John is an interdisciplinary natural and environmental social scientist with a focus on landscapes and ecosystems restoration, conservation and sustainable management. He brings to the programme several years of research and programme coordination and management as well as international partnerships and funding management experience.
John comes to the programme from the University for Development Studies, Ghana, Institute for Interdisciplinary Research where he was a Senior Fellow. He was also Director of Research, Innovation & Partnerships at Ghana Baptist University College (GBUC) and N8 AgriFood Research Development Manager & Knowledge Exchange Fellow, University of York. His experience in stakeholder engagement, research synthesis and translation of research outcomes into policy and practice will be useful for the LDP in its final stages.
As Programme Manager John is the first point of contact for the Landscape Decisions PCT