Meet some of our Conference Speakers
Prof. Dr. Özgür Sari studied Sociology and got PhD at Middle East Technical University in Ankara-Turkey. He is currently working as a Sociology Department Chair and Professor at Sinop University in Turkey. He conducted PhD research at Seoul National University -South Korea with the Korean Government Scholarship. His main focuses are urbanization, modernization, development, social transformation, family, Medical Sociology and crime.
Professor Dr. Ozgur Sari
Topic: The Economic Consequences of Epidemias and Pandemics from History to Present.
Dr. Kabaly P Subramanian
Dr. Kabaly P Subramanian holds a PhD in Management. He is presently Head (Local Dean) -Faculty of Business Studies, Arab Open University, Oman. He holds a PhD in Management and 25+years of professional experience. His Research, Teaching and Consulting interests lie at the intersection of Business Strategy, Business Innovation, Startups, Startup Ecosystems and Digital Transformation of Businesses. Ministry of Manpower Oman has awarded “Best Employee” to Dr Kabaly.
Assoc Prof. Mana Luksamee Arunothai
Assoc Prof. Mana Luksamee Arunothai is the Associate Professor at the Faculty of Economics, Kasetsart University, Thailand. He received his doctoral degree in Economics from Kobe University, Japan. His areas of research interest include Input-Output Analysis and Computable General Equilibrium (CGE) Analysis.
Dr. Njanjobea Isah Leontes
Dr. Njanjobea Isah Leontes, a PhD holder in Human Resource Management, is a Post-Doctoral Researcher. His expertise spans human capital management, organizational performance, work engagement, employee performance, and the 4IR. He doubles as an HR consultant and has awards from the National Research Foundation and the University of Witwatersrand in South Africa.
Mr. Bryan Charisma
Mr. Bryan Charisma and is a Portfolio Analyst in PT PLN Energi Primer Indonesia. He is a Certified Financial Planner, he enjoys using his skills to manage subsidiaries business development.
Ms. Ling Chu
MTax, B Comm. CPA, CMA, is a Professor of Accounting and Accounting Department Chair at the Lazaridis School of Business and Economics, Canada. Her research focuses on federal income tax law and its impact on individuals and businesses. In addition to numerous journal publications, Prof. Chu holds several academic awards and was awarded CPA Ontario Fellow in 2022.
Mrs. Burcu Yengil Bülbül
Mrs. Burcu Yengil Bülbül completed his primary and secondary education in Gaziantep. She graduated from Dokuz Eylül University, Faculty of Economics and Administrative Sciences, Department of Economics in 2013. She received her master’s degree from Hatay Mustafa Kemal University Graduate School of Social Sciences, Department of Economics in 2014. In 2019, she started her PhD program at Gaziantep University, Graduate School of Social Sciences, Department of International Trade and Logistics.
Mrs. Maide Betül AKSOY
Mrs. Maide Betül AKSOY completed his primary and secondary education in Malatya. She graduated from Istanbul University, Faculty of Business Administration, Department of Business Administration in 2013. She completed her master’s degree from Gaziantep University, Graduate School of Social Sciences, Department of International Trade and Logistics in 2019. In the same year, she started her PhD program at Gaziantep University, Graduate School of Social Sciences, Department of International Trade and Logistics.
Associate Professor María Cantero Saiz
Topic: ESG and asset quality in the banking industry: the moderating role of financial performance.
Associate Professor María Cantero Saiz of Financial Economics at the University of Cantabria (Spain) and Researcher at Santander Financial Institute (SANFI), teaching in undergraduate and postgraduate programs. After taking her B.S. in Business Management (2010) and a Master in Business Administration (MBA) (2011), she completed her Ph.D. in finance at the University of Cantabria (2015). Her research interests focus on banking, monetary policy, sovereign risk, corporate finance and sustainable finance. She has published many articles in prestigious scientific journals, such as Czech Journal of Economics and Finance (Finance a Uver); Journal of International Money and Finance; International Review of Economics and Finance; Finance Research Letters; Journal of Macroeconomics; Journal of Regulatory Economics; Journal of Asian Economics; Sustainability; Journal of Money, Credit and Banking; BRQ Business Research Quarterly; and E&M Economics and Management. She has also collaborated in several books, presented numerous papers at national and international conferences and received several awards for her research, such as “Doctoral Theses Santander Financial Institute Award (2016)” or Prize for the Best Presentation of the Finance Section in “International Conference on Applied Economics and Business (Amsterdam, 2017)”. She has taken part in numerous national and international research projects. She was visiting researcher at Norwich Business School (University of East Anglia) (2013-2014); Berlin School of Economics and Law (2017); and University of Palermo (2022-2023), and has been in charge of the University of Cantabria Classroom Debate to promote communicative skills among students since 2015.
