Wales and Northern Ireland

Regional Network Coordinator


Philip Boadu Anim (Wales)

Philip is a Commonwealth Scholar from Ghana completing an MSc Applied Public Health from Cardiff Metropolitan University. He previously completed a Bachelor of Science in Nursing from the Presbyterian University College, Ghana (PUCG).

Philip is an emerging Public and Global health professional with diverse training and certifications in this area. He previously worked remotely as a Teaching Assistant at Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences, PUCG; a Registered Nurse at Achimota Hospital and a Nursing Officer at Sanford Health, Ghana. He currently takes up a challenging role as a Students Representative at the Cardiff School of Health Sciences and volunteers at the British Heart Foundation and Oxfam, UK.

His research interests largely revolve around UN-SDG 3; ‘Good health and well-being’. More specifically, they include but not limited to Non-Communicable Disease Epidemiology, health policy and systems research and nursing research. In his spare time, Philip enjoys leisure reading, writing, volunteering, photography and football.


Jawad Ahmed (Northern Ireland)

Jawad is currently pursuing a PhD in Biological Sciences at Queens University Belfast. He completed an MS in Biotechnology from COMSATS University Islamabad, Abbottabad Campus, under COMSATS University Islamabad MS Merit Scholarship. He also has a BS from Hazara University with a distinction of Gold Medal. During his studies, he was an actively involved in extra-curricular activities. His passion and determination saw him appointed as a Lecturer in the Department of Botany at his alma meter, Government Post Graduate College No.1 Abbottabad, Pakistan.

Jawad’s main area of research is Plant Secondary Metabolism. He is interested in development and deployment of biotechnological methods for enhanced production of plant-based anti-cancerous drugs. This will in turn lower the cost of drug benefiting cancer patients around the globe.


Your network

Join the Wales and Northern Ireland Regional Network Facebook group to find out about upcoming events, get in touch with your regional network coordinator and other network members.

If the name used on your Facebook account differs from that on your award documents, please contact with your CSC Scholar reference and your name as it appears on Facebook so that your request to join the group can be authorised.

University Representatives

If you are interested in becoming a University Representative and assisting in building a strong network of Scholars and Fellows, please email Philip at Jawad at for more information.

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