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 Expert  728881

Expert in Wood Preservation, Independent Inspection of Wood Poles

Available for your Consulting and Expert Witness Needs

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Summary of Expertise:

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With background in Wood Science and Technology, Expert has worked over the last eight years as production manager and consultant in wood preservation and independent inspection for many companies and the government of Ghana. He has developed a drying schedule for local wood species and successfully researched into pressure treatment of coconut wood for use as T&G and parquet. He is excellent in pressure treatment and impregnation of wood and wood products. He possesses knowledge of wood chemical ideal for wood preservation for various applications.

pressure treating


wood impregnation


wood preservation

Show Secondary and Basic Areas of Expertise

Year   Degree   Subject   Institution  
2001   BSc   Natural Resource Management, Wood Technology Option   Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology, Kumasi, Ghana  

Work History:
Years   Employer   Title   Responsibilities

2005 to 2010


Pridam Investment Ghana Ltd


Chief Executive Officer


He leads a team of consultants and Independent inspectors of Wood poles/wood products. He supervises the day to day Administration of the company.

2002 to 2004


Dupaul Wood Treatment Ghana Ltd


Production Manager


He plans, supervises and evaluates production of chemically treated wood poles and Lumber. He also does inspection of fresh wood and poles from forest.

2001 to 2002


Amex International Incoporated


Management Trainee


He was trained in Wood preservation, Kiln drying and Wood pole inspection.

Government Experience:
Years   Agency   Role   Description
2010 to   Ministry Of Energy   Independent Inspector of Wood Transmission Poles   He inspects wood poles purchased for the government's rural electrification project

Consulting Services:
Selected Consulting Examples:
  • He provides independent inspection services of wooden transmission poles purchased by the Ghana government for rural electrification project.
  • He is currently organizing training for young university graduates in wood preservation and quality control for a private treatment plant in Kumasi, Ghana.
  • He conducts independent inspection of wooden pallets bought by a Swiss rice trading company.
Recent Client Requests:
  • Expert for consulting on Timber Preservation.
Click the green button above to contact Expert for a free initial screening call regarding your expert consulting needs.  Expert is available for consulting to corporate, legal and government clients.  Remember, your initial screening call to speak with Expert is free.

Expert Witness:
Click the green button above to contact Expert for a free initial screening call regarding expert testimony, litigation consulting and support, forensic services, or any related expert witness services.  A few litigation needs include product liability, personal injury, economic loss, intellectual property (patent, trademark, trade secret, copyright), and insurance matters.  Remember, your initial screening call to speak with Expert is free.

Language Skills:
Foreign Language   Description
English   He is excellent in speaking, reading, and writing the English language.

Market Research:
He is part of a technical body that reviews wood preservation Standards for adoption by the standards board of Ghana

Click the green button above to contact Expert for a free initial screening call regarding your marketing research, industry research, and company research needs.  For research needs involving multiple experts or secondary research, a Research Director can be assigned to coordinate the work into a custom report for you as a potentially quicker and more cost effective alternative to doing this work yourself or hiring a boutique consultancy.  Remember, your initial screening call to speak with Expert is free.

Additional Skills and Services:

He is currently engaged in training fresh undergraduates employed by Byes and Ways Ltd, Ghana in wood preservation and quality control.

Supplier and Vendor Location and Selection

He acts as facilitators for dealers in wood poles across the world who are interested in entering the market in Ghana and Africa in general. He has conducted procurement of wood poles for companies in Ghana from USA, Chile and South Africa

Other Skills and Services

He does independent inspection of treated and untreated wood and wooden products. He is able to act as inspector for buyers buying wooden products from Africa.


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