Our Speakers


Cameron Mirza

Strategic Advisor, Global Career Accelerators, UAE

Cameron is a director for global career accelerators, previously he was UAE Director for Nottingham Trent University and spent several years reforming the higher education sector of the Kingdom of Bahrain. He also is an advisor to the Ministry of Higher Education for Egypt.


Mabelle Sawaqed-Hen

Trade Commissioner, Embassy of Canada

Mabelle Sawaqed-Hen is the Trade Commissioner for the Education & Training Sector at the Embassy of Canada to the UAE.
Mabelle has been working in the education field for over 7 years and has organised many student recruitment events, for all those looking to pursue education in Canada. 


Meti Basiri

Founder & CMO, ApplyBoard

Meti Basiri drives the International Recruitment, Partner Relations, Sales Enablement, and Marketing Teams at ApplyBoard to make education more accessible to people around the world. He is the co-founder of ApplyBoard. Meti was named one of Forbes’s Top 30 Under 30 in 2019 alongside his brother Massi, in three different categories (Education, Immigrants, and Big Money).