Dr Saad Shajea Alajmi

Country: Kuwait
Sector: Transportation & Logistics
Job title: CEO
Subject of study: Education
Year of graduation: 2012
Type/Level of study: Undergraduate

Current Employer/Organisation Name

Kuwait Future Logistics Co.

What have you been doing since leaving Exeter, and what are you doing now?

Since I left Exeter I developed my private business at logistics services and expanded my scope of work to include roads and infrastructure contracting civil works. On the educational side I still participating at many educational activities at various secondary schools in Kuwait, especially lecturing about methods of teaching English language using ICT.

Why did you choose this career? And what do you enjoy most about your work?

This is my career before I joined Exeter and the most I enjoy is at private business is the freedom of business development according market needs. In addition to the dynamic nature of work experiences at private sector. I also enjoy participating at educational activities to share my educational experiences as an Exeter Alumni with teachers and students at various schools as part of my social role at my community.

What did you enjoy most about your programme and what was the biggest highlight?

The challenge of doing a PhD program after 20 years of teaching experience which lead to expand the PhD research. Although of toughness of the research, I am proud of the results.

Why did you choose to study at Exeter?

I choose to study at Exeter to make my kids proud that my PhD is given by one of the top universities at UK and the world after a hard work patience. This was the message I wanted to pass to them.

What skills and experiences have been most useful for your career?

The research skills. This experience is most useful to develop yourself on the personal and professional levels. Knowing how to get the right information at the right time will lead you to success.

What advice would you give to a current student who wishes to pursue your career?

You have huge experiences, however, Keep reading Keep exploring Keep thinking Be a valuable member at your community.

What are your plans for the future?

Keep developing my private business, Keep participating at educational activities at community, Giving more time for charitable activities.


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