Board of Directors
Mr. Talal Abu-Ghazaleh
Mr. Talal Abu-Ghazaleh is the Chairman and Founder of Talal Abu-Ghazaleh Organization, the largest Arab global group of professional service firms in the fields of accounting, management consulting, intellectual property, valuation, public offering, real estate consultancy, training, education, legal services, information technology, recruitment, translation, publication and distribution
Mr. Mohammad Alem
Mr. Mohamed Alem is the Managing Partner of Alem & Associates and leads the International Trade and WTO, Mergers and Acquisitions, and the International Commercial Practice Groups. With the broad experience and expertise acquired along the years of practice, Mr. Alem acts on and adds value to several of our Practice Groups counseling on the major international commercial, corporate, ICT, financing and banking transactions undertaken by Alem & Associates.
Dr. Mohammad Al-Ansari
Dr. Ansari is the Manager of Technology Program and Head of Intellectual Property Department at Saudi Aramco. Dr. Ansari holds a PhD from Washington University in Intellectual Asset Management; he has both Intellectual Asset Management and Research and Development (R&D) experience through his technical and managerial position in Saudi Aramco. Dr. Ansari is the Vice-Chair of the education and chemical committees in LESI.
Mr. Nabil Salame
Mr. Nabil Salamé is the Vice President Marketing of The Abu-Ghazaleh Intellectual Property (AGIP) since 1991. He is a member of several national and international Intellectual Property associations. He has been Co-Chairing the LESI Endowment Committee for the past four years, and is a member of the LESI Americas Committee. He holds a diploma in Property Management from Kennedy Western University in California and a Mechanical Diploma from the High Industrial Institute for Engineers in Cairo.
Ms. Beesan Babieh
Ms. Babieh is the Manager of Abu-Ghazaleh Intellectual Property (Jordan Office) and the Vice-Chair of Education Committee of Licensing Executives Society International (LESI). Ms. Babieh a Licensing Executive Society international''s certified trainer on intellectual asset management and speaker in a number of Intellectual Property related Conferences and Seminars.
Dr. Ousama Tabarrah
Dr. Oussama Tabbara is the Managing Director and President Partner of Usamah Tabbarah & Co.- Nexia International network of practicing firms of auditors, business advisors, and consultants, founded by him and having a proud history of over 46 years. Dr. Oussama holds an MBA degree from the American University of Beirut, and was awarded, for meritorious accomplishments in the business arena, an honorary Doctorate in Business Administration by the International University.
Dr. Ruba Qalyoubi
Senior Legal Advisor at Abu-Dhabi Executives Affairs Authority, and a former Manager of Licensing Executives Society – Arab Countries (LES-AC),Dr. Qalyoubi holds a PhD in International Law from Germany, she also published in addition to her rich experience in the law field, she published many specialized articles in the Intellectual Property field. and Participatedin a Property related Conferences and Seminars.
Dr. Nader Chaghlil
General Manager of Alfares Pharmaceuticals Co. , Dr. Chaghlil is also a board member in the Arab Union of Pharmaceutical Manufacturers and Medical Appliances (AUPAM), Afamia Pharmaceutical Co. and Medical Jet for Medical appliances. Dr. Chaghlil holds a PhD degree from Damascus University in Pharmaceutical Chemistry.
Mr. Zaed Al-Shamsi
Managing partner and lawyer at Al-Shamsi Law Office in United Arab Emirates. Mr. Al-Shamsi holds a BA In Law from Dubai Police Academy, a Former member of the Human Rights Council and a Board member of the Pioneers Business Forum in Dubai, He gained his experience from practicing Litigation Affairs, Debts Collection, Representing Clients before Courts and Governmental Authorities and Companies Foundation.
Mr. Mazen Al-Tamimi
A Trademarks Portfolio Manager and Legal Consultant at Haj Mahmoud Jasim AL-Bunnia & Sons & Co. Mr. Al-Tamimi holds a Master degree in Marketing. He has more than fourteen years experience in the field of Intellectual Property (IP) mainly in trademarks, patents, and industrial designs registrations and valuation, in addition to his experience in the field of Intellectual Assets Licensing agreements.
Mr. Alaya Bettaieb
President & CEO SAGES Capital, he holds a BS. In Physics, MS in Petroleum Engineering from the USC-Los Angeles, and MS degree in Engineering Economics from Hiroshima University. In 2000 he launched and managed Sodicab venture fund devoted for high value added technology start-ups. In May 2006, he created and chaired Sages Capital. a fund management company in charge of introducing corporate venture capital culture within Tunisia’s big public institutions and private groups, and to manage their early stages spin-off funds.
Ms. Zeenat Al-Mansouri
Zeenat Al Mansoori is the leading lawyer at Zeenat Al Mansoori & Associates and founding partner at the Qatar law firm Nada Al-Sulaiti & Partners.Ms. Al-Mansouri draws on over 20 years of experience in the legal field. legal consultation, litigation and arbitration. Her sector knowledge includes banking & finance, insurance, maritime trade and property matters.(Bahrain)
Mr. Jasim Qabazard
Owner and Chairman of Jassim Qabazard Engineering Consultants (Kuwait), Mr. Qabazard is Consultative Committee Member (Jaafary Dept.) Of Kuwait Awqaf Public Foundation, he holds a B.S. degree in Civil Engineering from University of Rhode Island (USA). His diverse fields of expertise cover numerous leading managerial positions as member of the board of directors such as the Kuwait''s Higher Council of Housing, the Public Authority of Housing Welfare, Ahli Bank of Kuwait and the Bank''s Credit Committee, and founder member of the Kuwait American Foundation.