Africa Leadership

SETAC Africa Council

SETAC Africa council is consisting of at least seven and maximum thirteen members elected by the SETAC Africa membership at the Biennial General Assembly, usually in September/October during the SETAC Africa Biennial Meeting. Only full SETAC members are eligible to hold office as a member of the council. Members of the council shall be elected for a period of two (2) years, which may be renewed for only one consecutive term.

The council elects the incoming president (vice president) from amongst their voting members, who will serve for two years in this role and then become becomes president for another two years, whereafter he/she serves for two years as immediate-past president. The secretary and treasurer are elected for a term of 3 years, with the possibility of renewal once.

The SETAC Africa Council is supported by the SETAC Brussels office to manage the affairs of the Geographic Unit.

SETAC Africa Council 2021-2023

Enock Dankyi, University of Ghana, Ghana

Vice President
Gabriel Dedeke, Federal Univerity of Agriculture, Abeokuta, Nigeria

Immediate Past-President
Beatrice Opeolu, Cape Peninsula University of Technology, South Africa

Faith Kandie, Moi University, Kenya

Council Members

  • Afolarin Ogungbemi, Currenta GmbH & Co, Germany
  • Chioma Blaise Chikere, University of Port Harcourt, Nigeria
  • Conrad Sparks, Cape Peninsula University of Technology, South Africa
  • Tarryn Botha, University of South Africa, South Africa
  • Suresh Kumar, Arba Minch University, Ethiopia
  • Priscila N. Abara, Federal University of Technology, Owerri, Nigeria

Student Representative (nominated by the SETAC Africa Student Advisory Council)
Ogemndi Annika Chinwendu, De Montfort University, Leicester, UK