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Somia I. Okoued

State Minister

Somia I . Okoued  is a State Minister  –  Ministry Of International Co-operation Khartoum, United Insurance Tower Intersection Of The Pilot Murad With Parliament, Khartoum – Sudan

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Janet Snow


Janet Snow worked at the University of Sussex for over 27 years. Until the creation of the School of Business, Management and Economics (BMEc) in 2009, she worked exclusive for the Science Policy Research Unit (SPRU), in various roles including supporting several research units, administration for the research degree programme, and full administration for the Business and Management single honours undergraduate programme.…

Dr. Wondimagegnehu  Alemu

Medical Doctor

Dr. Wondimagegnehu Alemu is a medical doctor and Public Health specialist who brings over 3 decades of experience in global health with the focus on public health surveillance and disease control.…



Assistant Professor

Dr. Al-Qirim joined academia in 1999 as an assistant professor (lecturer) at Auckland University of Technology in New Zealand after working in the IT industry for twelve years (since 1989).…

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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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Andrew M. Isaacs

Senior Lecturer

Andrew Isaacs is the former Executive Director of UC Berkeley’s Management of Technology Program. Isaacs is also President of California Technology International, Inc., a consulting firm he founded in 1990. CTI’s offices in Silicon Valley and Tokyo specialize in strategy and marketing for US and Japanese high tech companies.…

Veronica Lini


Lini is Research Assistants in Food Technology Department, Widya Mandala Surabaya Catholic University. They during storage in the refrigerator. The soycorn milk colloid was more stable than that reported by Omueti and Ajomale (2005).…

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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.…

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Derek Taylor

Managing Director

Derek is a senior commercial management consultant working at Government, Board and Director level with hands on operational and strategic planning experience in health systems nationally and internationally. With a focus on the disadvantaged he has provided Management Consultancy and Technical Assistance to Governments and Policy makers in improving the delivery and sustainability of their national healthcare service. …

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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. Muneer M.S Al–Mubarak

Dean and Associate Professor

Dr. Muneer M.S. Al–Mubarak is an Associate Professor of Management and Marketing at Ahlia University. His main research interests are related to relationship marketing, competitive advantage, CRM, SMEs and international business relations.

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.…




Emhamad Elmansori is a Lecturer at Omar Al-Mukhtar University. He was a public sector employee, 1985–2005 and has been a Faculty Member of the Collage of Economics, Omar Al Mukhtar University-Libya since 2005.…

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Prof. Adolfo Chiri


Adolfo Chiri is a professor at Harvard University Chiri has PhD in International Economy, University of Miami, USA; M.P.A. in Political Economy and International Security, Harvard University, USA. He has been president of East Gate Media; Executive Vice President of Strategies for Energy Dependent Economies, Inc .; chief economist and vice president of research and knowledge management at Strategy Research Corporation. …

Dr. Samira Mataj

Medical Specialist

Dr. Samira Mataj is a Medical Doctor, a specialist in the Biochemical-Clinical Laboratory. She is a co-author of several published articles and has participated in several national and international conferences.

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Associate Professor

Young-Yie Kim is an Assistant Professor at Seoul Digital University, Republic of Korea.

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Dr. Ignatius Srianta


Ignatius Srianta is Lecturer in Department of Food Technology at Widya Mandala Surabaya Catholic University. He focuses on food safety and bioprocess researches. He published/presented his research papers in national journals/seminars and international seminars.…

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Mohammed Alleasir

Executive engineer

Executive engineer in the financial sector, graduated as Digital Electronic and computing and work into private and public sectors in UK. Started as IT engineer in Samsung Electronics Research Institute and them moved moved to IT services in Logica/CGI as IT constant,  providing services to clients in both public and private organisations.…