Mr. Refaat Abdalla holds an MBA degree with an emphasis in Management and Marketing from the University of the East, Manila, Philippines. He also holds a Bachelor of Science in Accounting degree from Philippine Union College. He has taught at the university level for over 28 years. Refaat is currently academic advisor for Marketing, Management, and International Business at MEU. He is also serving as the Dean of Students at Middle East University. His ability to work in a team is demonstrated through the various functional committees he is a part of, such as the finance committee, strategic planning committee, and management committee. Living in various countries and cultures allows him to adapt quickly, get along with a variety of people, and work with a diverse team.