Wesal is a Science Officer at ICARS, where he leverages his extensive academic background to research and assist the Science Team at ICARS with project implementation. He holds a PhD in the political dynamics of Antimicrobial Resistance from Roskilde University and has worked as a post-doctoral researcher at the same institution. Wesal has also served as a consultant at the European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control and the Amsterdam Institute for Global Health and Development. In addition to his academic career, Wesal has worked on international development projects and has experience in journalism as well, having been a correspondent for the Los Angeles Times and worked for the Danish Refugee Council.