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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Elaine Chen

Senior Lecturer and Entrepreneur-in-Residence

Elaine Chen Senior Lecturer, MIT Sloan School of Management Entrepreneur-in-Residence, Martin Trust Center for MIT Entrepreneurship Founder and Managing Director, ConceptSpring. Elaine is a startup veteran and corporate innovation and entrepreneurship consultant who has brought numerous hardware and software products to market.…

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Amir Lebdioui

PhD Researcher

Amir Lebdioui is currently pursuing his PhD in Development Studies at the University of Cambridge. His research examines industrial policy to pursue structural transformation and economic diversification strategies in natural resource-rich countries.…

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Dr. Rabie Saidi

Lead Data Scientist

Rabie Saidi is a Lead Data Scientist in the European Bioinformatics Institute in Cambridge, UK. He conducts research and development in the intersection of data mining, big data, machine learning and bioinformatics.…

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Prof. Manuel Frutos-Perez Pfhea

Director of Business Development

Manuel is the Director of Business Development at the digital division of Cambridge Education Group. He works developing partnerships with prestigious universities and helping them widen the reach of their educational activities, taking full advantage of the possibilities offered by high quality online learning provision and international markets.…

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Dr. Waiel Bashari

Endocrinologist and Clinical Research Associate

Consultant Endocrinologist – Institute of Metabolic Science, University of Cambridge, UK. Areas of expertise: Clinical endocrinology; Clinical research; Molecular imaging technology, medical education, healthcare policy, telemedicine, delivery of healthcare at low-income countries.…

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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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Dr. Aled Jones


Dr. Aled Jones FRSA is the inaugural Director of the Global Sustainability Institute (GSI) at Anglia Ruskin University. The GSI’s research is focused around personal motivations and systems change set against the challenges of sustainability.…

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Prof. Shahina Pardhan