Dr Syed Bakht is the appointed Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the Kingsley Management Institute. With an impressive academic career spanning over 35 years, he has successfully promoted and managed academic programs and training across various global higher educational institutions and corporations. Dr. Bakht is renowned for his visionary and creative leadership, fostering an environment that encourages innovation and the exchange of ideas. Throughout his extensive experience in the Higher Education sector, he has honed exceptional leadership and management skills in the UK, France, Middle East, and Southeast Asia.
As a seasoned lawyer with diverse experience in various legal domains and the education sector, Prof. Hastings brings a unique blend of expertise to any organisation. With a background in Family Law, Property Law, Litigation, Wills and Probates, as well as teaching law and business over years, he is committed to providing a meticulous legal focus and a passion for education. Peter has also gained valuable business experience in property management, property finance, public carriage, and vehicle import industries. In joining Kingsley, he aims to focus his attention to details as a lawyer and his enthusiasm for broad-based education, fostering growth for all involved.
David M J Graves is a director of academic studies. Managing Director of DG Anti Fraud Consultants Ltd. Freelance Specialist Lecturer/Appointed Honorary Professor and Head of Management & Leadership Training Programmers for the UK and International Market for the Centre for Business & Economic Research. Specialist Lecturer of Anti Fraud, Corruption Law, Money Laundering, Terrorist Financing and Corporate Governance within the Corporate Business Community and for Associated Academic Programmers. After a varied career in the Public Sector David specializes in Private and Public Corporate Governance issues, National and International Financial Crime, and all fraud-related offences.
Julia is an enthusiastic Edupreneur with a wealth of experience in both the private and public sectors. She is deeply committed to transforming traditional education practices that have remained unchanged for decades. Julia harnesses the power of tech and network at the Kingsley Management Institute to tackle the global education gap. Julia is building extensive partnerships with renowned educational institutions, international corporations, NGOs, and public institutions to offer a comprehensive educational experience that combines academic foundations with practical on-the-job training. Her ultimate goal is to empower individuals as lifelong learners and enhance their future prospects. Julia puts a strong focus on addressing the unique educational needs of developing nations and their citizens, striving to bridge the educational divide between the so-called “Global South” and the “West”.