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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Rasha Alhaj

Doctoral Researcher

Rasha Alhaj an inventor, she discovered the substance in honey, which inhibit the growth of breast cancer cell. Founder of The Amal Initiative, A project to bring healing & hope to cancer patients.…

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Dr. Osama Idris

Technical Sales Director

Osama H.M. Idris has been working with the Gum Arabic manufacturing and business for over 30 years (9 years with the Gum Arabic Company in the Sudan, and 21 years with the Spray Drying Gum Arabic Factory in UK).…

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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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Ahmed Abdeldaim

Coordinator

Studied Accounting and finance at the university of Brighton and proceeded to work for one of the major banks in the UK as a specialist in the  tactical and short term planning.…

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Dr. Randolf Cooper

Dean

Randolf Cooper is the Dean, Royal Docks Business and Law School at the University of East London. He is a well known leader in management services and institutional sustainability. He has personally overseen the academic restructuring at higher education institutions and his leadership posts have included Campus Director and Vice-President of Academic Affairs. …

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Prof. Aidan Berry

Director

Aidan Berry is the Dean Brighton Business School and the Chief Examiner for the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants, United Kingdom. He is a Chartered Accountant who has over thirty years’ experience in academia.…

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Dr. Mayada Abuaffan

Consultant in Public Health Medicine

Dr. Mayada Abu Affan Graduated  from Khartoum Medical School in the Sudan , completed foundation training and the MD in Obstetrics and Gynaecology   in the Sudan .  During her working in obstetrics and gynaecology she   became convinced that a combination of population and clinical perspectives are the most powerful approaches to improving   health and achieving   a bigger impact on health and health service quality, as a resulted she  entered the  Public Health higher specialist training programme in Scotland    and  obtained the Certificate of Completion of Training (CCT) in 2006.…

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Prof. W. Edward Steinmueller

Director

Steinmueller received his Ph.D. in economics from Stanford University His works include industrial economics studies of software, integrated circuit and telecommunication industries and the book Mobilizing the Information Society: Strategies for Growth and Opportunity, Oxford University Press, 2000 (with R.…

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Dr. George Grimble

Principal Teaching Fellow

Dr George Grimble has been working in the area of Clinical Nutrition since 1980 with a special emphasis on clinical gastroenterology research, intensive care medicine and nutrition in older people. He is currently Principal Teaching Fellow at UCL in the Centre for Gastroenterology & Nutrition in the Division of Medicine.…

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prof. W Paul Davies

Deputy Vice Chancellor

Paul Davies is Professor of Agricultural Systems and previously graduated from the universities of Wales; Exeter and East Anglia in the UK with degrees in agriculture; agricultural botany; crop protection and post-harvest biology.…

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Dr. Om Kurmi

Senior Scientist

Om Kurmi is a Senior Scientist in Respiratory Epidemiology at the Clinical Trial Service Unit and Epidemiological Studies Unit (CTSU), Nu eld Department of Population Health, University of Oxford. His main research interest is environmental epidemiology of chronic diseases, particularly cardiorespiratory health in low and middle-income countries.…

Dr. Joanne Fiona Murray

Researcher

Joanne Fiona Murray is a graduate of the University of Sydney where she first completed a BSc (Hons) in Agricultural Science specialising in the animal production and then completed a PhD.…

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Ala Subhi

Journalist (Deceased)

Ala Subhi has been working as a Broadcast Journalist and Duty Editor for the BBC Arabic Service in London for more than 10 Years. He worked as a broadcast journalist for the last 18 years in Khartoum, Lyon and London working for Sudan Radio and TV, Euronews, Amnesty International and the BBC.…

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Dr. Ibrahim Hassan Fahal

Consultant Nephrologist/Clinical Senior Lecturer

Qualified in Medicine, University of Khartoum 1981; Member, Royal College of Physicians (UK) 1990; MD, University of Liverpool 1997; Fellow, Royal College of Physicians (London) 2000; Fellow, Royal College of Physicians (Glasgow) 2001; elected Fellow, American Society of Nephrology 2010.…

Dr. Emhamad Hamad

Researcher

Emhamad Hamad is a PhD researcher at Nottingham Trent University. He was a public sector employee from 1985-2005 and has been a Faculty member of the College of Economics, Omar Al Mukhtar UniversityLibya, since 2005.…

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Dr. Mridula Chopra

Senior Lecturer

Dr. Mridula Chopra is a senior lecturer for the School of Pharmacy and Biomedical Sciences at the University of Portsmouth. She is Mechanistic investigations into the pathology of cancer and cardiovascular disease.…

Dr. Mohammed Abaalkhail

Researcher

Mohammed Abaalkhail is the quality assurance senior staff member at the Saudi Cultural Bureau SACB (UK). He is currently finishing the final year of his PhD programme at the Business School, Brunel University, UK.…

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Jean Pierre Ferraroli

Senior Technician

Jean Pierre Ferraroli worked as a Registered General Nurse – RGN with Medecins Sans Frontieres (Doctors Without Border) in war zones, refugees camp, famine area and development project from Central America to East Africa.…

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Prof. Fatemeh Rabiee

Professor

Prof Fatemeh Rabiee is a Professor of Public Health Promotion within the Faculty of Health, Birmingham City University. She has experience of working in the UK, Netherlands and in Iran as a practitioner, manager and as an academic in the field of Public Health Promotion.…

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H. E. Dr. Fawzan AlFares

Head of Office

Dr. Fawzan AlFares is a PhD graduate from Brunel University. He completed his thesis on ‘Optimisation Algorithms on Quantum Computing Principles’ in 2004 and is currently working at the Embassy of the State of Kuwait as the Head of the Kuwait Cultural Office, based in London.…