Clement Dzidonu

Clement Dzidonu is President of AIT-The University of the Future, Accra. He is a member of the Council of the Informatics Development Institute, Ireland and a Senior Research Fellow of the International Institute of Information Technology (INIIT). He has also taught and conducted research at several renowned universities abroad and worked for a number of information-and- communication-technology-related projects and initiatives in Europe and Africa. These include work for governments, companies, NGOs and international agencies – including the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (UNECA) and the International Development Research Center (IDRC) Commission of Experts for the West and Central Africa Region. During the past 18 years, he has been involved in a number of information and communication technology (ICT) related projects and initiatives in Europe and Africa for a number of Governments companies and international agencies. He is currently a Consultant to the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (UNECA), and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) advising a number of African Governments on their National Information and Communications Technology Policies and Plans. He is a member of the International Development Research Center (IDRC) Commission of Experts for the West and Central Africa Region, Chairman of the National ICT Policy and Plan Development Committee, Ghana and member of the United Nations Global Alliance for ICT for Development (GAID) High-Level Advisory Committee.