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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Prof. Geoff Thompson

Founder and Chair

Geoff Thompson MBE FRSA DL is a former world champion athlete and one of the country’s most respected sports administrators and youth activists. Raised in Hackney, Mr Thompson has unique connections to east London and is a lifelong advocate of the role that education, sport and culture play in improving the lives of young people. …

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Joanna Stroud

Distance and Online Education Advisor

Joanna joined UCL Digital Education in 2017, having previously held learning technology positions at both research-intensive and teaching-focused higher education institutions across the UK. At UCL she has a cross-institutional responsibility for online and distance learning in many forms, providing guidance relating to online pedagogies and learning design.…

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Dr. Basma ElSafi

Consultant

Basma ElSafi studied Medicine at the University of Bucharest, Romania. She is a Consultant in Acute Medicine
at Kings College Hospital in London. She holds MBBS, MD (MRCP equivalent), and the Diploma of the Faculty of Family Planning (DFFP).…

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Dr. Moonisah Usman

Associate Fellow

Moonisah Usman was awarded a BSc in Biomedical Sciences (First Class Honours) in 2014 from the University of Westminster (UoW), London. Her final year project evaluated the response of biomarkers of inflammation in saliva to moderate exercise in men.…

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Hiro Tamura

Partner

Hiro Tamura is a Partner at Atomico, actively looking for great founders and companies to work with across the globe. Having joined the firm in 2008, Hiro has led Atomico’s growth to become a leading institutional fund manager.…

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Mohammed Alleasir

Executive Engineer

Executive engineer in the financial sector, graduated as Digital Electronic and computing and work into private and public sectors in UK. Started as IT engineer in Samsung Electronics Research Institute and them moved moved to IT services in Logica/CGI as IT constant,  providing services to clients in both public and private organisations.…

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Prof. Farida Fortune

Head of Department

Professor Fortune is Professor of Medicine in relation to Oral Health and Head of the Centre for Clinical and Diagnostic Oral Sciences (CDOS). She graduated in both Dentistry and Medicine from University College, University of London.…

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Nuha Eltinay

Doctoral Researcher

Nuha Eltinay is a PhD Researcher at London South Bank University, Licentiate MRTPI and MA holder of Urban Planning studies from the University of Westminster, working towards the implementation of the Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction (DRR) in the Arab Region.…

Dr. Sohier Elneil

Consultant in Urogynaecology and Uro-neurology

Dr Sohier Elneil started her career in the field of Urogynaecology in the early 1990’s when she became involved with patients who suffered vesico-vaginal fistulas and female genital mutilation in under-resourced settings.…

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Dr. Souad Mohamed

Senior Lecturer

Dr Souad Mohamed is a senior academic with over eleven years’ experience in Higher Education teaching on various courses related to Business Management at undergraduate and postgraduate levels. She currently holds three key roles at the University of Westminster as a Senior Lecturer of Business Information and Knowledge Management, the Leader of International Projects Group for the School of Applied Management, and the Middle East Representative for Westminster Business School.…

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Dr. Randolf Cooper

Dean

Randolf Cooper is the Dean, Royal Docks Business and Law School at the University of East London. He is a well known leader in management services and institutional sustainability. He has personally overseen the academic restructuring at higher education institutions and his leadership posts have included Campus Director and Vice-President of Academic Affairs. …

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Jean Pierre Ferraroli

Senior Technician

Jean Pierre Ferraroli worked as a Registered General Nurse – RGN with Medecins Sans Frontieres (Doctors Without Border) in war zones, refugees camp, famine area and development project from Central America to East Africa.…

Richard Hutson

Researcher

Richard Hutson has completed a BSc in Human Nutrition from the University of Westminster, London. The work reported in this study is based on research carried out for his final year project as part of the undergraduate study.…

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Ahmed Abdeldaim

Project Coordinator

Over 10 years professional experience in banking as part of the planning and strategy team. Selected out of a pool of experts to  oversee the on boarding of Fraud Operation. Great experience of stakeholder management.  …

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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. 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.…