Dr Sulemana Abudulai has worked for nearly 30 years in the field of development. He is currently a member of the Board of Trustees of CODA International, Transform UK, RAINS-Ghana, Earthlore Foundation-South Africa, and the African Biodiversity Network-Kenya. He served as a member of a Panel of Advisors for Stars Foundation, which makes awards to deserving organisations working on issues affecting children and young people. Abudulai has worked with Comic Relief for nearly a decade in grant making; more recently he worked with the Haia Foundation and the Stephen Lewis Foundation of Canada. He has also managed and/or helped establish country programmes for Action Aid, Action on Disability and Development, and CAMFED. He has a PhD in Land Economy, MSc in Rural and Regional Resources Planning and a BSc in Applied Economics and Anthropology.