Being an enthusiastic social individual with excellent communication skills, I am always interested in meeting new people, hearing new ideas and learning about different cultures. In addition to the passion I have for my subject area, I am hard-working and ambitious in the work- place. I am committed to any project I undertake and work well individually or as part of a team. I am not afraid to use my initiative to make decisions, I am versatile and keen to take on challenges.
My academic degrees are BA in Sociology from King Abdulaziz University, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and a Master degree in Business Administration from Swansea University, United Kingdom. My dream now is to obtain a PhD degree in the area of marketing under the specific topic on online consumer behaviour from University of East Anglia, United Kingdom. I have attended over 40 postgraduate research development courses from Swansea University. Also I have vast experience of utilizing Microsoft Word, Excel, Access and PowerPoint over last 10 years. I have also gained Computer programming skills like Java and visual basic and have a hands on experience Data Base Management Systems (DBMS) like SQL. I am also a member of the Scientific Society for Saudi Students in the United Kingdom. My research interests include Online consumer purchase intentions over consumer attitude, use of technology and consumer feelings toward a foreign nation and acceptance and use of technology in general. I am doing my PhD under the supervision of Dr Lukman Aroean (as my primary supervisor), Dr Dimitrios Dousios (as my secondary supervisor) and Professor Kishore Gopalakrishna Pillai. My hobbies are travelling, photography and reading books.
Key Research Interests and Expertise
Alhamzi, K. (2012). Cloud: The Future Horizon for Computing, Unpublished Masters Dissertation. Swansea University, Swansea, United Kingdom.
COLLOQUIUM PRESENTATIONS & ATTENDANCE
Alhamzi, K., Aroean, L., Gopalakrishna Pillai, K., & Dousios, D. (2018) Conceptual Model to Examine Trust as a Mediator Between Difference Categories of Antecedents over Online Purchase Intentions. Paper Presentation at Academy of Marketing Conference, University of Stirling 2-5 July 2018, Stirling, Scotland.
Alhamzi, K., Aroean, L., Gopalakrishna Pillai, K., & Dousios, D. (2017) A Conceptual Model to Measure Consumer's Online Purchase Intention: Examining the Role of Social Influence, Perceived Reputation, Perceived Trust and Perceived Risk. Colloquium Presentation at: 14th Norwich Business School, Doctoral Colloquium, 13th – 14th November 2017, Norwich, United Kingdom.
Alhamzi, K., Aroean, L., Gopalakrishna Pillai, K., & Dousios, D. (2017) Development of Model for Trust in Online Vendor, Effects of Gender and Culture. Poster Presentation at: 14th Norwich Business School, Doctoral Colloquium, 13th – 14th November 2017, Norwich, United Kingdom.
Attendance 13th Norwich Business School, Doctoral Colloquium, 17th – 18th October 2016, Norwich, United Kingdom.