By BBN Staff: Today, the Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries, Forestry, the Environment, Sustainable Development and Climate Change announced the appointment of Dr. Percival Cho as its new Chief Executive Officer (CEO).
Dr. Cho will over oversee the Fisheries Department, Forest Department, Department of the Environment, Sustainable Development, National Climate Change Office, and the Solid Waste Management Authority, and will work specifically with Minister Omar Figueroa who has direct responsibility for the aforementioned portfolios.
A career public officer with over 17 years’ experience serving in the Ministry of Forestry, Dr. Cho is a forestry expert and natural resource scientist who holds a PhD degree in Environmental Biology from Lancaster University in the United Kingdom, a Master of Science degree in Forestry from the University of Aberdeen in Scotland, and a Bachelor of Science degree in Forest Resource Management from Clemson University in South Carolina, USA.
Dr. Cho has served as a board member for the Friends for Conservation and Development and has worked in various capacities on government committees and working groups.
The new CEO has knowledge and experience that spans science and leadership at national and international levels.
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