Dr. Allam Ahmed (www.allamahmed.org) obtained his MSc/MBA from the Royal Agricultural College University, UK and awarded the RAC Scholarship and Prestigious Book Prize for Best MSc/MBA Dissertation. He completed his PhD in Economics (Technology and Knowledge Transfer for Development) in two years at Edinburgh Napier University, UK. He is a Fellow and Chartered Marketer of the Chartered Institute of Marketing, UK. Allam is based at the Science Policy Research Unit – SPRU(world leader in research, consultancy and teaching in the field of Science and Technology Policy) University of Sussex, where he established and lead the postgraduate programme MSc International Management. Visiting Professor at the Royal Dock School of Business and Law, University of East London, UK (2016-) and Visiting Professor at Brighton Business School, University of Brighton, UK (2012-2015). Allam has an extensive background in academia, public and private sectors, specialising in KM, technology transfer, SD, business process re-engineering, change management and organizational transformation. He is the Founding President of World Association for Sustainable Development and all its journal; Founding Director of Middle Eastern Knowledge Economy Institute; and Founder of Sudan Knowledge. In 2009 Allam led the Government of Abu Dhabi major and first of its kind in the Middle East Knowledge Management Framework (Musharaka).
His work featured and archived by major international institutions and top universities such as World Bank; UN; EU; DFID; Government of St Lucia; WFP; Imperial College; Cambridge; Jönköping; Oxford; Princeton; Yale; Harvard; MIT; Stanford; Toronto; etc. Expert Advisor to the European Commission on International Scientific Cooperation (2006-2008); International Co-ordinator UNESCO Chair on Transfer of Technology (2008-2010); and Advisor African Capacity Building Foundation (2011-2013). He is the recipient of the Royal Agricultural University Scholarship and Prestigious Book Prize for Best MSc/MBA Dissertation. Listed in the WHO’S WHO IN THE WORLD 2009-20176.