Aliar is the Head of Department for MSc Advanced Practice (for Business, Computing & Cyber Security) at Northumbria University London. He is also the key contact for industry and civic engagement as well as leading the Employer Engagement Advisory Board (EEAB) at London Campus. He is a highly skilled and resourceful Academic Leader with a strong background in learning and teaching pedagogies, leadership training, strategy development and consulting on SDG’s.
Aliar has more than 18 years of consulting, lecturing and supervision experiences at various levels of governmental and private higher education in the UK. He has consulted and managed numerous academic projects, which are validated by QAA, Ofsted (Office for Standards in Education, Children’s Services and Skills), BAC (British Accreditation Council), ASIC (Accreditation Service for International Schools, Colleges and Universities) and Pearson / Edexcel (HNC/HND & PgD). He is also involved as an external examiner for few other Universities.
He also visited numerous UK and South Asian Universities, Colleges and business organisations as an International Speaker for Change Management, Sustainable Development, Corporate Social Responsibility, Leadership Development, Corporate Culture, and Globalisation. Aliar has worked with hundreds of executives in organisations and individuals ranging from SMEs, family businesses, educational institutions, non-profit organisations and charities. He has completed his PhD in sustainable development strategy.
He is also enthusiastic to contribute to raising public awareness for good governance, fight against corruption, the concept of global citizenship, importance of doing business ethically and significance of sustainable development in the global village. Drawing on this extensive international experience, Aliar has produced two timely works (Sustainable Development Handbook – A South Asian Perspective, 2011 and Developing The Ministerial Mindset – A Global View, 2013) (available on google search) that highlights the shortcomings of many of those called to serve in sustainability and governance. He supports several not-for-profit projects in the South Asian region that are involved with improving their living standards, sustainable business ideas and free medical treatment. He is an Editorial Board Member for Journal of Business and Retail Management Research.