Alfred originally became in involved with GHEI as a scholarship recipient, and in 2015, he became a member of GHEI's board. He is currently a second year graduate student at the University of Alberta in Canada where he is studying Agricultural and Resource Economics. In additional to his studies, he is also a research assistant where he conducts data analyses and formulates policy recommendations for public and private stakeholders. His research interests encompasses environmental valuation, adoption of agricultural technologies, and applied econometrics.
Alfred has been involved in GHEI since 2005 when he was a participant in GHEI’s summer camp for recent junior high school graduates. He was also one of the first recipients of a scholarship from GHEI. Coming from an impoverished home, this scholarship helped him complete high school education and subsequently his undergraduate at the University of Ghana in Accra. He continues to be involved with GHEI because of his interest in fundraising for GHEI to help brilliant but needy students to receive financial aid so they can have the opportunity to achieve their dreams.