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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Mohammed Musthaq Ahmed


Mohammed Musthaq Ahmed is working as Lecturer in the Department of Biotechnology at the Manipal University Dubai Campus, Dubai, United Arab Emirates. He received his BSc and MSc in the field Microbiology from Acharya Nagarjuna University, Guntur, India.…

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Dr. Sultan Mohammed Faheem

Assistant Professor

Dr. Sultan Mohammed Faheem is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Biotechnology, Manipal University Dubai Campus, UAE. After completing his master’s degree in Life sciences from University of Hyderabad, India, He further persuaded his studies in Biotechnology and obtained MTech in Biotechnology from Jawaharlal Nehru Technological University, Hyderabad, India.…

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Dr. Ahmed Eltigani Elmansouri


I founded and lead Alrawabi Dairy company to become a market leader in just 6 years! I have succeeded in growing a $10 million dairy farm into a $ 200 million dairy enterprise producing and processing omega 3 milk super milk, vitamin D milk, nutriboost drinking yogurt and sell them directly to consumers.

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Ibrahim Elbadawi


Advisor and Trainer – e-Government, Open Data, Innovation. Managing Partner, Exantium (ODI Dubai), Dubai, UAE. Member of the United Nations eGovernment Expert Group. The first Arabic speaking Open Data Registered Trainer from The Open Data Institute – UK.…

Reshma Bhagwandas Vaswani


Reshma Bhagwandas Vaswani is Research Assistant in the Department of Biotechnology at the Manipal University Dubai Campus, Dubai, United Arab Emirates. She received her BSc in Biotechnology and MSc in the field Medical Biotechnology from Department of Biotechnology at the Manipal University Dubai Campus, Dubai, United Arab Emirates.…

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Prof. Belal Barhem


Belal Barhem is a professor at Aldar University College. He is teaching undergraduate and graduate programs in management, Developing and delivering professional training courses in managerial issues in both national and international levels and Conducting researches in business administration issues.



Senior Lecturer

Dr. Rajesh Mohnot is a senior lecturer at Middlesex University Dubai, UAE.

Dr. Maher Ibrahim


Dr. Maher Ibrahim received his PhD from the Suez Canal University/Ismailia, Egypt, specializing in education/mathematics. He has conducted various Faculty Development Programmes and published research papers in leading publications. He is now working at the American University.

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Mohamad Amin Hasbini

Doctoral Researcher

Mohammad Amin Hasbini joined Kaspersky Lab in 2013 as a Senior Security Researcher in the Global Research & Analysis Team (GReAT). Amin is responsible for the Kaspersky expert positioning in the Middle East and Africa, research development and knowledge support of the regional office in Dubai, UAE.…

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Hanan Abdulla Al Mheiri

Certified KM Manager and KM Practitioner

Hanan Al Mheiri has over than 15 years of professional experience in the domain of Knowledge Management (KM). She joined Dubai Police during her internship and General Commander Dhai Khalfan Tamim was impressed by her achievements where she was invited on board to join Dubai Police as a head of unit in the Knowledge Management Department.…

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Umica D’Souza


Umica D’Souza has a professional track record and 20 years of experience working on high end mega mixed use developments and strategic master plan schemes worldwide with over billions worth in USD.…

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Dr. Munawwar Ali Khan

Associate Researcher

Dr. Munawwar Ali Khan is an Associate Professor of Natural Science and Public Health at the Zayed University, Dubai, United Arab Emirates. He received his PhD in 2001 from the Department of Urban Engineering at University of Tokyo, Japan.…

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Dr. Carine Platat

Assistant Professor

Dr. Carine Platat completed her PhD in 2005 in the field of nutrition, physical activity and metabolic syndrome. She has been working as an assistant then associate professor at UAE University since 2008.…

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Dr. Hanan Taleb

Assistant Professor

Dr. HananTaleb works at the British University in Dubai as an Atkins Assistant Professor in the MSc Sustainable Design of the Built Environment Programme. She was awarded her PhD from the School of Architecture at the University of Sheffield for her research on sustainable residential buildings in Saudi Arabia.…

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Dima Maaytah

Founding Partner

A strategic advisor, author, and trainer with 15+ experience in devising and delivering sustainability and corporate responsibility strategies across a wide range of industries. I am skilled in conducting training and rendering consultancy on organizational performance evaluation and setting CSR/sustainability measurable targets and KPIs, materiality assessment, stakeholder mapping, and competitor benchmarking.…

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Rolf Richard Keil

Project Development Manager

A commercially astute, visionary and creative Senior Manager with an extensive background in the manufacturing, water, power and utilities sectors.  Recognised as a strong and knowledgeable leader, who is able to train and manage multicultural teams to deliver organisational objectives. …

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Eng Walied Abdelrahman Elbashir

Founder & CEO

Visionary Entrepreneur | Futurist | Global 50 most Impactful Social Innovators | TOP 100 Sustainable CEO’s | Young Arab Leaders Member| Young Africa Leaders Initiative Curator | Artificial Intelligent Researcher | Re-Engineering People Life through sustainable technology adaption. …

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Haytham Gallabi

Founder and General Manager

A seasoned, client focused, technology solutions sales professional and technology advocate. Has over 12 years’ experience in Europe, Africa and the Middle East in software project implementation, consultancy, client relation management, business development and sales.…

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