DEPUTY DIRECTOR-GENERAL, CSIR RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT.
Dr. Rose Emma Mamaa Entsua-Mensah is a product of Wesley Girls High School; she was formerly at the Water Research Institute, CSIR. She holds a BSc. (Zoology), Diploma in Education, MSc. (Aquatic Biology) from the University of Cape Coast and Ph.D. in Fisheries Science from the University of Ghana. She also holds a Certificate in Aquatic Resource Management from the University of Hull, UK, a Certificate in Environmental Impact Assessment, and a Certificate in Aquaculture Production, Environmental Consideration and Food Safety from Israel as well as a Post Graduate Certificate in Business Administration from GIMPA. She has also participated in a CGIAR senior leadership program at IMD in 2009 in Lausanne (Switzerland). She has done extensive research nationally and internationally on lagoons in Ghana and other countries in West Africa for IUCN.
Her research activities also include studies on the coastal ecology and waterfalls of Ghana, women in water management and sanitation, science education and policy. She has been a consultant for FAO and the World Bank. In 2005, she was visiting scholar at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville. She has several publications and books to her credit and also taught as part-time Associate professor at the university of Cape Coast (2001-2009). She was among the few African scientists involved in the Millennium Ecosystem Assessment from 2004 to 2005. She is the Vice Chair-Person of the Christian Health Association of Ghana. Dr. Entsua-Mensah has attended several international scientific conferences and workshops in Asia, Europe America and Africa and has served on several local and international committees and boards. She was a member of the fisheries Commission, Ghana from 2007 to 2008. She is currently the Deputy Director-General of the Council for Scientific and Industrial Research.
She was awarded the Duke of Edinburgh Gold Award in 1978 and the Tonolli Memorial Award for Limnologists in 1994. She is married to Clement and with three children, Nana Akua, Maame Adwoa and kobby.