Abdelkader has previously held positions at the University of Versailles Saint-Quentin-en-Yvelines in France, University of Neuchatel in Switzerland. He also taught intensive courses in Guadeloupe and Algiers.  Abdelkader started his career as a civil engineer. He then worked as a Consultant at RAN consulting and Researcher at IFSTTAR in France. Abdelkader holds a Civil Engineering degree from ENTP engineering school; a Master’s degree in transport from the engineering school Ecole des Ponts ParisTech and University ParisXII; a Master’s degree in Logistics and Information Systems and PhD in Management Sciences from the University of Versailles Saint-Quentin-en-Yvelines. Abdelkader’s doctoral research explored and analysed the mechanisms and the various logics that build customer satisfaction and company organisation