People

Find out more about the people who make up the Centre for Digital Development.

Core members

Academic staff

Doctoral researchers

  • Henry Aborele (MMU)
  • Basma Albanna
  • Godfred Amankwaa
  • Abdulhamid Ardo (Salford)
  • Daniel Arubayi
  • Leonard Binamungu
  • Joe Chambers
  • Arinze Ekwem
  • Ritse Erumi
  • Bookie Ezeomah
  • Andre Gomes
  • Taslima Ivy
  • Xinlun Jiang
  • Epiphania Kimaro
  • Felix Kwihangana
  • Jiaying Li
  • Chandrani Maitra (MMU)
  • Pfavai Natasha Nyajeka
  • Frank Olaniyi (MMU)
  • Hao Peng
  • Yitian Ren
  • Alfonso Rivera-Illingworth
  • Neeraj Sana
  • Isabelle Schlapfer
  • Katia Schlipfenbacher
  • Ryoung Seo-Zindy
  • Kaiyu Xu
  • Yue Zhai
  • Mengfei Zhou

Associate members and advisory board

University of Manchester associates

  • Fred Agboma (GDI)
  • Roshan Adhikari (GDI)
  • Shamel Azmeh (GDI)
  • Susan Brown (Manchester Institute of Education)
  • Dave Carter (Urban Institute)
  • Carmel Dickinson (Manchester Informatics)
  • Obuks Ejohwomu (School of Mechanical, Aerospace and Civil Engineering)
  • Larissa Fast (HCRI)
  • Debra Howcroft (Alliance Manchester Business School)
  • Evie Hull (Manchester Digital Futures)
  • Victoria Ikoro (School of Computer Science)
  • Ian Miles (Alliance Manchester Business School)
  • Sharon Morgan (GDI Honorary Fellow)
  • Mike Newman (Alliance Manchester Business School)
  • Egena Ode (Alliance Manchester Business School)
  • Matthew Rigby (Manchester Informatics)
  • Andrew Robinson (School of Computer Science)
  • Stuart Rutherford (GDI Honorary Fellow)
  • Pedro Sampaio (Alliance Manchester Business School)
  • Noemi Sinkovics (Alliance Manchester Business School)
  • Alistair Sutcliffe (Alliance Manchester Business School)
  • Drew Whitworth (Manchester Institute of Education)

External associates

International advisory board

  • John Davies (VP, Intel World Ahead)
  • Valerie D'Costa (Manager, infoDev Program, The World Bank)
  • Reshan Dewapura (COO, ICT Agency of Sri Lanka)
  • Aida Opoku-Mensah (Director, ICTs and Science and Technology Division, UNECA)