Dr. Albert Ahenkan is an Environment and Sustainable Development Expert. He is a Senior Lecturer in the Dept. of Public Administration, University of Business School. He obtained his PhD from the Vrije Universiteit Brussel (VUB), Belgium in 2011. His areas of expertise include Sustainable Development, Environmental Management, Climate Change, Public Administration, Public Policy, Grant Proposal Writing and Project Management. He teaches both undergraduate and graduate level courses including sustainable development, environmental management, financing climate change, climate change policies and legal frameworks. His professional experience spans across the NGOs and Academia. Ahenkan has consulted for a number of organizations including Ministry of Lands and Natural Resources, Ministry of Environment, Science and Technology (MEST), Ministry of Finance Government of the Flemish community of Belgium, World Bank, GIZ, FAO, CIDA, EPA, and NEPAD Johannesburg etc. He is the World Bank local consultant for the development of Ghana’s Multi-Sectoral investment framework for Climate and Disaster Risk Management. He was actively involvement in the development of Ghana NAMAs Investor Guide, Ghana’s GHG QC/QC Plan and guidance on uncertainty assessment. He also led the development of Climate Change Project Prioritisation Tool and Guideline, and National Designated Authority (NDA) Operational Manual for Green Climate Funds for Ministry of Finance. He has initiated and managed a good number of development projects on
poverty reduction, climate change, food security, environmental management, forest resources creation, water and sanitation in Ghana. He has over the years participated and presented a number of papers in international conferences including international conference and regular participant of the European Development Days in Brussels, Belgium in between 2009-2011.
His research interests include: sustainable development, extractive sector, Green economy, green financing, corporate environmentalism, corporate sustainability, environmental management systems, environment and health linkages, climate change financing and public private partnerships