Professor Payyazhi Jayashree is a multiple award winning Academic scholar and practitioner, and the Dean of the Faculty of Business, University of Wollongong in Dubai. Professor Jayashree has extensive experience in Academic governance and leadership in a transnational institutional context with a specific focus on quality improvement
Qualifications: BA Hons, MA, PhD University of Delhi
Telephone: +971 4 278 1966
Professor Payyazhi Jayashree is a multiple award winning academic scholar and practitioner and the Dean of the Faculty of Business, University of Wollongong in Dubai. Prof Jayashree has extensive experience in academic governance and leadership in a transnational institutional context with a specific focus on quality improvement, risk-management and governance in the education sector. She has led several research teams to achieve the mandate of Leadership, Strategic Change and Innovation. Her collaborators for these projects include key institutions such as the UN, Dubai Business Women Council (DBWC), Dubai Chamber of Commerce; and Corporate Leaders and CEO's from global organisations.
Professor Jayashree’ s sustained commitment to UN Sustainable Development Goal#5 and impactful research in Women and Leadership has led to global recognition and substantial media coverage, including her initiatives being featured on BBC Minute, besides uptake by prominent publications such as Forbes Middle East along with key awards such as the ‘Women of Impact’ by UOW, Australia. She is a Board Member for Water for People, India Trust, an international non-profit organisation, working across nine countries to bring safe water and sanitation for 4 million people. She has extensive consulting and training experience in global businesses, and is a visiting faculty, at leading academic institutions, including Indian Institute of Management (IIM), in the core area of Leading Strategic Change.
Prof Jayashree has a keen research interest in Leadership and Strategic Management, Gender Parity (UN SDG-5), Inclusivity and Innovation, Strategic Change & Business Transformation and Human Capital Development.
Furthermore, Prof Jayashree is a Certified Balanced Scorecard Professional, awarded by the Balanced Scorecard Institute (BSCI) and George Washington University College of Professional Studies, USA. She is also a Certified New Code Neuro-Linguistic Practitioner and Certified NLP Coach, having been trained and certified by the Co-Creator of NLP and New Code NLP, John Grinder, UK. Prof Jayashree may be contacted at [email protected].