Dr. Christina Morfaki
Topic: An exploration of trickle effects in organizational management
Dr. Christina Morfaki holds an MBA and a PhD in the field of Human Resources Management—Organizational Behavior. She has over 20 years of experience in the financial sector as well as in multidisciplinary scientific research projects. She is an adjunct lecturer in the Department of Digital Industry Technologies at the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens and at Neapolis University, Pafos. Christina teaches several courses to undergraduate and post graduate students on human resources management, leadership and organizational behavior, technology and innovation and financial engineering. She has published scientific articles and book chapters in Greek and international journals on issues of organizational behavior, business strategy, leadership, and education.
Prof. Dr. Paulo Reis Mourao
Prof. Dr. Paulo Reis Mourao is the author of several scientific articles indexed by ISI Thompson and of some books. His works are focused on Economics, Public Finance, Social Economics and Sports Economics. He appears often in national and international media for commenting social and economic issues. Paulo Mourao has been awarded several times for his scientific works.
Dr. Maher Mahmoud Nawasreh
Dr. Maher Mahmoud Nawasreh is a business administration, HR expert, Brigade general pilot retired (Jordan Air Force), safety, security Manager, strategic at any field are his interest.
Ass. Prof. Mohammad Abdulmohsen Al-Afeef
Ass. Prof. Mohammad Abdulmohsen Al-Afeef is an Associate Professor in Banking and finance Jerash University. He is the Head of the Department of Financial and Banking Sciences and the Department of Administrative Sciences.
Also, he is a Consultant, Economist Researcher & Financial analyst, at the Ministry of Energy & Mineral Resources (MEMR), Amman, Jordan.
Prof. Özgür Sarı
Prof. Özgür Sarı studied Sociology and got Ph.D. at Middle East Technical University in Ankara-Turkey. He is currently working as a Sociology Department Chair and Professor at Sinop University in Turkey. He conducted PhD research at Seoul National University -South Korea with the Korean Government Scholarship. His main focuses are urbanization, modernization, development, social transformation, family, Medical Sociology, and crime.
Dr. Metib Alenezi
Dr. Metib Alenezi is a highly accomplished professional with an MSc and a PhD in Engineering—Project Management from the prestigious University of Manchester. With over 18 years of experience in the construction and leadership field, he has also made significant contributions to multidisciplinary scientific research projects. Metib has successfully completed renowned international programs focusing on leadership, technology, and innovation. His expertise is evident through his publications in esteemed international journals on topics ranging from organizational behaviour and business strategy to leadership and education. He is an active member in various international institutes, including the Project Management Institute (PMI), USA, the British Academy of Management (BAM), and the Association for Project Management (APM), UK.
Ms. Lisa Chase
Ms. Lisa Chase has researched and written extensively on sustainable development policy and urban design for Harvard Graduate School of Design, Harvard University’s Real Estate Academic Initiative and Harvard Business School. She has co-authored publications on social entrepreneurship and corporate social responsibility in Stanford Social Innovation Review, Harvard Business Review and Harvard Business School Working Knowledge. Lisa has presented to academic and industry audiences, including Yale University, Fordham University, C4E Forum, the Academy of International Business, VSE CEE Conference and SEE SDEWES Conference on policy and financing mechanisms for environmental and climate solutions. She holds a Master of Laws in European Union Law from King’s College London, where she researched the convergence of EU energy efficiency and corporate accountability (ESG) policies, and a Master of Liberal Arts (International Relations) from Harvard University. Lisa‘s consultancy, Lucky Fish Research and Communications, specializes in EU policy advising and content development for sustainable finance and the built environment.
Ms. Azra Muratovic
Ms. Azra Muratovic,currently employed at Deka Bank, Frankfurt, Germany as a Corporate Actions Specialist. Bachelor Degree obtained 2012 from the University Buckingham, England. First Master degree from the International Burch University in 2013 Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina. Second Master Degree from the Leibniz University in 2017 Hannover, Germany. Currently a PhD student at the University of Finance and Administration in Prague, Czech Republic.
