October 6, 2020
Programme Leader, MA Fashion Business, Istituto Marangoni, London

Abdullah joined Istituto Marangoni London in 2010, and since then he has been lecturing and leading various units on BA in Fashion Business, MA in Fashion & Luxury Brand Management, MA in Fashion Promotion and MA in Fashion Buying. Some of the subjects taught include: Economics, Finance, Big Data, Analytics, Artificial Intelligence, Wealth Management, Strategy, Luxury Management, and Project Management. He has been involved in supervising Master Dissertations, and Undergraduate Business Plan projects.
He has taught in various UK Higher Education Institutions lecturing Corporate Finance on the Buying and Merchandising Programs in Westminster University and Wealth Management on the MBA in Luxury Brand Management in Glasgow Caledonian University (GCU). He has been lecturing on the Postgraduate programs and Executive MBA (EMBA) in the Fashion Business School (LCF) within the University of the Arts London for over five years.
Prior to teaching, Abdullah worked in the Investment Banking Financial services and Hedge funds working for Merrill Lynch, Bloomberg and MENA Capital. Abdullah obtained a BSc in Financial Studies from BAU (Lebanon) in 2001, an MSc in Financial Management from the University of East London (2003), an MPhil Upgrade from SOAS-University of London (2005), and a PGCert in Academic Practice from Manchester Metropolitan University (MMU).
Abdullah is a Fellow of the Higher Education Academy (FHEA) a member of the Chartered Institute of Financial Services (ISI), The Chartered Management Institute (CMI), and The National Skills Academy for Financial Services (NSAFS). His research Interests include Emerging markets, Microfinance in Retail, The interaction between Finance and Luxury, Wealth Management, Value chains, FinTech, Blockchain, and Big Data.