Ekow is a collaborative process professional with nine years of experience in stakeholder engagement and facilitation as well as design and implementation of trainings across a diverse set of projects, both domestic and international. Ekow builds value for convenors and stakeholders through data-driven negotiation, teamwork and fearless creativity.
His emblematic projects include facilitating the development of an ecotourism project in the Dominican Republic that hinged on significant cross-sectoral stakeholder engagement; facilitating numerous workshops on environmental interpretation and education; building the infrastructure for trans-boundary collaboration for a multinational education company and facilitating a two year project for the city of Cambridge aimed to improve cross-cultural understanding. Ekow has completed graduate-level training in negotiation, leadership, corporate finance, and data-analytics.
Ekow facilitates and mediates environmental planning and public policy disputes. His primary practice areas include land use and transportation planning, natural and cultural resource management, and economic and social policy.
Ekow has a BA in environmental studies with a minor in biology from Middlebury College and a master’s degree in Law and Diplomacy from the Fletcher School of Tufts University, where he concentrated in environmental economics, land use policy, and negotiation. Ekow was a Switzer Fellow, 2018-2019, and a Fletcher School Class of 1967 Term Scholar.
Spanish: Functionally Native (Evaluated at The Fletcher School, April 2019)