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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Rayan Mohammed Ahmed Madani

Reserach Assistant

Ms Rayan Mohammed Ahmed Madani is a research assistant at ENRRI. She holds a BSc Honours degree in biotechnology science from Omdurman Islamic University. She has attended many training courses in Sudan in molecular biology, micro-RNA and DNA CHIP technology and computational chemistry.…

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Prof. Dajian Zhu


Dajian Zhu is a professor in Department of Public Administration at Tongji University. His research interests are sustainability; PPP; collaborative governance; and urban development. His research has been published in outlets such as Journal of Cleaner Production, Land Use Policy, and Habitat International.

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prof. Tony Bendell


Respected academic, experienced consultant and trainer, and internationally recognized expert on Change Management and Sustainable Development, Governance, Organizational Excellence, Strategy, Leadership, Quality and Lean/ six Sigma, Tony also has an interest in public sector development and reform.…

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Dr. Ibrahim Hassan Fahal

Consultant Nephrologist/Clinical Senior Lecturer

Qualified in Medicine, University of Khartoum 1981; Member, Royal College of Physicians (UK) 1990; MD, University of Liverpool 1997; Fellow, Royal College of Physicians (London) 2000; Fellow, Royal College of Physicians (Glasgow) 2001; elected Fellow, American Society of Nephrology 2010.…

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Dr. Roger Hosein


Dr. Hosein was a high school dropout. He pursued O’ levels and A’ levels on his own after which he came to UWI, St Augustine. At UWI he pursued a BSc in Economics.…

Prof. David Dubster


Dr. Awad Galal Osman Mohamed

Associate Professor

Dr Awad Galal Osman Mohamed is Associate Professor of soil microbiology currently working as a manager of the Central Laboratory, Environment and Natural Resources Research Institute, National Centre for Research, Ministry of Science and Technology, Khartoum, Sudan.…

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Dr. Mary  Glover Amengor

Principal Research Scientist

Mary Glover-Amengor is a researcher in food chemistry and public health nutrition with an interest in the nutritional needs of low socioeconomic groups. Mary has 26 years’ experience as a researcher with the Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) in Ghana.…

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Dr. Dina Ahmed Amin

Senior Lecturer

Dina Ahmed Amin is a Senior Lecturer in Pediatrics Ain Shams University. She is concerned with managing and following nutritional and neurological cases in Ain Shams University Hospitals. She is a Member of the Egyptian Medical Syndicate, the Egyptian Society of Child Neuro-Psychiatry (ESCNP) and the Gaucher Committee, project HOPE Egypt.…

Dr. Krishnamurthy Nagendra Prasad

Senior Research Fellow

Dr. Krishnamurthy Nagendra Prasad performed this experiment and worked as Post Doctoral Fellow at Department of Nutrition and Dietetics, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, University Putra Malaysia, Malaysia. Currently, he is working as Research Fellow at Monash University, Chemical Engineering Discipline, School of Engineering, Jalan Lagoon Selatan, 46150 Bandar Sunway, Selangor, Malaysia

Prof. Raimo Blom


Raimo Blom, Professor of Sociology at the University of Tampere, Finland, has conducted numerous studies related to Russia and the Baltic states over 20 years.

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Dr. Eman M. Abd El-Azeem

Assistant Professor

Eman Mohamed Abd El-Azeem, Assistant Professor of Biochemistry, Department of Biochemistry, Faculty of Science, Ain Shams University, Egypt, is a member of the Society of Egyptian Association of Immunologists and the Egyptian Society of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology.…

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Dr. Ayesha S. Al Dhaheri

Vice Dean

Dr. Ayesha Al Dhaheri is a vice dean of the University of United Arab Emirates. She is currently a Chairperson of the Nutrition and Health Department at the United Arab Emirates University.…

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Angus Rennie

Senior Manager

Angus Rennie facilitates UN-Business collaboration at the UN Global Compact, the world’s largest responsible business initiative. In addition to a portfolio involving a broad range of partnership-brokering activities with Global Compact participant companies, UN partners and other stakeholders, Angus coordinates a UN network of more than 100 staff focused on strengthening the capacity of the Organization to engage the private sector, advancing UN issues and goals while promoting responsible and sustainable business.…

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Dr. Janet Tinoco

Associate Professor

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Dr. Alessandro Rizzello

Adjunct Professor

Alessandro Rizzello received his PhD in Health Care Management and Economics from the University Magna Graecia of Catanzaro with a dissertation that focused on Social Impact Investing and Social Impact Bond in healthcare.…