ABBAS SUMAR

Results Matter

ABOUT ABBAS

About Abbas

Global Strategist. Systems-Thinker. Results-Driven

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Education

  • Master of Arts, Legal Studies, Carleton University, 2007
  • Bachelor of Arts, Law, Carleton University, 2002
  • Ontario College Management Academy, CCHRD, 2016
  • Project Management, PM4DEV, 2010
  • Islamic Finance Qualification, CISI, 2008
  • Investment Funds in Canada, CSI, 2008

Experience

I have curated an experience set that draws on best practices and lessons learned from the private, public and not-for-profit sectors

Associate Director, Global Strategy

Directing and managing the College’s global diversification strategy through an integrated planning and execution model that will expand NC’s global footprint. Previous to which, securing, launching and managing Niagara College’s first offshore campus and also, its largest institutional capability building contract.

Business Development Manager

Established and expanded the Bureau’s international projects and scholarship management practice through organizational redesign and strategic reallocations. Key results included securing new scholarship contracts in Brazil, TVET design projects in West Africa and K-12 school establishment consultancies in the Americas.

Business Development Officer

Managed components of the Firm’s competitive tendering practice resulting in project wins surpassing C$25M in Latin America, the Caribbean, Asia and Africa aligned to Agriteam’s core practice areas.

Project Manager

Directing and managing the Firm’s global education practice, working with partners in Canada, Nigeria, India, Brazil, Jordan, the Emirates and the United Kingdom to create two-way partnerships and mechanisms for knowledge exchange.

Project Officer

Expanding and managing post-secondary institutional establishment projects in Egypt, Uganda, Botswana and Jordan through the development and application of an innovative institutional design strategy modelled on Canadian university best practice.

Special Legislative Assistant

Developed and managed a political correspondence and media outreach strategy in support of Canadian international trade and economic imperatives.

 Global Business Development

Developing end-to-end business solutions that allow organizations to identify, track, position and secure new global projects and initiatives.

EXPERTISE

Strategic Communications

Designing and rolling-out responsive, value-added communications plans, using engagement platforms that leverage existing networksand promote organizational values and imperatives.

Government Relations

Creating new spaces for organizations to engage and educate government clients on key issues and expand their footprint in new and existing sectors.

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