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Dr Eric Twum

Chief Executive Officer for Institute of Environmental Assessment in Ghana - Institute of Environmental Assessment

Dr. Eric Twum is a Fellow and Chartered Environmentalist with IEMA with over 20 years’ experience in resources management, sustainable development, public policy, climate change adaptation and mitigation, politics, and project management. He has a Bachelor of Science degree in Natural Resources Management, Masters in Environmental and Resources Management and a PhD Politics from the University of Exeter. His outstanding experience and skills have been successfully applied successful in policy development and implementation.

He is currently the Chief Executive Officer for the Institute of Environmental Assessment in Ghana and has undertaken numerous projects for various national and international organisations including Global Centre for Adaptation and Ministries such as the Ministry of Environment, Science Technology and Innovation and the Environmental Protection Agency in Ghana on Environment, Energy, Climate Change Adaptation and Mitigation.

He has been instrumental in the development of National Documents and Strategy Documents such as the Green Economy and Learning Strategy, Drought and Flood Contingency Plans, Green Jobs Strategy, the development of a National Monitoring, Reporting and Verification (MRV) system to track Climate Actions and Climate Finance whilst engaging with Policy Makers.

Dr. Eric Twum has published widely in peer reviewed journals on Environment, Climate Change and Environmental Financial Assurance and Trained and Mentored Several professionals from Government Ministries and Private Sector on Sustainability and Environment to become Chartered Environmentalists.

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