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. Godfrey C. St. Bernard

Research Fellow

Dr. Godfrey St. Bernard is a Research Fellow at The University of the West Indies, Trinidad and Tobago. He obtained his PhD in Social Demography from the University of Western Ontario in 1993.…

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Dr. Jamal Al-Akkad

Consultant

Jamal Al-Akkad after an exciting and challenging decade as an entrepreneur from 1980s to 1990s, he took different paths working on several interesting and challenging assignments. He decided to revert to entrepreneurship and is currently an investor in SMEs in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA), consultant and mentor in entrepreneurship, SMEs development and IP commercialisation he also delivers lectures in entrepreneurship and Ideation mind mapping.…

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Dr. Anoud Omer

Specialist

Community Medicine Specialist with specialized training in health policy and planning, and an interest in health education and research. During her undergraduate years in the faculty of medicine, she was elected twice to lead the Public health secretariat in the Khartoum Association of Medical Students and this paved her way to launch development projects that served rural communities.…

Dr. Hessa M. AL-Mudhaffar

Assistant Professor

Hessah M. AL-Mudhaffar  is an Assistant Professor at Dammam University, Saudi Arabia. She received her PhD in 2001 from the General Presidency for Female Education, Presidency Agency for Girls College of Science, DMM University.…

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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.…

Dr. Ishraqa M.A. Awad

Consultant

Ishraqa M.A. Awad studied Medicine at the University of Khartoum and an MPH from Nottingham University. She is a Member of the UK Faculty of Public Health and worked as a Consultant Regional Epidemiologist with the Health Protection Agency and Consultant in Public Health with Sandwell Primary Care Trust, UK.…

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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.…

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Omar Almansoori

Head

Employed at various levels as Electrical Engineer, Senior Technician, Electrical Technician, Electrician in electrical commissioning/completions/inspection/construction roles in oil and gas. Worked in projects full PreCommissioning and Commissioning Engineer. Experience gained in the planning, supervision and commissioning of H.V./ L.V.…

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Dr. Mirza Raiullah Baig

Researcher

Dr. Mirza Rafiullah Baig is a researcher obtained M.Pharm and PhD. He works at the Department of Clinical Pharmacy, School of Pharmacy, University Sains Malaysia, Penang, Malaysia.

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Dr. Nahid Fawi

Associate Professor

Agribusiness consultant; Certified Trainer; Founder & strategic marketing specialist at  Agribusiness assembly in Sudan.
BSc Agriculture; Msc Animal production; PhD Marketing

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Dr. Eltigani Abdelgalil

Dean

Eltigani Elnour Bashier Abdelgalil. I am an Assistant professor of Water Management at the Water Management and Irrigation Institute of the University of Gezira. I have a Ph.D. in Water Management, University of Gezira 2009.…

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Dr. Mona Abdelfattah

Researcher & Journalist

Mona Abdelfattah is a Sudanese professional journalist and writer in many newspapers. She has a PhD research degree (Doctor of philosophy in African and Asian Studies) – University of Khartoum- Sudan (2017).…

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Dr. Ahmed E Sidahmed

Associate Director

Extensive experience- agriculture & rural development with FAO, IFAD, USAID, AU-IBAR, WB. Led, managed advised, evaluated, reviewed, assessed development, research and emergency programs; coordinated strategies, work plans. Negotiated, raised funds.…

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Dr. Claire Robertson

Senior Lecturer

Dr. Claire Robertson has a degree in Applied Human Nutrition (QMC, Edinburgh 1997), PhD in Nutritional Epidemiology (QuB, 2001) and MA Higher Education (UoW, 2012). Following five years post-doctorate experience in cardiovascular epidemiology at Imperial College, she joined the University of Westminster as a Senior Lecturer in Nutrition.…

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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.…

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.…

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).

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Dr. Nagesh Tummapudi

Senior Engineer

Nagesh Tummapudi currently employed as Senior Engineer – Projects, with Kuwait National Petroleum Company (KNPC), Kuwait. He has a bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering and masters in industrial engineering, and currently pursuing PhD in Knowledge 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.…