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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Ahmed Al Kuwaiti

Head

Mr. Ahmed AL kuwaiti is a business administrations oriented professional with 9 years of experience in Human resources, knowledge management and research studies. He is a member of Strategic Management Society (SMS).…

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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.…

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Dr. Meenakshi Tripath

Vice Presedint

Dr. Meenakshi Tripathi currently holds the position of Vice President at FARE LABS, Gurgaon, India, a NABL accredited and SIRO recognized Laboratory. She is also the Quality and Technical Manager for the NABL related works.…

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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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Dr. Audrey Masizana-Katongo

Computer Scientis

Dr Audrey Masizana-Katongo is a computer scientist and has been involved in the creation of indigenous knowledge databases. Recently, she developed a new concept of “expert systems” in relation to traditional medical knowledge.…

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Dr. Lilis Nuraida

Lecturer

Dr. Lilis Nuraida obtained her MSc and PhD from the University of Reading UK. She is a lecturer at Department of Food Science and Technology, Bogor Agricultural University and a researcher at Southeast Asian Food and Agricultural Science & Technology Centre, Bogor Agricultural University, Indonesia.…

Ahmed Al Zaidi

Police Officer

Ahmed Al Zaidi worked as police officer in Abu Dhabi Police at Strategic Department and Police Traffic Department for almost nine years. Currently, he is completing his PhD in the School of Engineering and the Built Environment at Edinburgh Napier University, UK.…

Prof. Zahir Irani

Head of the Business School

Professor Zahir Irani is the Head of the Business School at Brunel University (UK). He consults for the Office of the Deputy Prime Minister (ODPM) in the UK as well as international organizations such as HSBC, Royal Dutch Shell Petroleum, BMW and Adidas.…

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Prof. Liisa Laakso

Dean

Professor Liisa Laakso is political scientist and the Dean of the Faculty of Social Sciences at the University of Helsinki. Her areas of expertise include conflicts, democratisation, African studies and development cooperation.…

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Saifeldin B. Ali

Head

Mr Saifeldin B Ali is a highly experienced professional in Higher Education in the UK. He works as Head of the Postgraduate Department at the Cultural Office of the Embassy of Kuwait in London since 2001.…

Dr. Soad Mahmoud Gomaa

Head of the Department of Environment Research

Soad Mahmoud Gomaa is the Head of the Department of Environment Research, the National Center for Social and Criminological Research. Cairo, Egypt. She has meticulously performed all the laboratory workup of this study as well as many others which are published in several national and international journals.…

Ghaniyah Odunola Ajibola

Researcher

Ghaniyah Odunola Ajibola is a researcher and PhD student at the University of Ibadan, Department of Food Technology.

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Dr. Izedldin Elamin

Legal Consultant

A bilingual, legal consultant, assistant professor of law and former judge with Over 20 years of combination of different legal and legal research skills and experiences. Mainly concerned with international business and contracts law, international arbitration, environmental protection law and legal education issues.…

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Dr. Shabbir Hakim

Assistant Professor

Dr. Shabir Hakim obtained a PhD in Finance. He is Senior Lecturer  at Effat University and Universiti Islam Antarabangsa Malaysia.

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Amrit Banstola

Researcher

Amrit Banstola is a health researcher from Nepal. He currently leads the Department of Research and Training at Public Health Perspective Nepal and edits its monthly newsletter. His research interests include noncommunicable diseases, injury, nutrition, child health, climate change, policy analysis and health economics.

Prof. Elsiddig Ahmed Elmustafa Elsheikh

Professor

Professor Elsiddig Ahmed Elmustafa Elsheikh is an environmental microbiologist. He is a holder of First Class Honours from the University of Khartoum (Sudan) and a PhD from the University of Reading, (UK).…

Dr. Musa Hamouda

Managing Director

Lecturer of political science at Iowa university USA and managing Director of SACDD which a non-profit organization located T Iowa State under the embralla of IA university. Master degree in political science and Doctorate degree in International Relation -Conflict Resolution.

Prof. Abdelkarim Sabir Ali

Professor

Prof Abdelkarim Sabir Ali is a Professor of Environmental Sciences in the Department of Environmental Sciences, Faculty of Science and Technology, Al Neelain University, Ministry of Higher Education in Sudan. He is leading many postgraduate research projects dealing environmental problems in Sudan.…

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Abdalrhaman Abdalmola

Biotechnologist

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

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Prof. 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).…