Taisir Subhi Yamin is a professor of gifted education. He has a B.Sc. in Physics, an M.A. in Special Education, and a Ph.D. in Gifted Education and Computer Assisted Learning from Lancaster University in England. He is the recipient of academic prizes and fellowships from Jordan, England, and the U.S.A. including a Fulbright Award (1996), Leadership in Gifted Education from the WCGTC (2013), and the British Council scholarship. He is active in science popularization, and authored 25 books, in addition to a large number of articles, chapters in edited books, and research papers. In addition, he has developed a number of training packages to develop productive thinking skills. He is an active member of an impressive list of academic international institutions, amongst them: the British Educational Research Association (BERA), Former President, Jordanian Association of Physicists, the National Committee for Gifted Education; Founder, the Qatari Centre for the Gifted and Talented. He is also the National Chancellor and Vice President of the International Association of Educators for World Peace (IAEWP). He was a delegate of the World Council for Gifted and Talented Children (WCGTC) for about ten years. In 2002, he was elected as a member of the executive committee of the WCGTC. Professor Yamin was involved in developing UAE project for the gifted and talented in Ulm University. In addition, he has established the International Centre for Innovation in Education (ICIE) in cooperation with Todd Lubart, Ken McCluskey, and Sandra Linke, In 2005, he was named editor-in-chief of Gifted and Talented International. In March 2009, he was elected as the President of the WCGTC for four years. More recently, he is the General Director of ICIE in Germany, and research fellow at Université Paris Descartes. In the year 2013, he founded, in cooperation with Ken McCluskey the International Journal for Creativity and Talent Development (IJTDC). The ICIE publishes the IJTDC in partnership with a number of American and European universities. In 2018, he joined the Faculty of Education at University of Winnipeg - Canada as a visiting professor. He is responsible for international projects. Since 2019, he is the vice president of the International Higher Education Teaching and Learning Association (HETL).