Ms. Joanna Darwiche
Ms. Joanna Darwiche is a Ph.D. student in Economic Sciences at the University of Montpellier,
specializing in macroeconomics and monetary policy, particularly in emerging markets. She
currently holds a temporary teaching and research associate position at the university.
Additionally, she has obtained a CISI certificate in Risk and Financial Services.
Mr. Moustapha Badra
Mr. Moustapha Badran is a Ph.D. student in economic sciences at the University of Montpellier in France and currently occupies a temporary teaching and research associate position there. He is a researcher with an interest in banking and financial economics.
Prof. Dr. Aotip Ratniyom
Prof. Dr. Aotip Ratniyom is an associate professor of Economics at the University of Srinakharinwirot. She received her Ph.D. and M.S. from National Institute of Development Administration and B.S. from Kasetsart University. Dr. Aotip’ current work focuses on applying economic method with other science, especially the cost-effectiveness of medical care and health promotion.
Prof. Dr. María Cantero Saiz
Prof. Dr. María Cantero Saiz is an associate Professor in Finance at the University of Cantabria (Spain), teaching in undergraduate and postgraduate programs. Her research interests focus on banking, monetary policy, sovereign risk, corporate finance and sustainable finance. She has been visiting researcher at Norwich Business School (UK) and Berlin School of Economics and Law. She has received Santander Financial Institute Best Thesis Award (2016).
Dr. Christina Kenny
Dr. Christina Kenny is a PhD researcher from Technological University Dublin in Ireland. She is currently examining the management of chronic diseases including Rheumatoid Arthritis within the public health system in Ireland. She has a special interest in the role of virtual care interventions within chronic disease.
Dr. Imen Ghadhab
Dr. Imen Ghadhab is an assistant professor of Finance. She holds his PhD from the University of Tunis ElManar, Tunisia. His research interests are related to all fields of Finance and Accounting. She is a member of the organizing and scientific committees of the Tunisian Society for Financial Study International Conference.
Dr. Abdullah Aljahwari
Dr. Abdullah Aljahwari is PhD researcher From University of Tenaga National, Malaysia. Currently examining the factors the influence succession planning implementation within civil service organizations in the sultanate of Oman. The special interest is in Talent management and career planning strategies to develop national talents.
Dr. Tashi Gelek
Dr. Tashi Gelek, Doctorate of Business Administration, is an independent scholar-researcher, business practitioner, and author. He has published business research articles on Guanxi-Buddhism. He has worked with multinational companies in different industries. He has published two books. His areas of interest are doing business with Asian governments, Asian business, and Buddhism.
Dr. Christina Morfaki
Dr. Christina Morfaki holds an MBA and a PhD in the field of Human Resources Management — Organizational Behavior. She has over 20 years of experience in the financial sector as well as in multidisciplinary scientific research projects. She is an adjunct lecturer in the Department of Digital Industry Technologies at the University of Athens and at Neapolis University Pafos.
Mr.Mehdi Bensouda is a third year PhD student. His doctoral work explores the main barriers to energy efficiency in industrial companies, and the various factors that can reduce their intensity. Currently, he is an assistant teacher and has spoken at several conferences on energy efficiency drivers, enablers, and barriers.
Mr.Han Liangqiu got his master degree in international economics from Beijing Language and Culture University. His research interest is international economics and trade. He is currenty teaching economics in an international high school in Beijing
Dr. Noha Abouzeid
Dr. Noha Abouzeid, is an Assistant professor at the faculty of Commerce and Business Administration, Economics Department, Helwan University (HU). She is currently the assistant director of HU technology-based incubators. She is interested in sustainability and entrepreneurship. Noha was nominated as one of the Young Economic Leaders in Egypt within an initiative called (YEEL).
Dr. Ahmed Romouzy-Ali
Dr. Ahmed Romouzy-Ali BSc (Hons), MSc, Ph.D.- is an Assistant Professor of Industrial Design at Egypt-Japan University of Science & Technology/Helwan University; and Head- Promotion & Engagement Division at the International Relations Office of Helwan University; and a Board Member- Marketing of Technological Research, Innovation & Invention Committee, Academy of Scientific Research and Technology (ASRT) in EGYPT.
Dr. May Mohamed
Dr. May Mohamed is an Assistant Professor at Faculty of Commerce and Business Administration, Economics Department, Helwan University. she works as a Focal point at International Relations Office. She is interested in International Economics and sustainability as field of research.
