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 admin@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. Keith Perks

Reader

Keith Perks has an MBA from Manchester Business School and a PhD in International Marketing from Loughborough University. He researches in the fields of international marketing, international entrepreneurship and CSR communications and has published his work in the International Business Review, Journal of Business Research and Strategic Change among others.…

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Genci Dervishi

Lecturer

Genci Dervishi is a Master of Sciences in Public Health, Specialist in Public Health has developed many research projects on the nutrition of the Roma community and the nutrition on Students of the University of Sports.…

Dr. Ishraqa M.A. Awad

Consultant

Ishraqa M.A. Awad studied Medicine at the University of Khartoum and an MPH from Nottingham University. She is a Member of the UK Faculty of Public Health and worked as a Consultant Regional Epidemiologist with the Health Protection Agency and Consultant in Public Health with Sandwell Primary Care Trust, UK.…

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Prof. Abdulla Y. Al-Hawaj

President

Prof. Al Hawaj ranks in the top echelon of educational leaders in the Arabian Gulf. His incumbency in numerous managerial posts in prestigious organizations associated with educational development at a national level, his academic accolades from esteemed institutions, attests to Professor Al-Hawaj’s being in the vanguard of higher educational reform in the Kingdom of Bahrain.…

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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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Jadia Osman

TV Presenter/Producer

Understanding that, presenters are the public face of television, entertaining and informing audiences on national and regional television, and satellite and cable channels, my profile was developed under these considerations. I have good experience working with most kinds of live or recorded programs, also I consider myself as programs producer and broadcast journalist working at newsroom as well, I’ve worked with different program such as news and current affairs; art bulletin news; music shows; chat shows; special interest programs such as travel or history documentary. …

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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.…

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.…

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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. Amir A. Abdulmuhsin

Assistant Professor

Dr. Amir A. Abdulmuhsin is an Assistant Professor in the Management Information Systems Department, College of Administration and Economics, University of Mosul. Now, he holds the post of head of Tourism and Hospitality Institutions Management Department.…

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Dr. Chanda Gokhale

Assistant Professor

Dr. Chanda Gokhale is a Doctorate in Food Science and Nutrition from S.N.D.T Women’s University. Assistant Professor in Department of Food Science and Nutrition at Shreemati Doshi Women’s College, affiliated to S.N.D.T Women’s University.…

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Dr. Shilpi Banerjee

Adjunct Faculty

Dr. Shilpi Banerjee, Ph. D, is an adjunct faculty member teaching business management courses at the American University in Dubai (AUD), Dubai, UAE. Shilpi’s research focusses on social issues in management, and her research interests relate to a wide range of management studies issues, in particular, corporate social responsibility (CSR), CSR communication, CSR reporting,  and critical social responsibility.…

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Dr. Muhammad Rahatullah Khan

Associate Professor

Dr Khan is a senior executive/academic and entrepreneur with more than 25 years of experience in business, entrepreneurship development and academia in Asia, Middle East and Europe. He has developed more than 130 start-ups South Asia, Middle East and Europe.…

Dr. Sharmila Pudaruth

Lecturer

Ms Sharmila Pudaruth is a lecturer in marketing at the Department of Management, Faculty of Law and Management, University of Mauritius. She has published articles in academic journals and conference
proceedings in the field of green marketing, interactive advertising, internet banking, viral marketing, customer relationship management and e-government uptake in Mauritius.…

N. H. El-Arabi

Assistant Lecturer

Arabi N H is an assistant lecturer in nutrition, Food Science and Nutrition Dept., National Research Center, Cairo, Egypt, interested in the field of nutritional surveys, with special experience in social studies and its association with nutritional status.…

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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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Dr. Nagesh Tummapudi

Senior Engineer

Nagesh Tummapudi currently employed as Senior Engineer – Projects, with Kuwait National Petroleum Company (KNPC), Kuwait. He has a bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering and masters in industrial engineering, and currently pursuing PhD in Knowledge Management.…

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Prof. Njidda M Gadzama

Professor

Prof Njidda M. Gadzama is Professor Emeritus of Zoology and Environmental Science at University of Maiduguri, Borno State, Nigeria. He is an academic leader having been pioneer Pro-Chancellor of National Open University of Nigeria; Vice-Chancellor, University of Maiduguri; and the Acting Vice-Chancellor, University of Port Harcourt.…

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Dr. Magda Mustafa Sadig

Associate Professor

Dr Magda Mustafa Sadig is Associate Professor at Future University. She is a researcher in Sudan fertility control Association. She is positive; proactive and results-driven senior relief officer. A development and project Coordinator in Sudanese Red Crescent.…

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Prof. Elsadig Musa Ahmed

Professor

Dr. Elsadig Musa Ahmed is a Professor at Economics Unit and Coordinator for Post Graduate programs of the Faculty of Business and Law, Chair person of Center for Globalization and Sustainable Research (CGSR) Multimedia University (MMU), Melaka Campus, Malaysia, member of Research and Development and the Institute of Postgraduate Studies (IPS) Coordination Committee (ICC) MMU.…