Network

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 sheema@sussex.ac.uk.

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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JENNIFER MACKENZIE

Researcher

Jennifer Mackenzie is a researcher from the University of Westminister.

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prof. Andrew Elder

Professor

A clinician and educator with interest in the promotion and preservation of core traditional bedside skills of history and physical examination in clinical medicine, I have taught and assessed young doctors’ bedside skills in over 20 different countries.…

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Andi Gaywood

Researcher

Andi Gaywood been employed as a Family Cards Worker and Social Work Instructor he went on to work in the field of IT and banking. During this time he developed a keen interest in nutrition, obesity and healthy living which motivated him to an undertaking and achieving first-class honour in a human nutrition degree.…

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Prof. David Budgen

Professor

Prof. David Budgen’s research interests include: evidence-based software engineering (EBSE); evidence informed software development (EISD); and software design. A long-term research interest has been the study of software design practices, and David is the author of the textbook Software Design, now in its second edition (2003), and published by Pearson Addison Wesley.

David Dunster

Researcher

D. Dunster is a researcher from Univesity of Liverpool, UK.

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Anastasia Shevtsova

Impact and Insight Intern

UCL alumni, working in social enterprise and running my own sustainability blog. In hope to open my own venture in Tashkent, I network with finance and development professionals that seek and create innovations around the world.

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Dr. Basma ElSafi

Consultant

Basma ElSafi studied Medicine at the University of Bucharest, Romania. She is a Consultant in Acute Medicine
at Kings College Hospital in London. She holds MBBS, MD (MRCP equivalent), and the Diploma of the Faculty of Family Planning (DFFP).…

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David Hanton

Senior Project Manager

David is a senior economic consultant who has advised investors, developers and governments on the financial viability of mixed use development projects, many of which have included substantial infrastructure components, including transportation, sports, tourism and leisure facilities.…

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Jean Pierre Ferraroli

Senior Technician

Jean Pierre Ferraroli worked as a Registered General Nurse – RGN with Medecins Sans Frontieres (Doctors Without Border) in war zones, refugees camp, famine area and development project from Central America to East Africa.…

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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.…

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Dr. Jummy Okoya

MBA Director

Jummy is an experienced lecturer and trainer with more than 10 years’ experience of teaching both at undergraduate and post graduate level with several UK higher education institutions. She has got extensive capability in providing teaching and training services in Human Resources Management, Learning and Development, Business Information systems, Personal Development planning, Continuous Professional Development and E-Learning.…

Dr. Ishraqa M.A. Awad

Consultant

Ishraqa M.A. Awad studied Medicine at the University of Khartoum and an MPH from Nottingham University. She is a Member of the UK Faculty of Public Health and worked as a Consultant Regional Epidemiologist with the Health Protection Agency and Consultant in Public Health with Sandwell Primary Care Trust, UK.…

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Dr. Muna Abdel Aziz

Director

Muna Abdel Aziz is the Director of Public Health for Warrington. Muna has a medical degree and first started her career in public health in 1992 as an academic. She completed her MD in Sudan, PhD from Cambridge, and is professionally accredited as a specialist in public health in both countries.…

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Angelique Pouponneau

Vice-Chairperson

Angelique Pouponneau is a lawyer by profession and co-founded a non-governmental organisation, the SIDS Youth AIMS Hub- Seychelles, which focuses on climate change and sustainable development at grassroots level. She currently holds the position of Vice-Chairperson for inclusion and engagement of the Commonwealth Youth Council.…

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Wail Omer Abdin

Lawyer

An entrepreneurial lawyer. He founded the Sudanese Commercial Law Office (SCLO) in Sudan in January 2007. In 2013 up to 2015, the practice has been ranked in Chambers and Partners Global.…

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Prof. Michael Thorne

Vice Chancellor

Professor Thorne has a first class honours degree in pure mathematics from the University of London and a PhD in computational group theory from the University of Birmingham. He held posts in University of East London, University College London, Cardiff University, the University of Sunderland and Napier University Edinburgh before becoming Vice Chancellor of the University of East Anglia.…

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Dr. Stephanie Mary SANDLAND

Senior Lecturer

Dr. Stephanie has been awarded a UEL Teaching Fellowship for excellence in Learning, Teaching and Assessment based on her work in developing electronic learning materials.  She is also a Fellow of the Higher Education Academy.  …