Professor Geoffrey Clarke is the Director General of Westminster Centre for Strategy and Research. He is an award winning highly experienced and skilled British Academic and author having worked at top Britih Universities including University of Westminster, Middlesex University, University of Leeds, Metropolitan University and University of Strathclyde. Geoffrey also holds extensive international experience and has worked at the Institute of Diplomatic Studies in Saudi Arabia where he had unprecedented access to Saudi Royal circles. During his stay at Iran, he worked fro British Council and BBC between 1978 and 1979. Geoffrey has been a witness of historic events that took place in that time in Iran.
Professor Clarke has also taught at prestigiosu Government Colleges in UK including Waltham Forest College, Enfield College and Cambridge Regional College. He haswritten for famous international newspapaers and magazines such as The Herald, Liberty, The Times Education Supplement, The Morning Star and many others. He has authpred two famous books "Over his Shoulder" and "Mysterious Irrationality." He is a regular key note speaker at international seminars and conferences. His reseach interests are international relations, global security, education and literacy.
Mohammad Touseef FRSA FTIC GGA is Dy. Director General for Westminster Centre for Research and Strategy and CEO of Magnum Opus College. He is an author, public speaker and researcher on global strategy and security, defence policy, countering violent extremism, peacekeeping and peace building and counterinsurgency. Originally a MBA from University of Surrey and alumni of Oxford and Cambridge, he currently pursues his research degree in Terrorism Studies from Manchester. He holds prestigious fellowships with The Intelligence Community and Royal Society of Arts. Touseef is also a member with Royal United Services Institute, Royal Air Force Association, Chartered Institute for Personnel and Development, and holds various distinctions and awards in the field of higher education and international affairs.
He is also co-authoring a Book on Terrorism Studies funded by the prestigious Nanyang Technological University, Singapore. Touseef has written for Dialogue Times, Daily Ausaf, Startegym, GCDIS and WCRS. He is also a regular speaker for international seminars and conferences on CVE and peacekeeping. His latest speaking arrangement at the prestigious King's College London on countering violent extremism. Touseef also hosts a famous Radio Show "Global Spotlight with Touseef". Touseef is also a Global Goodwill Ambassador.
Ifraz Akhtar Adv is President with the Westminster Centre for Research and Strategy. Originally a law graduate, holds the position of President with Westminster centre for Research and Strategy. He is an author, public speaker, TV anchor and an analyst. His areas of interest are Countering Violent Extremism, Brexit, Social issues, Terrorism Studies and Maritime. Ifraz writes for various online publications including Dialogue Times and many leading newspapers in UK and Pakistan.
Ifraz Akhtar has also completed his MBA degree from United Kingdom and runs his own business in the heart of central London. Ifraz is a member of various prestigious organizations including Royal United Services institute, Royal Air Force Association, CQI. He is also a Global Goodwill Ambassador and an Ambassador of Peace with Institute of Economics and Peace.
Ifraz Akhtar also hosts a famous TV Talk show around current affairs in London.
Dr Shadman-Pajh is a Vice President with Westminster Centre for Strategy and Research. She joined Teesside University in September 2008 as a part-time Lecturer in International Management whilst pursuing her PhD in Management. In 2013 she was appointed to the full-time position of Senior Lecturer in Human Resource Management (HRM). She completed her PhD at Teesside University on “The Challenges of Importing Knowledge from Other Cultures: A Case Study of an Iranian Hotel Chain” 2015. Her project studied one of the largest corporations in the tourism sector in Iran, which examined the challenges the corporation faced in the areas of absorptive capacity and knowledge transfer in relation to training and innovation advancement. She studied the corporate from 2005 until 2012, using ethnography and held over 200 in depth interviews with staff and senior management. Her work is considered pioneering in the area of the impact of culture on HRM.
Dr. Shadman is currently carrying out reseaarch on countering violent extremism and working very closely with the local prevent channel. She is currently heading a multidisciplinary research group that is focussing on home grown extremism/ radicalisation with a special focus on the use of HRM and knowledge transfer concepts in identifying and addressing radicalisation within organisations.
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