Prof. Osman Sankoh COR, CHESS Lead
Prof Osman Sankoh COR, commonly known as Mallam O., is the Statistician General and CEO of Statistics Sierra Leone (Stats SL). He is also the Vice-Chair of the United Nations Statistical Commission. He served as Rapporteur of the UN Statistical Commission for two terms. From April 2020 to June 2021, Prof Sankoh served Njala University, the second largest public university of Sierra Leone, as Acting Vice Chancellor and Principal.
Andrew Bob Johnny was appointed as Deputy Statistician General (DSG) in September 2019. Before his appointment as DSG, he has been Director of Censuses and GIS for a period of 15 years. During such time, Mr. Johnny contributed immensely to adding value to the 2004 and 2015 Population and Housing Censuses. Because of the immense role he played especially in the 2004 Population and Housing Census, he was awarded a scholarship by the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) to pursue his career in Geographic Information Systems (GIS). ----- Read More -----
Ms Adama Jean Momoh Director Policy and Planning, Ministry of Basic and Senior Secondary Education. Masters degree in Public Administration (Economic Policy Management) from Columbia University New York, BSC Economics Fourah Bay College, HTC secondary mathematics Milton Margai Teachers college. Joined the Sierra Leone civil service in 2001 worked as budget analyst for eight years in the ministry of Finance, joined Ministry of Education in 2009 on contract as strategic planner officer and late in 2013 recruited as Director of policy and planning. Extensive work in data analysis, budgeting and strategic planning.
Brima Victor Kamara aka Camma is the Deputy Director General of the National Civil Registration Authority (NCRA). Brima is an experienced and result oriented Community and Public Health Professional and System Strengthening Specialist with an advanced degree in Public Health(MPH). His professional career span over 25 years working with the Ministry of Health, Humanitarian International Non-Governmental Organisations and UN Agencies(MSF-Belgium, MSF-France, CARE Int. World Vision, International Medical Corps, Planned Parenthood Association Marie Stopes, UNFPA, Cordaid and ICAP). ----- Read More -----
Grace Harman, Ag. Director of Births and Deaths Registration at the NCRA. A Social Scientist (Sociology) with experience in social research methods. My professional career has included working as Child Protection Specialist for UNICEF and Plan International and managing health projects with Marie Stopes.
Dr Abiola Grace Femi-Adepoju is a Scientist involved in Environmental, Nanotechnology and Medicinal Plant Research. As a teacher and a researcher, she has trained and mentored many in her fields of expertise. She has published over 20 peer-reviewed research articles and 1 book chapter with over 150 citations to her credit, and have presented findings of her medicinal research in scientific conferences. She bagged her BSc, MSc and Ph.D from the University of Ilorin, Nigeria and a Postgraduate Diploma in Education from Usmanu Danfodiyo University, Sokoto, Nigeria. She has been a University Lecturer and Researcher since 2013.
Paul Sengeh, MSc Statistics (medical), BSc Mathematics and Physics - Director of Research and Evaluation. Paul has over 40 years of experience in government as a teacher, primary health care planner and evaluator, and national professional specialist responsible for Planning, Monitoring and Evaluation. Paul has a Master of Science degree in Statistics specializing in medical statistics from McMaster University in Hamilton Canada, Ontario and a Bachelor of Science degree in Mathematics and Physics. His professional areas of interest are health statistics, health care financing and education with expertise in social sector programme planning, monitoring and evaluation. He also has extensive facilitation, coaching and mentoring skills.