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. 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).…

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Dr. Kerstin Andrae-Marobela

Molecular Cell Biologist

Dr Kerstin Andrae-Marobela is a molecular cell biologist at the Department of Biological Sciences. Her research focuses on indigenous knowledge (IK)-based science platforms for innovation in relation to human health. She is particularly interested in the interface of research, science & technology and economic development for communities in Botswana.

Dr. Eman Elish

Lecturer

Dr Eman Elish is a lecturer and the Department of Economics, Faculty of Business Administration, Economics and Political science, The British University in Egypt (BUE).

Fatima Salaheldin Mohamad Ali

Researcher

Fatima Salaheldin Mohamad Ali works as a researcher at the National Center for Research (NCR), Sudan. She also works as a volunteer on the executive committee of the Sudanese Knowledge Society (SKS).…

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Anass Hamad El neel

Lecturer

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Dr. Richard Baines

Principal Lecturer

Research interests encompass two converging themes: agricultural and rural development with special reference to emerging economies and Africa; and, the management of food safety and quality for agricultural production in response to legislation, the food chain and consumers. …

Dr. Ting Wu

Lecturer

Ting Wu is currently working as a lecturer at China Agricultural University. She obtained her PhD from ChinaAgricultural University.

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Elhussein Badri

Economist

I worked in Central Bank of Sudan since (Sep 2005-2009) as statistician in Banking and Financial institution Division on Statistics Directory, and as Economist on Research & policies Directories– (2009-up to now).…

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Dr. Dina Ahmed Amin

Senior Lecturer

Dina Ahmed Amin is a Senior Lecturer in Pediatrics Ain Shams University. She is concerned with managing and following nutritional and neurological cases in Ain Shams University Hospitals. She is a Member of the Egyptian Medical Syndicate, the Egyptian Society of Child Neuro-Psychiatry (ESCNP) and the Gaucher Committee, project HOPE Egypt.…

Dr. Maha M. El-Shamy

Assistant Professor

Dr.Maha M. El-Shamy, Assistant Professor of Paediatrics and Head of Neonatology Unit, Al-Mataria Teaching Hospital, Cairo, Egypt.

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Dr. Michael Sutton

Chief Gamification & Knowledge Officer

Michael Sutton demonstrates his thought leadership skills in his roles as a Game-Based Learning Innovator & Architect and Edupreneur. His current applied research focuses upon architecting and delivering gamification environments using serious games, immersive learning environments, and simulations that leverage increased learning and performance for: employee engagement, creativity, and innovation; design thinking; leadership, teamship, followship, communityship, and intrepreneurship/ entrepreneurship; and knowledge acquisition, production, sharing, and diffusion (knowledge mobilization).…

Dr. Subhash K. Khanna

Director

Dr S. K. Khanna superannuated as Director Grade Scientist and Head of Food Toxicology Division of Indian Institute of Toxicology Research (IITR) Lucknow, India. He obtained his post graduation and Doctorate in Biochemistry from Lucknow University and was continuously engaged in Food Quality and Safety Assessments work for the past over 35 years.…

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Dr. Hend Al Muftah

Vice President & Associate Professor

Dr. Al Muftah obtained her PhD from the University of Exeter in the UK in 2004, with a focus on human capital in Qatar. She has published her research in a number of academic journals.​ She has held several managerial positions, working as the Director of Human Resources at Qatar University (2004-2008), an advisor to the to the Vice President of Administrative Affairs at Qatar University (2009), an advisor to the Minister of Economy and Commerce (2010), Director of Human Resources at the Qatar Railways Company (2012-2014), the Executive Director of the Childhood Cultural Center (2012-2014) and as an Associate Professor at Qatar University since 2010. …

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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. Ahmed Fahal

Director

Prof. Fahal trained in medicine at the University of Khartoum, Sudan. He then pursued his post-graduate surgical training in Khartoum and London leading to a consultant surgeon position at Soba University Hospital, Sudan.…

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Dr. Amal M.H. Abdel-Haleem

Researcher

Dr. Amal M.H. Abdel-Haleem is a researcher of Food Technology Science at Food Technology research institute, Giza, Egypt. She received her PhD in 2004 from the Department of Biochemistry, Faculty of Agriculture, Cairo University, Egypt.…

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Dr. Shilpi Banerjee

Adjunct Faculty

Dr. Shilpi Banerjee, Ph. D, is an adjunct faculty member teaching business management courses at the American University in Dubai (AUD), Dubai, UAE. Shilpi’s research focusses on social issues in management, and her research interests relate to a wide range of management studies issues, in particular, corporate social responsibility (CSR), CSR communication, CSR reporting,  and critical social responsibility.…

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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.…