Dr. Ioanna Dimitrakaki
Dr. Ioanna Dimitrakaki was born in Thessaloniki, Greece, on December 11th, 1986 and she currently lives in Serres, Greece. She graduated from Senior High School in 2005 and she studied in the Department of Commerce and Quality Control of Agricultural Products (School of Technology and Agronomy), in the Technical Educational Institute of Western Macedonia, Florina, Greece, during the years 2005-2009. She had her first master in 2011 (2010-2011: Master of Arts in Business Management with Commendation, Kingston University, UK) and her second one in 2012 (2011-2012: Master of Business Administration, Kingston University, UK). She had her PhD from the South -West University “Neofit Rilski”, Bulgaria (2014-2017) in Economics and Industrial Business Administration. She has been teaching management courses in the International Hellenic University, Serres, Greece (Department of Business Organisation and Administration, School of Economy and Administration) since 2021. She was a member of the Editorial Board in Economics in the USA Journal Management Science and Engineering from 2018 to 2020. She speaks English (Level C2, CEFRL), Bulgarian (Level B2, CEFRL), and Russian (Level B1, CEFRL). She has been a speaker in several International Conferences regarding management, whereas she has written articles on management and marketing issues in several scientific journals. Her primary areas of scientific interest are management and marketing.
Mrs. Lina, A. Stavrou
Mrs.Lina, A. Stavrou graduated from the Department of English Language and Literature. She is completing her studies at the Department of Accounting and Finance of the University of Ioannina. She works as an English teacher in Primary Education. She has been working towards a PhD in management since 2018. She has 4 publications.
Mr. Salam Qaddoori Dawood Al-Zubaidi
Mr. Salam Qaddoori Dawood Al-Zubaidi is a PhD student at University of Pisa- Italy, he has finished his thesis in industrial engineering- mechanical field, which is about Digital Transformation of Facility Layout Design. He had worked as a project manager for a Safety System Project at Badra Oil Field. Salam worked with different international companies such as Gazprom. He was awarded many works and conferences certificated such as a best paper award in an international conference in Barcelona, Spain. He has many research contributions published in high ranking journals such as Industrial Information Integration Journal.
Ms.Thitima Sriphon is a Ph.D. student in the department of business administration, Asia University, Taiwan. Her research fields are leadership, organizational management, and sustainability. In further study, she is interested in expanding her study to business management fields, such as supply chain.
Mr. Ivan Russo
Mr. Ivan Russo is pursuing his Ph.D. degree in Economics and Management of Innovation and Sustainability at the University of Parma. His main research interests lies in the use of Machine Learning and Natural Language Processing in financial applications. Other research areas include SMEs dynamics, entrepreneurship and corporate governance.
Mrs. Neli Veleva
Mrs. Neli Veleva is a PhD student & her current affiliation is Technical University of Varna, Faculty of Mechanical Engineering, Secretary of the Faculty, 2019 – present.
Her academic education and postgraduate education are Higher education, educational qualification degree Bachelor, Technical University – Varna, 2011 -2015, specialty “Technological Entrepreneurship and Innovation”, also Higher education, educational qualification degree Master, Technical University – Varna, 2015 -2017, specialty “Industrial Management / Project Management” & finally she is a PhD student at the Department “Industrial Management”, Technical University of Varna, from 2018 – present, PhD Program “Organization and management of production (industry)” Her research area interests are production management; Competitiveness;Project management;Risk Management & Innovation management.
Ms. Samaneh Raiss Shaghaghi
Ms. Samaneh Raiss Shaghaghi is a PhD candidate at Doctoral school of Economics, faculty of Economics and Business administration, University of Szeged, Hungary. She fulfilled her master’s degree in Auditing at Nanjing Audit University, China. Her primary research interest are China’s Economics and Politics, Finance and Banking, Sustainable Development.
Mr. Oliver Kasele Bakuka
Mr. Oliver Kasele Bakuka is a PhD Student in Finance at University of Mons in Belgium. He obtained an advanced master’s degree in Financial Risk Management at Liège University in 2018 and a master’s degree in financial management at Université Evangélique en Afrique in 2014. His research interests include Empirical finance.
Ms. Theodora Sotiropoulou is a PhD candidate at the Department of Business Administration, University of Patras, Greece. She fulfilled her bachelor’s degree in Economic Studies at the University of Ioannina, Greece and she is completing her second bachelor’s degree in Business and Organization Administration at the University of Peloponnese, Greece. She had three Master’ degrees in Economic Analysis, Finance and Executive MBA in Financial Planning at the University of Peloponnese, Greece. Her primary research interests are Finance and Econometrics.