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Dr. Angela M. Lamptey

Dr. Angela Manekuor Lamptey is a Senior Lecturer at the Department of Marine and Fisheries Sciences, University of Ghana. She is an experienced Fisheries and Aquatic Scientist with more than eighteen (18) years’ experience in the field of Fisheries Ecology, Taxonomy and Management; Biodiversity Ecology and Conservation (seabirds, turtles and mammals); and Aquatic Ecology (water and sediment quality assessment). Innovative, smart and committed Scientist with proven history of quality and timely research output. An individual who prioritizes working alongside clients in order to achieve the desired results in an effective and efficient manner. Familiar with marine, brackish water and coastal ecosystems as well as all stages of project design and implementation, Biodiversity Management Plan, Environmental Impact Assessment and Fisheries Impact Assessment. She is a Reviewer and an Author for a number of International Scientific Journals. She is affiliated to Ghana Science Association, Society for Conservation Biology (SCB), British Ornithologist Union and Royal Society of Chemistry (RSC). In Ghana, she is a Fisheries, Maritime, Ecology and Biology Consultant to a number of Maritime and Environmental CSOs (ESL, CEMLAWS Africa, CSDS Africa) and various governmental agencies notably the Ministry of Fisheries and Aquaculture Development, Ghana Education Service, amongst others. Internationally, she has consulted for CIDA, DANIDA, AUC, IFC, DFID and the World Bank through various projects. She was nominated in 2016 as an Independent Expert by the African Union Commission to be part of the Adhoc Experts Group drafting the annexes for the finalization of the Lomé Maritime Charter. She has been involved in the training of Fisheries Observers and Fish Processors over the past 5 years. She is currently the Chairperson for the Scientific and Technical Committee of the Fisheries Commission of Ghana. A human rights advocate, motivational speaker to various youth groups and a Career Guidance Advisor to young ladies in Second Cycle Schools.