Sarah Vaughan, ICN Business School
Sarah Vaughan is Associate Dean Accreditations at ICN Business School, France. She has almost thirty years’ experience at senior management level across portfolios of programme design, faculty, internationalisation and strategy and has lead initial and maintenance accreditation processes for national and international bodies (AACSB, EFMD). Sarah currently is an AACSB mentor for schools in Europe, Middle East and Canada and is a peer-reviewer for French and European accreditation bodies. She has been on the leadership of AACSB Associate Deans Affinity group since 2014. Vaughan is a graduate of the University of Leicester (UK) and holds a master’s degree from the University of Poitiers (France).
Ihsan Zakri, AACSB International
Ihsan Zakri is manager, Accreditation and Member Services at AACSB International. At AACSB he works with both the Executive vice president/Chief Officer Europe, the Middle East and Africa (EMEA), and the Chief Accreditation officer to develop and implement integrated accreditation and member service and engagement initiatives in the EMEA region. He serves as a staff liaison for over 160 schools in EMEA region. Ihsan has an international background in higher education, program and Institutional accreditation and course and program development. He gained extensive experience in accreditation and EU funded projects before joining AACSB. Ihsan has earned a Master’s degree in Social Sciences with a concentration on the Middle East from Lund University, Sweden.