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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Abdulhasan Al-Dairi

President

Abdulhasan Al-Dairi is the president of Bahrain SMEs Society, a founding member and shareholder of various companies in and out of Bahrain. He has been a researcher and practitioner in the field of entrepreneurship and SMEs development for almost two decades.…

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Elmutaz Bellah Elshiekh

Manager

MSc in Food Engineering and Technology- University of Gezira, (Sudan), B.Sc. in Food Engineering and Technology- University of Gazira, (Sudan), 1994
2015 Leadership program, Tias School For Business and Society- (Netherlands)
2013 Certified Sales Manager, CSM -Certification from the American International Institute (USA)  Certified Marketing Manager, MM -Certification from the American International Institute (USA)
2012 Certified Manager, CM- Certification from the Institute of Certified Professional Managers (USA) * 2006 International Diploma -Sales Management &Marketing, Cambridge International College (U.K).

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Prof. Hoda Ahmed El-Shamy

Professor

Dr Hoda Ahmed El-Shamy is a Professor of Microbiology. She obtained her PhD in Microbiology from the University of Alexandria in 1984. Her working experience includes Head of Microbiology at the High Institute of Public Health, University of Alexandria, (2005–2008) and Head of Microbiology & Immunology at the Faculty of Pharmacy & Drug Manufacturing, Pharos University in Alexandria (2010 to present).…

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Dr. Motsomi Marobela

Senior Lecturer

Dr Motsomi Marobela is a Senior Lecturer in Management. He holds a PhD in Behaviour in Organizations from Lancaster University Management School. Currently, he teaches research methods, industrial relations and public sector management.…

Waleed Alrawi

Lecturer

Mr Waleed Alrawi is a lecturer at Syscoms College in the United Arab Emirates. He received his BA degree in Business Administration and his MBA degree in Business Administration from Al-Ain University of Science and Technology, the United Arab Emirates.…

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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. Abdulaziz Al Twaim

Director of Pediatric Endocrinology

Dr. Abdulaziz Al Twaim is the Section Head/Consultant Paediatric Endocrinologist and Director of Paediatric Endocrinology Fellowship Program at King Abdulaziz Medical City-National Guard Health Affairs, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia as well as an Assistant Professor of paediatrics at the College of Medicine, King Saud Bin Abdualziz University for Health Sciences.…

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Dr. Hanadi Mubarak AL-Mubaraki

Assistant Professor

Dr. Hanadi Mubarak AL-Mubaraki is an Assistant Professor at Kuwait University. She teaches management courses for undergraduates and graduates. She has published scientific articles in many academic journals, and two books, and has presented her research papers in many countries.…

Prof. Nawaf Al Roomy

Professor

Professor Nawaf Al Roomy is a Professor of Economics at the College of Business and Finance, Ahlia University, Manama, Bahrain. He holds a PhD degree in Economic Sciences from the University of Southampton, UK (1987), and a High Diploma in Business Administration from the University of Baghdad, Iraq (1973).…

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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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Dr. Thaira Al Shirawi

President Assistant

Thaira Mohammed Al Shirawi was born in 1963 in Cairo, Egypt. She received her MBA from The University of Strathclyde in 2002 and PhD from Brunel University in 2016. Thaira joined Ahlia University in 2009 and is currently a lecturer in the Department of Management and Marketing in the Faculty of Business and Finance and is also the Director of PR & Media.…

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Aly Elgayar

MSc Student

Completing his Masters of applied science at the University of Ottawa with a thesis on Sustainability, cost estimation and infrastructure. Poster presenter at the 6th Materials Education Symposium -Cambridge University, UK (April 2015).

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Dr. Mohammed Al-Ali

Deputy Manager

Mohammed Al-Ali is a General Director at GDMS, Saudi Arabia. Research areas include GIS, safety and security and general information systems.

Dr. Aisha Ansari

Doctoral Researcher

Aisha Ansari is a PhD candidate, at Capella University in Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA, and a master’s degree in public health, MPH, was also completed at Capella. With a diverse administrative and professional background which includes business and finance, healthcare and education, spanning over 25 years.…

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Dr. Nahlaa Khalifa

Assistant Professor

Assistant professor, Clinical nutrition department, faculty of applied medical sciences, king Abdulaziz University, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia. She holds a PhD in food science and nutrition, Khartoum University in cooperation with Hannover University.…

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Prof. Edwin Van Teijlingen

Professor

Edwin van Teijlingen is Professor of Reproductive Health Research at the Centre for Midwifery, Maternal & Perinatal Health, Bournemouth University, UK. His research background is in Public Health. He has over 220 peer-reviewed publications in the field of public health, social sciences and the organization of healthcare systems.…

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Steve Reeve

Principal Lecturer

Recipient of a University of Brighton award for teaching excellence, Stephen leads the Postgraduate Change Management programmes. He has written extensively on adult learning, technology and the role of higher education and public private partnerships.…

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Dr. Galal Mohamed Ismail

Assistant Professor

ADMINISTRATION RESPONSIBILITIES: Coordinator of the learning development scheme, faculty of optometry and visual  science, Elneelain University, Sudan; Chairman of the Optometry & Laser Committee at the Sudanese Standards and Metrology Organisation; Deputy Chairman of the Optometry Sector at the Sudanese National Council for Medical and Health Professions; Teaching and learning promoter at the faculty of optometry; and Teaching the Binocular Vision and Visual Optics modules in the BS (Hons), Foundation Degree and Master courses.…

Hatem Alharazin

Lecturer

Hatem Alharazin holds a Bachelor degree in Statistics from Al-Azhar University, Palestine. He worked as a Lecturer in the Statistics Department at Al-Azhar University during 2012–2013, and a part-time Lecturer in Statistics at Gaza University.…

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Leslie Arthur

Principal Lecturer

Leslie Arthur is a Principal Lecturer and Teaching and Learning Coordinator for the School of Architecture, Design and the Built Environment. His interests are in teaching practice and research; this is reflected in over 90 outputs; all roles have been with national validating bodies working as an examiner, editor, writer and verifier.…