Dr. Nidal holds a PhD in Industrial and Management Engineering- Strategic Operations Management Division from KTH Royal Institute of Technology of Stockholm, Sweden. He is Deputy President for Planning, Development and Quality Assurance at An-Najah National University. He joined An-Najah National University and had other teaching positions in Luleå University of Technology (LTU) and KTH where he supervised a number of MSc theses in addition to teaching and conducting research. Dr. Nidal has an extensive experience in planning, development and quality assurance as he worked in several local and international institutions as a business development consultant and quality management system consultant. For example, he worked in the United Nations Industrial Development Organisation (UNIDO), the Palestinian Federation Of Industries, PADICO Holding, Palestine Plastic Industries Company, ID Management Consultants (IDMC), Ritaj Managerial Solutions, the National Carton Industry Company and Palestine Poultry Company in addition of being a member in the board of directors of several public shareholding companies.