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. Yasir Alnaqbi


Dr. Yasir is the Director Abu Dhabi Excellence Program – Government of Abu Dhabi. He holds PhD from Salford University, Manchester, UK, MSc Engineering Management from Brunel University, UK and MSc Project Management from George Washington University, USA.…

Zohair Magzoub Mohamed Elhag

Wildlife Consultant

Zohair Magzoub Mohamed Elhag received his Bacalore from the Faculty of Veterinary Science, Khartoum University, Sudan (1989). He worked as a Veterinary Officer in Butana Dairy Farm, Khartoum Dairy Production CO.…

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Abdel Djalil Laouisset


Canadian Agri-Business Entrepreneur .

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Prof. Khalid Alrawi


Dr. Khalid is a Professor at Abu Dhabi University/ The Military Programs in the United Arab Emirates. He received his PhD degree in Business Administration from Strathclyde University/UK and his M.phil from Oxford.…

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Mustafa Sahban Al-Tekreeti


Mustafa Sahban Al-Tekreeti was born in 1986, in Baghdad, Iraq. Mr. Al-Tekreeti moved to the United Arab Emirates in 2007. He graduated with a Bachelor’s of Science (BSc) in Civil Engineering from the University of Sharjah in 2011, and holds a Master’s of Science in Engineering Systems Management from the American University of Sharjah, since January 2015.…

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Dr. Munir Hourani

General Manager

PhD in Strategic Planning and Certified Professional Consultant (CPC) both from USA, entrepreneur and innovative thinker by nature, business management specialist by education, and business developer by practice and learning.…

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Mohamed Albeshr

Doctoral Researcher

I am always open to new learning opportunities that will add value to my professional career. My purpose for PhD program is to strengthen my skills in my profession as strategic leader in my organization.…

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H. E. Majid Al Mansouri


H. E. Mr. Al Mansouri is a reformer and a Champion. He is a member of the Executive Council of the Emirate of Abu Dhabi, UAE. He began his carrier in 1994 at the Abu Dhabi National Oil Company (ADNOC).…

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Tayeb Osman Yousef

Organizational Development Expert

Expert of the UNDP / Tokten http://www.sd.undp.org; Chief assessors teams NIBRAS award / Department of Finance and Customs 2015; Head of Planning Department and relationships population Municipality Western Region – Liwa wrm@abudhabi.ae2010 – 2011; Director of Planning and Population acting / Municipality Liwa / 2011 relations; Consultant of Organizational Excellence Ajman Chamber of Commerce and Industry 2012- 2014; Consultant of Organizational Excellence for nationality and residence sector l 2014- 2015 UAE; the evaluation team leader to prepare the participation of the General Administration of passports within Ras Al Khaimah Sheikh Saqr excellence program; Part time lecturer@ Emirates University – Continuing Education Center- of preparation and development of materials and the development of leadership and intermediate leaders from 2007 until now; member of society Excellence Western Region Abu Dhabi.

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Dr. Afaf Mubarak

Assistant Professor

Dr. Afaf Mubarak Mohamed is an assistant professor at the  Alhosn University, Abu Dhabi, UAE.

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Dr. Hala Abuzeid


I consider my full time job to be a role model to younger colleagues in my field these will be medical students as future doctors, younger junior doctors, nursing staff and whoever works in my circle.…

Ahmed Al Zaidi

Police Officer

Ahmed Al Zaidi worked as police officer in Abu Dhabi Police at Strategic Department and Police Traffic Department for almost nine years. Currently, he is completing his PhD in the School of Engineering and the Built Environment at Edinburgh Napier University, UK.…

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Dr. Ibrahim M. Abdalla Alfaki

Associate Professor

Ibrahim M. Abdalla Alfaki is an Associate Professor in the Department of Statistics in the College of Business and
Economics at the United Arab Emirates University an where he has been a faculty member since 1998.…

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Dr. Ayad Altaai


Ayad Altaai is a resourceful thinker and professional experienced in various fields, including sustainable development, sustainable urban and municipal development, sustainable transport, and capacity building and development. He has initiated and managed several schemes, programmes, and projects at local, national, regional and international levels, including, but not limited to, Abu Dhabi Global Environmental Data Initiative (AGEDI) (2002-2004), 1st International Conference on Sustainable Transportation in Developing Countries (2005), and the Global Initiative Towards a Sustainable Iraq (GITSI) (2006-2012), Both AGEDI and GITSI are global partnerships registered with the UN Commission on Sustainable Development).

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prof. Djamel Eddine Laouisset


Former University Vice President – Algeria; Former Director of Research&Studies – National Institute for Global Strategic Studies -Algeria; Former Advisor Minister of Economy – United Arab Emirates; Visiting Professor Business School – Nottingham Business School – UK.

Omran Salem


OMRAN SALEM is a researcher at Municipalities and Agicultural department, UAE



SHADI MUSALLAM is a researcher at Abu Dhabi Police, UAE.

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H. E. Sheikh Nahyan Bin Mubarak Al Nahyan


Minister of Culture, Youth and Community Development, H.E. Sheikh Nahyan Bin Mubarak Al Nahyan received his education from the British Midfield School until the high secondary level. Afterwards, he joined Majdolin faculty at Oxford University-UK.…