The following experts have already been confirmed as speakers for 2017 WASD International Diaspora Conference. Additional speakers will be revealed in the near future, and details will be added to this page.


David Otto 
Counter Terrorism and Organised Crime Expert
TGS Intelligence Consultants Ltd.
London – United Kingdom

Temitope Olodo 
Nigeria Diaspora Security Forum (NDSF)
Political Analyst and Author
London – United Kingdom

Olivia Joseph-Aluko
Social justice Advocate
CEO, Reinvent African Diaspora Network (RADET)
Author “Africans in the UK, migration, integration and significance
London – United Kingdom

Omesham Noelle Oputa 
Doctoral Researcher
Development Studies, School of Oriental and African Studies
Univeristy of London
London – United Kingdom

Mayada Abu Affan 
Consultant in Public Health Medicine
Dudley Metropolitan Borough Council, West Midlands
Honorary Lecturer, University of Birmingham
Birmingham – United Kingdom

Moiz Bakhiet
Professor and Chairman, Department of Molecular Medicine, CMMS, Arabian Gulf University
Consultant Neurologist,  King Abdulla Medical City
Director, Princess Al-Jawhara Center for  Molecular Medicine, Genetics and Inherited Disorders
Manama – Kingdom of Bahrain

Muna Abdel Aziz
Public Health
Warrington – United Kingdom 

Adil Dafa’Alla 
Aero Data for Loads Operations
Airbus Group UK Ltd.
Bristol – United Kingdom

Abdelkader Djeflat
Founder of
University of Lille
Lille – France

Raúl Hinojosa
Executive Director and Associate Professor
North American Integration and Development Center
Division of Social Science
University of California – Los Angeles (UCLA)
California – United States

Mohamed Ahmed Eltoum
Consultant Physician and Nephrologist
Fairfield General Hospital
Manchester – United Kingdom

Babikir Ismail 
Consultant Histopathologist
Ashford & St Peter’s NHS Trust
London – United Kingdom

Rasha Alhaj
Endocrinology and Metabolic Medicine, St Mary’s Hospital
Imperial College London
London – United Kingdom

Hammad Bagadi
Former Consultant & Team Leader, International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD)
Former Dean, Faculty of Veterinary Science, University of Khartoum, Sudan
London – UK

Ahmed Eltigani Elmansouri 
Al Rawabi Dairy Company
Dubai – United Arab Emirates

Nahid Fawi
Associate Professor and Manager
Animal Production Training Center
Faculty of Animal Production
University of Khartoum
Khartoum – Sudan

Gassoum K. B. Khairi
Economic Consultant
Department of International Cooperation& Trade Agreements
Ministry of Economy & Trade
Doha – Qatar

Mohamed Kabbar Mohamed
Gent – Belgium