A Professor of Botany and based at the University of Ghana. He holds a BSc. (Ghana) and a PhD.He has published extensively in reputable scientific journals in plant systematics, ecology, biodiversity and traditional knowledge. He was the Deputy Director-General of the Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR-Ghana) .He has served as board/council member of a number of Ghanaian public
institutions, including the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), the Government of Ghana Scholarship Review Committee, the University of Ghana College of Health Sciences and the Centre for Scientific Research into Plant Medicine, the Ghana National Commission for UNESCO.