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. Kamil Idris

President

A Sudanese national, former diplomat; and international civil servant; He graduated with LLB honours from Faculty of Law (University of Khartoum); Received his PhD in international law from Geneva University (Switzerland); He has honorary doctorate law degrees from 19 universities from around the world; Served as Director General (1997-2008), WIPO (World Intellectual Property Organisation), and the International Union for the Protection of New Varieties of Plants (UPOV); Member, the International Law Commission of the United Nations; He published many books on issues of intellectual property, international law and development.

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Govind Venuprasad

Coordinator

Govind Venuprasad is Coordinator of Supporting Indian Trade and Investment for Africa (SITA), a project funded by the United Kingdom, and implemented by the International Trade Centre (ITC) across Ethiopia, India, Kenya, Rwanda, Tanzania and Uganda.…

Dr. Khalid H. A. Siddig

Consultant

Dr. Khalid Siddig is an Assistant Professor at the Department of Agricultural Economics of Khartoum University in Sudan. He obtained his B.Sc. in Computer Science from the IUA and M.Sc. in Computer Science from Alneelain University in Sudan.…

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José-Ignacio Alcorta

Technical Group Manager

Mr José-Ignacio ALCORTA is Technical Group Manager at the International Organization for Standardization (ISO) with over 20 years’ experience in standards development. He joined ISO in October 2011 where the manages a team of experienced Technical Programme Managers in the sectors of Healthcare, Services, Quality, Energy, Environment and Management Systems.…

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Marina Shentsova

Intern at the

Worked for BIOM Ecological movement since 2013, as an expert in the field of environmental legislation implementation and analysis, Intern at the UNECE at Environment and Multi-Domain Statistics Unit. Working with SDGs indicators, measurement of Tier 1 and Tier 2 indicators.…

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Prof. Lichia Saner-Yiu

President

Prof Lichia Saner-Yiu specialises in Organisation Development & Institutional Learning. In her capacity as the head of an ECOSOC think tank, she is active in policy debates, analysis and implementation design of reform of public administration.…