Senator Haifa Hajjar Najjar

The Upper House of the Jordanian Parliament (Jordanian Senate)
The Ahliyyah School for Girls / The Bishop’s School for Boys

A prominent figure in the educational realm, takes a definitive endeavor to reshape education in Jordan. A Senator in the Upper House of the Jordanian Parliament (Jordanian Senate) for the second session, the Superintendent of the Ahliyyah School for Girls and the Bishop’s School for Boys, she was selected amongst the most powerful women in Jordan in the Jordan Business Magazine in 2008 and 2014, and amongst the most 200 powerful women in the Arab World in Forbes Middle East Magazine in 2014.

Dr. Hassib Sahyoun

Chairman Medlabs Laboratories Jordan

In 1993 through his vision, he co-founded MedLabs Consultancy Group – the first Group Practice in Laboratory Medicine in the region. He has been a  prominent figure in the Jordanian private healthcare sector for over 35 years. In 2017 he was elected as the Chairman of the Medical Laboratories Association in Jordan and recently was awarded an Honorary “Doctor of Science” by the University of Bradford for his contribution to the field of Laboratory Medicine.

Professor Dr Alexander Schieffer

Co-Founder & Executive Director Trans4m

Aspiring to live an integral life in the service of the integral development of humanity, I see myself simultaneously as a transformative educator, engaged activist, passionate community builder, integral philosopher,  and spiritual poet.

A published poet, deeply immersed in developmental psychology as well as in many of the world’s wisdom traditions. I am married to – and frequently work together with – peace-builder and poet-performer Dr. Rama Mani. We live in the French countryside, near Geneva, where we are building up the “Home for Humanity”, serving also as the main global seat for Trans4m.

Munyaradzi Mawere

Associate Professor, Faculty of Culture and Heritage Studies, Great Zimbabwe University

Munyaradzi Mawere is a Professor in the Simon Muzenda School of Arts, Culture and Heritage Studies at Great Zimbabwe University. He holds a PhD in Social Anthropology; a Master’s Degree in Social Anthropology; a second Master’s Degree in Philosophy; a third Master’s Degree in Development Studies; BA (Hons) Degree in Philosophy; Certificate in Tertiary and Higher Learning; Certificate in Information Technology; and a Certificate in Diplomacy, Negotiation and Bargaining. He is an author of more than 50 books and over 200 academic publications straddling the following areas: poverty and development studies, African philosophy, cultural philosophy, democracy, politics of food production, humanitarianism and civil society organisations, urban anthropology, existential anthropology, environmental anthropology, society and politics, religion, decoloniality and African studies.

Dr. Amjad Saqib

Chairman & Founder Akhuwat Foundation Pakistan

Dr. AmjadSaqib, is the founder of Akhuwat, world’s largest interest free microfinance program. A graduate of American University, Washington D.C., Dr. Saqib was selected for the topmost bureaucratic institution, the Civil Service of Pakistan in 1985.  Akhuwat under his leadership successfully opened 662 branches in 350 towns of Pakistan with over 600,000 active clients and 1,695,000 total beneficiary families. Akhuwat has disbursed more than $347 million interest free loans while retaining a phenomenal recovery rate of 99.98%. He is a prolific writer and authored six books and is an acclaimed speakerandhas spoken at Harvard, Oxford, Cambridge and many other international fora.

Revd Tony Bradley

Lecturer at Liverpool Hope Business School

Tony is Lecturer in Social Economy and Innovation in Liverpool Hope University Business School. He has been a priest in the Church if England, so that his Christian faith has inspired him through all these ventures. He is the author of nine books, the latest co-authored with Ronnie Lessem and Anselm Adodo, The Idea of the Communiversity. Tony is Chair of the Wigan Arts, Culture and Heritage Trust, the North of England’s fastest growing arts centre. He is Co-Lead of Communiversity Liverpool and is looking to establish Communiversities across the North of England, as an arts-based focus for the Northern Powerhouse.