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Dr. phil. Kandeh K. YUMKELLA Chair, High-level Group on Sustainable Energy for All, United Nations Organization, New York


1982-1986 Marketing Officer, Sierra Leone Produce Marketing Board (leave of absence for M.Sc. degree 1983-1986) 1987-1989 Research and Teaching Assistant, University of Illinois 1989-1991 Assistant to the Dean, College of Agriculture, University of Illinois 1991-1996 Assistant Professor and Lecturer, Michigan State University, (leave of absence 1994-1995) 1994-1995 Minister for Trade, Industry and State Enterprises, Republic of Sierra Leone 1996 Special Adviser to the Director-General of UNIDO 1996-2000 Director, Africa and LDCs Regional Bureau, UNIDO 2000-2003 UNIDO Representative and Director, Regional Industrial Development Centre, Nigeria 2003-2005 Special Adviser to the Director-General, UNIDO since 2005 Director-General of UNIDO; re-elected December 2009