Dr. Souha Akiki

President and Founder of “Innovative Knowledge Institute” and” Paris Graduate School”

    Dr. Akiki is A natural communicator, motivator and leader, She has a rich and varied background spanning a 30 year period in academia including Director level positions in Administration and Finance. In her various roles as a Strategic Developer,  Leader, Academic Director, Author and Mentor. Concurrently with management positions held at academic institutions. Souha has lectured on subjects such as Marketing, International Business, Entrepreneurship, and International Relations. Whether in academic or corporate environments:

    Souha embraces the challenges and enjoys the diversity of working with international profiles. Member of the Panel at UNESCO on October 5, 2011 “The World Teacher’s Day” Holding a Doctorate in International Relations, specialised in “The Challenges of brain based learning” and an Master in Business Administration.

    Souha organized conferences: “January 2013 on Iran nuclear situation versus the Saudi fundamentalists Salafists”. Another conference on April 2012 was organized on “the French intervention in Mali and the economic and business post war”.


      Dr. David Taylor

      Visiting Professor

        David is an accomplished principal lecturer and education adviser with practical knowledge of and academic experience of the USA, European Union, and Malaysia education systems.  His experience spans lecturing for undergraduates to Doctoral candidates in London, Botswana, Malaysia, and Paris.  held positions as Principal of a FE college, Campus Director of Universities and Dean of a graduate business school.  Through the Accreditation Service for International Colleges (ASIC) (CHEA validated) he has been trained and act as an accreditor in support of the Home Office education establishments’ verification scheme.  He holds a Master in Business Administration, a research PhD in “International Business Management” and was invited by Chartered Management Institute to hold the grade of fellow.

          Dr. Djamchid Assadi

          Ph.D. of Marketing strategies and Communication


            • University of Paris at Dauphine, Paris, France.
              Research Methodology and Epistemology
            • Ecole des Hautes Etudes, Paris, France (auditor).
              M.A. of Marketing strategies and Communication (D.E.A)
            • University of Paris at Dauphine, Paris, France.
              B.A. of Business Administration
            • International Management School/E.S.C.P (École Supérieure de commerce de Paris)
              PICE : Permis de Conduire Informatique Européen (High skills in IT use)



            • Storytelling, Paris, 2009
            • Models of Different Sources of Income on the Internet Paris, 2004
            • Business Intelligence on the Internet, PubliUnion, Paris, 1998
            • Real Cases in Marketing strategies Editions BPI, Paris, 1992

              Mr. Paul Tibet

                Sales & Marketing Background

                Paul has worked within the Retail Arena for over 35 years in both Sales and Marketing Management positions with global Blue Chip Companies to include : Cussons(Imperial Leather),McCain Foods, Tobler Suchard,TDK as well as the Camping//Leisure Markets.

                His experience has covered a wide and varied range of Sales positions to include :

                National Account Management – Whereby I business with High Street multiples Head Offices negotiating ranges, promotions, marketing and in-store merchandising solutions

                National Field Sales Manager – Managed and controlled a UK National Sales Force of 15 Area Sales Executives

                European Account Management – Worked in Luxembourg, Germany and France on an Aldi project when I was at TDK

                Territory Management : This is where I started my Sales career all those years ago!, and was a TM as part of the Cussons Sales Force covering an region within the UK

                In addition I was also part of the pioneering Sales Team at McCain Foods when introducing the now global Oven Chip brand into the Retail market

                  Ms. Anne C. Zedler

                  Psychotherapist & Intercultural specialist


                    • B.Sc. Psychology, University of Maryland, European Division
                    • Maîtrise Sciences Humaines Cliniques, Université Paris VII, Paris
                    • DEA Psychologie Clinique, Université René Descartes, Paris
                    • Professor (Florida, U.S.A.)
                    • Management Trainer

                      Ms. Rosi Huhn

                      Art Historian, Art Critic and Art Essayist


                        Fellowship Studienstiftung des Deutschen Volkes
                        Research work on Picasso’s “Guernica” and the Parisian World Fair 1937 at the Bibliotheque Nationale in Paris

                        • 1982-1984 – Sorbonne, Paris 1, Study of History of art; ABD equivalence (Equivalence DEA)
                        • 1976-1982  – “Picasso Gruppe Hamburg”, author and research collective intervening as cultural workers in Museums and in Kunstvereine
                        • 1972-1981 – University of Hamburg, Study of History of Art, History and Archaeology


                          Visiting Professors

                          Dr. Fouad Nohra

                          Visiting Professor

                            Dr. Nohra is a professor (maître de conferences) in political science and a researcher and an academic director. He teaches political science, international relations, development policies he supervises master and bachelor programs and Supervises PhD dissertations, he is the Former member of the Scientific Council of University of Paris. He published 7 specialized books, published by academic editors in French and Arabic on the following topics.

                            • Globalization and development policies
                            • Education policies in developing countries
                            • US foreign policy and Middle East
                            • European foreign policy and Middle East

                            And more than 60 scientific articles. He holds a Ph.D. and 2 Masters in law.

                              Dr. Thierry Coville

                              Visiting Professor

                                Dr. Thierry Coville is a researcher at IRIS,he is professor at Novancia where he teaches macroeconomics, international economics and country risk.Doctor in economic sciences for nearly 20 years conducting research on contemporary Iran and has published numerous articles and several books on the subject. He also works on oil economies.


                                  Ms. Sigrid Svahn
                                  Admission Director