Amal Al Ali

CEO and Founder of Cardiff Management Consultants

A professor of innovation and entrepreneurship in the University of Sharjah, inspired by how fast the technological revolution is progressing, she decided to both train and inspire people towards keeping up with the change, so one day they could become the change. Speaking in governmental sectors, and providing IT workshops. Moreover, she founded Cardiff Consultancy where she’s a strategic consultant for key governmental bodies.
Key achievements:
– Earned a solid reputation as a trusted advisor for achieving corporate growth to several companies across a variety of industry verticals including Sharjah Chamber of Commerce and Industry, Sharjah Entrepreneurship Center (Ruwad) and the Consultative Council of Sharjah.
– Designed and steered many high-profile projects including the first mini MBA program in entrepreneurship for the benefit of Sharjah Establishment for Entrepreneurship (RUWAD). More than 40 large-scale projects were produced that served as a foundation for organisational transformation and processes re-engineering – policy development, and government innovation labs initiatives.
– Headed the experts and consultative team for several projects, including economic growth indicators & research projects, strategy formulation and organisation restructuring and design. Oversaw the successful delivery of complex projects related to strategy formation, devised action plans and formulated job descriptions for the SCCI and Expo Sharjah resulting in organizational restructuring, operation and governance modelling and human capital alignment.
– Empaneled and spoke at several summits including the Women Economic Summit held in Sharjah as part of the Women Empowerment Summit in collaboration with UN. Also a Panelist at Sharjah trade mission to Singapore and UK both attended by Her Highness Shaikha Jawaher bint Mohammed Al Qassimi the wife of H. H. the Ruler of Sharjah and Chairperson of the Supreme Council for Family Affairs. 6 MOU’s & 16 large-scale projects were approved.