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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Dr. Sami Hassan Omer Salih

ICT Regulation Expert

ICT Regulation Expert with more than Fifteen years of engagements in ICT sector with STC (Saudi Telecom. Company), TPRA (the Sudanese telecom. regulatory authority), SUDREN (the Sudanese NERN) and active participant and contributor at various international organizations including ITU, ICANN, UbuntuNet Alliance, and AFRINIC.…

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Ghada Ahmed Elashi

Architectural Engineer

Ghada entered professional architectural practice since 2012, that started in Egypt as a landscape architect and currently as a lead architectural engineer based in Saudi Arabia. She was involved in variety of projects ranging from settlements to hospitality projects located in the Middle East and Africa.…

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Dr. Naglaa Elsayed Abdallah

Associate Professor

Nghly cited journals in the field of diagnostic radiology. She has attended many conferences as a speaker or as an attendant. She is aglaa Elsayed is an Egyptian doctor. Holding Master and MD in Diagnostic Radiology, Faculty of Medicine, Cairo University.…

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Dr. Rashid Khan

Head of Intellectual Property and Innovation

Dr. Rashid Khan is now the Head of Intellectual Property and Innovation for Aramco Entrepreneurship. He was the founding member of Intellectual Assets Management for Saudi Aramco. He transformed the Intellectual Property domain of Saudi Aramco.…

Dr. Hessa M. AL-Mudhaffar

Assistant Professor

Hessah M. Al-muzafar is an Assistant Professor at Dammam University, Saudi Arabia. She received her PhD in 2001 from the General Presidency for Female Education, Presidency Agency for Girls College of Science, DMM University.…

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Prof. Mohammad A. El-Gebeily


Dr. Mohamed El-Gebeily is a full professor in the Department of Mathematics and Statistics since 2004. He received his PhD degree from Oklahoma State University, USA in 1984 in Mathematics and his BSc degree from Alexandria University, Egypt in 1975 in Electrical Engineering.…

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Dr. Muhammad Rahatullah Khan

Associate Professor

Dr Khan is a senior executive/academic and entrepreneur with more than 25 years of experience of business, entrepreneurship development and academia in Asia, Middle East and Europe. He has developed more than 130 start-ups South Asia, Middle East and Europe.…

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Lina Alqahtani

Founder and CEO

14 years management experience leading up to Founder for investment and creative business. Founder and CEO of Atqen Groups Company; Member of Women Coordination Council; Founding partner of paradigm company; Member of british saudi investment council; and Founding Member of International Federation marketing and investment Sport.…

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Abeer Aleryani

Senior Pre Award Administrator

Abeer is a Senior Pre-Award Administrator in the Office of Sponsored research (OSR) at King Abdullah University of Science and Technology (KAUST), Saudi Arabia. Abeer has a MSc in development Studies from University of London, School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS).…

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Dr. Nagat Eltoum


Dr. Nagt Eltoum is a lecturer at King Saud Bin Abdul Aziz University for Health Sciences. Jeddah, Saudi Arabia. She received her PhD in Nutrition from the School of Health Sciences, Ahafad University for Woman, Sudan.…

Dr. Jaafar AlMutawa


Dr. Jaafar AlMutawa received BSc and MSc degrees in Mathematics from the University of Bahrain in 1994 and 1999, respectively, and the PhD degree from Kyoto University in 2006. He has been a member of the Department of Mathematics and Statistics, since 2006.…

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Dr. Fawaz A. Saad

Associate professor

Dr. Fawaz Saad is an associate professor at Umm Al-Qura University. He is a co-founder of a number of start-up companies. He is a co-founder of Wadi Makkah Techno Valley. He worked as a dean of the Institute of Innovation and Entrepreneurship and was a General Supervisor of the Office of Intellectual Property Management and Bin Laden Chair for Innovation and Entrepreneurship.…

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Dr. Ghulam Ali

Assistant Professor

Dr. Ghulam Ali currently working as Assistant Professor HRM at Lahore Business School and Effat College of Business. He has more than 10 years, diversified, experience in teaching, training, research, & consultancy in both public & private institutes.…

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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.…

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Dr. Moawia Elfaki Yahia

Associate Professor

Dr. Moawia Elfaki Yahia received his B.Sc and M.Sc in computer science from the University of Khartoum in 1989, 1995, and his PhD degree in Artificial Intelligence from Putra University, Malaysia in 1999.…

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Sami A. Khursani

Chief Operation Officer

Sami A. Khursani is currently the Chief Operation Officer of Wa’ed, the Saudi Aramco Entrepreneurship Center. He has more than 25 years of experience in Oil & Gas and Engineering related fields.…



Deputy Manager

Mohammed Al-Ali is a General Director at GDMS, Saudi Arabia. Research areas include GIS, safety and security and general information systems.

Haya S. Al-ahmari


Haya, S. Al-ahmari is a Lecturer at the University of Dammam, Saudi Arabia. She received her Bachelor of Science degree in 2007 from the General Presidency for Female Education, Presidency Agency for Girls College, Girls College of Science, Dammam, Saudi Arabia.…

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Dr. Ahmed Gumaa Siddiek

Assocaitee Professor

Mr. Siddiek got his BA in English with (MERIT) from Khartoum University in 1982, an MA in Translation from the Islamic Institute for Translation in Khartoum, an M.ED in (TEFL) from Juba University – Sudan in 2001 and a Ph.D with (EXCELLENT) in (Language Testing)) in 2004 from Omdurman Islamic University – Sudan.…