Head of Programs, West Africa
Phone: +32 9 398 8874
Mr. Solomon Samanhyia is the Head of Programs for West Africa region for DevGRAD, a Diaspora- driven development non-profit organization that specializes in supporting the African Base of Pyramid (BoP) in project development and implementation within the development sector. He is an Expert in Impact Evaluation, Research, Project Management, Child Protection, Economic Policy Analysis, and Sustainability. Solomon recent work also involves the effectiveness of aid in the development of the African region. With his vast experience in research projects and evaluation in Sub-Sahara Africa, he brings to the team a wealth of experience and skills in championing the objectives of DevGrad.
Prior to joining DevGrad, Solomon served as Head of Operations and Communication with 2es Global Limited in Ghana where he coordinates and manages projects from inception to completion. He has extensive experience in research, monitoring, and evaluation with Defence for Children International and Ghana Technology University College. Mr. Solomon Samanhyia holds Bachelor of Arts and Master of Philosophy in Economics from the University of Ghana, and Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology respectively. He also holds an MSc. in Development Evaluation and Management from the Institute of Development Policy and Management, University of Antwerp, Belgium.