Qualification: M.A. (Adult Literacy and Numeracy Education), M.A. (Public Administration), Ph.D.

Current Designation: Director & Business Consultant

Affiliation: Arrows Research Consultancy, Auckland

Country: New Zealand

Prof. Dr. Siham El-Kafafi has a wide industry and consultancy experience in the medical, manufacturing and service industry besides being an academic for the past 24 years. Dr El-Kafafi is a passionate educationalist and thought leader who helped graduate over 10,000 students over her career. Moreover, Prof. Dr. El-Kafafi held various academic positions as Head of Academic Faculty (Business, Finance & English), Director of Research, Senior Lecturer and Guest Lecturer in various universities and tertiary institutes overseas and in New Zealand e.g. Malvern Online, UK & Singapore, Te Wanang o Aotearoa, The University of Waikato, Manukau Institute of Technology, Massey University in New Zealand, Southern Cross University in Australia, and the American University in Cairo. Prof. Dr. El-Kafafi is a public and motivational speaker who is invited as keynote speaker in conferences and national and international events. She has over 100 publications in journal articles, book chapters and conference proceedings besides being on the editorial boards for various national and international journals, on board of examiners and award committees. She is the co-editor of the “Handbook of Research on Indigenous Knowledge and Bi-Culturalism in Global Context, published by IGI Global Publishers in early 2019. Prof. Dr. El-Kafafi got awarded the Performance-Based Research Fund (PBRF) in New Zealand twice on April 2013 and May 2007 besides various other national and international awards.