Dr. Mansoor Soomro is a researcher, executive educator, and corporate trainer. Since Jan 2022, he is associated with Teesside University as a Senior Lecturer in Sustainability and International Business. He holds a PhD in Management from the Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia (National University of Malaysia). He has a unique blend of work experience drawing from his work in the corporate industry and academia. In the past, he served in various international leadership roles with the global engineering giant- SIEMENS.
Dr. Mansoor has published 7 refereed journal articles, 1 conference proceeding article, 1 book chapter and has contributed to several international industry reports. His research interests are in the areas of Sustainability, International Management, Digitalization and Circular Economy. He with his team at the National University of Malaysia won a research grant from Malaysian Technology Development Corporation (MTDC) on his PhD research area amounting to MYR 126,034 to develop ‘Industry 4.0 Readiness Model for Technology Companies in Malaysia’.
He is a certified HRDF Trainer (Malaysia), certified REACH Practitioner (USA), certified LDP Trainer (Australia) and certified Business Edge-IFC Trainer (World Bank). Dr. Mansoor lives in England (UK) with his beautiful wife and two amazing kids.