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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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).…

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Dr. Kerstin Andrae-Marobela

Molecular Cell Biologist

Dr Kerstin Andrae-Marobela is a molecular cell biologist at the Department of Biological Sciences. Her research focuses on indigenous knowledge (IK)-based science platforms for innovation in relation to human health. She is particularly interested in the interface of research, science & technology and economic development for communities in Botswana.

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Prof. Ammal Metwally

Head of Department

Prof. Ammal has experience in working with international agencies in Egypt as preventive medicine and behavioral change advisor for behavioral change in health and hygiene since 1997. She has been hired as advisor since 1997; for UNICEF (six years), Swiss Development Fund (one year), World Bank (two year) and Royal Netherlands Embassy (one year) and PLAN International (short assignments).…

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Dr. Fawaz A. Saad

Associate professor

Dr. Fawaz Saad is an associate professor at Umm Al-Qura University. He is a co-founder of a number of start-up companies. He is a co-founder of Wadi Makkah Techno Valley. He worked as a dean of the Institute of Innovation and Entrepreneurship and was a General Supervisor of the Office of Intellectual Property Management and Bin Laden Chair for Innovation and Entrepreneurship.…

Prof. Atiat M. Arafa

Professor

Prof. Atiat M Arafa is a Professor of applied nutrition, Food Science and Nutrition Dept., National Research Center She is interested in the field of nutritional surveys She worked and had practical experience in collecting and analyzed data about food intake and analysis.…

Dr. Nagwa A. Kantoush

Assistant Professor

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

Dr. Maher Ibrahim

Researcher

Dr. Maher Ibrahim received his PhD from the Suez Canal University/Ismailia, Egypt, specializing in education/mathematics. He has conducted various Faculty Development Programmes and published research papers in leading publications. He is now working at the American University.

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Mohamed Al Dhmari

Head of Quality

Mohamed is a management professional with years of experience in a range of management areas. He is specialised in international management, strategic planning, change management, quality management and knowledge management.

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Dr. Puspa Raj Pant

Researcher

Puspa Raj Pant is a researcher at the University of the West of England, Bristol. His recent work is more on injury prevention and safety promotion, where he has used a range of approaches to achieve research objectives, from mixed-methods to community mobilization.…

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David Otto

Counter Terrorism and Organised Crime Expert

David Otto is the Founding Director of TGS Intelligence Consultants Ltd and the Founder of the Conflict Resolution Programme – Step In Step Out (SISO) based in the United Kingdom. David’s Work focuses on political Instability, Counter Terrorism and Organised Crime – from vulnerabilities –radicalisation – extremism – violent extremism and counter narrative awareness solutions between the West and Africa dynamics. …

Dr. Azharia Elbushra

Associated Professor

Azharia Elbushra is Associate Professor of Agricultural Economics, specialized in agricultural policy and development. She has teaching and research experiences in the area of agricultural policy, project evaluation, food security, and quantitative modeling.…

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Dr. Kerrianne Watt

Associate Professor

Dr. Kerrianne Watt is an epidemiologist and holds the position of Associate Professor within the College of Public Health, Tropical Medical & Rehabilitation Sciences at James Cook University, Australia. Her area of expertise is injury epidemiology and research methods.…

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Prof. Ahmed Mandil

Professor

A Mandil is Professor of Epidemiology and Supervisor, Community Medicine Unit, College of Medicine, King Saud University (KSU), Riyadh, Saudi Arabia (seconded from the High Institute of Public Health, University of Alexandria, Egypt).…

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Dr. Elsheikh Elsiddig Badr

Secretary General

Dr Elsheikh Badr is a consultant public health physician with expertise in health system and human resource development. He gained his basic medical degree and postgraduate public health diploma and fellowship in community medicine from Sudan; his masters degree in health policy, planning and management from the University of Leeds in addition to the fellowship of the Faculty of Public Health of the Royal Colleges of Physicians in the UK.…

Abd Elmagied S. Merghani

Researcher

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Mohamed Elhag

Managing Director

Senior management consultancy professional and business architect with an extensive background in public and private sectors, specialising in business strategies, business process re-engineering, change management, organizational transformation, knowledge management, and ICT. …

Prof. Awad Osman M. Abu Suwar

Professor

Professor Awad Osman M. Abu Suwar earned both BSc (1977) and MSc (1982) degrees in Agriculture, majoring in Agronomy at the Faculty of Agriculture, University of Khartoum and a PhD (AgronomyRangeand Pastures) from the University of Arizona, USA in 1986.…

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prof. Michael Hobday

Professor

Professor Hobday was co-director of the ESRC Complex Product Systems (CoPS) Innovation Centre, until 2006, when the programme formally ended. Mike continues to work on innovation management in CoPS, project-based industries and East and South Asian innovation studies.…