- Director-General, United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO), Vienna
BSc in General Agriculture, Njala University College, Sierra Leone; MSc in Agricultural Economics, Cornell University; PhD in Agricultural Economics, University of Illinois. 1994-95, Minister for Trade, Industry and State Enterprises of Sierra Leone. With United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO): has held various high-level policy positions, including Special Adviser to two previous Directors-General and Representative and Director, UNIDO Regional Office, Nigeria; since 2005, Director-General; reconfirmed for a second term in office in 2009. Chair, UN-Energy, which brings together all UN organizations dealing with energy issues; Co-Chair, High-Level Group on Sustainable Energy for All.