Profile-Prof. Bob Andoh

Brief Profile

Professor Bob Andoh is a Technical Advisor with AWD Consult Inc., a Water and Environmental Systems Consultancy that provides Training and Technical Advisory Services. He is affiliated with Liverpool John Moores University in the UK where he is a visiting professor and the University of Energy and Natural Resources in Sunyani, Ghana where he serves on the International Scientific Advisory Board of the Regional Center for Energy and Environmental Sustainability. He also serves on Thames Water (UK) Plc’s IAG Group (a team of leading industry experts) providing independent advisory inputs into Flood Alleviation Schemes. He is a former Chief Technology Officer and Director of Innovation for Hydro International plc where he managed a high-performance team developing and commercializing a range of award-winning water and environmental technologies. He focused his efforts on overseeing high level marketing and product sales support operations, technology integrations related to acquisitions, and leading trainings for new global distributors. Bob Andoh earned his Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering from the University of Science and Technology in Ghana and received both his Master of Science in Public Health Engineering and his Ph.D. in Public Health Engineering from Imperial College in London. He has authored and presented over 200 technical papers, articles and op-ed pieces relating to water and environmental management systems. Bob is a past chair of the Skills and Innovation Task Group of UK Trade Partners / Department of Environment Food and Rural Affairs (DEFRA), Water Sector Advisory Group, and received a SMART award for innovation given by the UK Government Department of Trade and Industry (DTI). He is a named inventor on several Water and Environmental Technology patents and is also the inaugural recipient of the “Outstanding Individual Contribution to the Water Industry” award; IWEX Innovations (now UK Water Industry Achievement) Awards, in recognition of his contributions to the water industry. He is a member of the Ghana Institution of Engineering and a Fellow of the Chartered Institution of Water and Environmental Management (CIWEM) where he is currently the Honorary Vice President for Africa with a remit that includes the promotion of professional development in the Water and Environmental Management sector on the continent.