Scientist, Consultant, International Advisor
Professor Ayensu advises major corporations and organizations on strategy, sustainability and relationship management. He was formerly Director and Senior Scientist at the Smithsonian Institution in Washington, D.C. as well as heading Ghana’s prestigious Council for Scientific and Industrial Research. He is a noted international development advisor on science, technology and economic development, a Member of the Board of Trustees of the UN University for Peace and a Member of the Advisory Board of Sustainable Forestry Management (SFM). Professor Ayensu has held several important positions globally such as Chairman of the Inspection Panel of the World Bank and Secretary-General of the International Union of Biological Sciences and he is the founding Chairman of the African Biosciences Network.