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Advisory Panel

The advisory panel provides strategic advice to the management and shareholders of Form Ghana concerning the short and long term development of the company. We are honoured to present our knowledgeable panel of experts.





Dr. Joseph R. Cobbinah – Chairman 

Dr. Cobbinah is on post retirement contract at the Forestry Research Institute of Ghana (FORIG) as Chief Research Scientist. From 1997 to 2007 he was the Director of FORIG. His current duties include mentorship and guidance of young research scientists. He is the Coordinator of Forestry Research Network of sub-Saharan Africa.

His extensive research expertise has earned him positions on a number of prestigious national and international bodies including Ghana Forestry Commission Board, International Union of Forest Research Organisations, Forestry Research Network of subsaharan Africa, United Nations Commission on Science and Technology and  Plant Resources Tropical Africa.







Dr. Victor Kwame Agyeman – Member
Dr. Victor Kwame Agyeman is the Director–General of the Council for Scientific and Industrial research (CSIR). Previously, Dr. Agyeman served as the director of the CSIR-Forestry Research Institute of Ghana (FORIG) since 2007. He participates in a number of expert panels relating to sustainable forest management. Prior to his appointment as director, he was a research scientist and coordinated various plantation development programs. He advised renowned organisations worldwide like the World Bank, CIFOR, FAO and ITTO. Dr. Agyeman has a PhD in Tropical Forest Ecology and a Degree in Law (LLB) with publications in diverse national and international journals. On-going research includes natural resource ecology, policy, legislation, governance and management.




Dr. K. Duffuor
Dr Duffuor is owner of Dupaul Wood Treatment Ltd (Takoradi-Accra) and a well experienced and well known Ghanaian business man. He has a key long term experience with Teak processing, treatment of poles and especially the supply of electricity poles throughout Ghana and the region.







Mr. Paul Hol – Member
Mr. Hol is the founder of Form Ghana and managing director of Form international. With the establishment of Form Ghana and Form valuations he promotes investments in sustainable forestry. As a senior forestry advisor, Mr. Hol is specialised in Sustainable Forest Management, forestry investments, reforestation and forest certification.