The Team

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Milad Sebaaly, Dr. Eng.

Managing Director

Milad is a co-founder of Global Learning and has served as a managing director since the company’s inception. He has been internationally renowned as a leader in the development of technology-based education in the Middle East region.

He spearheaded various e-learning start-ups and major implementations within the Arab World, including accredited e-universities, and has been continuously involved in the planning and development of educational technology projects over a span of 15 years.

Milad holds a Doctor of Engineering degree in Systems Engineering from Nagoya Institute of Technology, Japan, and a Master and a Bachelor of Engineering in Electrical Engineering from the American University of Beirut, Lebanon. He is a founding member of MIT Learning International Networks Consortium (LINC). He has been a senior consultant of various Arab Ministers of Higher Education. He also served as the President of the Middle East eLearning Association (MEeA).

Houda Kousa, Ph.D

Co-founder, Director

Houda is a co-founder of Global Learning and one of the original developers of Cloud Campus corporate identity and market strategy.

With over 10 years of experience in international communication and research, she currently serves as managing director of her own company Archers. Previously, Houda was an integral member of StarCom Mediavest Group in the capacity of Research Director, during which she spun off the research unit she was leading into an independent entity yielding an impressive 35% growth.

 Houda holds a PhD in International Communication and Research from the United States of America and has taught at different universities in Lebanon, USA, and UAE.

Paul Zalloua


Paul is a senior professional with more than twenty eight years of experience in corporate business, strategic planning, execution & management in the field of:

-- Information & Communication Technology (ICT)
-- Telecommunication & data networking
-- Management Information System (MIS)
-- Smart buildings & low-voltage technology
-- E-Learning
-- Facilities Management

With strong leadership & analytical skills with proven record of success in formulating, & executing business strategies, market development, organizing & managing operations. Demonstrated success in building result-oriented operations. Known for entrepreneurial management style with an inclination to academic methods & approaches.

Paul holds an MS in Electrical Engineering from Purdue University, USA, and a BS in Electrical Engineering from Oregon State University, USA.

Roula Abifaker

Learning and Development Manager

Roula has more than twenty years of professional experience in teaching and training both at high school and university levels. She spearheaded new effective academic and teachers training programs, integrating the latest standards and 21st century skills.

Roula holds a Master degree in Teaching English as a Foreign Language from University of Reading, UK, and BS in Education and a Teaching Diploma from the Lebanese American University, Lebanon. 

Lida Maarri

Development and Project Manager

Lida has 15 years of professional experience, during which she successfully managed various Global Learning projects. She has a proven track record in  project setup and implementation, with advanced skills in problem solving, critical thinking and analytical skills,

She holds a Bachelor in Business Administration from University of Greenwich, UK, a BA in French Literature from Damascus University, Syria, and a Higher National Diploma (HND) in Computing and Business Applications from Edexcel, UK and Syrian Virtual University, Syria.