College Governance

The Board of Directors

Mr. Mehdi Abdwani

CEO Oman National Ferries Co

Dr. Rashid Al Kiyumi

DG Maritime Affairs, Ministry of Transport and Communications

Dr. Zainab Al Balushi

Asst Professor, Sultan Qaboos University.

Mr. Salim Al Bausaidi

Director- HR Strategic, ASYAD 

Mr. Khalil Al Balushi

Marine Director, Oman Shipping Co

Mr. Frits Gronsveld

Charmain of the executive board of the STC-Group

Mr. Albert Bos

Director STC International (tradename STC-Group Holding B.V)

The Board of Trustees

The Board of Trustees (BoT) is responsible for advising on the educational policies and observe their efficiency in accordance with the Ministry of Higher Education regulations, and the guidelines of the Oman Academic Accreditation Authority (OAAA) and is in line with the internal BoT Bylaws.

The BoT is also responsible for recommending the overall planning and policy of IMCO in fulfilling the purposes stated above. The BoT shall recommend broad general policies and programs to govern the operations and management of IMCO. The Chairperson of BoT may be requested to present recommendations to the BoD from time to time and shall monitor implementation of recommendations that are approved.

The Management Team


Dr. Hilal Ali Azzan Al Hadhrami


Mr. Hendrik Arie Verhoog

Deputy Dean for Academic Affairs

Mr. Abdul Aziz Salim Al Hinaai

Deputy Dean for Admin and Finance

The College Council

The College Council shall perform the following duties:

  • Suggest dates for commencement and end of each study semester.
  • Suggest the establishment, closure, or changes in departments, sections .etc.
  • Implement the College’s policies.
  • Suggest the examination schedules and endorsement of the examination results.
  • Promote IMCO’s relationship with the industry and local community.
  • Forming committees; ad-hoc committees or work groups to perform certain duties, and making recommendations.
  • Review issues forwarded to it by the Board of Directors (BoD), Board of Trustees (BoT), and the management team.