Prof. Yaa Ntiamoa-Baidu

Prof. Yaa Ntiamoa-Baidu

Director

Yaa Ntiamoa-Baidu is Professor of Zoology at the University of Ghana, Legon. She holds a PhD in Zoology from Edinburgh University and a BSc degree from the University of Ghana. Prof. Ntiamoa-Baidu is a biodiversity and environmental specialist, and has received a number of meritorious awards in recognition of her contribution to wildlife research and training in Africa. She has served in various leadership roles, including as Director of WWF International Africa and Madagascar Programme and as Executive Director of the Ghana Wildlife Society, a conservation NGO she established in 1992.
     As an academic, she combines senior level university administrative experience with teaching, extension service and research. Prof. Ntiamoa-Baidu was Dean of the School of Graduate Studies and the Founding Pro-Vice Chancellor (Acting) of the Office of Research, Innovation and Development, both at the University of Ghana. She is currently a member of the Council of the University of Ghana, Chair of the Millennium Development Authority (MiDA)-Ghana, and Fellow of the Ghana Academy of Arts and Sciences. 
      Prof. Ntiamoa-Baidu  is the initiator of PADA.
      Email:  director.pada@ug.edu.gh