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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Prof. Abubkr Hussein

Development studies and Research Institute

Dr. Abubkr Hussein is the Head of Development studies and Research Institute of University Khartoum, Sudan. He earned his PhD degree from the Universitate of Berlin in Germany.Dr. Abubkr Hussein conducted many studies in the area of Marketing of Finance, Production and Marketing, Economics of Development and Marketing of Livestock.…

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Reem N Bsaiso

Founder & Managing Partner

Senior international consultant in knowledge economy for human capital, merging ICT in education policies on national levels through scalable and cost-effective models, running global programs on knowledge economy skills and job creation; and researcher and planner of national assessments and outreach initiatives.…

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Miryem Salah


Miryem Salah has extensive academic and professional public health experience; she currently works in community development in the biggest food bank in Canada, Moisson Montreal. Previously, she worked as a nutritionist at Age Concern UK and was involved in educating the elderly on various aspects of healthy eating.…

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H. E. Sheikh Nahyan Bin Mubarak Al Nahyan


Minister of Culture, Youth and Community Development, H.E. Sheikh Nahyan Bin Mubarak Al Nahyan received his education from the British Midfield School until the high secondary level. Afterwards, he joined Majdolin faculty at Oxford University-UK.…

Prof. Hadisaputro Suharyo


Prof. Suharyo Hadisaputro, Sp.PD-KPTI is Professor at the University of Diponegoro Semarang. He is also the Head of Doctoral Study Programme in Medical Science, Post Graduate School. He is Assesor of National Accreditation Board for Higher Education.

Dr. Walid Mohamed Shehata


Dr. Walid Mohamed Shehat is a researcher in the Crops Technology Research Department, Food Technology Research Institute, Agriculture Research Center, Giza, Egypt. He received PhD in 2005 from the Department of Food Science and Technology, Faculty of Agriculture, Minufi ya University, Egypt.…

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Prof. Mahdi Kadivar


Professor Mahdi Kadivar obtained his PhD degree in food science from the University of Saskatchewan, Canada, in 2001, with a thesis entitled “Studies on integrated processes for the recovery of mucilage, hull, oil and protein from Solin®”.…

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Nagi Idris


Nagi is a senior international lawyer and Fellow of the International Bar Association, with over 19 years of legal consultancy experience. He received his LLB (Hons) from the University of Khartoum, and attended the CPE Conversion Law Course at the City University London.…

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Dr. Mutasim Elhag Elhussien

Associate Professor

Mutasim Elhag Elhussien is currently an Associate Professor in the Chemistry Department, Faculty of Education, Nile Valley University, Sudan. He received his PhD in Physical Chemistry in 2010 from Moscow State Academy of Fine Chemical Technology.…

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Dr. Eman M. Abd El-Azeem

Assistant Professor

Eman Mohamed Abd El-Azeem, Assistant Professor of Biochemistry, Department of Biochemistry, Faculty of Science, Ain Shams University, Egypt, is a member of the Society of Egyptian Association of Immunologists and the Egyptian Society of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology.…

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Dr. Wasan Awad


Wasan is an associate professor of computer science. She has teaching experience more than 15 years and more than 30 postgraduate students. She published a number of research papers in a number of international journals and conferences.…

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Prof. Klaus Sailer

CEO of the Strascheg Centre for Entrepreneurship

Klaus Sailer is Professor for Entrepreneurship at the Munich University of Applied Sciences and CEO of the Strascheg Centre for Entrepreneurship. He holds a PhD in Physics. He studied at the Ludwig Maximilian University (Chair Hänsch) in Munich and did his PhD at the Research Centre for Environment and Health (GSFForschungszentrum für Umwelt und Gesundheit – GSF).…

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Nuha Eltinay

Doctoral Researcher

Nuha Eltinay is a PhD Researcher at London South Bank University, Licentiate MRTPI and MA holder of Urban Planning studies from the University of Westminster, working towards the implementation of the Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction (DRR) in the Arab Region.…



Lefatshe I. Magole is a researcher at the Universityof Botswana, South Africa.

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Rudi Page

Chief Executive

Award-winning Management Consultant specialising in policy implementation for International Trade Support, Healthcare Management Systems, Workforce Development (Equalities) and Corporate Social Impact. Adviser, Ministry of Health and the Environment of the Government of Antigua and Barbuda.…



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

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Dr. Abdelmagid A. Elmobarak

Associate Professor

Associate Professor, BSc Soil and Water Management, Alexandria University, Egypt MSc Eremology (Deserttification) University of Gent, Belgium PhD Plant Nutrition, University of Gezira, Sudan Land Evaluation, soil mapping, management of soils and recommendations on crop alternative.