Reynaldo Gacho Segumpan Awarded IST Fellowship

Reynaldo Segumpan

Reynaldo Gacho Segumpan has been awarded IST Fellowship (FIScT) this July 2021. He has almost three decades of academic, research, and leadership experience (such as being a department head, program coordinator, and deputy director) in the universities in Philippines, Malaysia, and Oman. He has multi-disciplinary expertise: social media and communication (inter/cross-cultural, organizational, business, and instructional communication), higher education, human resource management and development, organizational behaviour, and qualitative research methodologies, among others. A Chartered Scientist (CSci) as well as Chartered Manager and Chartered Fellow (CMgr FCMI) of the Chartered Management Institute, UK and Fellow of the Higher Education Academy (FHEA), UK, he is a prolific writer and researcher and has published locally and internationally. His most recent book publication is on drivers of quality higher education in the Gulf, which can be accessed here: He has also participated in seminars, workshops, and symposia as a paper presenter, moderator, discussant, workshop director, organizer, and keynote speaker in Cambridge, Manchester, Florida, San Diego, Hawaii, Neuchatel, Singapore, Ulaanbaatar, Bangkok, Kuala Lumpur, Surabaya, Bandar Seri Begawan, to name a few.

Being a Fellow of the Institute of Science & Technology is a dream come true to me. It is an opportunity for me to share experiences, practices, and service with/to the IST community, other professionals in the UK and elsewhere, and collaborate with them on mutually gainful projects/endeavours,” remarked Reynaldo, who holds a PhD and a Doctor of Communication (Chancellor’s List) from West Visayas State University and University of the Philippines, respectively. He also holds three Master’s degrees, and a Bachelor’s degree in Education (Magna Cum Laude). Dr. Segumpan has received awards/conference grants from the British Council; World Society Foundation, Switzerland; UK Department for Business, Energy, and Industrial Strategy; UK Science and Innovation Network; and Knowledge Management Society of Korea, among others.

Currently, he teaches business and management courses at University of Technology and Applied Sciences-Ibri (CAS), Oman. He can be reached at and