Our Team

Members of our team are experts in their fields with worldwide experiences. As nonprofit research, development, and educational corporation, all our team members are currently volunteers and we hope to transition to paid roles once we have secure funding. Please click on the profile photo to drill into details of their background and experience.

Thomas Mle Seton

Thomas Mle Seton

Information & Communications Specialist

Thomas specializes in Microsoft Networking, Cisco Networking, Fiber Optics, Software and Hardware (Break and Fix), and Systems Management and Administration.

Temitayo Akinbola

Temitayo Akinbola

Director of Global & Public Health

Temitayo specializes in policy development and implementation, regulatory compliance, research methods, monitoring and evaluation.

Richlue O. Burphy

Richlue O. Burphy

Senior Communications Officer - Liberia

Richlue specializes in communications, public relations, media relations and development, community planning and rural development, community outreach, and engagement.

Ms. Priyanka K. Naithani

Ms. Priyanka K. Naithani

Senior Project Analyst

Ms. Priyanka K. Naithani who pursuing the BA at Clark University in International Development & Political Science will be joining our team as the Senior Project Analyst.

Mrs. Linda A. Mensah

Mrs. Linda A. Mensah

Director of Business & Human Resources

Linda specializes in institutional and organizational business management with emphasis in financial accounting and payroll management. She also has interest in women empowerment, development, and economic sufficiency.

Mr. Touleelor Sotoukee

Mr. Touleelor Sotoukee

Senior Geospatial Officer - Lao PDR

Touleelor Sotoukee has over 15 years of combined professional experience in diverse fields in geographic information systems with a focus in natural resource management, particularly in water resource management.

Mr. Lawrence Yeoh

Mr. Lawrence Yeoh

Project Manager - Liberia

Lawrence specializes in sustainable agriculture, community engagement, participation, research, primary and secondary education.

Mr. Bounmee Maokhamphiou

Mr. Bounmee Maokhamphiou

Country Director - Lao PDR

Bounmee specializes in stakeholder engagement, public relations, management, project management, marketing communication, corporate communication, and strategic communication.

Mr. Aaron Nii Lawson

Mr. Aaron Nii Lawson

Deputy Country Director - Ghana

Aaron Lawson specializes in community and positive youth development and is a certified educator by profession.

Latoya Jones

Latoya Jones

Chief Operating Officer for Business Operations and Development Planning

Latoya specializes in renewable energy policy, environmental policy, sustainability management, climate change, development and corporate social responsibility.

Kwabena Obom Tweneboa

Kwabena Obom Tweneboa

Director of Project Management Office

Kwabena specializes in quality assurance and control, strategic planning and analysis, public health analysis and policy, research, monitoring and evaluation.

Joseph Akinwumi

Joseph Akinwumi

Healthcare Technology & Pharmaceutical Specialist

Joseph is passionate about developing computer-aided tools to identify, track, and analyze adverse drug events in maximizing disease control and management.

Jones K. Addo

Jones K. Addo

Director of Climate, Environment, & Sustainability

Jones specializes in sustainable agriculture, gender, food security, research methods, data analytics, climate change, pollution policy, monitoring and evaluation.

Jenkins Macedo

Jenkins Macedo

Founder/Executive Director

Macedo specializes in organizational development, applied research, monitoring & evaluation, sustainability assessment, predictive analytics, modeling, international development, environment, climate change, agriculture, and sustainable development.

J. Timothy Lieway

J. Timothy Lieway

Programs Development Officer - Liberia

Timothy research interests include global environmental change and climate change and how those processes impact the geological processes of the earth and its ecosystems.

Hon. Lawrence Morris

Hon. Lawrence Morris

International Development Specialist - Liberia

Hon. Lawrence Morris is an expert in the international development sector and has worked with various organizations and institutions in the US and Sub-Saharan Africa.

Harenton Chea

Harenton Chea

Country Director - Liberia

Harenton specializes in financial accounting, supply chain and accounting fields with expertise in preparing annual budgets, transport management, warehousing, recruitment, monitoring key accounts and grants.

Faustina Gyabaah

Faustina Gyabaah

Country Director - Ghana

Faustina specializes in water resources, air pollution, environmental compliance, geo-technical engineering, storm-water management, drainage management, hydrology, projection estimation, and civil engineering.

Farley Tarlue

Farley Tarlue

Director of Information & Communications Technology

Farley specializes in software & hard engineering, database systems, CMS, website administration and management, networks and systems administration, web server administration, project management, leadership and training, and programming.

Dr. Samuel Jacob-Abbey

Dr. Samuel Jacob-Abbey

President, The Board of Directors

Samuel is a scholar with a proven ability to organize a health care facility and to gain substantial market share in a short period of time.

David Safari

David Safari

Country Director - Kenya

David Safari specializes in climate change policy analysis, natural resource ecology, conservation, sustainable development, and management.

Chantal Kassa

Chantal Kassa

Director of Strategy & Partnerships Development

Chantal Kassa specializes in research, monitoring & evaluation, proposal writing, grant writing & fundraising, gender analysis, curriculum development, stakeholders management, public communication.

Anthony Akuoko Oduro

Anthony Akuoko Oduro

Vice President, The Board of Directors

Anthony is a seasoned banking and business management professional with strong accounting and finance skills.

Anh Tan Huynh

Anh Tan Huynh

Country Director - Vietnam

Anh specializes in agriculture, sustainability, and international development and has worked in both the public and private sectors.

Amos Torh Gardy, II

Amos Torh Gardy, II

Deputy Country Director - Liberia

Amos specializes in financial reporting, planning, forecasting, information systems, accounts payable, payroll, fixed assets, and general ledger.

Afua Kumi-Takyiwaa

Afua Kumi-Takyiwaa

Senior Project Manager I - Ghana

Afua Kumi-Takyiwaa has over 12-years of combined professional experience in community development and youth education. She is an energetic and experienced trainer who enjoys working with a diverse population.

Afrifa Yamoah Mensah

Afrifa Yamoah Mensah

Associate Vice President, The Board of Directors

Afrifa is passionate about education, sustainable agriculture, agribusiness, and social development. He is also social worker by profession.