Allam completed his Ph.D. in Economics in two years at Edinburgh Napier University, UK; awarded the Royal Agricultural University, UK Scholarship and Prestigious Book Prize for Best MSc/MBA Dissertation and he is a Fellow and Chartered Marketer of the Chartered Institute of Marketing, UK. He is also the recipient of several international Awards and Medals for contribution to International scientific Research and listed in the WHO’S WHO IN THE WORLD 2009-2019, WHO’S WHO IN FINANCE and BUSINESS 2009/2010 and WHO’S WHO IN AMERICA 2012, 2014 published by Marquis Who’s Who, USA. In 2018, together with Dr. Petru Dumitriu from the United Nations Joint Inspection Unit (JIU), Allam jointly co-organised the UN Conference on ‘Public-private partnerships for the implementation of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development’ at the Palais de Nations in Geneva, Switzerland. In 2009 Allam was appointed to lead the Government of Abu Dhabi major and first of its kind in the Middle East Knowledge Management Framework (Musharaka). Allam is the Founding President of World Association for Sustainable Development (WASD); Founder of International Diaspora Initiative/Sudan Knowledge (SK); Expert Advisor to the European Commission on International Scientific Cooperation; International Coordinator UNESCO Chair on Transfer of Technology (UNESCOTT) and has advised extensively for the World Bank, UN, European Union, UK Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC), Dutch Research Council (Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research), World Food Programme, FAO, Oxford University Press and for various governments, in Africa, Europe and the Middle East. He is the Founding Editor-in-Chief of World Journal of Science, Technology and Sustainable Development; World Journal of Entrepreneurship, Management and Sustainable Development; International Journal of Food, Nutrition and Public Health; International Journal of Innovation and Knowledge Management in Middle East and North Africa; International Journal of Sudan Research; and Middle East Journal of Entrepreneurship, Leadership and Sustainable Development. He is also the Editor Book Series: World Sustainable Development Outlook (Routledge); Globalization, Technology and Sustainable Development (Inderscience); Middle East & North Africa (Routledge); and Palgrave Studies of Sustainable Business in Africa (Palgrave MacMillan).