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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Dr. Asma Mahmoud

Associate Professer

Asma was born in White Nile, Sudan. She was awarded her PhD degree in Biopesticides from Sudan Academy of Sciences (SAS), MSc from University of Khartoum and BSc from Gezira University.…

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Dr. Asma ElSony


Asma Elsony is a Respiratory Epidemiologist and Public Health expert, trained in Khartoum University Hospital, West Middlesex, and Llandough Hospital Penarth & later worked as a lecturer in Tropical Medicine with Professor Allan Woodruff on parasitic diseases, onchocerciasis, malaria and sleeping sickness.…

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Dr. Izedldin Elamin

Legal Consultant

A bilingual, legal consultant, assistant professor of law and former judge with Over 20 years of combination of different legal and legal research skills and experiences. Mainly concerned with international business and contracts law, international arbitration, environmental protection law and legal education issues.…

Dr. Mohamed Elgali

Associate Professor

Mohamed Elgali is an Associate Professor of Agricultural Economics at the department of Agricultural Economics, University of Gezira. He holds a PhD on Agricultural Economics at the University of Gezira 2007.…

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Dr. Raúl Hinojosa

Executive Director

Dr. Raúl Hinjosa-Ojeda is an Associate Professor in the UCLA Department of Chicana and Chicano Studies. Born in Mexico and raised in Chicago, he received a B.A. (Economics), M.A. (Anthropology) and Ph.D.…

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Dr. Randa Osman

Head Department

Assistant Professor of Soil Microbiology and Biotechnology, Bio-Pesticides and-Biofertilizers
PhD (Soil Microbiology) 2013,University of Khartoum,Sudan “Microbial Degradation of Fungicide Benomyl in Soil as Influenced by Temperature Organic and Inorganic Fertilizers ”.…

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Dr. Mayada Abu Affan

Consultant in Public Health Medicine

Dr. Mayada Abu Affan Graduated  from Khartoum Medical School in the Sudan, completed foundation training and the MD in Obstetrics and Gynaecology in the Sudan. During her working in obstetrics and gynaecology she became convinced that a combination of population and clinical perspectives are the most powerful approaches to improving health and achieving  a bigger impact on health and health service quality, as a resulted she  entered the Public Health higher specialist training programme in Scotland and  obtained the Certificate of Completion of Training (CCT) in 2006.…

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Dr. Fatima Galal

Assistant Professor

Qualified candidate in business management with proficiencies in managing start-up business, spearheading operations based on service excellence model, best practices, having 9+ years of diversified experience in portfolio management, research activities, consultants based on market need; excellent ability in implementing strategic plans for enhancing the institute vision, mission and objectives and other institute trends.…

Dr. Abdelmoniem El Tayeb

Assistant Professor

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Dr. Rayan Gaafar

Foundation Year 1 Doctor

Rayan is a foundation doctor who completed her training at Newcastle University. Between her fourth and fifth years, she completed a Masters of Research in Epidemiology. This involved a research project assessing the barriers that Sudanese women face when accessing antenatal care in Sudan.…

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Dr. Mohamed Ahmed Eltoum

Consultant Physician; Nephrologist

Born in the Sudan, graduated in medicine at the University of Khartoum in 1983. Started his medical practice in the Sudan and the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia before moving to the UK, to complete specialisation in Medicine.…

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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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Prof. AbdelGadir Warsama Ghalib

Legal Counsel

Practicing law since 1975. Specializes in business & commercial laws. Was a legal advisor in Ministry of Justice – Sudan, legal advisor, Central Bank of Oman – Sultanate of Oman, legal advisor.…

Niema Elamin

PhD Researcher

Currently : Phd student, Osaka university, Japan

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Abdulgadir Turkawi

Freelance Consultant

I have MSc in agricultural economics (dissertation in Monitoring and Evaluation of Projects and Programmes) from the University of East Anglia UK. In addition to my career as Monitoring and evaluation specialist ((in Jebel Marra Rural Development Project (EU Funded) and in Community Development Fund Project (MDTF and the WB)), I was also general and executive manager of two projects, respectively: White Nile Agricultural Services Project (IFAD) and Community Development Fund Project (World Bank), all in Sudan.…

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Ahmed S A Ibrahim

Doctoral Researcher

He did his B.Sc. in chemistry with honors first class degree from Sudan University of Science and Technology, 2008. He worked as a teaching assistant in his department during the period from 2008 to 2010.…

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Prof. Mohamed Hassan


Prof. Hassan is the President of the African Academy of Sciences, Secretary General of the Third World Network of Scientific Organizations (TWNSO) and serves on a number of committees in other organizations worldwide.…

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Dr. Nagat Eltoum


Dr. Nagt Eltoum is a lecturer at King Saud Bin Abdul Aziz University for Health Sciences. Jeddah, Saudi Arabia. She received her PhD in Nutrition from the School of Health Sciences, Ahafad University for Woman, Sudan.…

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Prof. Alain Ndedi


Dr Alain A. Ndedi is a Professor of Entrepreneurship, Organisation, and strategy. Advisory board member of the Bioinfo Publications, the Journal of Business and Management Economics, the Journal of Business and Management of the Centre of Excellence for Scientific and Research Journalism, Dr Ndedi is Director of the Think Tank CABAC, and Past President of Young Entrepreneurs for the New Partnership for Africa’s Development (YENEPAD).…