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 WASD network.

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Dr. Piotr Wolski

Associate Professor

Dr. Piotr Wolski is Associate Professor of Hydrology at the Climate System Analysis Group, University of Cape Town, South Africa. Wolski was with the Okavango Research Institute at the University of Botswana from the early 2000s until 2013.…

Dr. Rowan Machaka


Rowan rose up to a upper management role in the NGO/NFP sector. From there, he developed a taste for training and research consultancy in management, NFP project management and sustainable development which culminated in an academic career beginning 9 years ago.…




SÉONA FARRELL is a seasoned professional with a rich and varied background across industry and academia. She is a transport planning consultant, researcher, project manager, bid writer and lecturer. As a result, she developed a proactive and flexible approach to juggling many different priorities.…

Fitri Anita


Fitri Anita is Research Assistants in Food Technology Department, Widya Mandala Surabaya Catholic University. They focused on food processing and microbiology research.

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Prof. Stephen Stirling

Head of Education for Sustainable Development

Professor Stephen Sterling is widely renowned nationally and internationally for his work over many years on what education’s response should be to the global issues of sustainability which are increasingly characterising our times.…

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Dr. Adrian Dore

Managing Director

Adrian Dore is the Founding Managing Director of Cabis Solutions Limited. Adrian is a dynamic individual of exceptional talent who specialises in providing effective real-world solutions to business challenges. His rich managerial and technical skill sets together with his unique mixture of industrial and academic experience enable him to readily analyse and balance the benefits and risks of information communication technologies with the needs and goals of business.…

Dr. Mirghani O. Babiker

Senior Consultant

Dr. Mirghani O. Babiker MBBS U of K, DMRD London, FRCR London Dr. Babiker graduated with MBBS from the University of Khartoum, Sudan in 1975. He got training until 1981 in different medical disciplines at Khartoum and Blue Nile Province.…

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Prof. Abdulwahab Al-Ameen


Professor Abdulwahab Al-Ameen is currently working as a Professor at the University of Bahrain. He obtained
his PhD from the University of Southern California Los Angeles, USA. He taught in several universities in the
USA, Canada and the Arab world.…




Dr. Hosein A. Piranfar is a risk management consultant, researcher. Achievements include research in complexity theories. He is a Member of Institute Risk Management (associate). He worked as a lecturer at Sheffield University, 1992—1998, Kingston Business School, London, 1998—2000 and a Complexity researcher University East London, since 2000.

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Dr. Elfatih Mohamed Abdel-Rahman

Assistant Professor

Elfatih Mohamed Abdel-Rahman received his BSc (Agric., Hons) in 1998 and his MSc (Crop Production) in 2003 from the Faculty of Agriculture, University of Khartoum. He completed his PhD in Environmental Sciences at the University of KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa in 2010.…

Prof. David Dubster


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Dr. Mohamed Amin


Dr Mohamed Amin is a Joseph Wiederholt Distinguished Graduate Fellow in the School of Pharmacy, University of Wisconsin. He graduated from the social and administrative pharmacy doctoral programme. He has published several articles and presented his research at international conferences.…



Ahmed All-Zaidi is a researcher from the Napier University, UK.

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Geoff King

Geoff King was a Team Leader with sustainable development charity Raleigh International between January and May this year. He led a team of International Citizen Service (ICS) volunteers on an Entrepreneurship project in rural Tanzania, primarily focused on working with young people to develop business skills.…

Dr. Omar Salaibi

Assistant Professor

Dr. Omar Salabi is an Assistant Professor in the Developmental Sciences Department at Al-Quds University. He has been a Faculty Member at the Faculty of Science and Technology, Al-Quds University since 1983.…

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Prof. Maureen McKelvey


Prof. Maureen McKelvey is a professor of Innovation and Industrial Management at the Institute of Innovation & Entrepreneurship, University of Gothenburg, Sweden. She has written extensively on the business and economics of biotechnology, including OECD reports, articles and several books with Oxford University Press and Edward Elgar publishers.…

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Dr. Gift Kimonge

Senior Manager

An all rounded highly talented, self-motivated financial management, risk and governance professional with over 18 years of middle and senior management experience in the financial services, education and NGO sectors. I have the ability to handle complex assignments effectively and have the confidence to work as part of a team or independently.…

Prof. K. Narayan

Professor and Physician

Dr. K. Narayan is a Physician and Professor, Mahatma Gandhi Memorial General Hospital, Warangal, India.