OMAR SALLAH - B.Sc. (in Education) M.Sc. (Voc Tech Ed)
Mr. Sallah’s expertise and vast experience in the area of renewable energy was accumulated over a period of twenty years as Director of the Gambia Renewable Energy Central and the Director of Energy at the Ministry of Trade, Industry and Employment. Mr. Sallah’s portfolio and responsibilities in these agencies were mainly in the area of research, development, promotion of renewable energy technologies, energy policy formulation, implementation of energy programmes and enforcement of energy sector legislation at the level of the Department of State.
Other related experiences include:
UNCDF Solar Project for health and telecom installations and monitoring
of solar lighting system for Rural Health Centres
time Managing Director of Agric Energy Systems Ltd. which specialises
in the importation and marketing of Renewable Energy Systems, Mr. Sallah
has participated in several consultancy services on conventional energy
systems as well as renewable energy technologies. Mr. Sallah was the
Chairman – Board of Directors of the National Water and Electricity
Company (NAWEC) in 1999 for three years. He is also a member of various
international and regional solar energy societies. Mr. Sallah has participated
in several international seminars and meetings on new and renewable
energy including 2nd World Renewable Energy Congress in 1992.