In a significant stride towards improving responsible management education, a faculty member from Qatar University (QU) has been appointed as the head of curriculum for the Middle East chapter of the Principles for Responsible Management Education (PRME).

Dr Hany Kamel, an associate professor of Accounting in the Department of Accounting and Information Systems at QU's College of Business and Economics (CBE), brings with him extensive experience and a commitment to advancing the principles of responsible management within the education sector, a statement said yesterday.

Expressing pride in his appointment, CBE dean Dr Rana Sobh, said Dr Kamel's exceptional expertise and unwavering commitment make him an ideal candidate for this pivotal role.

"Under his leadership, we are confident that our curricula will continue to progress and remain aligned with responsible management principles, thus preparing our students to tackle the challenges that lie ahead.”

Dr Kamel emphasised his dedication to influencing the trajectory of management education in the region. “It is a great honor for me to accept the role of head of curriculum for the Middle East chapter of the PRME. This position offers a powerful opportunity to influence the trajectory of management education in our Arab region. I look forward to earnest collaboration with my colleagues to ensure our curricula's adherence to responsible management principles and meeting the needs of our students and the community in line with our principles.”

Dr Kamel has been a distinguished faculty member at QU since 2013, with significant academic impact. He holds a PhD in Accounting and Finance from Cardiff Business School, UK, awarded in 2006. In 2018, he was honoured with the title of Honorary Visiting Fellow at the School of Management, University of Bradford, UK.

Dr. Kamel's research interests span a wide range, including financial reporting, market-based accounting research, corporate governance, and performance measurement, as evidenced by his numerous articles in high-impact academic journals, demonstrating his commitment to advancing knowledge in the field.

Dr Kamel has been honoured as a certified sustainability professional by the Global Reporting Initiative (GRI) based on the global standards of the GRI for the year 2021. This award underscores his dedication to sustainability and responsible business practices, aligning seamlessly with the objectives of the Middle East branch of Responsible Management Education Principles.
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