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. Amandio Vieira

Associate Researcher

Dr. Amandio Vieira, Associate Professor, is director of the Nutrition and Metabolism Research Laboratory yat Simon Fraser University. He is also Head of Nutrition Program in the School of Kinesiology at the same university.…

Dr. Nagwa A. Kantoush

Assistant Professor

Dr. Nagwa Abdel Aziz Kantoush is an Assistant Professor Researcher of Clinical and Chemical Pathology.

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Dr. Khalid A. Madani

Consultant in Clinical Nutrition

Dr. Khalid A. Madani is a Consultant in Clinical Nutrition and Vice President of Saudi Society for Food and Nutrition. Ministry of Health, Makkah Region, Saudi Arabia. Dr. Khalid A. Madani publication covered different fields such as Sugar and Starch in Health and Diseases, Vitamins and Minerals in Health and Diseases, Sports Nutrition, Feeding of the Handicapped, Modern Health Care and Right Nutrition for Pregnant Women and Foetus, Fat……

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prof. Pranav Desai

Director

Pranav N. Desai, Professor, specializes in science, technology and international affairs and is currently engaged in teaching analysis in science and technology policy and technology futures analysis. Professor Desai holds a M.Phil and PhD in Science Policy Studies.…

Elkhtab Mohamed Abdalla

Researcher

Mr Elkhtab Mohamed Abdalla is a researcher at the Environment and Natural Resources Research Institute, National Centre for Research, Sudan. He holds a Bachelor’s of Sciences Degree in Agriculture (Soil and Environment Sciences) and a Master’s of Sciences Degree in Agriculture, University of Khartoum.…

Dr. Safa I.A. Abdalla

Researcher

Safa I.A. Abdalla holds a primary degree in medicine and a medical doctorate in Community Medicine from the University of Khartoum. She is a Member by examination of the Faculty of  Public Health of Ireland.…

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Dr. Randolf Cooper

Dean

Randolf Cooper is the Dean, Royal Docks Business and Law School at the University of East London. He is a well known leader in management services and institutional sustainability. He has personally overseen the academic restructuring at higher education institutions and his leadership posts have included Campus Director and Vice-President of Academic Affairs. …

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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. Rabie Saidi

Lead Data Scientist

Rabie Saidi is a Lead Data Scientist in the European Bioinformatics Institute in Cambridge, UK. He conducts research and development in the intersection of data mining, big data, machine learning and bioinformatics.…

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Prof. Robert Raeside

Professor of Applied Statistics

Professor Robert Raeside is a Chartered Statistician of the Royal Statistical Society (CStat), Member of the Operational research Society and a Fellow of the Higher Education Academy (FHEA). He received his BSC Hons from Napier College under the auspices of the Council for Academic Awards (CNAA, his MSc from the University of Strathclyde and PhD in demographic forecasting from the CNAA in collaboration with the University of Oxford.…

Abdulrazaq Abdulmajeed Adigun

Administrative Officer

Abdulrazaq Abdulmajeed Adigun holds a Master of Public Administration and BSc in Political Science. He began his career as a class instructor before joining the Nigeria Federal Civil Service as an Administrative Officer.…

Prof. Zhenhai Han

Professor

Zhenhai Han is currently working as a professor at College of Agronomy and Biotechnology in China Agricultural University. He obtained his PhD from China Agricultural University, China. He taught lessons for PhD students in the university.…

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H. E. Dr. Fawzan AlFares

Head of Office

Dr. Fawzan AlFares is a PhD graduate from Brunel University. He completed his thesis on ‘Optimisation Algorithms on Quantum Computing Principles’ in 2004 and is currently working at the Embassy of the State of Kuwait as the Head of the Kuwait Cultural Office, based in London.…

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Dr. Julie Brimbecombe

Associate Professor

Dr. Julie Brimbecombe is a Senior Research Fellow at the Menzies School of Health Research and is nutrition team leader in the Wellbeing and Preventable Chronic Diseases Division. She also holds a Heart Foundation Future Leader Fellowship.…

Azhana Hamzah

Researcher

Ms Azhana Hamzah is a graduate student (bachelor degree) from National University of Malaysia, Malaysia in Food Science and Nutrition course. She is experienced in product development: producing a low-fat meat product, develop pudding formulation and producing freeze-dried herbs.…

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Prof. Osman Elhasan Mohamed Nour

Expert

Prof. Osman Elhasan M. Nour is the population expert at Arab Urban Development Institute (AUDI) and the Consultant of Child & Youth Initiative in the MENA region. Mr. Nour is a graduate of University of  Michigan from the college of Sociology, majoring in population and development.…

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. Sarra Ahmed Mohamed Saad

Assistant Research Professor

Sarra was born in Sudan and awarded the PhD degree in Soil Science in 2002 from University of Goettingen, Germany. She was graduated from Faculty of Agriculture, University of Khartoum majoring in Soil Science. …

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Dr. Mohamed Kabbar Mohamed

President

Belgian from Sudanese origin, born n Elsuki (Sudan) 01/02/1946, Married; Agricultural engineer (Ministry of Agriculture) in Sudan 1972 – 1990; Work with the World Bank in Sudan 1979 – 1981; Rehabilitation programs for irrigated sector in Sudan –New Halfa; Agricultural  section director NHAPC Sudan 1981 -1982; Private work in the agricultural sector in Sudan 1982 – 1984; Assistant managing director New Halfa irrigation scheme Sudan 1984 – 1988; Researcher (in Gent university RUG) in agricultural economic and development 1990 -1995; Land information study officer by Amnesty International Vlanderen in Belgium 1998 – 2000; Translator in the ministry of interior Belgium Nederland- English -Arabic; Economic expert in Qatar Embassy Brussels Belgium 2004-2006; Recognized translator under oath in Belgium for Dutch – English – Arabic; Self-employed consultant in Belgium in social and economic studies and
translation from 2002 till now.…