CILT - United Arab Emirates

United Arab Emirates

We are pleased to inform you that from 1st September 2015 CILT UAE and CILT(UK) will be working together much more closely with the UK facilitating the membership administration and other back office activities on behalf of CILT UAE. 

Members of CILT UAE, will automatically become a member of CILT(UK) and also be a member of the CILT UAE Region. 

Members of CILT UAE will be able to take unlimited advantage of the wide range of benefits which CILT(UK) members currently enjoy these include: access to the International Knowledge Centre, Logistics & Transport Focus magazine, legal advice, careers advice, attendance at events in UAE and UK, news and information services, bespoke training and development advice and access to a global network of CILT members. 

Steve Agg FCILT, Former CEO of CILT, said: ‘The UAE is a vibrant and rapidly developing area of the world and we are delighted to join with CILT UAE in strengthening our knowledge and expertise of the logistics profession worldwide. We look forward to working together with CILT UAE and strengthening our link in offering joint membership.’ 

For more information regarding the UAE please contact on or 01536 740 104

Dr. Sathya Menon, FCILT - Vice Chair

Dr. Shereen Nassar - Next Generation

Nadia Abdul Aziz, FCILT - WiLAT Chair

Rumbidzai Madovi - Committee Member



PhD holder in corporate social responsibility (CSR), an MSc Graduate in Supply Chain Management; a Fellow of both the Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport (FCILT) and the Chartered Institute of Procurement and Supply (FCIPS). Ben has held membership of these professional bodies for over 25 years, playing an active role, in various capacities whilst serving on the executive committees. As an executive member of professional institutes like CILT, (UK) and CIPS (MENA) region, he has served as Honorary Secretary and Chair CILT Zimbabwe; Regional Officer, Central Southern Region UK and was a member of the International Education Standards Committee for CILT International. Has participated in reviews of Educational Standards and Learning Materials. Specialist in strategic supply chain management, design, implementation and operational performance for both public and private sectors. Sound knowledge and practical experience in Europe, Africa, Middle East and Central Asia.

Currently Academic Programme Chair for Logistics and Supply Chain Management in the Business School at Higher Colleges of Technology (HCT) in the UAE. He has presented at a number of international conferences and published articles for academic and professional publications.

Dr Menon

Dr. Sathya Menon is a trailblazer in logistics and supply chain education in the Middle East with 25+ years of experience (including consulting and training) in the field of Logistics, Supply Chain Management and Procurement. He has worked with various MNCs like Ericsson, Compaq and large conglomerates like Samtel, Al Futtaim helping them to expand their Supply Chain operations.

With his strong expertise in procurement, he has assisted several organizations including Siemens and Al Futtaim to develop procurement audit plans and reduce financial risks to a great extent. He has personally trained more than 30,000+ professionals in the field of Logistics, Procurement and Supply Chain.


  • PhD in Logistics and Supply Chain Management
  • MBA in Supply Chain Management
  • MBA in Materials Management
  • FCIPS - Chartered Fellow of the Institute of Purchasing and Supply (CIPS), UK
  • FCILT– Chartered Fellow of the Institute of Logistics and Transportation (CILT-UK)
  • FCMI – Fellowship from Chartered Management Institute (CMI), UK
  • Executive Program in Artificial Intelligence – Future and Impact on Business Strategy – From MIT Sloan School of Management
  • Certified SAP Consultant for Supply Chain Management from SAP, Germany
  • Certified Purchase Manager (CPM) from Institute of Supply Chain Management (ISM), USA
  • Certified International Supply Chain Manager (CISCM) from International Purchasing and Supply Chain Management Institute (IPSCMI), USA
  • Certified International Commercial Contracts Manager (CICCM) from International Purchasing and Supply Chain Management Institute (IPSCMI), USA
  • Certified International Professional Training Consultant (CIPTC) from American Certification Institute (ACI), USA
  • Certified Professional Purchasing Manager (CPPM) from American Purchasing Society (APS), USA
  • Certified Purchasing Professional (CPP) from American Purchasing Society (APS), USA
  • Certified International Procurement Auditor (CIPA) from International Purchasing and Supply Chain Management Institute (IPSCMI), USA

Awards & Recognition

  • ‘CEO of the Year’ at the Middle East Training & Development Leadership Awards
  • Outstanding Contribution to Global Learning at the Middle East Training and Development Leadership Awards
  • Global Training & Development Leadership Award
  • GFEL ‘Top 100 Leaders in Education’ Award
  • Arjun Award for significant contribution in the field of social service throughout the world


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