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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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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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. Andrew Sumner

Co-Director

Andy Sumner is a Reader in International Development and Co-Director of King’s International Development Institute, King’s College London. His research focuses on poverty theory and concepts and the causes of poverty both at a global level and with reference to Southeast Asia and Indonesia in particular. …

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Prof. Virginia Murray

Public Health Consultant in Global Disaster Risk Reduction

Professor Virginia Murray, qualified in medicine, works for Public Health England as the Public Health Consultant in Global Disaster Risk Reduction. Currently she  is also  the vice-chair of the UN International Strategy for Disaster Reduction (UNISDR) Scientific and Technical Advisory Group supporting the implementation of the UN Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction 2015- 2030.…

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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.…

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Emily Fivian

MPH Student

I am a Master of Public Health (MPH) student at the Imperial College London, specialising in Global Health. My current research project (MPH thesis) is exploring the prevalence and determinants of the triple-burden of malnutrition among adolescents in India, with use of secondary data from the National Family Health Survey.…

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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. …

Regina Papp

Researcher

Regina Papp holds a First Class Honours BSc degree from the University of Westminster. After having worked as a financial analyst for years, her attention turned to health and nutrition. Currently working for Action for Blind People, her focus of research is how nutrition can help prevent or slow sight loss with further interest in how nutrition influences health outcomes and health risks to individuals and communities.…

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Dr. Meera Tiwari

Associate Professor

Dr. Meera Tiwari is associate professor of international development studies at the University of East London, where she leads the Master of Science program in NGO and Development Management.

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Prof. Charles Egbu

Pro Vice Chancellor (Education and Experience)

Professor Egbu has over 25 years of experience in higher education. Prior to UEL he was the dean of the School of The Built Environment and Architecture at London Southbank University, where he also holds the chair in project management and strategic management in construction.…

Dr. Edna Stan-Maduka

Lecturer

Dr. Edna Stan-Maduka completed her PhD studies at the University of East London UK. She teaches and supervises postgraduate students in the areas of international business, corporate finance, banking and enterprise risk management.…

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Prof. John Joughin

Vice Chancellor

Professor John J. Joughin was appointed as Vice-Chancellor and Chief Executive of the University of East London in July 2013 with responsibility for all administrative and academic matters on behalf of the Board of Governors.…

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Dr. Ali Elbireer

Senior Director

Dr Elbireer is a progressive, innovation-focused, and results-driven Health executive with over 23 years’ experience in fostering strategic global partnership among private/public healthcare organizations in the USA/EU and Africa and creating sustainable knowledge-based systems for the developments of medical diagnostics, academic research, and not-for-profit organizations.…

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Ibtehal Attaelmanan

Coordinator

Ibtehal obtained a Bachelor of Science from the University of Warwick and a Master of Public Health, with a global health specialisation, from Imperial College London. Following graduation, she took up a research position at Imperial’s Institute of Global Health Innovation to continue her thesis research and went on to publish it.…

Dr. Mohammed Abaalkhail

Researcher

Mohammed Abaalkhail is the quality assurance senior staff member at the Saudi Cultural Bureau SACB (UK). He is currently finishing the final year of his PhD programme at the Business School, Brunel University, UK.…

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Dr. Jyoti Navare

Associate Professor

Dr. Jyoti Navare is a Doctor of Philosophy in Risk Management (Southampton University), MBA, a Fellow of the Chartered Insurance Institute, Associate of the Institute of Chartered Secretaries and Administrators and Fellow of the Higher Education Academy.…

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Dr. Sara Taha

Specialty Registrar

I am a speciality registrar in Neurosurgery working in London. I completed medical school at the University College of London and have been working in the NHS hospitals since graduation. I am particularly interested in sharing of knowledge, education and health equality.…