Decorations, Awards and Shields

Decorations

  • Decoration of Enhancing the Sino-Arab Relations from HE Mr. Xi Jinping, President of the People’s Republic of China, Egypt (2016).
  • “Commendatore dell’ Ordine della Stella d’Italia” (Commander in the Order of the Star of Italy) from HE Mr. Sergio Mattarella, President of the Republic of Italy, Jordan 2019.
  • Order of Commander of Civil Merit, His Majesty King Philip VI, King of Spain, Spanish Embassy, Jordan 2018
  • Legion of Honour ‘Chevalier de la Légion d’Honneur from Mr. Robert Mitterrand, The Elysee Palace, France (1985).

 Selected Shields

  • Honorary Shield, Gulf Educational Supplies and Solutions (GESS) Conference and Exhibition, UK, (2013).
  • Distinction Award, Canisius College - New York, USA, (2011).
  • Honorary Shield, University of Wales Institute, UK (2011).
  • Honorary Shield, presented by Sultanate of Oman Audit Institution on the 20th Anniversary of the Arab Society of Certified Accountants, UK, (2004).
  • Honorary Shield, University of Cambridge, UK, (2003)
  • Certificate of Appreciation, International Federation of Accountants, UK, (1987-1990)
  • Honorary Shield, American Accounting Association, USA, (1986).
  • Honorary Shield, United States Mission, Geneva, Switzerland

Certificates of Appreciation

  • Certificate of Appreciation, World’s Most Prominent Chartered Accountants, Journal of International Accounting, UK, (2014).
  • Certificate of Appreciation, One of the World’s 500 Most Influential Arabs, Arabian Business Magazine, the UAE, (2012).
  • Global Leadership Award, UK, (1997).
  • Certificate of Appreciation, International Accounting Standards Board, UK, (1988-1990).

Chairmanships

  • Chair, Network 11 (Digital Technologies for Sustainable Urbanization Network)-UNSDG 11.
  • Chair of the Honorary Council of the Consortium for Sustainable Urbanization, USA, (2015).
  • Co-chair of the UN Global Network on Promoting Digital Technologies for Sustainable Urbanization, USA, (2015).
  • Chair of the Research Centre and Strategic Action, Switzerland, (2012).
  • Chair of the All for Palestine Initiative, France (2011-present).
  • Chair of the Arab States Research and Education Network (ASREN), Germany (2010- present).
  • Chair of the United Nations Global Alliance for ICT and Development (UNGAID), USA (2009- 2010).
  • Chair of the Arab World of Internet Institute, USA (2008).
  • Chair of the Encyclopedia of Excellence and Civilization Committee, KSA (2008).
  • Chair of the Board of Directors, UN Global Compact (UNGC), USA (2006-2008).
  • Vice-Chair of the United Nations for Information and Communication Technology (UN ICT Task Force), New York (2006-2010).
  • Chair of Evian Group Governing Body, Geneva, Switzerland (2006-2009).
  • Chair of the Evian Group-Arab Region (EGAR), Switzerland (2006-2009).
  • Chair of the Business Action to Support the Information Society (BASIS), International
  • Chamber of Commerce (ICC), France (2006-2008).
  • Chair of the Board of Trustees, Perspective Europe, France (2005-2007).
  • Chair of the Advisory Committee on Internet Governance, United Nations Information and
  • Communication Technologies Task Force (UN ICTTF), USA (2003-2004).
  • Chair of the International Chamber of Commerce Task Force (ICC TF) on Internet Governance, France (2003-2004).
  • Chair of the Commission on E-Business, Information Technologies and Telecoms, International Chamber of Commerce (ICC), France (2001-2008).
  • Chair of tֺhe Arab Regional Network of the United Nations Information and Communication Technologies Task Force (UN ICT TF), USA (2001-2004).
  • Chair of the Working Group on Human Resources and Capacity Building (HRCB) of the United Nations Information and Communications Technologies, (UN ICT TF), USA (2001-2002).
  • Chair of the Committee of experts mandated by the United Nations Secretary General to draft the International Accounting Standards for Environmental Accountability (1999).
  • Chair of the United Nations Committee of Experts on Professional Qualifications Standards, Switzerland (1995-1998).
  • Chair of the Middle East Council, Center for Strategic and International Studies, USA (1995-1997).
  • Chair of the United Nations for the Development of Accounting Education, USA (1995).
  • Chair of the United Nations Intergovernmental Working Group of Experts on International Standards of Accounting and Reporting (UNISAR), USA (1995-1996).
  • Chair of the Arab Knowledge Management Society (AKMS), USA (1989-present).
  • Chair of the Arab Society for Intellectual Property (ASIP), Germany (1987-present); in consultative status to the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO).
  • Chair of the International Arab Society of Certified Accountants (IASCA), UK (1985-present); in consultative status with the U.N. Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC).