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.

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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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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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W Paul Davies

Deputy Vice Chancellor

Paul Davies is Professor of Agricultural Systems and previously graduated from the universities of Wales; Exeter and East Anglia in the UK with degrees in agriculture; agricultural botany; crop protection and post-harvest biology.…

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Mansoor Alaali

Dean

Dr. Alaali obtained his Ph.D. in Computer Science from the University of Aston in Birmingham, U.K. He taught Computer Science and Information Technology courses at the University of Bahrain for over 20 years.…

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Ihab Tewfik

Course Leader

Ihab Tewfik is the Course Leader for BSc. (Honours) Human Nutrition, Life Sciences Department, University of Westminster. He graduated in nutritional biochemistry University of Alexandria and completed his Master and Doctorate in Public Health Nutrition, Nutrition Department, University of Alexandria.…

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Danilo Sampaio

Professor

Danilo de Oliveira Sampaio is associate professor II. Works in the Department of Administrative Sciences (DAC) of the Faculty of Business Administration and Accounting (FACC) of the Federal University of Juiz de Fora (UFJF).…

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Nahid Fawi

Associate Professor

Associate professor in the University of Khartoum  Manager of Animal Training & Extension center at the Faculty of Animal production. interested in Marketing and Farm business Management.

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Anthoine Zahlan

Consultant

Anthoine Zahlan holds a doctorate degree in Chemical Physics and served as Professor of Physics at the American University of Beirut (1956–1975). During this time he served as Chairman of the department and developed a program leading to the Ph.D in Physics.…

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Douglas A. Hensler

Principal

Dr. Hensler is currently in a private consultancy practice at Alfred Douglas Associates.  From June 2013 to October 2015 he served as Provost of the Naval Postgraduate School .  Hired to be a change agent after the dismissal of the previous president and provost and during a time of extreme forces on the institution he brought business sense, systems/process knowledge, and his engineering/finance background to NPS leadership and significantly influenced the institution onto a path of best practices, consistency, and confidence.…

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Seema Joshi

Associate Professor

Distinctions Achieved: Selected as a National Expert (2015-16) for project of Asian Productivity Organization, Tokyo on the topic Research on Aging Society and Gender Mainstreaming in Human Capital Development.…

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Richard Pinder

Director

Richard is a Director and Co-Founder of Smartlogic. He has 20 years experience in the knowledge and information management industry and has worked for a breadth of organizations from Eastman Kodak to small start ups, SilverStream Software (since bought by Novell).…

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Elbushra Herieka

Consultant

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Mohamed Albeshr

Manager

I am always open to new learning opportunities that will add value to my professional career. My purpose for PhD program is to strengthen my skills in my profession as strategic leader in my organization.…

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Abbas Ali

Director

Abbas J. Ali is Distinguished University Professor and Professor of Management and Director School of International Management, Eberly college of Business, Indiana University of Pennsylvania. His current research interests include strategy and international management.…

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Mark Hughes

Reader

Mark is the Business School’s Reader in Organizational Change with all of his research, teaching scholarship and external engagement focusing upon this field. Research – Mark is the Deputy Director of the Centre for Research on Management and Employment (CROME).…

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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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Abdalrhaman Abdalmola

Biotechnologist

Genetics; Molecular biology; RNA Biology; Bio-Energy; Climate Change; Human rights

Mohamed Shamou

Quality & Reliability Consultant

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Hassan Hamdoun

Research Fellow

Research Fellow at Natural and Computing Sciences, University of Aberdeen. Working on data analysis and Complex networks modelling and optimisation with applications to Communications networks, Health, broadband networks, Information Communications Technology (ICT)  Energy Management and internet of things (IOT)-based networks. …

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