Sierra Leone

Dr. Ronnie A. D. Frazer-Williams

Director for Environmental Projects in Sierra Leone

Dr. Ronnie Frazer-Williams is a Senior Lecturer in Chemistry Department, Fourah Bay College, University of Sierra Leone. He holds a BSc with honours in Chemistry from The University of Sierra Leone), M. Eng & M. Sc. in Environmental Science and Technology (UNESCO IHE Institute for Water Education, Delft, The Netherlands) and PhD in Environmental Technology (Cranfield University, UK). His current works at Fourah Bay College, University of Sierra Leone, Lecturing Chemistry and Supervising both undergraduate and post-graduate students in Inorganic, Analytical and Environmental Chemistry. His research interests are the use of aquatic macrophytes in removing nutrients and heavy metals from polluted waters; transformation processes of metals in aquatic sediments and overlying waters with strong emphasis of metal toxicology; water quality assessment and the use of wetlands for sustainable water quality improvement. Dr. Frazer-Williams is actively engaged in research and has authored several articles both in peer review journals and conference proceedings. He also serve as member of editorial team of top quality peer review journals.

Dr. Frazer-Williams serves as African representative to SAICM Ad Hoc Advisory Group of Chemical Expert, UNEP, National Expert on Chemical Weapons Convention to the National Authority, Ministry of  Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, external Examiner to Institute of Environmental Management and Quality Control and department of Chemistry, Njala University.

 

He is member of several international scientific organizations, namely:

Member of The Society for Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry (SETAC),

Member Society of Wetlands Scientists, Member,

Country Correspondent – World Library of Toxicology (WLT)

Country Coordinator to Cameroon Society of Toxicological Sciences ( CSTS)

Member, West African Society of Toxicology(WASOT)

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