Allam Ahmed is the Founder of Sudan Knowledge and the Founding Editor-in-Chief of the International Journal of Sudan Research (IJSR). Allam completed his BSc (Hons) from the University of Khartoum, Sudan before moving to the UK to complete MSc/MBA from the Royal Agricultural University, UK and awarded the RAU Scholarship and Prestigious Book Prize for Best Dissertation. He also completed a PhD in Economics (Technology and Knowledge Transfer for Development) in two years at Edinburgh Napier University, UK and is a Fellow and Chartered Marketer of the Chartered Institute of Marketing, UK. His PhD research is one of the first detailed analysis of identifying an additional technological gaps within Sudan that hindering the effective and efficient transfer of technology within the Sudan Gezira Scheme (largest agricultural scheme under one administration in Africa). The study partners include University of Gezira and the Agricultural Research Corporation in Medani Sudan. If you have any media/press inquiries or looking for an expert comment on a particular subject please contact Allam at email@example.com and/or his PA Janet Snow (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Following several senior lecturing appointments in Edinburgh, London & Sussex Science Policy Research Unit – SPRU (world leader in research, consultancy and teaching in the field of Science and Technology Policy), where he established and lead the postgraduate programme MSc International Management. He is also Founding Director of the Middle Eastern Knowledge Economy Institute (MEKEI), Visiting Professor University of Brighton Business School (2012-2015) and Visiting Professor Royal Docks School of Business and Law (2016-2020). He has also been fortunate enough to have a wide variety of teaching experiences prior to the University of Sussex at the University of East London (Business School), Edinburgh Napier University (Business School), University of Edinburgh (School of Economics), University of Leicester (Centre for Labour Market Studies) as well as international working experience at Regents Business School (London), Schiller International University (London), Amity Business School (India), and the University of Khartoum, (Sudan).