PDI Staff

Anwar Ibrahim, PDI Manager

Mr. Ibrahim currently heads the Professional Development Institute. His main focus is to provide leadership and planning for the PDI team in order to develop and enhance the scope and contribution of AUIS in the area of adult education and professional, lifelong training. He manages the excellent reputation that PDI enjoys among the public and private sector companies. He has worked in the UK for over 30 years with 25 years of experience in various managerial positions in the UK voluntary sector. 

Office: A-F3-38. Ext: 1534. Email: anwar.ibrahim@auis.edu.krd.


Rawand Abas, PDI Coordinator

Rawand Abas joined PDI in November 2013 as PDI Coordinator. His primary goal is to be the focal point for all courses, student registration and coordination with other members of the team to ensure seamless service. He is also responsible for ensuring effective inter-departmental collaboration in support of the office operations and its administrative functions. Rawand has previously worked as administrator in Language Friends & Co. in London and as an interpreter/translator in a solicitors firm. 

Rawand has a B.A. in English Language from the University of Sulaimani and a diploma in Accounting from Hackney Community College in London.

Office: A-F3-42. Ext: 1536. Email: rawand.abbas@auis.edu.krd.

Rawa Mahmood Rasul, Business Development Liaison

Rawa Mahmood provides marketing and administrative support services at the Professional Development Institute. He has several years of experience in handling marketing and commercial tasks, and is currently responsible for PDI's social media, web content, direct marketing, and establishing and maintaining staff and customer databases for the purpose of expanding the PDI’s services to a broader audience. Additionally, he is building relationships with staff members internally and clients and partners externally, and provides relevant internal liaison to optimize quality of service, business growth, and customer satisfaction.

Rawa holds a BSc in Engineering Sciences from the University of Sulaimani and a Master of Business Administration from Cardiff Metropolitan University

Office: A-F3-37. Ext: 1553. Email: rawa.mahmood@auis.edu.krd.

Hanar Hemn, Administrative Assistant

Hanar Hemn joined the Professional Development Institute team in January 2018 as Administrative Assistant. She has prior professional experience in the field of administration, and has also taken leadership training in the US. She is multilingual with full proficiency in Kurdish, English, and Arabic languages. 

Hanar holds a bachelor's degree in Engineering from University of Sulaimani.

Office: A-F3-42. Ext: 1556 - Email: hanar.hemn@auis.edu.krd