Network

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).

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Dr. Yasser Bentahar

Deputy Head

Dr. Yasser Bentahar obtained his Bachelor and Master’s in Marketing and PhD in Intelligent Management from University of Salento, Italy. In addition to these qualifications, Dr. Yasser  obtained an International Masters in e-Business Management.…

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Dr. Munawwar Ali Khan

Associate Researcher

Dr. Munawwar Ali Khan is an Associate Professor of Natural Science and Public Health at the Zayed University, Dubai, United Arab Emirates. He received his PhD in 2001 from the Department of Urban Engineering at University of Tokyo, Japan.…

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Ibrahim Elbadawi

MD

Advisor and Trainer – e-Government, Open Data, Innovation. Managing Partner, Exantium (ODI Dubai), Dubai, UAE. Member of the United Nations eGovernment Expert Group. The first Arabic speaking Open Data Registered Trainer from The Open Data Institute – UK.…

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Dr. Kamal A. Abdalla Sami

Advisor

Professional Experience as a Consultant and Supervisor for many Spatial data projects in the fields of Geomatics engineering, Geodesy, hydrographic and GIS. Lecturer of many subjects in the field of satellite, physical and geometrical geodesy, surveying engineering.…

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Dr. Yasser Al-Saleh

Senior Research Fellow

Following his novel examination of the emergence of clean-tech industries, Yasser was awarded a PhD by the University of Manchester (Manchester Institute of Innovation Research – which offers the world’s no.…

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Prof. Jerry Kolo

Professor

Jerry Kolo is a Professor of Urban and Regional Planning in the School of Architecture and Design at the American University of Sharjah (AUS), Sharjah, UAE. Prior to joining AUS in 2008/2009, he was a Professor at Florida Atlantic University, Fort Lauderdale, Florida, USA, where he also founded and directed an applied research centre, the Centre for Urban Redevelopment and Empowerment (CURE).…

Prof. Aida Mohamed El-Asfahani

Professor

Prof. Aida Mohamed El-Asfahani  is Professor of Nutrition and Food Science at the Faculty of Home Economics, Menoufia University, Egypt with MSc degree from Faculty of Agriculture, Cairo University, Egypt; PhD degree from the University of Economics at Prague; and a subsequent Postdoctoral Fellow in the International Food and Nutrition program jointly organized by the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) and the Harvard University.…

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Mohamed Albeshr

Manager

I am always open to new learning opportunities that will add value to my professional career. My purpose for PhD program is to strengthen my skills in my profession as strategic leader in my organization.…

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Tayeb Osman Yousef

Expert

Expert of the UNDP / Tokten http://www.sd.undp.org. Chief assessors teams NIBRAS award / Department of Finance and Customs 2015. Head of Planning Department and relationships population Municipality Western Region – Liwa – 2011 . …

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Ahmed Aljaberi

Director

Mr. Ahmed is a business academic oriented professional with 15 years of experience in information and business field. He is a member of Strategic Management Society (SMS). He holds MSc in Information Science from North Carolina Central University, USA; Certified Knowledge Manager, Change Manager and EFQM Assessor, and a Balanced Scorecard practitioner.…

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Ahmed Ginawi

Director

A  telecommunication and Internet professional.  Currently working in product development at Emirates Telecommunication corporation. Worked as Director for Internet Services Operation and Maintenance.
Was Part of the team who launched Canar Communications Co., as a new fixed/data telecom operator in Sudan
Was one of the Launch team of Mobily- The 2nd GSM Operator in KSA.…

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Dr. Fahad Saif Harhara

Business Advisor

Fahad Saif Harhara is an Advisor in Business Development at Tawazun Economic Council. Fahad is a PhD student at Brunel University with a thesis in FDI & Technology transfer. He holds a Masters in Business Administration from the American University of Dubai, a Masters Diploma in Electricity Supply Management from Cambridge University, UK, and a Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering from Virginia Commonwealth University in the United States.…

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Dr. Munir Hourani

General Manager

PhD in Strategic Planning and Certified Professional Consultant (CPC) both from USA, entrepreneur and innovative thinker by nature, business management specialist by education, and business developer by practice and learning.…

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Dr. Ibrahim M. Abdalla Alfaki

Associate Professor

Ibrahim M. Abdalla Alfaki is an Associate Professor in the Department of Statistics in the College of Business and Economics at the United Arab Emirates University an where he has been a faculty member since 1998.…

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Prof. Khalid  Alrawi

Professor

Dr. Khalid is a Professor at Abu Dhabi University/ The Military Programs in the United Arab Emirates. He received his PhD degree in Business Administration from Strathclyde University/UK and his M.phil from Oxford.…

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Sara Mubarak Al Mehairbi

Analyst

Sara is the first MBA Knowledge and Innovation Management graduate of Brighton Business School while she was working as Manager Knowledge Management for the Department of Municipal Affairs (DMA), Government of Abu Dhabi, UAE.…

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Arunava Sarkar

Urban Designer

Arunava is an architect with 10+ years of experience in master planning and large scale architecture projects. He has worked on prestigious Greenfield townships, urban regeneration projects, TOD hubs, retail destinations and institutional campuses in India, UK and the GCC region.…

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Abdel Djalil Laouisset

Director

Canadian Agri-Business Entrepreneur

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Budoor Bukhari

Urban Designer

Budoor Bukhari is an urban designer and development planning researcher, currently working as Urban Designer with CH2M. Her research interests are focused on the strategic role that innovative grassroots initiatives can assume towards transformative African urbanism.…

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