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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Prof. Edwin Van Teijlingen

Professor

Edwin van Teijlingen is Professor of Reproductive Health Research at the Centre for Midwifery, Maternal & Perinatal Health, Bournemouth University, UK. His research background is in Public Health. He has over 220 peer-reviewed publications in the field of public health, social sciences and the organization of healthcare systems.…

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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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Nagi Idris

Director

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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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.…

Dr. Isameldin M. H. Izzeldin

Consultant Neurologist & Clinical Neurophysiologist

Dr Isameldin M. H. Izzeldin graduated in 1994 with an MBBS from the University of Khartoum, Sudan. He was medically trained in Sudan then Saudi Arabia, where he became Senior Neurology Resident at the Tertiary Neuroscience Center in Riyadh.…

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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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Dr. Meera Tiwari

Associate Professor

Dr. Meera Tiwari is associate professor of international development studies at the University of East London, where she leads the Master of Science program in NGO and Development Management.

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Samir Daoud

Detective & Financial Investigator

Samir attained a Biological Science (Hons) degree from Sheffield Hallam University where following graduation ventured into Retail Security, followed by Aviation Security and into Policing where he’s been serving for the past 18 years. …

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Prof. Geoffrey Oldham

Professor

Prof. Oldham is an Honorary Professor with SPRU at the University of Sussex, UK. Prof. Oldham trained as a geophysicist and spent several years in the exploration research laboratories of Standard Oil Company of California.…

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Iain Ross

Research Assistant

Iain Ross is a Management and Entrepreneurship graduate from the University of Sussex, receiving the best student award for the course in 2015. Iain focused his Masters research on the role of sustainable entrepreneurs in creating sustainable development play in protecting the marine environment.…

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Prof. Gioia Pescetto

Dean

I joined the University of Portsmouth as Dean of the Business School in September 2011. I hold a PhD from Durham University (UK), a Master in Economics from the University of Maryland (USA), and a Laurea in Political Sciences (Economics) from the University of Turin (Italy). …

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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.…

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Tasneem Nagi

Architect

Tasneem Nagi is a MSc student at the Development Planning Unit, University College London. She is also an architect, research associate and co-founder of several youth-led grassroots movements operating around issues of climate change and post-disaster reconstruction.…

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Dr. Aled Jones

Director

Dr. Aled Jones FRSA is the inaugural Director of the Global Sustainability Institute (GSI) at Anglia Ruskin University. The GSI’s research is focused around personal motivations and systems change set against the challenges of sustainability.…