Our Team

Our leadership team partners with the Emkan Education Advisors Network of local and international experts, education professionals and industry leaders to deliver our partners needs. Click here if you wish to join our Advisors Network.

Mounira Jamjoom, PhD.

Mounira is a co-founder and CEO of Emkan Education. She worked as a Senior Research Specialist with the Ideation Center, Booz & Company’s think tank in the Middle East. She was leading the Ideation Center’s research efforts on education, women’s studies, youth development and evolving social issues that have important implications for the Middle East...
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Basma Bushnak, M.A.

Basma is a co-founder of Emkan Education and the Managing Director of Training. She was the supervisor for schools under the “Mawhiba Schools Partnership Initiative” in the Western Region organized by the King Abdulaziz and his Men Foundation for Giftedness and Creativity (Mawhiba). Basma has previously worked as a T.A. at Dar Al Hekma University...
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Sara Zaini, M.A.

Sara is a co-founder of Emkan Education and the Director of the School and Content Development department. She led multiple school screening and strategy development projects. She was also the manager of the Arab International Portal, where she led teams of teachers and content development experts to create Arabic digital content that supports individualized instruction....
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Mohamed El-Abbouri, MBA

Mohamed El-Abbouri is a Managing Director at Emkan Education. Mohamed has 12 years of management consulting experience across Europe and the Middle East. From 2012 to 2014, he led the Education Practice for The Boston Consulting Group (BCG) in the Middle East. He worked extensively with policy-makers, governments and private sector entities on strategy, organization, human capital development and...
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Mishary Alibraheem, MBA

Mishary is a Managing Director at Emkan Education. Mishary has 8 years of consulting experience across the Middle East. Mishary was a project leader at The Boston Consulting Group (BCG) and a core member of BCG’s Education Practice. Mishary advises policy-makers, semi-government, and private sector organizations on strategic challenges relating to strategy development & implementation, organizational performance...
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Naila AlKhalawi, M.S.

Naila is a Business Development Manager at Emkan Education. Naila has a solid background in IT project management, process mapping and user experience research. Naila has over 6 years of experience working with organizations to implement and improve their enterprise solutions. Before joining Emkan Education she worked for King Abdullah University of Science and Technology (KAUST), improving their business process...
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Hala Kamal

Hala is a Coach and Training Expert at Emkan Education. She is also a consultant, teacher trainer and trainer with experience of over 20 years in the field of education. Hala worked as a Gifted students supervisor at Mawhiba with responsibilities that include supervising the development and implementation of whole school development plans. She was also responsible for...
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Anne Loos, M.A.

Anne is an International Consultant at Emkan Education. She has 25 years experience in the education field. She has extensive experience in government advisory, international policy development, designing & implementing national reform, research and evaluation. Anne has a Master of Education –Comparative International from Melbourne University, AUS. A Bachelor of Psychology from James Cook University,...
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Shahinaz Ahmed

Shahinaz is a Human Capital Division Manager at Emkan Education. She Achieved challenging senior managerial assignments with reputed organizations in Human Capital Learning and Development, Performance Management, Talent Acquisition, Recruitment, HR and Administration management with significant experience in leading professional development and educational projects.  Shahinaz Started her career in the hospitality industry working the IHG Hotels...
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Nada AboAlnaja, M.S.

Nada is the Manager of Support Services in Emkan Education. Holding a Masters degree in Marketing Management from Grenoble Graduate school of business, Grenoble, France. Nada has a cumulative experience of 6 years in the consulting industry and management, especially within the SME segment. Throughout her career, she has managed diverse projects varying in scope...
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Salma Kadri

Salma is a Director of the Cambridge Program at Emkan Education. Salma has seventeen years of experience at leading International school in Jeddah. Salma had multiple roles in education starting from IGCSE and AL ICT  Senior Teacher and Coordinator to Exams Officer and during her tenure in this role, she developed an expertise in Cambridge programs.
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Eng. Asmaa Al-Andijani

Asmaa is a Product Manager at Emkan Education. She holds a bachelor degree in Electrical and Computer Engineering from Effat University in Jeddah, specialized in digital systems. She gained valuable experience in management from her participation in managing and organizing events and extracurricular activities during her college studies. She became the alumnae president for 2014...
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Faouzi Hammouchi, MBA

Faouzi is a Senior Consultant at Emkan Education. He holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration and a Master’s Degree in Strategic Management which are both obtained from the Erasmus University Rotterdam. He followed also a minor Strategy Consulting. During his studies, he participated as a Charity Commissioner in the Study Association Iqra in order to organize activities and...
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Alanoud AlZahrani

Alanoud is a Senior Consultant at Emkan Education. Previously, she worked at the National Commercial Bank (NCB) at the  IT Project Management Office and later moved to BMO Management Consulting where she worked as a Research Project Leader. Alanoud has a bachelor’s degree in Management Information System from Dar Al Hekma University. And she is...
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Nidha Musliyar

Nidha is a Consultant at Emkan Education who has 6 years of student consulting and recruitment experience within the UAE and GCC. She counseled and advised students, ministries and scholarship providers to create an effective study path and collaboratively worked towards developing a knowledge-based society. Nidha holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration (specialized honors in Marketing...
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Eng. Abdulrahman Dammak

Abdulrahman is a Senior Consultant at Emkan Education. He has 7 years of work experience in Human Capital Development and Operations Management. Abdulrahman co-founded Saudi Kadir which provides online and offline recruitment services specialized in part time jobs. Beside Kadir he worked on restructuring HR department for a multinational holding company in both fashion and...
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Abrar Bahri

Abrar is an Associate Project Manager at Emkan education. She holds a bachelor’s degree in English & Translation from Effat university in Jeddah, specialized in Translation. She worked as a business development manager at ZEEZ Children content development house and is the founder of Saakoun kids club. Abrar has participated in managing several events and is...
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Eng. Omar Kanawati

Omar is a Technical Lead at Emkan Education. He is a software engineer who graduated from KFUPM with first-class honor. Omar won the first place in Elm’s hackathon competition in 2015 and the first place in NC3 national ACM competition in 2016. He is passionate about many Software Engineering and Computer Science disciplines, such as Backend...
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Nour Alzahim, M.S.

Nour is a Project Officer at Emkan Education. She previously worked as a Director of Leadership Development at JV Commerce in Jersey City, NJ. Nour holds a bachelor’s degree in Public Administration specializing in Organization MGMT. & ADM. Development from King Abdulaziz University in Jeddah; then she obtained her MBA P Program at California State...
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Khulood Eshaq

Khulood Eshaq is the School Development Officer for the Cambridge Program at Emkan Education. She holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Special Education from Dar Al Hekma University, KSA and a Multisensory Teaching Approach Certificate for individuals with Dyslexia from the Dyslexia Training Institute, California, USA. She has a solid experience of working in...
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