ALI ELIASU

NextGen Leader
 

ALI ELIASU

Position: NextGen Leader
Eliasu is a Lead for Ghana alumnus, a Talent and certified Facilitator at the Unleash Global Innovations Labs for the SDGs.
Before joining ACEP, he worked as the first Head of STEM and Sustainability at EduSpots (a UK and Ghana registered NGO), and completed a two-year Fellowship with Lead for Ghana, a movement of solution-driven leaders expanding opportunities to underserved communities. His passion for contextually-relevant research, and commitment to diversity and inclusion earned him first runner up on the maiden 2-Minute Thesis challenge by the Ghana Young Academy, awarded t2019 Most Innovative Community Leader by Lead for Ghana, and listed among 100STEM Change Makers in Ghana by WegoInnovate.
He holds a bachelor’s degree in Renewable Energy Engineering and a masters degree (expected September 2021) all from the University of Energy and Natural Resources (UENR).

DERRICK AMEGATSE

NextGen Leader
 

DERRICK AMEGATSE

Position: NextGen Leader

Derrick is a Research & Policy enthusiast, and a Young African Leaders Initiative (YALI) Fellow.

Before joining ACEP, he worked as an Administrative Assistant at the Ghana Academy of Arts and Sciences, Research Assistant with Estopel Research Consult, and as Enumerator with MDC Africa, JMK Consulting, and Innovations for Poverty Action (IPA).

He holds a Bachelor’s degree in Political Science with Information Studies from the University of Ghana, Legon.

CORNELIA FRIMPOMAA SARFO

NextGen Leader
 

CORNELIA FRIMPOMAA SARFO

Position: NextGen Leader

Cornelia Frimpomaa Sarfo holds bachelor’s degree in Environmental Engineering from the University of Energy and Natural Resources, Sunyani-Ghana.

She is passionate about environmental sustainability, clean and alternative energy, water supply and waste recovery and actively seeks opportunities to build her nascent career particularly within the energy sector. Cornelia has previous professional experience working as an Assistant Programs Officer at the Environmental Protection Agency, Kumasi. She has also previously interned with the Community Water and Sanitation Agency (CWSA), Kumasi.

Cornelia is currently completing a Master of Science (MSc.) program in Water Supply and Environmental Sanitation at the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology under the Regional Water and Environmental Sanitation Centre, Kumasi (RWESCK) funded by the World Bank.

NATHANIEL ESSILFIE-CONDUAH

NextGen Leader
 

NATHANIEL ESSILFIE-CONDUAH

Position: NextGen Leader

Nathaniel is passionate about the energy industry. His interests revolve around power generation and attaining net-zero emissions.

Nathaniel holds a Master of Science degree in Process Systems Engineering from Cranfield University UK and a bachelor’s degree in Chemical Engineering from Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology Ghana.

Anne-Marie D. Ayerson

NextGen Leader
 

Anne-Marie D. Ayerson

Position: NextGen Leader

Anne- Marie Deedei Ayerson  holds bachelor’s degree in Natural Resource Management  from the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST), Kumasi-Ghana.

She is passionate about research, climate change, energy resource management and development and livelihood improvement. Her interest revolves around  climate action, reduced inequalities, and the attainment of affordable and clean energy.

Anne-Marie  previously worked as an administrative, teaching, and research assistant at the Department of Agroforestry, KNUST. She  interned  with A-ROCHA Ghana and volunteered as assistant field officer at Herp Conservation Ghana, Kumasi

Anne-Marie is currently in her final year reading a Master of Philosophy (MPhil.) program in Natural Resource and Environmental Governance at the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology, Kumasi.