relationships
  5. To suggest community service and developmental activities
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External Advisory Council Members

School of Business



Mr. Ashish PanjabiCEO -JACKY'S Business Solutions
Mr. Tarek El SakkaCEO Dubai Refreshment
H.E. Khalid Bin Butti Al HajeriDirector, University City
Ms. Leena ParwaniCEO LETS Plan Here Insurance
Dr. Faisel IkramPresident, Pakistan Association Dubai
Mr. Mohammad Al KhajaPresident Alumni Association
Ms. Elif PekçetinFounding Partner, Felix International L.L.C.
Mr. Ahmed Al KhateebParent Representative, Al Baraha Hospital Dubai
Dr. Raed AbdallahPrincipal - Taryam American Private School
Dr. Lara Nabil AbdallahSchool Executive Principal, Dubai Modern Education School
Ms. Elena CruzCEO & Founder, Infinite Communities
Dr. Mary JaneCEO Prime Group
Mr. Shafiq ur RehmanPresident,  ICPAD- UAE CHAPTER(A
Professional wing of PAD) ,Partner of AAA Group
Prof. Firdaus AbdullahDean -Faculty of Business & Management
Mr. Abraham KahCEO MAI Group
Abdullah Al-HarmooziDGCX Dubai Gold & Commodities Exchange Head of Outreach &

School of Computing

Mr. Fadi AlmoudiCEO - IQ Fulfillment, IQ Robotics, IQ Express
Dr. Ramamurthy VenkateshCEO - Nets – International Group
Mr. Prashant K. (PK) GulatiMember of Board Governors - TiE Dubai, Chairman Emeritus
Dr. Ghanim Al FalasiCEO- DTEC/Vice Chairman-Silicon Oasis
Mr. Nasser MasriVice President - Global Head of Credit Control and Operation Risk
Mr. Xavier AngladaAccenture Digital and Innovation Lead, MENA | Managing Director
Mr. Pankaj AsthaanaVice President - Digital Payments & Labs, MENA | Mastercard MEA HQ
Mr. Sarmad ZadjalayCEO - TAWSEEL Group
H.E. Jamal Saeed Ahmed Buzinjal Al AliDirector of Corporate Communication – Sharjah Chamber
Mr. Khalid KabbaraCEO, Direct -Trading LLC - UK
Mr. Rohit RainaCEO - Al Dobowi Group