Dr. Hunanda Kanbar holds a PhD in Philosophy from the University of Sharjah. She is currently serving as the founding Chief Learning Officer and Assistant Professor for Sharjah Education Academy. Her experience spans across 25 years and five countries (USA, Canada, UK, UAE and KSA). She has held several positions including: Change Management Advisor, School Improvement Advisor, Educational Consultant, Efficacy Reviewer, and Associate School Inspector. She has worked with leading private companies to transform international education, as well as government entities on a strategic level. She was part of the team that authored and reviewed six frameworks: Inspection framework, Evaluation framework in education, Digital transformation framework in education.
Dr. Jeanine Romano has a PhD in Curriculum and Instruction with an emphasis in Measurement and Evaluation from the University of South Florida. She is currently working as the Executive Director of the Sharjah Education Academy, She previously worked as Director, Business Education Data, Benchmarking, and Analysis at AACSB International- The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business. In addition she previously worked as a Psychometrician at The American Board of Pathology and was the Project Manager for their CertLink MOC Assessment Initiative.
Dr. Romano has worked in the field of Higher Education for over 25 years as a faculty member and in Institutional Research and Assessment both in the United States and the Middle East.She is a founding member of the Middle East North Africa Association of Institutional Research (MENA-AIR).
Markus Talvio is an Associate Professor and Program Chair for the Post-Graduate Diploma in Education program.
H.H. Dr. Sheikh Sultan bin Muhammad Al Qasimi, Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Sharjah met the chairperson and members of the Board of Trustees of the Sharjah Education Academy (SEA)
Tadd Kruse is an Assistant Professor in the Post-Graduate Diploma in Education program at the Sharjah Education Academy. He has worked at universities in the US, UK and Middle East spanning more than 20 years including 17 years of experience outside of the United States.