Mansoor Al Awar

Chancellor of Hamdan Bin Mohammed Smart University (HBMSU)

Chairman of the Governing Board, UNESCO Institute for Information Technologies in Education (IITE)

Board Member of the Higher Education and Scientific Research Co-ordination Council, UAE

Dr. Al Awar has made significant achievements throughout his professional life. He founded the first TQM Department at Dubai Police. He was the first Director of Quality and the first Chairman of Dubai Quality Group in 2001. He founded the Emirates Business Women Award in 2002, the Public Opinion Survey Center in 2001, and HBMSU (formerly known as e-TQM College) in 2002. In 2014, he was elected as the Chair of the Governing Board of UNESCO’s IITE.

Dr. Al Awar founded the Excellence in Leadership Award in the Arab world in 2005, Juran Chair in 2004, the Virtual Executive Club in 2003, and the Media Quality Award in 2004.

Dr. Mansoor is an Honorary Visiting Fellow in Organization and Information Management at University of Bradford; a member of International Academy for Quality (IQA); and a Certified International Assessor for European Foundation of Total Quality Management (EFQM).

Dr. Al Awar received several awards, including,

  • Golden Order of Merit, 2013, on Arab World Good Governance from Tatweej Academy.
  • ICT & KNOWLEDGE CEO Excellence Award 2011, by Middle East Excellence Awards Institute.
  • Distinguished Government Employee Award, by HH Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, UAE vice president and prime minster, ruler of Dubai.
  • Dubai Police Medal, 2005, by the ruler of Dubai.

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