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.

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Dr. Amal Abuzeinab


Dr. Amal Abuzeinab is VC2020 Lecturer in Architecture with specialism in low passive energy design. Funded by EPSRC, Amal has awarded her PhD in 2015 from University of Salford. Her thesis title was Implementing Green Business Models in the UK Construction Industry: Opportunities and Challenges.…



Prof. M. Sadiq Sohail is a lecturer at King Fahd University of Petroleum and Minerals, KSA.

Dr. K. R. Lakshmy Devi


Dr. K. R. Lakshmy Devi has been an Additional Independent Non-Executive Director at Dhanlaxmi Bank Limited since October 17, 2014. “. She has 36 years of teaching experience. At present, she is a UGC Consultant in University of Science and Technology, Kochi, Consultant to State Planning Board and Consultant to Kerala Research Programme for Local level Development.…

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Prof. Robert Allison


Professor Allison’s research interests examine interactions between earth processes, landforms and material properties. Past projects have been funded by a range of organisations including the Natural Environment Research Council, The Royal Society, and The Nuffield Foundation.…

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Moa M Herrgård

Deputy Organising Partner

I have always strived for indirectly or directly helping people in need, with the purpose to help them to help themselves to a more worthily and happy life. I am an outcome oriented person.…




Mahmoud Elgamal is a professor at the Kuwait University.


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Prof. Kent Lumsden


Prof. Kenth Lumsden is a full professor of “Integrated Transport Systems” at the Chalmers University of Technology. Before this position, he held professorships at different Swedish universities. Professor Lumsden has taken part in the development and has been responsible for the start-up of a number of Swedish academic programs related to transport economics, transport technology and logistics.…

Abiodun A. Olapade


Abiodun A. Olapade is a researcher at the Faculty of Technology of the University of Ibadan in  Nigeria.

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Dr. Williams E. Nwagwu


Dr. Williams Nwagwu holds a PhD in Information Science obtained from Africa Regional Centre for Information Science of the University of Ibadan. He teaches science communication and quantitative aspects of the field.

Prof. Nawaf Al Roomy


Professor Nawaf Al Roomy is a Professor of Economics at the College of Business and Finance, Ahlia University, Manama, Bahrain. He holds a PhD degree in Economic Sciences from the University of Southampton, UK (1987), and a High Diploma in Business Administration from the University of Baghdad, Iraq (1973).…

Nur H Hamizah Bt Mohamed Azmi


Nur Hamizah Bt Mohamed Azmi has obtained her bachelor of economics at the Faculty of  Business and Law, Multimedia University, Melaka, Malaysia; she is studying Master of Economics at Universiti Putra Malaysia.

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Prof. Zuriah Abdul Rahman


Professor Zuriah Abdul Rahman is a Professor of Risk Management & Insurance at Arshad Ayub Graduate Business School, Universiti Teknologi MARA (UiTM), Malaysia. She holds a BSc in Business Administration in Insurance and an MBA from Bowling Green State University, Ohio, USA.…

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Basma Khalifa


Basma Khalifa, graduated from Glasgow Caledonian university with a Degree in fashion business. Studying under a marketing, economic and business degree Basma, after graduating Worked in USA in high profile fashion events with a-list celebrities.…

Dr. Nagwa A. Kantoush

Assistant Professor

Dr. Nagwa Abdel Aziz Kantoush is an Assistant Professor Researcher of Clinical and Chemical Pathology.

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Dr. Pramod R. Regmi

Public Health Researcher

Pramod Regmi is a Public Health Researcher and currently works as a Research Fellow at the Faculty of Health and Social Sciences, Bournemouth University, England. His areas of expertise are diabetes, the health of ethnic minority populations, young people’s sex and relationships, health promotion, ethics in population health research and qualitative research.…

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Ammar Y. Kassab

Business Consultant

Ammar Kassab obtained his Bachelor’s degree (BSc) from the Faculty of Economics of Aleppo University in Syria in 2011, and his Master of Business Management (MBM) from the Faculty of Financial and Administrative Sciences of Al-Madinah International University in Shah Alam, Malaysia.…

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Dr. Elisiana Malle

Research Fellow

Elisiana has broad experience in law, economics and finance. She is specialised in Energy economic Law, Trade and International Law. She has worked in private practice, academic institutions and international organizations both in Tanzania and Europe.…