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 include all people who either participated in any of our various events (conferences, seminars, workshops, debates, etc) and/or contributed to one of our publications (books and journals). If you are interested in joining the WASD network directory, please  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 admin@wasd.org.uk.

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Prof. Alan Clough


Prof. Alan Clough is an epidemiologist within the College of Public Health, Tropical Medical and Rehabilitation Sciences at James Cook University, Australia. He is principally recognised in Australia and internationally for his work in the difficult and often neglected area of substance misuse in remote community populations.…

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Dr. Gavin Melles

Senior Lecturer

I am or have been research supervisor for PhD projects in Australia and Germany. Sustainable development, design thinking and education are the areas I work on in Teaching and Research. I’m involved as researcher CI or Phd supervisor with 3 CRC projects: CRC Low Carbon living and AutoCRC (focused on Malaysian EV Bus project).…

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Dr. Stephen Liddle

Operations Director

Dr. Stephen Liddle is currently the National Facilities Manager for one of the largest research organisations in New Zealand. He holds a Masters in Business Administration from Durham University (DUBS) in the United Kingdom and a Bachelors Degree in Engineering from Sunderland University (UK).…

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Dr. Briony Stevens

Public Health Nutritionist

Dr. Briony Stevens is a DrPH candidate and part of the Cohort Doctoral Studies Program within the School of Public Health, Tropical Medicine and Rehabilitation Sciences, James Cook University, Australia. She holds a Bachelors degree in Health Science majoring in nutrition, a Master’s degree in International Public Health from the University of Sydney, and is a registered Public Health Nutritionist with the Nutrition Society of Australia.…

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Dr. David Mitchell

Associate Professor

David is Associate Professor in land administration and management. He teaches undergraduate courses in cadastral surveying and land development and in 2013 received the RMIT SEH College Award for Teaching Excellence.…

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Dr. Peter Davey

Senior Lecturer and Program Director

Peter works at Griffith as a senior academic specialising in env and public health. Peter supervisors PhD research in migration and public health in Bangladesh and Indonesia and teaches env science at undergraduate and post graduate levels.…

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Mark Pesce


Mark is an inventor, writer, educator and engineer. How can technology assist us in achieving a sustainable future? Ask Mark Pesce. When the Internet was in its infancy, Mark was busy developing the tools to help communities manage themselves sustainably.…

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Dr. Qaiyum Parvez

Senior Lecturer

Dr.Qaiyum Parvez is a Senior Lecturer, Natural Science Graduated with B. Sc. Ag (Hons) and M.Sc. in Ag. Extension & Rural Development from the Bangladesh Agricultural University and PhD from the University of Florida, Gainesville, USA.…

Dr. Rowan Machaka


Rowan rose up to a upper management role in the NGO/NFP sector. From there, he developed a taste for training and research consultancy in management, NFP project management and sustainable development which culminated in an academic career beginning 9 years ago.…

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Dr. Dawit Bekele

Research Fellow

Dawit Bekele is Research Fellow and Senior Hydrogeologist at Global Centre for Environmental Remediation (GCER) at University of Newcastle conducting and directing environmental project and research in the assessment, remediation and management of contaminated sites.…


Associate Professor

Dr. Hsien-Hung Yeh is an Associate Professor at Griffith University.D. of Department of Finance, Australia. 

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Dr. Kerrianne Watt

Associate Professor

Dr. Kerrianne Watt is an epidemiologist and holds the position of Associate Professor within the College of Public Health, Tropical Medical & Rehabilitation Sciences at James Cook University, Australia. Her area of expertise is injury epidemiology and research methods.…

Laurie Dickie


Laurie Dickie is a researcher at CBS Academic Co-ordinator.

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Dr. Moazzem Hossain

Associate Professor, Adjunct

Dr. Moazzem Hossain taught environmental economics, development and trade in the Department of International Business and Asian Studies (currently, Business Strategy and Innovation) of the Griffith Business School at Griffith University, Brisbane since 1990.…

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Dr. Hazbo Skoko


Dr.Hazbo SKoko Australia holds a doctorate in IT/ICT Management, Master in Information Economics, and another Master in International Business Management. My professional commercial, research and teaching experience includes working in throughout the world, including Montenegro, Serbia, Germany, Sweden, Canada, Chine, Malaysia, Hong Kong, Cambodia, Slovenia, France, the UK, New Zealand, the US, Saudi Arabia and Australia.…

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Dr. Julie Brimbecombe

Associate Professor

Dr. Julie Brimbecombe is a Senior Research Fellow at the Menzies School of Health Research and is nutrition team leader in the Wellbeing and Preventable Chronic Diseases Division. She also holds a Heart Foundation Future Leader Fellowship.…

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Prof. Michael Powell


Michael Powell is a Professor of Management at Griffith University. Previously he was Deputy Dean at the University of Auckland Business School. Michael has a PhD from The University of Chicago and has been an active researcher in the areas of professional service firms, professionalisation, leadership of change and public sector reform.…

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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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