Experts 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 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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Victoria Richards

Senior Lecturer University of BrightonBrighton Business School


Location: Brighton, UK


Vicky Richards is a senior lecturer in organisational behaviour and human resource management and is course leader for the MSc Human Resource Management. As previous course leader for the MA in Personnel and Development, Vicky has extensive experience in teaching students working in professional HR roles and has subject expertise in employee relations, employee reward and strategic and international HRM. She also has a strong interest in the areas of international management and leadership and cross-cultural communication and negotiation. Having graduated from Bristol University with a BA (Hons) in Hispanic Studies, she then completed an MSc (Econ) in Industrial Relations and Personnel Management at the London School of Economics. She subsequently worked in a variety of HR positions in Marks and Spencer, the merchant bank Kleinwort Benson and Britvic Soft Drinks. Vicky has been involved in HR consultancy projects and is a Chartered Member of the CIPD.