Emmanuel Akom holds a Master of Philosophy in Wildlife and Range Management, and Bachelor of Science in Natural Resources Management from Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology in Kumasi, Ghana.
He currently works as project manager in the Kibi region of Ghana, responsible for water conservation and protecting Atewa Water Resources. Furthermore, he writes project proposals for outside funding for the projects. From 2012-2013 he served as Research and Project Liaison Officer for A Rocha Ghana, where his job was to generate scientific-based information for conservation planning.
He has an extensive list of published papers, research and survey reports, including anything from conservation to biodiversity. Among his many awards include the Darwin Scholarship Programme, Tropical Biology Association Fellowship Award, and Earthwatch Institute African Fellowship Award.
Emmanuel’s colleagues point to Akom’s rich knowledge in wildlife management, and great project management skills in spearheading the A Rocha Ghana’s climate change drive.