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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Andrew Brown

Director

Born and raised in New Zealand, I spent a year in New York working for New Zealand’s Permanent Mission to the United Nations in various roles including as a negotiator in the 5th committee, and in the Special Committee on Peacekeeping Operations.…

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Prof. Virginia Murray

Public Health Consultant in Global Disaster Risk Reduction

Professor Virginia Murray, qualified in medicine, works for Public Health England as the Public Health Consultant in Global Disaster Risk Reduction. Currently she  is also  the vice-chair of the UN International Strategy for Disaster Reduction (UNISDR) Scientific and Technical Advisory Group supporting the implementation of the UN Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction 2015- 2030.…

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Kelvin Jones

Director of International

A cross sector disruptive innovator. The Director of International student recruitment for a global education provider. A chartered fellow of the Chartered Management Institute. Actively advising education institutes and businesses.

MBA, PGDip Strategic Management, FCMI CMgr

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Dr. Zhongqi Jin

Senior Lecturer

Dr. Zhongqi Jin is a Senior Lecturer at Middlesex University Business School, London, UK. He holds a PhD from School of management, University of Bath. He teaches marketing and innovation. His research interests are in the fields of innovation management, product development, and consumer behaviour.…

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Ann Pettifor

Director

Ann Pettifor was born in South Africa and took her degree in politics and economics at the University of the Witwatersrand in Johannesburg. She spent a formative period of her life in Tanzania in the early 1970s before coming to Britain, and working at the Headquarters of the British Labour Party.…

Dr. ADAM CUNLIFFE

Lecturer

Dr. Adam graduated from Queen Mary College (UOL) with a degree in physiology. After a year working in phase IV clinical trials he studied for an MSc in Nutrition at King’s College London before undertaking a PhD at the Royal London Hospital.…

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Anna Kettley

Director of Programmes

Anna Kettley has been working in the voluntary sector for over fifteen years, leading on the development, implementation and delivery of services for children and young people, both within the UK and overseas.…

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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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Christopher Chagnon

Assistant Director

Christopher Chagnon is the assistant director of the Centre for International Economic Law, Trade, and Development (CIELTD) at the London Centre of International Law Practice (LCILP). His personal interest and expertise is in social enterprise development, public private partnerships in the development context, and Sino-African trade and development.…

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Hiro Tamura

Partner

Hiro Tamura is a Partner at Atomico, actively looking for great founders and companies to work with across the globe. Having joined the firm in 2008, Hiro has led Atomico’s growth to become a leading institutional fund manager.…

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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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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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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.…

Dr. Edna Stan-Maduka

Lecturer

Dr. Edna Stan-Maduka completed her PhD studies at the University of East London UK. She teaches and supervises postgraduate students in the areas of international business, corporate finance, banking and enterprise risk management.…

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.…