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 sheema@sussex.ac.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. Ashraf Shaalan

President

Prof. Shaalan graduated from the Faculty of Medicine in 1983 and then joined the National Research Centre (NRC) as a researcher in the field of biological anthropology, in addition to his original interest as a pediatrician.…

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Prof. Amer Al-Roubaie

Dean

Professor Amer Al-Roubaie teaches Economics and currently the Dean of the Colege of Business and Finance at Ahlia University, Bahrain. He holds Ph.D. degree in Economics from McGill University in Montreal Canada.…

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Tove Sørensen-Bentham

MBA Programme Leader

Tove has worked in senior management in the public and independent sectors since 1982 including 10 years as Assistant Chief Constable in the Danish national Police Service. She has an LLM and MSc in Social policy. …

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Khabab Ali

Director

Continues improvement Medical laboratory science graduate and also get high diploma; Experience in Quality Managements, Marketing, Quality control, laboratory design and foundation, Purchasing and ordering medical equipment’s and consumables and General laboratory management; Leadership & Management skills; Self motivated able to work under pressure & tide schedule; Easy learned and adapted to team very quickly

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Dr. António Carrizo Moreira

Assistant Professor

António C. Moreira received his Degree in Electrical Engineering and a Masters in Management from the University of Porto, Portugal. He holds a PhD in Management from the UMIST-University of Manchester Institute of Science and Technology, England.…

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Prof. Sonny Nwankwo

Provost

Prior to moving to Nigeria, Sonny Nwankwo was a Professor of Marketing and Director of the Noon Centre for Equality and Diversity in Business within East London Business School, University of East London, UK.…

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Dr. Sherine Ghoneim

Associate Professor

Dr. Sherine Ghoneim was the Director, GDN Cairo Office and Director of GDNet, a knowledge hub that brings together and communicates policy-relevant research from the Global South, she is leading to position the program as an internationally recognized focal point/ knowledge broker for development research to inform policy debate.…

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Sara Mubarak Al Mehairbi

Analyst

Sara is the first MBA Knowledge and Innovation Management graduate of Brighton Business School while she was working as Manager Knowledge Management for the Department of Municipal Affairs (DMA), Government of Abu Dhabi, UAE.…

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Dr. Siham El-Kafafi

Director of Research

Dr Siham El-Kafafi comes with wide overseas industry experience and consultancy (i.e. medical, manufacturing and service industry) before becoming an academic for the past 18 years.  Her teaching experience plays a leadership role in the creation of high quality student experience in a wide range of business courses e.g.…

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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. 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. …

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Dr. Subhadra Ganguli

Associate Professor

Dr. Subhadra Ganguli is Associate Professor of Economics in Ahlia University, Kingdom of Bahrain. She holds a Ph.D. in Economics from University of California in Riverside, USA. Dr. Ganguli has experience in academic teaching, research, quality assurance and consulting for the last 20 years in India, USA and Bahrain.…

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Ahmed Elamin

Safety (HSE) Manager

Professional Safety (HSE) Manager with over 12 years of managerial experience, directing operations of safety practices and regulations in oil & gas and construction industries. Regularly acquires in-depth knowledge of safety legislation and securing environment from related hazards and threads.…

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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. 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. Hisham Abdelrahman

President

Hisham Yusuf Abdelrahman, a PhD holder and Fellow of the Chartered Management Institute (FCMI), a VIP member in the worldwide Who’s Who USA Registry of executives, professionals and entrepreneurs, is an experienced senior manager who leads H&H consultancy since 2001.…

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Ahmed Abdeldaim

Resercher

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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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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Arunava Sarkar

Urban Designer

Arunava is an architect with 10+ years of experience in master planning and large scale architecture projects. He has worked on prestigious Greenfield townships, urban regeneration projects, TOD hubs, retail destinations and institutional campuses in India, UK and the GCC region.…