Network

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.

Interested in joining the WASD expert directory? 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 sheema@sussex.ac.uk.

You can also join the expert directories of our sister organisations: Middle Eastern Knowledge Economy Institute (MEKEI) and Sudan Knowledge (SK).

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Dr. Mohammed Abaalkhail

Researcher

Mohammed Abaalkhail is the quality assurance senior staff member at the Saudi Cultural Bureau SACB (UK). He is currently finishing the final year of his PhD programme at the Business School, Brunel University, UK.…

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Dr. Nicholas Andreou

Lead

Nicholas leads the Insight & Impact function at Balloon Ventures. He leads on all monitoring and evaluation, research, innovation and programme quality activities. Example projects include overseeing a randomized control trial of Balloon’s programmes in collaboration with Stanford University, and piloting a psychometric tool designed to identify high potential entrepreneurs in the informal sector alongside experts from UCL. …

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Prof. SURAKSHA GUPTA

Professor

Suraksha Gupta is the Professor of Socially Responsible Marketing at Newcastle University London. She holds a PhD from Brunel University in UK, MBA from Institute of Management Technology in India and Bachelor of Commerce from University of Delhi, India.…

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Anastasia Shevtsova

Impact and Insight Intern

UCL alumni, working in social enterprise and running my own sustainability blog. In hope to open my own venture in Tashkent, I network with finance and development professionals that seek and create innovations around the world.

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Prof. Robert Allison

Pro-Vice-Chancellor

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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Prof. John Joughin

Vice Chancellor

Professor John J. Joughin was appointed as Vice-Chancellor and Chief Executive of the University of East London in July 2013 with responsibility for all administrative and academic matters on behalf of the Board of Governors.…

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Dr. Sundus Tewfik

Pharmaceutical Scientist

Dr. Sundus Tewfik is a Pharmaceutical scientist, she expertise in conventional and herbal pharmacology. She is a qualified Biologist. She holds Masters in Applied Microbiology and PhD in Pharmacognosy from the University of Westminster.…

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Shashank Shekhar Tiwari

Researcher

Shashank Shekhar Tiwari is presently a Research Scholar at the Institute for Science and Society, The University of Nottingham, UK. He holds M. Phil. degree in Science Policy Studies from Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi.…

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Stefan Knights

Partnerships Lead

Stefan Knights is a national of Guyana. He is an Environmental Lawyer and holds a master’s degree in Sustainable Development. Stefan is also a Commonwealth Scholar and the 2016 Junior Legal Innovator for his work on Environmental Democracy in Latin America and the Caribbean.…

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Prof. Mike Hobday

Director

Mike currently researches two fields: (a) innovation in East and South East Asia; and (b) innovation management in complex products and systems (CoPS). He has industrial experience in the semiconductor industry (Texas Instruments 1969-1978), a D.Phil.…

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prof. Istemi Demirag

Head

Istemi S. Demirag is Professor of Accounting and Head of Accounting group at Keele University Management School. Previously he was a Professor of Accounting at Hull University Business School and at Queen’s University Management School, Belfast.…

SHAYMAA HOSNI

Researcher

Shaymaa Hosni is a researcher at Sunderland Hospital, UK.