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. Interested in joining the WASD 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

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Prof. Samia Mohamed Nour


Dr. Samia Satti Osman Mohamed Nour is Affiliated Researcher at UNU-MERIT, Maastricht, Netherlands, and Professor of Economics at Khartoum University, Sudan. She received her PhD in Economics from Maastricht University (Netherlands).…

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Ibrahim Mamadu


Dr. Ibrahim Mamadu MBBS, MPH is a doctor and public health/epidemiology specialist. He is a graduate of the University of Maiduguri College of Medical Sciences. He graduated from the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, with an Msc in Public Health (developing countries) and worked with the same institution.…

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Fatema Ebrahim Al Rawahi


Fatema Ebrahim Al-Rawahi was born in 1990 and joined Ahlia University in September, 2013 as a Research and Teaching Assistant in the Management and Marketing Department, College of Business and Finance.…

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Hassan Hamdoun

Research Fellow

Research Fellow at Natural and Computing Sciences, University of Aberdeen. Working on data analysis and Complex networks modelling and optimisation with applications to Communications networks, Health, broadband networks, Information Communications Technology (ICT)  Energy Management and internet of things (IOT)-based networks. …

Galal Mohamed Ismail

Assistant professor


  • Coordinator of the learning development scheme, faculty of optometry and visual       science, Elneelain University, Sudan.
  • Chairman of the Optometry & Laser Committee at the Sudanese Standards and          Metrology Organisation.

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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.…

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Shova Thapa Karki

Lecturer in Entrepreneurship and Sustainability

I am a lecturer in entrepreneurship and sustainability at the University of Sussex. I have expertise in the areas of biodiversity conservation, protected area management, sustainable entrepreneurship, women entrepreneurship.

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Fock-Lai Tan


Fock-Lai Tan received his BEng in Mechanical Engineering from the National University of Singapore in 1984 and his MSME degree in Mechanical Engineering from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Troy, New York in 1992.…

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Daniel Petree


Daniel Petree is twice a graduate of Rockhurst University in Kansas City, receiving the BSBA in accounting and the MBA. He worked in a variety of financial management positions with the US Department of Housing and Urban Development and as an adjunct faculty member until entering the PhD program at the University of Kansas.…

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Ali El Masri

MSc Student

Currently a graduate student in Civil Engineering at the American University of Sharjah, Sharjah, UAE. Mr. El Masri’s research interests are operations of sustainable transport systems and influence of weather and socio-economic characterises on mode choices.

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Caleb Adelowo

Senior Research Officer

Caleb M. ADELOWO is, at present, a Senior Research Officer at the National Centre for Technology Management. He holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting from Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife.…

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Jack McQuibban


Jack is the Advocacy and Networks Coordinator at Restless Development, the youth-led agency for international development. Restless Development works across 10 country hubs that empower and build the capacity of young people to bring real and lasting change to their communities.

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Hiroyuki Takeya


H. Takeya graduated in Agriculture (BA), MA, and got Doctorate Degree from Nagoya University. He worked as a researcher of JSPS, Assistant Professor from 1973 at Nagoya University, Associate Professor in 1988, Professor in 1992, promoted to Professor at Graduate School of Bioagricultural Sciences at Nagoya University.…

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Dr. Keith Nurse


Dr. Keith Nurse is the Director of the Shridath Ramphal Centre for Internaional Trade Law, Policy and Services, University of the West Indies, Cave Hill Campus, Barbados. Dr. Nurse has taught at the Institute for International Development and Co-operation, University of Ottawa, Canada and has worked as a consultant to governments, NGOs and international, regional and national agencies such as the International Centre for Trade and Sustainable Development, the Film Company of Trinidad and Tobago, UNIDO, UNECLAC, Caribbean Tourism Organization, South Centre, the Commonwealth Secretariat, the European Union PROINVEST, the Caribbean Regional Negotiating Machinery, the National Institute for Higher Education Research Science and Technology, the Medical Research Council UK, the Carnegie Council for International Affairs and Ethics, the Canadian Foundation for the Americas, the Inter-American Development Bank, the Organization of American States, CARICOM, CARIFORUM, UNESCO, Caribbean Export Development Agency and the Tourism Industry and Development Company of Trinidad and Tobago.…

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