BSc (Physics), MSc and PhD (Management Science – Manchester University, UK.), FIML, FAICD (Foundation Fellow) LFCPL. (Foundation Fellow)
Professor Fayed is the Executive Dean of the Australian Graduate School of Leadership, Director Doctor of Business Leadership Program at Torrens University Australia, CEO The IMIA Centre for Strategic Business Studies and Chairman of the International Marketing Institute of Australia.
Dr Fayed has served as a CEO within the UK Motor Industry and on the boards of several companies, including an international pharmaceutical company, a board member with the Australian Travel Industry Association, on the board of Studies for the Australian Graduate School of Police Management, Chairman of the Advisory Board of Save Sight Institute within the Medical Faculty of Sydney University and on the International Board for the Association of APEX clubs. He has also held a number of senior academic appointments at several universities including Head of School, Honorary Professorial Associate and Adjunct Professor.
Dr Fayed has led over 90 significant projects undertaken in collaboration with government departments, professional associations and multinational corporations. He has been a keynote speaker at over 100 national and international conferences, has a number of publications to his credit and has designed and facilitated leadership development programs in collaboration with government departments, business schools and professional institutes in Australia, Hong Kong, New Zealand, UK, USA, Singapore, Thailand and Switzerland.
As Head of the IMIA Centre for Strategic Business Studies, Dr Fayed led the team that developed Australia's first online MBA program delivered across a corporate intranet. In collaboration with university partners, he co-developed the Doctor of Business Leadership and Master of Business Leadership programs.
He has also served as Honorary Consultant to the Royal Agricultural Society of New South Wales, as a judge for the Australian Association of National Advertisers Awards and the Hoover Marketing Awards, an Editorial Board Member for the Australian Journal of Marketing Research and, whilst a student, he was elected by his fellow students as Chairman of the Physics Society, Chairman of the Debating Society, Hon Treasurer and President of the Students’ Union.