Prof. Mustafa Amin Massad
Prof. Mustafa Amin Massad is the Founder & President, Jordan Academy for Maritime Studies, a leading quality maritime education and training provider in the Middle East (www.jams.edu.jo). Mustafa Amin Massad started his career in Jordan Academy for Maritime Studies as a president in 2004.
In 1996, Dr. Massad’s idea of establishing the first ship management company in the region was realized and he was the Managing Director of the company till 31/12/2007. He is still a member of the Board of Directors of the company. In 2003, when Jordan National Shipping Lines Co. was privatized, Dr. Massad was appointed as the Managing Director of the company until Dec. 2007. He is still a board member of the company.
Dr. Massad studied marine Engineering, and obtained his chief Engineer’s certificate of competency in 1982. He got his MSc degree in Fleet Management form the World Maritime University of Malmo, Sweden in 1988, and his PhD degree in Maritime Transport and Technology in 2000.
Dr. Mustafa Massad is a well-known name in the Arab world as a leading distinguished expert in the shipping industry in general and maritime education and training in particular.
Dr. Massad worked at Jordan National shipping lines from 1984 as a technical superintendent until he became the assistant general manager of the company in 1995.
Dr. Massad has a membership in many of the professional institutes. During his service in the shipping industry, Dr. Massad has served in various important positions such as a board member of Jordan Maritime Authority, a governor at the board of the world Maritime University and many other national and international institutions.
Dr. Massad is the author of many research papers and books.
- Oxford – UK 20/12/2016: ‘Oxford Academic Union Award’
- Oxford – UK 2018: ‘Socrates Award Winner in the Education Category’ • The Maritime Standard Awards 2018 – Dubai: ‘the winner of Lifetime Achievement Award’
- Hela2018: Venus International Foundation – India: ‘Lifetime Achievement in Maritime Leadership Award’
- Hela2019: Venus International Foundation – India: “Excellence in Education Award’.