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Prof. Albert Ahenkan

Professor of SD & Head of Department, Public Admin & Health Services, University of Ghana Business School

Prof. Albert Ahenkan is an Associate Professor and the Head, Department of Public Administration and Health Services Management, University of Ghana Business School. He is Sustainable Development, and Corporate Environmental expert with considerable teaching, research and consulting experience in the fields of sustainable development, green economy, green finance, disaster risk, energy transitions, corporate environmentalism, climate change finance, and public policy.

He has managed and led research, consultancy and governance assignments in the academic, public, NGO, and private sectors. In the last couple of years, he has consulted for a wide range of local and international organisations including United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), World Bank, New Partnership for Africa's Development (NEPAD), International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD), United Nations Institute for Training and Research (UNITAR), Ministry of Environment, Science, Technology and Innovation (MESTI), Ministry of Finance, etc. He has numerous conference and workshop presentations both nationally and internationally and has published over 60 peer reviewed articles in reputable journals.

He is a member of the University of Ghana Academic Board. He has also served and continue to serve on a number of University, national and international Boards and Committees including the University of Ghana Intellectual Property Committee, University of Ghana Business School Academic Programmes Review Committee, African Union Development Agency-NEPAD, National Technical Committee for Good Financial Grant Practice, Green Climate Fund-Ghana Country Programme, National Technical Committee for development Ghana’s National Adaptation Plans, and Technical Committee for development of Ghana’s Nationally Determined Contributions Implementation plan. He has developed and managed a good number of projects in the area of sustainable development, climate change, disaster risk reduction, water and sanitation, and poverty reduction. He was a regular participant of EU development days in Brussels between 2004 and 2011.

Prof Ahenkan will deliver a keynote presentation on the topic How Knowledge influences economies and helps them achieve sustainable development in the Knowledge Management for Agricultural Development conference session of the SPAC 2022