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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Derek Taylor

Managing Director

Derek is a senior commercial management consultant working at Government, Board and Director level with hands on operational and strategic planning experience in health systems nationally and internationally. With a focus on the disadvantaged he has provided Management Consultancy and Technical Assistance to Governments and Policy makers in improving the delivery and sustainability of their national healthcare service. …

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Dr. Petru Dimitru

Inspector

Dr Petru Dimitru has been a member of the Joint Inspection Unit of the United Nations system since 1 January 2016. Previously, he was Ambassador and Permanent Observer of the Council of Europe to the United Nations Office and other international organisations in Geneva (2011-2014), Representative of Romania in the Executive Board of UNESCO (2010–2011), national coordinator of the United Nations Alliance of Civilizations (2008–2011), and Director General for Multilateral Affairs and Director General for Global Affairs in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Romania  (2006-2010).…

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Lade Olugbemi

CEO

‘Lade Olugbemi is a Human Right activist passionate about raising awareness about mental health in the ethnic minority communities. She has worked in various sectors of the economy. She promotes early intervention for mental illness in the BAME communities and campaigning to remove stigma, negative labelling and stereotyping in accessing support early. …

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Dr. Carly Wood

Lecturer

Dr Carly Jane Wood is a lecturer in Exercise, Nutrition and Health at the University of Westminster, and the Food, Nutrition and Public Health Research Group lead. Her research interests are focused on the roles of exercise and nutrition in influencing health outcomes, and how different
environments can be used to maximise the health gains derived from taking part in physical activity.…

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Dr. Sultanul chowdhury

Lecturer in Marketing

Sultanul Chowdhury is the Lecturer in Marketing at University of Hull Business School, recently ranked 1st in the UK for student satisfaction (National Student Satisfaction Survey, 2014). His role includes supervising PhD students, chairing and examining PhD students as well as teaching in postgraduate and undergraduate programmes.…

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Valentina Leal Montoya

Student of MA in Environment, Development and Policy

Valentina Leal, a professional with degrees in business and economics with 9 years’ experience in the Colombian energy sector and great interest in sustainable development and environment issues.Valentina started to work in the middle of her studies in one of the biggest hydropower generation projects in Colombia.…

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Dr. Shadia Omar

Research Scientist – Virology

Shadia Omar is a postdoctoral scientist in Equine Influenza research team at The Animal Health Trust in the United Kingdom, where she is working to investigate Influenza virus antigenic drift.…

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John Peters

Chief Executive

John Peters is a Director of GSE Research and Greenleaf Publishing, based in Yorkshire, England, the leading publisher of online collections, books and journals in sustainability and responsible management. He holds visiting posts at a number of Universities including Nottingham Trent and Glasgow Caledonian, and is a member of the advisory board of the Centre for Governance, Leadership and Global Responsibility at Leeds Beckett University.…

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Ikedinachi Ogamba

Researcher

Ikedinachi Ogamba is a Doctoral Researcher at the University of Strathclyde Business School, Glasgow UK. He has several years of experience in international development with expertise in research, policy advocacy, project management and monitoring & evaluation having worked in various programmes across the world.…

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Kelli McGuire

Associate

Kelli McGuire is the Lead Associate at the Centre for Gender Rights at LCILP Global. She has an MSc in Emerging Economies and International Development from King’s College London and a BA in Political Science-International Studies from Kansas State University.…