Educated in the UK and having worked internationally for more than twenty years, Mokhtar’s expertise and professional experience span areas such as organizational excellence, strategic planning, business process improvement, quality assurance and accreditation with a specific application to institutions of higher learning.

In his professional career, Mokhtar has provided leadership in a large number of situations requiring managerial interventions for improving organizational performance. In recent years, he has focused particularly on developing policies and strategic frameworks for driving innovation and improving the effectiveness of the education institutions. He has designed and delivered training programs and consultancies to several colleges and universities in Malaysia, UAE, Oman and Saudi Arabia.

His most recent engagement has been with the International Centre for Education in Islamic Finance (INCEIF) in Malaysia, where he has been instrumental in the university’s achievement of the AACSB International accreditation. His training approach is context-specific, learner-centric and seeks to engage the participants in the process of finding solutions to real-life problems.