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).

Dr. Mbaki Muzila


Dr. Mbaki Muzila holds a Master’s degree in Plant Systematics and Biodiversity and a Bachelor of Science degree in Genetics. His research interest focuses on genetic variations in medicinal plants and the importance of plant biodiversity for communities.…

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Randa Hamza


Randa Hamza is a researcher in the Economic and Business History Research Center at the American University in Cairo. She earned her Master’s degree with highest Honours in Economics in International Development at the American University in Cairo.…

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Dr. Lilis Nuraida


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.…

Hatem Alharazin


Hatem Alharazin holds a Bachelor degree in Statistics from Al-Azhar University, Palestine. He worked as a Lecturer in the Statistics Department at Al-Azhar University during 2012–2013, and a part-time Lecturer in Statistics at Gaza University.…

Dr. Aisha Ansari

Doctoral Researcher

Aisha Ansari is a PhD candidate, at Capella University in Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA, and a master’s degree in public health, MPH, was also completed at Capella. With a diverse administrative and professional background which includes business and finance, healthcare and education, spanning over 25 years.…

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Victoria Richards

Senior Lecturer

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.…

Prof. Raafat Awadallah


Professor Raafat Awadallah is a professor of medical biochemistry, his researches have included work on the protective effect of natural plants sources and drugs on experimental animal models subjected to induced diseases.

Amro Abdallah Hasanen Mohamed


Amro Abdallah Hasanen Mohamed holds a master degree in Pharmaceutical Analysis and Quality Control from University of Medical Sciences and Technology (UMST), Sudan. He is currently applying to complete his PhD on enhancing the Bio-availability of an Oral Anticancer Drug through Liposomal Drug Delivery System.

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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.…

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Mansoor Al-Alwan

Associate Researcher

Mansoor Al-Alwan works as an Associate in Internal Risk Management Department in KPMG Fakhro – Bahrain,
he has been working for KPMG Bahrain for the last five years. He has conducted this research for the MBA from
Ahlia University in the Kingdom of Bahrain.…

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Prof. Abdul Salam Babji


Prof. Abdul Salam Babji is currently working as a professor at the National University of Malaysia; he is a senior expert with more than 30 years of experience in the field of Meat Science and Meat Technology.…

Dr. Neha Kapoor


Dr. Neha Kapoor is a medical specialist works for The All India Institute of Medical Sciences at AIIMS Hospital in India.

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Dr. Godfrey C. St. Bernard

Research Fellow

Dr. Godfrey St. Bernard is a Research Fellow at The University of the West Indies, Trinidad and Tobago. He obtained his PhD in Social Demography from the University of Western Ontario in 1993.…

Dr. Raga M. Elzaki

Agricultural Economist

Raga M. Elzaki is an Agricultural Economist. She has been with the Department of Agricultural Economics and Rural Development at the University of Gezira, Sudan since 1994. She was awarded the scholarship from DAAD (Germany) for PhD study in University of Khartoum and Giessen during 2001–2004.…

Dr. Samira Mataj

Medical Specialist

Dr. Samira Mataj is a Medical Doctor, a specialist in the Biochemical-Clinical Laboratory. She is a co-author of several published articles and has participated in several national and international conferences.

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Dr Kamal Abdelgadir Ahmed


Dr. Ahmed is a medical graduate of the University of Khartoum in Sudan, an Obstetrician & Gynaecologist by training and a fellow of the Royal College of OBS/GYN of the UK.…

Dhieta Priscilia

Food Technologist

Dhieta Priscilia obtained her BSc from the Department of Food Science and Technology, Bogor Agricultural University. She is now working in the food industry as a food technologist.

Siti Nurjanah


Siti Nurjanah obtained her BSc and MSc from the Department of Food Science and Technology, Bogor Agricultural University. She is now pursuing her PhD at the same university, while she is also working as a researcher at Southeast Asian Food and Agricultural Science & Technology (SEAFAST) Centre, Bogor Agricultural University.…

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Prof. John Adams

Professor of Economics

Professor Adams was the Head of Department of Economics at the British University in Egypt from 2011 until August 2018 and was previously Director of the China-EU Research Centre based in Edinburgh, Scotland.…