Dr. Theo Anderson
Dr Theo is a highly accomplished professional in sustainable development with a prestigious PhD from the University College of London. He holds multiple master’s degrees in environmental fields from renowned UK universities, complemented by a BSc in Development Planning from Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology in Ghana. As the Executive Director of Friends of the Earth-Ghana and Vice Chair of Friends of the Earth – International, Theo has led over one hundred projects, including fourteen restoration initiatives in Ghana. His expertise in fundraising, environmental impact assessment, organizational development, and research has furthered environmental preservation, and he actively contributes to national and international environmental committees. With a wealth of experience in project management and administration, Theo is committed to making a significant impact in sustainable development and creating a greener, more sustainable world.
Eric is a forest ecologist with master’s degrees in tropical forestry from the Bangor University in Wales-UK and Development Policy and Planning from the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology in Ghana. He holds a bachelor’s degree in Natural Resources Management, specializing in silviculture and forest management. He is the former Executive Director of the Ghana Wildlife Society and has previously spearheaded the development of different projects relating to conservation and forest legality verification. He has previously managed a regional timber legality verification project in Ghana and three other countries (Côte d’Ivoire, DRC and Cameroon) in the West and Central Africa regions. He has worked closely with major donors including the European Union, Food and Agriculture Organisation of the United Nations, the IUCN, New England Biolab Foundation, World Resources Institute, Critical Ecosystem Partnership Fund, Franklinia Foundation among others. He has also been involved in biodiversity assessments in selected key biodiversity areas in Ghana.
Nehemiah T. Odjer-Bio
Programme Coordinator, Biodiversity
Nehemiah is a master’s degree holder in Environmental Science from the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology and also holds a first degree in Natural Resources Management (Silviculture and Forest Management option) from the same university. He has keen interests in sustainable and inclusive forest governance, environmental water quality monitoring, environmental research and conservation. Nehemiah has over the years, studied the impacts of environmental variables on growth performance of trees for past restoration projects. He has been the head of Friends of the Earth-Ghana’s forestry and biodiversity programme in the past seven years. Over the years, he has represented Friends of the Earth Ghana at both the Africa and International levels on several occasions. He is a professional with experience in project management, forest operations planning, community engagements & consultations and hands-on project implementation. He has managed over ten forestry related projects at Friends of the Earth-Ghana with funds from donors and organisations including the European Union, the Spanish Government through UNESCO, the Dutch Ministry of Foreign Affairs, One Tree Planted, Friends of the Earth Netherlands, among others.
Monica Obeng Mensah
Monica is an experienced professional with a proven financial management and analysis track record. She holds a postgraduate in Accounting and Finance and a Bachelor of Arts in Business Management. She has been with Friends of the Earth-Ghana since 2015. Monica has expertise in budgeting, forecasting, financial reporting, grant and project management, and payroll administration. She has developed, managed and supported several projects implemented by Friends of the Earth-Ghana. She has exceptional skills in financial modelling, budgeting, auditing and administration management.
Digital Communications Specialist
Perry is a Computer Science product of KNUST, He is into Brand Management with services such as Digital Marketing, UI/UX Branding, rebranding, website development, graphic design, PR and Communications. He’s been a consultant on many projects, notable amongst them include that of Digital assets management for the National Petroleum Authority, National Elimination Control Programme, UGBS Nest, Lyme Haus, Ghana Insurers Association, Innovative International Realty – Newark, NJ, USA etc. He has competed in a number of global competitions, usually representing Ghana. Notable mentions include the XCMG Engineering global competition where he was one of two Ghanaians to compete against the world.
Prince Charles Soumah
Prince holds a Bachelor of science degree in Psychology from the University of Cape Coast in Ghana.And has worked as a Field/Discrepant Officer at the Cocoa sector.He is currently the Project Officer for Friends of the Earth’s(Ghana) Keta Anlo Mangrove Restoration Initiative (KAMRI). Prince is energetic and passionate about helping local communities to protect natural resources and to sustain their livelihoods.