Our team

Ian Fraser - Principal Director

Ian Fraser has more than 30 years diverse experience in education, aviation and marketing. As the principal and director of iQualify UK, Ian aims to realise his ambition to provide quality modern British education to students globally. His initial career was in aviation, but he then worked for educational bodies such as the Institute of Risk Management and the British Safety Council as well as business service providers in e-learning, publications and database management. He has a Master's degree and four diplomas in Marketing is a Chartered Marketer. Certified Member of the Market Research Society. A Fellow of the Institutes of Direct Marketing and of Sales and Marketing Management.

Dr J Graham Spickett - Jones - Academic Dean

Graham has an industry marketing background that has contributed to his academic career. He has several degrees including a PhD in management (promotional marketing), professional marketing qualifications and teaching qualifications. His research and publications have included trade journals and four-star academic journals, and he has published work dealing with topical concerns, like the promotional campaigns behind Brexit. For the last three decades, his university experience has involved helping to manage the growth of student numbers across the changing higher education landscape.

Professor Mark Mabey - Executive Principal

Professor Mark Mabey is a highly experienced director and leader across a range of educational organisations, he has broad ranging strategic expertise gained from national and regional roles within Government departments, KPMG, Director level posts in HE and HE in FE. For the past 35 years he has worked for a range of UK Universities and successfully led 3 Alternative Provider Higher Education Institutions developing significant University partnerships for all.

Dr Ali Raza Nemati - Director HR and Head of Studies

Dr Ali Raza Nemati is an individual with a diversified experience in Human Resource with Rare Mix of Corporate and Academia who is known for the professional depth, skilled caliber, dedication and various contributions to the corporate sector and academia. His expertise will always be beneficial to the organizations in developing and implementing best flair that translates to the post pandemic world. He has scaled the professional ladder on the fast track through humility, vigor, valor, and dynamic leadership.

Fazal Niazi - Country Director - Turkey & Azerbaijan

With over 14 years of dedicated experience in the field of education and educational training, Fazal Niazi has established himself as a prominent leader. His expertise spans across Pakistan and various international platforms, where he conducts both short and long-term training programs.
His academic credentials include a Certificate in School Management and Leadership from the esteemed Harvard Graduate School of Education. Furthermore, he has pursued specialized studies in social-emotional learning at the University of Colorado Boulder. Throughout his career, he has been instrumental in facilitating training sessions for highly acclaimed programs such as "The 7 Habits for Highly Effective People," "Rethinking Leadership," "Unconscious Bias," and many others. His contributions have significantly impacted the professional growth of individuals and organizations alike, solidifying his reputation as a distinguished figure in the field of educational training.

Hassan Tirmizi - Country Director - UAE

Hassan Tirmizi is a seasoned professional with a rich tapestry of international experience spanning over 19 years in Human Resources, Organizational Development, Corporate Consulting and Trainings. His professional journey encompasses engagements with a multitude of private, public, and consulting firms across various sectors including Logistics, Engineering, IT, Cement, Aviation, Security Services, Manufacturing and Financial Services, among others. Renowned for his depth of expertise, dedication, and significant contributions to both corporate entities and training institutions, Tirmizi brings a unique blend of skills and insights to the table. His adeptness in navigating the complexities ensuring organizations benefit from his guidance in developing and implementing effective strategies.

Haseeb Ahmed - Business Development Manager

Haseeb is an accomplished Business Development Manager at iQualifyUK, where he spearheads international student admissions and recruitment efforts. A graduate of the University of Portsmouth, he boasts a diverse career spanning the retail, educational, and banking sectors. With a wealth of experience in Operations, Sales, and Business Development, he has successfully navigated various management roles both in the Middle East and the UK. His professional journey is a testament to his adaptability and strategic thinking, vital in today's dynamic educational landscape.

Sheheryar Ahmed - Academics Manager

Sheheryar is a dynamic academician renowned for his proficiency in teaching and lecturing across a broad spectrum of subjects. His educational journey is marked by a diverse range of qualifications, including minors in architecture, a Bachelor's degree in Aviation Science, and a Master's in Business Administration. His implementation and management of SOPs within the academic department have significantly enhanced operational efficiency, fostering seamless interactions among students and other pertinent departments. Sheheryar’s expertise extends beyond traditional boundaries, enabling him to excel in managing and coordinating programs with distinct requirements. His rich educational background and versatile skill set uniquely position him to navigate the complexities of academia with precision and excellence.