Structure and Organisation

The Council
The Statutory Governing Council is made up of a chairman and 21 members. They /these include representatives of selected Ministries (Food and Agriculture, Health, Trade and Industries, Environment, Education, Science and Technology), the Universities various production and commercial association (Mines, Industry, Commerce, Engineers), Ghana Academy of Arts and Sciences, National Development Planning Commission, CSIR Directors, Senior Staff of CSIR, among others.

The CSIR Acts requires that 40 percent of the membership of the council be drawn from the private sector. The Council is answerable to the Minister of Environment, Science and Technology, and Innovation (MESTI). The Executive Head of the CSIR is Prof. Paul Bosu, The Director-General is assisted by the Deputy Director-General responsible for Research and Development (R&D), and three (3) Corporate Directors, namely: 
Mrs. Genevieve Yankey, Director of Administration and Secretary to Council, Mr. Emmanuel Ofosu Brakoh, Director of Finance, and Mrs. Josephine Geraldo, Director of Internal Audit.


Director General

The Director-General is the Chief Executive of the CSIR.
Functions of the Director-General include: policy issues; co-ordination; monitoring & evaluation; external relations including technical aid scheme and technical agreement; lobbying and advocacy and CSIR relations.

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