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Head of the Department of Civil Engineering

Sanjeev Sinha is presently Professor and Head of the Department of Civil Engineering at National Institute of Technology Patna, India. He had obtained his doctoral degree from Asian Institute of Technology, Thailand and his Master’s degree from Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee, India.…

Prof. Muddathir Ali Ahmed


Prof. Muddathir Ali Ahmed is a professor at the University of Gezira.

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Mohammad Samsul Hoque

Executive Magistrate and Sr Ast Secretary

Executive magistrate and Sr Ast Secretary of the Government of Bangladesh, doing research work with Dr Moazzem Hossain, an associate Professor of Griffith University Australia, for the last four years. I attended an international symposium at Griffith University Australia in 2015 on a project called “socio- economic impact of remittance at migrant and non – migrant households: a micro analysis with household level data in Bangladesh “for the volume on south south migration published by Routledge publishing uk in 2017.…

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Dr. Abraham Mainaji Amlogu


Abraham Mainaji Amlogu is a Consultant Clinical Pharmacist at the State House Medical Centre, Abuja, Nigeria. He holds a PhD in Public Health Nutrition from the University of Westminster, London. He is an Associate Fellow of the Higher Education Academy in the UK, a Fellow of the Royal Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene, a Fellow and an Examiner with the West Africa Postgraduate College of Pharmacists.…

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Dr. Linda Matar, one of Lebanon’s most influential women, was honoured for her career of service in Lebanon and the Arab world, in a ceremony held by the League of Lebanese Women’s Rights.…

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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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prof. Ranajit Chakrabarty


Ranajit Chakrabarty has recently retired from University of Calcutta (Kolkata) after serving the University as Professor of Management for more than 40 years. He had more than 100 research publications in National and International Journals and he had produced about 15 Phd students.

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Dr. Marcia Nathai-Balkissoon


Dr. Marcia Nathai-Balkissoon is a research student pursuing a PhD in Industrial Engineering at The University of the West Indies. She holds a BSc degree in Industrial Engineering and an MSc degree in Engineering Management and her research interests are in the areas of industrial
engineering and organisational learning.…

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Dr. Shafiqur Rehman

Research Engineer

Shafiqur Rehman is a Research Engineer at Center for Engineering Research in Research Institute of King Fahd University of Petroleum and Minerals. He has more than twenty years of research experience in surface and upper air meteorology, wind and solar energy assessment, wind/PV/diesel hybrid power system design with and without battery backup, meteorological data measurements using 40 to 60 meter tall towers, and recently has developed interest in geothermal power resources assessment and global warming issues and trending.…

Dr. Sharmila Pudaruth


Ms Sharmila Pudaruth is a lecturer in Marketing at the Department of Management, Faculty of Law and Management, University of Mauritius. She has published articles in academic journals and conference proceedings in the field of green marketing, interactive advertising, internet banking, viral marketing, customer relationship management and e-government uptake in Mauritius.…

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Prof. Tareq Younus


Prof. Tareq Shareef Younus is a Ph.D. Holder in Business Administration. Dr. Tareq has had occupied many academic leadership positions and has taught in both graduate and undergraduate levels in different countries and different universities.…

Dr. Mirghani O. Babiker

Senior Consultant

Dr. Mirghani O. Babiker MBBS U of K, DMRD London, FRCR London Dr. Babiker graduated with MBBS from the University of Khartoum, Sudan in 1975. He got training until 1981 in different medical disciplines at Khartoum and Blue Nile Province.…

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Prof. Lynette Louw

Deputy Dean

Lynette Louw, appointed in the Raymond Ackerman Chair of Management, Department of Management, former Head of Management Department, and current Deputy Dean, Faculty of Commerce at Rhodes University in Grahamstown, South Africa.…

Nurul Adilla Loai


Nurul Adilla is graduated from SMK Seri Pekan, Pahang in 2004 and she continued her study in life science at Negeri Sembilan Matriculation College, Malaysia. She received her bachelor’s degree in Food Science and Technology with a Minor in Islamic Food Law in 2011 from Universiti Teknologi MARA, Shah Alam, Malaysia.…

Foluke Ademokun

Executive Coordinator

Ademokun, a trainer and member of the International Council of Small Business (ICSB), holds a postgraduate degree in Public Administration with demonstrable experience, and expertise in capacity development, project management and monitoring and evaluation, as well as gender and development.…

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Clive Hildebrand


Clive is a Director representing MCEETYA on the AUQA Board. He was born in Gladstone Queensland in 1937, then educated at Yeronga State and Brisbane Grammar Schools, University of Queensland (BE (Mining)) and as Queensland 1960 Rhodes Scholar at Oxford (MA (PPE)).…

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prof. Wajeeh Elali

Professor and Vice President for Administration & Finance

Wajeeh Elali is a professor of finance and Vice President for Administration and Finance at Ahlia University, Bahrain. He joined Ahlia University after more than a decade teaching at McGill University, Canada.…

Dr. Edna Stan-Maduka


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.…