Professor Francis Zotor (Co-Investigator)


Professor Francis Zotor
School of Public Health, University of Health and Allied Sciences, Ho, Ghana
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Professor Francis Bruno Zotor is a Professor of Public Health Nutrition at the School of Public Health, University of Health and Allied Sciences. He is also Director, Office of International Programmes. He has a doctoral training in public health nutrition, is a registered public health nutritionist with the Association for Nutrition of the UK and Northern Ireland and a specialised training in pedagogy with a Fellowship of the Higher Education Academy of the UK and Ireland. He is a recognized leader spanning over two decades in nutrition across Africa and has been instrumental in driving and promoting the establishment of a strong nutrition profession on the continent, training and research to underpin programme delivery especially across the health and education sectors in Africa. Prof Zotor’s global context of his work has enabled him to work in both developed and developing societies. He serves on a number of international boards (in Africa, as Trustees of the African Nutrition Society and the Federation of African Nutrition Societies; at the global level as member of the United Nation’s Scaling Up Nutrition Civil Society Network). Currently, he serves on Council of the International Union of Nutritional Sciences (IUNS), a body that oversees the strategic directions of nutrition across the globe.