Allam spent 15 years (2004-2019) at the University of Sussex Science and Technology Policy Research within the Business School, UK, where he established and led Sussex’s most successful postgraduate programme MSc International Management. He is the Founding Director Middle Eastern Knowledge Economy Institute and Visiting Professor of Knowledge Management, University of Brighton Business School, UK (2013-2015). He was also a Visiting Professor of Knowledge Management and Sustainable Development and Co-Director of the Centre of Islamic Finance, Law and Communities at the Royal Docks School of Business and Law, UK. Has also been fortunate enough to teach at Edinburgh Napier University, University of Edinburgh, University of Leicester as well as international working experience at Regent’s University London, Schiller International University London and Amity Business School India. In 2009 Allam lead the Government of Abu Dhabi major and first of its kind in the Middle East Knowledge Management Framework (Musharaka). He is the Founding President of WASD and Founding Editor of all its journals. He obtained his PhD in Economics from Edinburgh-Napier University, UK in less than 2 years and MSc/ MBA from the Royal Agricultural University, UK and awarded the RAU Scholarship and Prestigious Book Prize for Best MSc/MBA Dissertation. He is a Fellow and Chartered Marketer, Chartered Institute of Marketing, UK. Listed in 2021 Who’s Who in the world Lifetime Achievement Award, Who’s Who in the World 2009-2020, Finance and Business 2009/2010 and America 2012, 2014. Allam professional experience includes transforming failing businesses into very successful top rank across the UK, he also worked with Yuksel Insaat Saudia Company and Middle East Office for Translation and Interpretation in Saudi Arabia.
Port Sudan, Sudan