DIRECTORS AND MANAGEMENT TEAM

Halla Juffali

Halla Juffali

Director

Halla is the Managing Partner and Board Member of Walid Ahmad Juffali Co. Ltd., a Saudi Arabian company focused on providing the best in class products, services, solutions and advanced technologies, with specialities in energy, commodities, industrial, and technology. Halla also serves as a Board Member of E.A. Juffali & Brothers, one of Saudi Arabia's largest commercial enterprises, recognized as leading pioneers in manufacturing and trading organizations in Arabia. Halla also serves as a Board Member for several other companies including Virtually Live Holdings Ltd, Asia China Trading and Investments Pte. Ltd., Energy and Infrastructure Company Ltd., Hitachi T&D Saudi Arabia Ltd. She holds a Bachelor of Business Administration, majoring in International Business, from the International University of America.

Romano Fanconi

Romano Fanconi

Director

Dr Jamil El-Imad

Dr Jamil El-Imad

Chief Scientist

Jamil is an entrepreneur, technologist and author. He is an authority on virtual reality, neuro-technology, disruptive technology and ‘big data’ for health. Jamil has worked on developing IBM technology solutions in the pharmaceutical, industrial and commercial sectors. He is now applying his IT and computing expertise to healthcare with a view to bringing innovations to patients, research and healthcare professionals that will accelerate the understanding and treatment of myriad psychiatric and neurological disorders. Jamil has an MBA and PhD from University of Leicester. He is an Honorary Senior Research Fellow at the Institute of Biomedical Engineering, Imperial College London, a Fellow at the Institute of Engineering and Technology London. In addition to his role with NeuroPro, Jamil is the Chief Scientist, co-founder and co-inventor of Virtually Live media group whose unique patented technology delivers an immersive VR experience for attending live events. He is also the Co-founder and CEO of the Brain Forum which brings together world leaders in science, technology, healthcare and business to advance our understanding of how the brain works and to accelerate the application of that understanding to human needs. Jamil is a frequent speaker at international prestigious scientific forums such as TED, the Financial Times US Health Summit, and the ASUT (Swiss Association of Telecommunications) Annual Summit.

Teresa Sollfrank, PhD

Teresa Sollfrank, PhD

EEG Platform Project Manager

Teresa is a natural scientist with a strong background in neuroscience. She has many years experience working with psychologists, software engineers and neurobiologists in the interdisciplinary field of EEG (electroencephalogram) research, including brain-computer interfaces, neurofeedback and epilepsy diagnostics. She received her Diploma in biology from the University of Wuerzburg followed by her PhD in Neuroscience. She has contributed to several EU and SNF funded projects and participated in international neuroscience research in Australia, Spain and the Netherlands.

Nabil Abbas

Nabil Abbas

Consultant Product Development

Nabil has over twelve years of experience in business strategy development, operations improvement, and high-impact business and technology transformations in North America and the Middle East. He has worked intensively on many projects in the Public Sector, Retail, Insurance, Microfinance, Financial Services, Manufacturing, and Technology. Nabil’s expertise is in strategic planning, program planning and budgeting, deep analytics, operating model and organization design, performance management, change management, and business process engineering. He is adept at bringing structure and clarity in complex business situations, managing contentious spaces among key stakeholders, and building consensus for change. Nabil has an MBA from Queen’s School of Business Canada, and a Bachelors of Engineering from the American University of Beirut, Lebanon.