The International Board of Credentialing and Continuing Education Standards (IBCCES), a leading global provider of autism and cognitive disorders training and certification, welcomes Hany Nafad as a Business Development Manager for Middle East North Africa (MENA) region.
For the Middle East North Africa (MENA) region, IBCCES aims to help organizations find ways to be more inclusive, whether in education, healthcare, travel, or entertainment. IBCCES has developed the global standard for training and certification. Organizations can benefit from our research-based programs, which provide the tools and resources needed to better serve the autistic community and other people of determination.
“I am excited to work with the IBCCES team to help provide much needed training and certification in the region,” says Hany Nafad. “So many people of determination and their families are looking for more certified options and with our help, we can assist MENA organizations to create an inclusive and better accommodate all guest needs.”
Hany Nafad has more than 15 years in the travel, entertainment and hospitality industry and has managed a team of over 340 lifeguards at Aquaventure Atlantis The Palm, one of the world’s busiest water parks located in Dubai. He has also been part of pre-opening teams for two well-established resorts in other MENA countries. He was a part of the Exceptional team of the Exceptional Expo 2020 as a visitor services manager Pavilions and Exhibitions Operations for Dubai Expo 2020.
“IBCCES is delighted to have Hany join our team as the director of Development for the Middle East North Africa (MENA) region,” said Myron Pincomb, Board Chairman of IBCCES. “With his outstanding experience, we are confident that he will make a significant contribution to our organization’s goal to assist our MENA partners to better serve autistic individuals and other persons of determination.”
For more than 20 years, IBCCES has been the leader in cognitive disorder training and certification for healthcare, education, and corporate professionals around the globe. IBCCES created programs specifically for the hospitality and recreational organizations such as hotels, theme parks, and other attractions so staff would be more knowledgeable and other accommodations could be offered to this growing, but underserved, part of the community. IBCCES is the only credentialing board offering these types of programs, which include training from subject matter experts and autistic self-advocates, as well as long-term support and continuous learning, onsite reviews, and more.