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Keynote Speakers

Ms. Laila Abdullah Al Hadhrami

Managing Director, C3 Advisory

Ms. Laila Abdullah Al Hadhrami is currently Smart Cities Development Manager in NEC in Oman with experience of more than 15 years in leading national projects in Digital Transformation and Government Innovation. She is one of the leading experts in Smart Cities in the Middle East and a Smart Cities associate in RMA advisory. Ms. Laila has worked with different UN organizations. She was a Research fellow with UNU eGov. She is also the founder of Smart Cities Ambassadors’ program. She is a global award winner in the concerned field and considered to be one of the inspiring and influencing women leaders in the Middle East and recently awarded as one among the top 50 Inspiring Women in Oman and one of the most 20 inspiring personalities of Oman in 2021. She is also a global keynote speaker participated in more than 100 conferences, an author and a frequent traveler.

Educational profile of Ms. Laila Abdullah Al Hadhrami: Masters in Education, University of Southern Queensland, Australia / Business Analysis, Knowledge Academy, United Kingdom / Quality for Project Managers, Georg Washington University, United Kingdom / IT Project Management, Georg Washington University, United Kingdom / Scheduling and Cost Control, Georg Washington University, United Kingdom

Mr. Nabil Abdullah Al Raisi

Head of Operation Excellence

Sohar International Bank

Mr. Nabil Abdulla Al Raisi is a banking and finance professional with a profound domain experience of more than three decades and affiliated to Sohar International Bank as Head of Operational Excellence.  

Educational profile of Mr. Nabil Abdulla Al Raisi: Bachelor of Technology in Computer Science, Sunderland University, United Kingdom / HND Computer Science, Southampton University, United Kingdom / Diploma in Banking & Finance, The Institute of Canadian Bankers, Ontario, Canada / MBA from Strathclyde University, United Kingdo

Mr. Bader Abdullah Al Hashmi

AJMS Global Partner

Mr. Badar Abdullah Al Hashmi is an AJMS Global Partner, which has presence in 11 countries with its headquarters in the UAE, is a boutique-consulting firm specializing in providing niche consulting proposition to its clients in the area of Tax, Risk, Compliance, IFRS advisory and Digital Transformation Advisory, and with rich top level experience from the global leaders of consulting viz. PricewaterhouesCoopers, Deloitte, Ernst & Young, and the corporates viz. Oman Airports Management Company and Ooredoo Oman.

Educational profile of Mr. Badar Abdullah Al Hashmi: The University of Salford, United Kingdom 

Dr. Ahmed Khamis Al Hadi

Sultan Qaboos University

Dr. Ahmed Al Hadi is a well acclaimed educationist and a management consultant with ample experience in the field of banking and finance and was affiliated to Curtin University, Dubai, CBFS, Ministry of Higher education (Head of Projects) - the Government of the Sultanate of Oman and Bank of Muscat.  

Educational profile of Dr. Ahmed Al Hadi: PhD from Curtin University of Technology, Australia with Chancellor Letter of Commendation / Masters in AIS from Deakin University, Australia / Bachelor of Science in Commerce and Economics, Sultan Qaboos University, Oman