Professor Wes Harry

Professor Wes Harry

BRI - Advisory Board
CAREER HISTORY 2005 onwards: Adviser to Foundations, governments and Sovereign Wealth Funds in Asia and GCC 2002 – 2005: Adviser on Human Resource Management to the oil sector of Kuwait. 2000 – 2002: Head of HRM of the world’s largest Islamic bank, Al Rajhi, Saudi Arabia 1998 – 2000: Management consultant primarily involved in banking, universities and the HRM aspects of privatising Saudi Telecoms Company (with Booz, Allen and Hamilton) 1992 – 1994: General Manager Personnel Emirates Airline 1986 – 1992: Chief Manager Support Services Emirates Bank (International) 1981 – 1985: Personnel Manager Royal Brunei Airlines South East Asia   ACADEMIC ACTIVITIES Visiting Professor, University of Chester. 2012 to present Honorary Fellow, Cass Business School, City University, London 2003- present Previously member of the adjunct staff of the University of…
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Hassan Ramady

Hassan Ramady

Advisory Board, BRI - Advisory Board
Hassan Ramady began his career with BICC Cables UK, member of the largest construction Group – Balfour Beatty, after obtaining his degree in Electrical Engineering from Newcastle University. He was relocated to the United Arab Emirates and rose to the position of Regional Director in the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC). During the period from 1977 to 2014, Mr. Ramady held Group Vice Presidency positions with companies & trading houses employing over 6000 people and board memberships within companies in the Oil and Gas, Construction, Power Generation, Solar , hospitality and travel agencies industries. He has also travelled to the Far East, in particular China, to oversee the manufacture of Sea Vessels exceeding £350m for his Group in Saudi Arabia. In 2014 Hassan returned to the UK and established Optimus International…
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Professor Mike Jones

Professor Mike Jones

Advisory Board, BRI - Advisory Board
  Director, The Foundation for Management Education Mike is the Director of the Foundation for Management Education. An Educational Charity which instigates many initiatives for furthering the development of postgraduate management education within UK University Business Schools. Mike’s views on Management and Business Education are widely sought by politicians, the media and academia. Following an early role as a professional classical musician, Mike’s industrial career spans both mainstream corporate management at Board level together with side trips into Business School academia, including a spell as Dean of the Business School and the University of East London. Mike is a Trustee of the Lubbock Trust at Balliol College, Oxford and Special Academic Advisor to Liverpool Hope University Business School. In more recent years, he was Director General of the Association of MBAs, the professional organisation for holders of the MBA degree where he…
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Clive Drinkwater

Clive Drinkwater

Advisory Board, BRI - Advisory Board
Regional Director, UKTI NW Clive took up his post in 2006 and is based at UKTI’s Daresbury office, from where he has responsibility for helping the North West to develop its international businesses, to grow the number of firms exporting and increase the region’s presence in the high growth markets of the world. Before joining UKTI, Clive held the position of Director of International Trade for the Chambers of Commerce in Staffordshire. This followed extensive private sector experience in international trade, working in industry and selling to over 90 countries worldwide. He has particular experience in Asia having lived and worked in Indonesia, Malaysia and China. Clive has a degree in Business Studies, an MBA and Postgraduate Diploma in Marketing. He is a member of the Institute of Directors, the…
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