Our Management

Chief Executive Officer

Sa’ad Al Omari (Ph.D.)

Dr Sa’ad Al-Omari (B.Sc, M.Phil., Ph.D. Cantab.), has 10 years of experience in delivering educational services in the Gulf. After completing his doctorate in palaeoclimatology at the University of Cambridge, he spent three years in the UK as a Post-Doctoral Research Associate at the University of East Anglia. Moving back home, he served as an assistant professor at the American University of Kuwait (AUK) and then as the Director of Development and Planning and the Australian College of Kuwait (ACK), where he went on to hold the positions of Academic Dean, Vice President and CEO. He is currently a member of ACK’s Board of Trustees and the COO (Education) of Al Mutatawera Services Holding Company. He is also a Member of the Board of Directors of the Centre for Child Evaluation and Teaching (CCET) in Kuwait, a non-profit organisation committed to serving the diagnostic and educational needs of children with learning difficulties and disabilities.

Chief Operations Officer

Saad Al Sharhan

Mr Saad Al Sharhan is a Senior Business Development Leader with extensive experience working at all organizational support levels, creating and managing corporate strategies and setting up new businesses opportunities. Saad is passionate about creating a professional and enjoyable business environment that supports learning and advancement. He has been responsible for the strategic leadership and operational management of MGGT’s support services, ensuring the direction, resources and information are being successfully executed in the field. Saad’s journey in the education industry did not start here; he was also the COO and the Senior Director of Support Services at the Australian College of Kuwait in Kuwait City for almost a decade. Indeed, his work has always been focused on meeting the strategic needs of the organization. His strengths are strategic leadership, business development, communication and facilitation. Saad holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration from the University of Houston, USA, specializing in Purchasing and Supply Chain Management, and Computer Information Systems. He has taken many courses in business and personal development; Quantitative Decision Making, Management of Organizations, Business Law, Systems Analysis and design, Statistics and MIS.

Director of Education

Russell Toms

Mr Russell Toms (B.Eng. (Hons) DMS MBA C.Dir. FIOD) has worked in the education sector for nearly 20 years. He has most recently been working at the Australian College of Kuwait for 3 years developing structures for Educational standards, HR systems, quality and performance management. He has also served as a trustee of a disability charity and has for the last 5 years been working on an Inclusive Schools project in Kuwait promoting inclusive education in government schools. Previously he was a partner in school inspection company working directly to Ofsted for the quality assurance of schools in England. He subsequently served as a Director of the UK’s largest independent teacher training company with responsibility for recruitment and quality. He holds an MBA and is a Chartered Director and Fellow of the UK Institute of Directors.

Director of Finance

Lance Sheeran

Mr Lance Sheeran (BMS CA C.Mgr FCMI) has worked in the education sector for 15 years. He is a professionally qualified accountant. He has worked for the last 5 years in Kuwait developing the profitability and business growth models within the Australian College of Kuwait. He previously worked in the UK for an education services company, which provided professional development and school interim management services. Educated in New Zealand, he was a partner at BDO before running his own private practice, and moving to the UK in 2000.