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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Prof. Mahdi Kadivar

Professor

Professor Mahdi Kadivar obtained his PhD degree in food science from the University of Saskatchewan, Canada, in 2001, with a thesis entitled “Studies on integrated processes for the recovery of mucilage, hull, oil and protein from Solin®”.…

Dr. Emhamad Elmansori

Head of General Trend Department

Dr. Emhamad Elmansori is a Lecturer at Omar Al-Mukhtar University. Head of General Trend Department at the Faculty of Economics – Omar Al-Mukhtar University. He was a public sector employee, 1985–2005 and has been a Faculty member of the College of Economics, Omar Al Mukhtar University-Libya since 2005.…

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Prof. Janet Druker

Professor

Janet Druker is a Professor at the University of Westminster, London, supporting research development within the Business School. Her most recent full-time post was as Senior Pro-Vice Chancellor at Canterbury Christ Church University where she was based from 2005 until December 2010, leading research across the University.…

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Suaad Al Hammadi

Camp Ambassoder

Suaad Al-Hammadi, a young professional working at Ministry of Presidential Affairs H.H the President Initiatives Sheikh Khalifa Specialty Hospital (SKSH) in the United Arab Emirates. She is a graduate of the Higher Colleges of Technology (HCT), B.A Applied Science majoring in Security and Forensics.…

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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.…

Dr. Isameldin M.H. Izzeldin

Consultant Neurologist & Clinical Neurophysiologist

Dr Isameldin M. H. Izzeldin graduated in 1994 with an MBBS from the University of Khartoum, Sudan. He was medically trained in Sudan then Saudi Arabia, where he became Senior Neurology Resident at the Tertiary Neuroscience Center in Riyadh.…

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Fahad Al-Khaldi

Research Analysts

Fahad Al-Khaldi, is a Ph.D. Student in Politics and International Relations. He holds an M.B.A (Economics) with a thesis of the “ The Role of Human Capital in Economics Performance: The Case of Bahrain”.…

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Funke Adekoya

Partner & Head

Funke Adekoya is a Partner at ÆLEX, one of the largest full service commercial law firms in Nigeria where she heads the Dispute Resolution practice group. She is a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators, also a Chartered Arbitrator and a past Chairman of its Nigerian Branch.…

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Dr. Ayesha S. Al Dhaheri

Vice Dean

Dr. Ayesha Al Dhaheri is a vice dean of the University of United Arab Emirates. She is currently a Chairperson of the Nutrition and Health Department at the United Arab Emirates University.…

Dr. Ashraf Wahdan

Lecturer

Ashraf Wahdan is a Lecturer of Biostatistics At the High Institute of Public Health, Alexandria University. His duties include teaching several courses in Biostatistics, performing statistical analysis for several research projects, carryings out training courses on data analysis in addition to working as a consultant for the world health organization.

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Dr. Hemavathy Nithyanandhan

Assistant Professor

Ms. Hemavathy Nithyanandhan is an Indian born in Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India and lives in Muscat, Sultanate of Oman. Earned her B.A, M.A (Economics) from University of Madras and M.Phil.…

Voon Qi Ying

Researcher

Ms Voon Qi Yin is a graduate (Bsc.) of Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia, Bangi. Her field of expertise is in meat products.

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Dr. Khairul Naim Adham

National Expert for the Sustainable Consumption and Production

Khairul Naim Adham is the Head of Unit (Strategic Planning), National Biodiversity Centre Core Team at the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment, Malaysia (NRE). He is also a National Expert for the Sustainable Consumption and Production (SCP) Policy Support for Malaysia project (Economic Planning Unit in collaboration with the European Union) and Expert Panel for National Occupational Skills Standard (NOSS) Green Technology Compliance, Department of Skill Development and Ministry of Human Resource.…

Dr. Maha Ellider

Medical Profissional

Maha Ellider graduated from the Faculty of Medicine, the University of Khartoum in 1992. She worked in Sudan for many years in the Omdurman Tropical Disease Hospital. In the UK, she completed the Diploma of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene at Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine in 2002.…

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Dr. Sung Je Lee

Senior Lecturer

Dr Sung Je Lee is a Senior Lecturer at Massey Institute of Food Science and Technology. His research interests are in the area of development of delivery systems (dry or liquid form) encapsulating bioactive compound (phytochemicals) for food (functional foods and beverages) and other industrial applications (pharmaceuticals, cosmetics, nutrition) using various biopolymers and encapsulation and emulsification technologies. …

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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. Nazar M. Hassan

Senior Science and Technology Advisor

Dr Nazar M. Hassan has been the Senior Science and Technology Advisor for the Arab States at UNESCO since 2009, where he has initiated several networks to build up the region’s techno-preneurship culture.…

Dr. Walid Mohamed Shehata

Researcher

Dr. Walid Mohamed Shehat is a researcher in the Crops Technology Research Department, Food Technology Research Institute, Agriculture Research Center, Giza, Egypt. He received PhD in 2005 from the Department of Food Science and Technology, Faculty of Agriculture, Minufi ya University, Egypt.…

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Dr. Said Taan EL Hajjar

Assistant Professor

Said Taan EL Hajjar is an assistant professor of mathematics and statistics at Ahlia University (Associate Professor in progress), and a General Director for Ahlia School in the Kingdom of Bahrain.…