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. Omer Elfaki

Associate Professor

Highly qualified medical educator with over 28 years of experience of teaching medical students of various disciplines in various institutes in Middle East, China and Africa, by putting to use the modern technology to deliver the concepts in a friendly environment.…

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Abdulrahman Mohamed

Senior Product Manager

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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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Dr. Motaz A Alsolaim

Assistant Professor

I’m passionate bout supporting entrepreneurship/innovation ecosystem. Driven and ambitious to contribute toward the Saudi Vision 2030. Interested in FinTech solutions. PhD from Brighton University, Small Startups; M.B.A from Swansea University and BS from WKU in Financial Management and Marketing.

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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.…



Associate Professor

Attiyah M. Al-Atawi is Vice-Rector at University of Tabuk Saudi Arabia. He is research active in all areas of transportation engineering including travel behaviour, road safety and traffic engineering.

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Prof. Ahmed Alshumaimri

Professor and Chairman

Ahmed Alshumaimri is a professor of Marketing at the college of Economics and Business in Qassim University and dean of graduate studies at the same university. He holds an MBA degree from Southern Illinois University at Carbondale in the USA and PhD in Marketing from Nottingham University in the UK.…

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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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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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Prof. Osama Salih


I’m a Sudanese expatriate living in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. I work at the College of Applied Medical Sciences as a Professor of Human Nutrition for developing the “national nutrition policy for the Kingdom o Saudi Arabia (KSA)“.I have previously consulted by UNICEF and the Federal Ministry o Health FMOH (2008) to  develop the “national nutrition policy and strategies for implementation for the Republic of Sudan“.…

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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.…

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Dr. Uzma Javed

Assistant Professor and Chair of HRM

Dr. Uzma Javed is an Assistant Professor and Chair of HRM at Effat University, Jeddah, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. She obtained a PhD degree from Cardiff University, which allow her to work as a corporate trainer and consultant.…

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Dr. Abdulaziz Bin Saeed

Assistant Professor

Dr Bin Saeed is Assistant Professor and Chairman, Dept of Family & Community Medicine and Holder, Research Chair of Epidemiology, Public Health & Environment, College of Medicine, King Saud University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.…

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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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Dr. Abdulaziz Al Twaim

Director of Pediatric Endocrinology

Dr. Abdulaziz Al Twaim is the Section Head/Consultant Paediatric Endocrinologist and Director of Paediatric Endocrinology Fellowship Program at King Abdulaziz Medical City-National Guard Health Affairs, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia as well as an Assistant Professor of paediatrics at the College of Medicine, King Saud Bin Abdualziz University for Health Sciences.…

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Dr. Ola Ahmed


Certified Training Consultant from Canadian International Board Saudi Ministry of Education, Boston University, American Academy of Training, International Training Foundation Creative Education Ambassador to the Canadian International Board. Certified Trainer from the Court of Debono Middle East and North Africa. …

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Dr. Intisar Elnour Elteraifi

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Musaad Abdullah Musaad


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.…