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MEKEI, in conjunction with WASD, has built a strong network of researchers, policy makers, educators, consultants and employers from all parts of the world to exchange knowledge and experience and discuss current developments and challenges. This directory can be used to help find, support and collaborate with experts from the network.

Interested in joining the expert directory? Complete the application form. Please check your details in our directory after 48 hrs and if you can not find your name, please contact the directory coordinator at siham@wasd.org.uk. You can also join the expert directories of our sister organisation: World Association for Sustainable Development (WASD) and Sudan Knowledge (SK).

Siti Nurjanah

Researcher

Siti Nurjanah obtained her BSc and MSc from the Department of Food Science and Technology, Bogor Agricultural University. She is now pursuing her PhD at the same university, while she is also working as a researcher at Southeast Asian Food and Agricultural Science & Technology (SEAFAST) Centre, Bogor Agricultural University.…

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Dr. Uzma Javed

Assistant Professor and Chair of HRM

Dr. Uzma Javed is an Assistant Professor and Chair of HRM at Effat University, Jeddah, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. She obtained a PhD degree from Cardiff University, which allow her to work as a corporate trainer and consultant.…

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Prof. Wafaa A. Kandeel

Professor

Wafaa A. Kandeel is a Professor in the Department of Biological Anthropology, Division of Medical Research, National Research Centre, Cairo, Egypt. She received her MSc in Pediatrics from the Faculty of Medicine, Cairo University, and her PhD in Environmental Science from the Department of Medical Sciences; The Institute of Environmental Studies, AinShams University, Egypt.…

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Genci Dervishi

Lecturer

Genci Dervishi is a Master of Sciences in Public Health, Specialist in Public Health has developed many research projects on the nutrition of the Roma community and the nutrition on Students of the University of Sports.…

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Prof. Dick Heller

Professor

Prof. Dick Heller is a medical graduate from London University and has worked in the UK, the US and Australia. He retired in 2006 from the post of Professor of Public Health in the University of Manchester, UK, having previously been Professor of Clinical Epidemiology and Community Medicine at the University of Newcastle, Australia.…

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Suliman Salih Dirar

Vice Chairman

Graduated from the Faculty of Law Cairo University, Khartoum Branch. Two higher diplomas in Marketing and market research, a higher Diploma in English language from UK. Courses in London in Journalism and copywriting. …

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Abdelhadi Yassin

Saudi Arabia

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Dr. Rasha Shaker Abdul Wahab

Assistant Professor

Dr. Rasha Shaker Abdul Wahab received her PhD in Data Mining and Evolutionary Algorithm, from the Iraq University of Technology in 2005. She is currently Assistant Professor of Computer Science, College of Information Technology, Ahlia University.…

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Dr. Yagoub Elryah

Assistant Professor, Researcher

Yagoub Elryah has received his PhD in Economics (World Economy) in 2015. As a student, he studied economics at Peking University, Xiamen University, KDI School of Public Policy and Management, Arab Planning Institute, Sudan Academy of Sciences and Al-Neelain University.…

Prof. Elsiddig Ahmed Elmustafa Elsheikh

Professor

Professor Elsiddig Ahmed Elmustafa Elsheikh is an environmental microbiologist. He is a holder of First Class Honours from the University of Khartoum (Sudan) and a PhD from the University of Reading, (UK).…

Dr. Mirghany O. Babiker

Senior Consultant

Dr. Mirghani O. Babiker MBBS U of K, DMRD London, FRCR London Dr. Babiker graduated with MBBS from the University of Khartoum, Sudan in 1975. He got training until 1981 in different medical disciplines at Khartoum and Blue Nile Province.…

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prof. Ibrahim Hassan

Professor

Alexandria University, Egypt/ Centre of Excellence in Environmental Studies, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia

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Prof. Elsadig Musa Ahmed

Professor

Dr. Elsadig Musa Ahmed is a Professor at Economics Unit and Coordinator for Post Graduate programs of the Faculty of Business and Law, Chair person of Center for Globalization and Sustainable Research (CGSR) Multimedia University (MMU), Melaka Campus, Malaysia, member of Research and Development and the Institute of Postgraduate Studies (IPS) Coordination Committee (ICC) MMU.…

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Mustafa Abdelrahim

Service Engineer

Graduated from University of Gezira as Electronic Engineer (Medical Instrumentation). Currently I am a Field Service Engineer at General Electric Healthcare for CT, X-Ray and Ultrasound systems in South Region, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.

Dr. Mona Hassan Hashish

Assistant Professor

Dr Mona Hassan Hashish is an Assistant Professor at the Microbiology Department, High Institute of Public Health, Alexandria University. She teaches and supervises diploma, Masters and doctorate students, especially in the fields of virology and immunology.…

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Dr. Jonathan E. Brown

Lecturer

Dr. Jonathan E. Brown is a lecturer at the University of  Surrey. He is a Fellow of the Higher Education Academy and Senior Research Fellow at the Department of Pharmacy and Pharmacology of the University of Bath. …

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Dr. Moneim Elhassan

Public Health Practitioner

Moneim Elhassan is Public Health Practitioner at Milton Keynes Council and Volunteer Tutor for Peoples Open Access Education Initiative, UK. He studied Medicine (MBBS) at the University of Khartoum, Master in Community Health from University of Liverpool and Master of Public Health from University of Nottingham.…

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Mansoor Al-Alwan

Associate Researcher

Mansoor Al-Alwan works as an Associate in Internal Risk Management Department in KPMG Fakhro – Bahrain,
he has been working for KPMG Bahrain for the last five years. He has conducted this research for the MBA from
Ahlia University in the Kingdom of Bahrain.…