Dr. Elsaid A. Yeboah
Chair, Board of Directors
Dr. Elsaid A. Yeboah began his career in 1989 in Italy as trainer for “Ricerca and Cooperazione” where he examined and participated in drafting of proposals for funding projects in Africa that were presented to the Italian government and EU-African desk. Dr. Yeboah held several key positions at the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization from 1992 to 2011, including oversight of development projects in Ghana and other African countries financed by various donors. These projects encompassed the areas of food security, poverty reduction, environment and agro-processing accross multiple countries.
In his next role as Executive Director of NGO’s in Ghana, Dr. Yeboah was praised for his involvement in reforming the organization and building resilient communities through social interventions.
Dr. Yeboah is a graduate of the Farmers College in Stuggart, Germany. The Centre for Economic Social Action Training awarded him a Bachelor of Science in Social Sciences (CESTEA). He then earned a Master’s Degree in Development Economics and a Doctorate in Development Economics from St. Thomas Aquinas University in Rome, Italy.
Now retired, Dr. Yeboah sits on numerous boards and committees, continuing to contribute his expertise to serve local communities.