Network

SK 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 can be used to help find, support and collaborate with experts from the SK network.

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Sana Elhaj

Mobile Core Network Planning Engineer

Core Network Planning Engineer at Zain Sudan Telecommunication company. previously core network planning and optimization engineer at MTN Sudan. more than three years in the telecom industry. High Competence on Huawei and Ericsson Packet Core Nodes

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Abubakr Hussein

Senior Expert

Senior Expert at the Arab Planning Institute (API) in Kuwait. He is a Ph. D. holder in Finance and Marketing, graduated at Humboldt University of Berlin in Germany, and an M.…

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SULIMAN SALIH DIRAR

VICE CHAIRMAN

Graduated from the Faculty of Law Cairo University, Khartoum Branch. Two higher diplomas in Marketing and market research, a higher Diploma in English language from UK. Courses in London in Journalism and copywriting. …

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Dr. Michael Sutton

Chief Gamification & Knowledge Officer

Michael Sutton demonstrates his thought leadership skills in his roles as a Game-Based Learning Innovator & Architect and Edupreneur. His current applied research focuses upon architecting and delivering gamification environments using serious games, immersive learning environments, and simulations that leverage increased learning and performance for: employee engagement, creativity, and innovation; design thinking; leadership, teamship, followship, communityship, and intrepreneurship/ entrepreneurship; and knowledge acquisition, production, sharing, and diffusion (knowledge mobilization).

Faisal Koua

Research Associate

Faisal Koua, a postdoctoral research associate at the University of Virginia, received his PhD in Bio-science with specialization in structural biology & molecular biophysics from Okayama University, Japan in 2013.…

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Dr. Mohamed Ibrahim Shamou

Consultant

Dr Shamou is senior manager and engineering professional with 24 years experience in manufacturing, quality, industrial engineering, strategic planning, process improvement, performance and operation management. Experience also includes academic research and university teaching.…

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Nuha Eltinay

Director of Urban Planning and Sustainable Development

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

Tarik Hassan Elsonni

Dean

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Njidda M Gadzama

Professor

Prof Njidda M. Gadzama is Professor Emeritus of Zoology and Environmental Science at University of Maiduguri, Borno State, Nigeria. He is an academic leader having been pioneer Pro-Chancellor of National Open University of Nigeria; Vice-Chancellor, University of Maiduguri; and the Acting Vice-Chancellor, University of Port Harcourt.…

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Elsadig Musa Ahmed

Professor

Dr. Elsadig Musa Ahmed is a Professor at Economics Unit and Coordinator for Post Graduate programs of the Faculty of Business and Law, Chair person of Center for Globalization and Sustainable Research (CGSR) Multimedia University (MMU), Melaka Campus, Malaysia, member of Research and Development and the Institute of Postgraduate Studies (IPS) Coordination Committee (ICC) MMU.…

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Dr. Mohamed ElNair

Associate Professor

Academic Experience

  • (April 2016-now) Associated Professor, Almughtaribeen University
  • (November 2016-now) Associated Professor, Sudan University of Science and Technology
  • Lecturer, Juba University and Kourdofan University
  • (2004-2013) Lecturer of Accounting and costs, International University of Africa
  • (2012-2013) Lecturer of Management accounting (Master of Business Administration (MBA), Alzaiem Alazhari University
  • Lecturer of accounting and professional costs, (Mini MBA), Institute of Development Studies and Research, University of Khartoum
  • Supervisor of many post graduate students and many BSc – graduate students and senior executive fellows students
  • (2013) Principal (part-time), Sudan Academy of Sciences (Governmental university for post-graduate studies)

Academic Qualifications

  • (1990) BSc Accounting, Cairo University, Khartoum Branch
  • (2004) MSc Accounting System Courses, Elneleen University
  • (2009) PhD Accounting, Elneleen University

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Rudi Page

Chief Executive

Award-winning Management Consultant specialising in policy implementation for International Trade Support, Healthcare Management Systems, Workforce Development (Equalities) and Corporate Social Impact strategies. Rudi developed and facilitates NHS awarding-winning Enhanced Leadership Insights (ELi) management model on behalf of NHS Trusts and related bodies in London and Regions across service areas including midwifery, paediatrics and mental health.…

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Salwa Mamoun Beheiry

Associate Professor

Salwa Mamoun Beheiry is an Associate Professor of Civil Engineering at the American University of Sharjah (UAE). Her research interests revolve around sustainable infrastructure and capital project performance. She is also a recipient of various prestigious honours and awards throughout her academic and industrial career.…

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Elsheikh Elsiddig Badr

Secretary General

Dr Elsheikh Badr is a consultant public health physician with expertise in health system and human resource development. He gained his basic medical degree and postgraduate public health diploma and fellowship in community medicine from Sudan; his masters degree in health policy, planning and management from the University of Leeds in addition to the fellowship of the Faculty of Public Health of the Royal Colleges of Physicians in the UK.…

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Eltigani Abdelgalil

Dean

Eltigani Elnour Bashier Abdelgalil. I am an Assistant professor of Water Management at the Water Management and Irrigation Institute of the University of Gezira. I have a Ph.D. in Water Management, University of Gezira 2009.…

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Asim Salih

Accountant

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Ahmed Hussain Adam 

Visiting Fellow

Ahmed Hussain Adam is a Visiting Fellow with the Cornell University Institute for African Development. Mr. Adam is a prominent Sudanese politician and scholar from Darfur. He studied law in Sudan and public international law in the UK, where he received his LL/M in International Law from Westminster University, London.…

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Osman Hieba

Seniror Artificial Lift Engineer

With an over 17 years of experience in oil business, worked in upstream & downstream. His specialization is Electrical Submersible Pumps and Artificial Lift Projects Management.

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Nadir Gabir

Projects Engineer

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