Dr. Alayyan has over 20 years of experience in planning, project management, and capacity development, managing several government programs, projects, and initiatives. Prior to joining HCT, he served as the Vice President of Rabdan Academy, contributing to the establishment of the Academy in 2010 as an independent educational institution under the Abu Dhabi Executive Council. Rabdan Academy was established as a national center for the qualification and development of Emiratis in the sectors of defense, security, safety & emergencies, crises, and disaster management. Dr. Alayyan has also served in several key posts in major governmental entities, including the Critical Infrastructure & Coastal Protection Authority, the Tawazun Economic Council, and Khalifa University. The new HCT President and CEO hold a Ph.D. in Electrical, Electronics, and Communications Engineering from Curtin University in Australia, a Master of Science in Electrical, Electronics, and Communication Engineering from the University of Melbourne, Australia, and a Bachelor of Engineering in Electrical, Electronic and Communications Engineering Technology from Khalifa University.
Higher Colleges of Technology, University City, Sharjah, Sharjah, United Arab Emirates