The UGMC Board
Professor Francis Dodoo is a demographer with a PhD from the University of Pennsylvania. He was formerly Pro-Vice Chancellor for Research, Innovation and Development at the University of Ghana. He has chaired the boards of the Export Development and Agricultural Investment Fund (EDAIF), Ghana's Financial Intelligence Centre (FIC), and the Ghana Statistical Service (GSS). Professor Dodoo is a 4-time Olympian and was voted Ghana’s Sportsman of the Year in 1987.
Professor Doodoo served as President of both Ghana Athletics (GAA) and the Ghana Olympic Committee (GOC) and was awarded the Grand Medal of the Republic of Ghana in 2006 for his contributions to the country. Beyond Ghana, he currently serves as Chair of the African Institute for Development Policy (AFIDEP) board, Chair of the Governance Commission of World Athletics (WA), and as a member of the Governance and Integrity Committee of the Commonwealth Games Foundation (CGF).