The Sanata Team

Combining over 100 years of experience across a variety of connected disciplines, the senior management team at Sanata Technologies Inc. have the skills and drive necessary to help you realize significant gains and new efficiencies within your paper recycling


Dr. Salah Awadel-Karim, PhD


Salah is a PhD chemical engineer and a specialist in pulp and paper industry with specialization in  the recycled paper industry.

Salah is an inventor, former researcher at the University of British Columbia (UBC) in Vancouver, Canada.  He has authored several studies and contributed to a wide range of international publications in the field of chemical engineering and cellulose technology. He has been awarded with prestigious medals awards and trophies including International Invention Fair, Energy Globe PPI and RISI.  Dr. Awadel-Karim founded Sanata Technologies in 2003.

Dr. Nagla Dawelbait, PhD

Vice President

Dr. Dawelbait worked in the field of forest products and cellulose technology for more than 20 years in Sudan and Italy. She earned her PhD at Padova University in Italy. She has been entitled to ecological equilibrium and environmental benefits during her work experiences in the field of forest ecology with (FAO) Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations, University of Khartoum and Padova University. She has been working for Sanata Technologies Inc since 2010.

Marco Goldoni

Technology Applications

Marco is a talented chemical Engineer has more than 15 years in recycled paper production management and plant start up and installation expert. He worked for large companies in Europe and expanded his experience to Asia and Latin America.

Mousa Nazhad, PhD

Manager, Product Quality and Certifications

Mousa  brings 25 years of experience in Pulp and paper and physics which include safety and environmental industry; and business development. He also served as a professor at the Thailand (AIT) Asian Institute of Technology member of UBC pulp and paper center in Vancouver, UBC, and British Columbia. His educational background includes from UBC forestry.

Yassir Rashid, MSc.

Manager, Development and Logistics

Yassir, is an Electrical Engineer he has more than ten years of work experience in business administration in North America. His unique expertise comes from a combination of both business development and technical experience. Yassir spent the past eight years doing business development for many contractors in the US. Furthermore, Mr. Rashid worked as an electrical engineer for different factories. His educational background includes a bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineer and MBA from the University of Khartoum.

Paul D. Gornall

Lawyer – and Patent Agent

ELC Law Corp., Vancouver, B.C. Canada

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