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Asma Siddiki, D.Phil (Oxon)

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Dr. Asma Siddiki is seconded to MBSC from her role as Senior Director for Special Projects at Emaar, The Economic City, most recently as the Interim Dean as well as the Vice-Dean of Student Affairs.

Dr. Siddiki has been in the education sector for the past twenty-five years working with institutions around the world, most notably in the GCC and the Middle East, North Africa, the United States of America and the United Kingdom.

Prior to joining MBSC and EEC, Dr. Siddiki was a Higher Education Management Consultant.  Dr. Siddiki was Director, Global Higher Education at Huron Consulting Group based in Dubai; Associate Dean for Development and Director of Degree Programs at the Mohamed bin Rashed School of Government (then Dubai School of Government, in association with Harvard Kennedy School), and served at Effat University (then College) in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, as Vice Dean for Academic Affairs as well as Student Affairs.

Dr. Siddiki was also a Senior Fulbright Scholar in 2004 at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst, has taught at the University of Oxford, and served as Faculty at DSG, KAAU and Effat University.  She is the Founder of Oxbridge Learning Limited (previously Alpha1Education), an education company and her passion initiative, focused on cultivating globally aware youth leaders through immersive learning experiences such as Oxbridge Summers, a summer school hosted at the Universities of Oxford and Cambridge in the UK.

Dr. Siddiki serves on the Saudi-British Society Committee amongst other initiatives for cross-cultural dialogue and understanding, was selected for the Vital Voices VV Grow Fellowship for female entrepreneurs (2014), and has been recognized as a Young Global Leader (YGL) by the World Economic Forum.

Dr. Siddiki was educated in England, Switzerland and Saudi Arabia.  She received her Doctoral degree (DPhil) as well as her Master’s (MSt) from the University of Oxford, and her Bachelor’s (BA) from King Abdul Aziz University.