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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Prof. Hammad Bagadi

Former Consultant & Team Leader

Prof. Hammad Bagadi, University of Khartoum, Sudan Graduated from University of Khartoum (Faculty of Veterinary Science) with BVSc, MVSc (Khartoum), Dip TVM (Edinburgh) and PhD (Edinburgh). Lecturer & Senior Lecturer (University of Khartoum), Senior Lecturer (on secondment) Ahmadu Bello University (Nigeria), Reader (on secondment) El Fateh University (Libya), Professor & Head Department University of Khartoum, Visiting Professor University of California, Davis and Dean Faculty of Veterinary Science, University  of Khartoum.…

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Mohamed Alhaj

PhD Researcher

My name is Mohamed Atta, a PhD student majoring in sustainable energy. My PhD work is on solar thermal desalination using multi-effect distillation. I am highly interested in solar energy systems, technologies and applications especially in Sudan.…

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Dr. Abd Elmoniem Ahmed Elzain

Associate Professor

Head of Physics Department; Research of interest: Physics, Medical Physics, Radiation and Nuclear Physics, Computational Physics, Applied Mathematics, Health Physics and Theoretical PhysicsPhD Nuclear Physics -Applied Radiation Physics, University of Kassala – Sudan 2006; M.Sc.Applied Radiation Physics, University of Yarmouk – Jordan 2000; H.…

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Dr. Gassoum Khairi

Economic Consultant

Professional Researcher and lecturer on development policies. As well worked in the field of economic Consultancy. Author of several books in development Economics. An authority in the field of economic policy in Sudan.…

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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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Basma Khalifa


Basma khalifa, graduated from Glasgow Caledonian university with a Degree in fashion business. Studying under a marketing, economic and business degree Basma, after graduating Worked in USA in high profile fashion events with a-list celebrities.…

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Dr El Tayeb Mustafa


Dr. Mustafa is a Founding Member of the Arab Academy of Sciences, a Corresponding Member of the Royal Academy of Overseas Science (Belgium), the Secretary of the UNESCO-EOLSS Joint Committee in Charge of the Encyclopedia of Life Support Systems and Editor-in-Chief of the UNESCO Science Report.…

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Dr. Elnayer H Suliman


Dr. Elnayer is Associate Research Professor, Head of Entomology Division, Gedarif Research Station, Agricultural Research Corporation. He got degrees in Agricultural Sciences (Plant Protection, B.Sc. Hon. 1996) from Sudan University of Sciences and Technology and M.…

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Imad Hassanein

Translator/IELTS Tutor

I am the Head of Translation Unit (TU), the Arabic/English translation unit of the UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) in Khartoum, Sudan. I collectively have over 11  years’ experience in public information, reporting and translation at the international level between Governments, NGOs and Humanitarian Country Team donors and partners active in humanitarian action in Sudan as well as other media relation services to diplomatic missions and INGOs.…

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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.…

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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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Mohamed Gourashi Ahmed Alim

Senior Professional INstitute of INformation Management – Africa

My information management career spans more than 15 years. I have designed, operated, maintained and developed business systems from the ground up for businesses in Oil and Gas, transportation, Nuclear Power sectors. …

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Dr. Hassan Hamdoun

Research Fellow

Research Fellow at Natural and Computing Sciences, University of Aberdeen. Working on data analysis and Complex networks modelling and optimisation with applications to Communications networks, Health, broadband networks, Information Communications Technology (ICT)  Energy Management and internet of things (IOT)-based networks. …

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Yusrra Medani

Yusrra Medani is part of the Sudanese diaspora living in the Netherlands. She is a recently graduated MSc International Development Studies student from Utrecht University the Netherlands. She is currently doing an internship at ‘’Temporary Return of Qualified Nationals’’ project of IOM the Netherlands.…

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Dr. Ali Aliraqi

Assistant Professor

PhD in Economics of Tourism
Founder of African Hajj Road (NGO)
Excutitve Committee member of Africa-Wide Movement for Children  (2012-2016)
Excutitve Director of Lower Atbara Development Company (UNDP Sudan Project)

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Abdu Salam Elfadil

Head of Investment Funds

Studied BSc in Economics at Gezira University and  have an MBA from Juba University. My interest in stock market, mutual funds, portfolio management and finance in general. My experience is concentrated in the field of equity research and mutual funds.…

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Yousra Abdelmoneim

Junior Researcher

Studied BSc in Economics with a professional placament year at the University of Sussex. My interest in migration studies in East Africa was triggered by my final year dissertation which focused on migration in Ethiopia.…

Dr. Isameldin M. H. Izzeldin


Dr Isameldin M. H. Izzeldin graduated in 1994 with an MBBS from the University of Khartoum, Sudan. He was medically trained in Sudan then Saudi Arabia, where he became Senior Neurology Resident at the Tertiary Neuroscience Center in Riyadh.…

Shawqi Abureesh


More than 38 years experience in Insurance and Risk Management Field out of which 28 years in Energy  Insurance Industry (Oil & Gas,Utilities) for major reputed Corporates and National Oil & Gas Companies like Abu Dhabi National Oil Co(ADNOC), Abu Dhabi Marine Operating Co(ADMA-OPCO) in AbuDhabi-UAE and Qatar Petroleum(QP) in Doha-Qatar.…