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. Anthoine Zahlan

Consultant

Anthoine Zahlan holds a doctorate degree in Chemical Physics and served as Professor of Physics at the American University of Beirut (1956–1975). During this time he served as Chairman of the department and developed a program leading to the Ph.D in Physics.…

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Arunava Sarkar

Urban Designer

Arunava is an architect with 10+ years of experience in master planning and large scale architecture projects. He has worked on prestigious Greenfield townships, urban regeneration projects, TOD hubs, retail destinations and institutional campuses in India, UK and the GCC region.…

Jing Chai

Operational Manager

Mr Jing Chai (Carlos) is an entrepreneur both in real estate and the IT industry. He graduated from Unitec,
majoring in Marketing, and ICL Business School, majoring in International Business. Currently, he is working at the Greenspot Corporation as Operational Manager.

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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Dr. Bamidele Wale-Oshinowo

Lecturer

Bamidele Wale-Oshinowo is Lecturer at Faculty of Business Administration, University of Lagos. Her broad teaching and research interests are in the areas of entrepreneurship and strategic management. More specifically, she focuses on the following core research areas: firm culture, strategic orientation, entrepreneurial orientation and family orientation using research and organisational contexts such as ethnicity, gender, family businesses, small-to-medium scale enterprises (SMEs), micro-businesses, and sole proprietorships, mostly in developing African economies.…

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Prof. Ahmed Alshumaimri

Professor and Chairman

Ahmed Alshumaimri is a professor of Marketing at the college of Economics and Business in Qassim University and dean of graduate studies at the same university. He holds an MBA degree from Southern Illinois University at Carbondale in the USA and PhD in Marketing from Nottingham University in the UK.…

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Dr. Mohamed Sharif Bashir

Associate Professor

Mohamed Sharif Bashir is an associate professor of Economics and Islamic Finance at Al-Imam Muhammad Ibn Saud Islamic University, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. He has served in several reputable institutions during the last 20 years namely; Institute of Policy Studies (IPS) in Pakistan, Universiti Putra Malaysia (UPM), Islamic University Science of Malaysia (USIM), Sultan Sharif Ali Islamic University-Brunei.…

Dr. Huda H. Mohamed

Director in Public Health

Huda H. Mohamed studied Medicine at Ain Shams University, Cairo. She completed the Master in Community Medicine, University of Khartoum and UK Specialist Training in Public Health. She is a Fellow of the Faculty of Public Health and has experience in medical education, leadership development, communicable disease control, prevention and surveillance.…

Prof. Mervat El-Rafie

Professor

Prof. Mervat El-Rafi is a professor at Cairo University. She is an expert on public health and family medicine speciality MCH. Prof. Mervat El-Rafi is teaching all branches of public health more than 35 years.…

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. Baharudin Ibrahim

Lecturer

Dr Baharudin Ibrahim obtained his PhD on metabolomics and respiratory medicine from the University of Manchester in 2011. He has presented many of his works at international conferences, such as the American Thoracic Society and the European Respiratory Society, and published his research in reputable journals.…

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Prof. Sushma Bhatnagar

Professor and Head of Anesthesiology

Prof. Sushma Bhatnagar is a Professor and Head of Anesthesiology in Pain and Palliative Care, All India Institute of Medical Sciences. She has teaching and research experience of 23 years in the field of oncology and palliative care.…

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Dr. Munir Hourani

General Manager

PhD in Strategic Planning and Certified Professional Consultant (CPC) both from USA, entrepreneur and innovative thinker by nature, business management specialist by education, and business developer by practice and learning.…

Abdelrahman Khalifa

Public Health Specialist

Abdelrahman Khalifa is a Public Health Specialist at Bupa Arabia.

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Dr. Adil Dafa’Alla

Specialist Member

Dr. Adil A. Dafa’Alla (Ph.D; C.Eng.; EurIng) has graduated in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Khartoum, Sudan in 1981. He then did his postgraduate studies at the University of Manchester Institute of Science and Technology (UMIST) in England, where he was awarded his Ph.D degree in 1988.…

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Dr. Anna Jones

Public Health Consultant

Anna qualified in medicine in London and worked for several years in clinical medicine and primary care. Her interest in public health developed after working in a small rural hospital in Kwazulu-Natal in the late 90s where she was able to witness at first hand the devastating impact of the HIV/ AIDS epidemic and associated socio-economic deprivation on the health and development of the local community.…