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Our Team

Prof. Dr. Jon Truby LLB L. Dip PhD



Jonathan Parsons


Dr. Truby heads up the team at MENA Executive Training, bringing with him 15 Years in law and higher education in the Arabian Gulf

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Mediation Expert

Prof. Paula Marie Young 


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International Law Expert

Dr. Imad Antoine Ibrahim


Professor Young is an award-winning mediator and a prolific scholar with 5,000+ hours of training in the field. She spent six years in Qatar teaching Arab students.

Dr. Imad is a renowned scholar in International Law, has taught both in the Middle East and further afield. He is currently a Professor at Twente University in The Netherlands

Jonathan brings over 10 years experience living in The Middle East, working with the region's most recognisable companies, as well as founding his own successful business

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Legal Skills Expert

Prof. Henry Webb J.D.

Henry joins the MENA team as a highly accomplished legal skills and business law expert with over 15 years working with international students in Asia, Middle East & USA


Sandra Banna

Business Development


Sandra joins the core team as a highly skilled Business Development

Co-ordinator ensuring our customers are always No.1.


Arbitration & I.P. Law Expert

Marwan Zaineddin LLB LLM

Marwan joins the team as an experienced Gulf Intellectual Property Lawyer and Arbitrator, specialising in Broadcasting and IP Rights, and is a Law PhD Candidate at Brunel University


Communications Assistant​

Khalil El Maddani

A Masters Graduate from Morocco, Khalil joins the team experienced in communications and client care

in the Middle East


AI & Data Privacy Specialist

Shathil Nawaf LLB, LLM

Shathil joins the team as a renowned AI & Data Privacy specialist. He is a law lecturer and doctoral candidate in Paris Sorbonne, a lawyer and a diplomatic advisor in the Middle East.


Alistaire Parales

Cybersecurity and

Technology Specialist

Alistaire joins the team with 6 years of background and expertise in IT Operations for various business sectors in the Middle East. 

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