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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You can also join the expert directories of our sister organisations: Middle Eastern Knowledge Economy Institute (MEKEI) and Sudan Knowledge (SK).

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Prof. Cheryl M. E. McCrindle


Prof Cheryl M E McCrindle BVSc(Hons) PhD, is a registered veterinarian, with considerable experience in production animal medicine and veterinary public health. Her research interests include farming systems and the welfare of livestock and working equids.…

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Dr. Temidayo Akenroye

Senior Manager

Temi is an expert with over 10 years’ experience in the fields of sustainability and supply chain management. He is currently a senior procurement manager with the NHS, where he helped the governments streamline procurement processes to achieve excellence in supply chain, sustainability goals, cost savings and value for money.…



Raji Oluwatoyin holds a Master degree in Industrial Microbiology from the University of Ibadan, Nigeria and BSc in Microbiology from obscene Awolowo University, Ile-Ife, Nigeria. She has successfully published quality Scientific Journals.…

Dr. Saad Aziz Mahagoub


Saad Aziz Mahagoub is a researcher in the Crops Technology Research Department, Food Technology Research Institute, Agriculture Research Center. He received PhD in 2008 from the Department of Nutrition and Food Science, Faculty of Home economics, Minufi ya University, Egypt.…

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Dindial Ramrattan


Dindial Ramrattan is currently pursuing a postgraduate degree in Development Statistics at the Sir Arthur Lewis Institute of Social and Economic Studies (SALISES) at the University of the West Indies (UWI), St.…

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Dr. Motsomi Marobela

Senior Lecturer

Dr Motsomi Marobela is a Senior Lecturer in Management. He holds a PhD in Behaviour in Organizations from Lancaster University Management School. Currently, he teaches research methods, industrial relations and public sector management.…

Dr. Chatarina Yayuk Trisnawati


Dr. Chatarina Yayuk Trisnawati has been a lecturer in the Department of Food Technology, Widya Mandala Catholic Surabaya University since 2003. She is a member of the Indonesian Association of Food Technologists.…



Dr. Adam graduated from Queen Mary College (UOL) with a degree in physiology. After a year working in phase IV clinical trials he studied for an MSc in Nutrition at King’s College London before undertaking a PhD at the Royal London Hospital.…

Dr. Vno Aghara


Vno Aghara, has BSc, in Marketing and MBA. He is currently doing his PhD at Abia State University, Uturu in South East, Nigeria. He had his management experience with the Nigerian affiliate of Exxon-Mobil, where he held various managerial positions in Marketing before
joining Nnamdi Azikiwe University as an academic staff.…

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Joi Sears

Creative Strategist, Professor, Entrepreneur

Joi is a creative strategist, professor and social entrepreneur. She is the founder and creative director of Free People International, a social enterprise which specializes in designing sustainable products, creative platforms and innovative experiences for the greater social good.…

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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. 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.…



Associate Professor

Dr. Tamilla Curtis is Associate Professor of Management in the College of Business at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University. She currently teaches international management and aviation policy, international business, social responsibility and ethics, management, and marketing.…

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Saeed Bahidrah

Doctoral Student

Saeed Bahidrah is a doctoral student in Eastern Michigan University’s programme in Technology, majoring in construction management. He is interested in lean construction, sustainability and green buildings. He is currently working on his dissertation on the factors predicting construction firms’ employees’ likelihood of adopting green building practices.…

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Dr. Williams E. Nwagwu


Dr. Williams Nwagwu holds a PhD in Information Science obtained from Africa Regional Centre for Information Science of the University of Ibadan. He teaches science communication and quantitative aspects of the field.

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H. E. Olga Algayerova

Executive Secretary

Ms Olga Algayerova is the Executive Secretary of the UNECE. She took office on 1 June 2017. Ms. Algayerova brings to the position a combination of leadership and diplomatic skills with deep knowledge of the region with its challenges and opportunities and a strong focus on building and nurturing partnerships among key stakeholders with the United Nations. …

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Dr. Zara W Wudiri


Dr. Zara Wudiri MBBS, FWACP. is a medical doctor and public health specialist, who works as a lecturer in the department of community medicine, University of Maiduguri, Borno state. A graduate of the University of Maiduguri and a fellow of the West African college of physicians-public health.…

Dr. Siham Ibrahim Babiker


Siham Ibrahim Babiker is a Researcher of Horticultural Science, Fruit trees in Agricultural Research CorporationSudan. She obtained her PhD from China Agricultural University, China.

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Dr. Janet Tinoco

Associate Professor

Nurie Guri


Nurie Guri is a specialist in Food Chemistry and Analysis Laboratory of Water at the Department of Health and Environmental, Institute of Public Health. Also, she is a specialist in Food Chemist at the University of Natural Sciences.…