Portrait photograph of Thomas Kankam

Thomas Kankam

Committee Member

Thomas Kankam Adjei is a climate and energy policy specialist with relevant skills and interdisciplinary experience in research and development in the areas of Energy, Climate Change, Private sector development and Public-Private Partnerships, having engaged with highest levels of government and duty bearers across different sectors in Ghana and abroad. Over the last seven years he has served on several technical committees and projects including voluntary activities relating to agriculture, trade, climate change and energy. He has the experience of working for both private sector and public sector institutions including collaborations with international development organizations.

He is currently the National Project Coordinator (NPC) for the UNEP NDC Action project, focused on the implementation of Ghana’s Nationally Determined Contributions (NDC) under the Paris Climate Agreement in two priority sectors of climate smart agriculture and e-mobility using clean energy options.

Thomas has also published in academic journals and written open editorials in newspapers in Ghana and abroad respectively, covering topics on climate change, resilience building post-covid, the sustainable development goals and public-private partnerships.

Thomas is an alumnus of the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST), where he earned his undergraduate and post graduate degrees in climate science and sustainable energy management respectively. He is also a professional member of the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA-UK) and the Institute of Environmental Management and Assessment (IEMA-UK) and also a steering group member of the West Africa chapter.

Thomas is a diligent and hardworking professional who is committed to contributing his best towards achieving the goals of his team. He has a passion and interest for public policy and development especially in the African context and is ever ready to learn and share experiences with colleagues, mentors and peers from around the world on best practices to achieve sustainable development in Africa.

Back to previous page