Mr. Edmond Oladipo Johnson
Technical Adviser to the Executive Director
Mr. Edmond Oladipo Johnson works as the Technical Adviser to the Executive Director within the CoDA Secretariat. He is responsible for supporting the Executive Director and the Secretariat in the implementation of all programmatic activities as approved by the Board. Mr. Johnson also manages all publicity and advocacy for CoDA. He is responsible for the development and implementation of a CODA communications strategies which galvanize the work of the secretariat and provide support in preparation for its activities. His other tasks include supporting and when necessary, leading the planning and execution of CODA activities. Prior to his appointment with CoDA, he served as Programme Management Officer within the Secretariat of the High Level Panel on Illicit Financial Flows from Africa and the Capacity Development Division of the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (ECA) for several years and as a Communications Officer at the African Union Commission (AUC) previously. Before joining intergovernmental institutions, Mr. Johnson worked within the private sector in the United Kingdom where he obtained a Masters in International Management and Organisational Communications as well as a Practitioner Certificate in Prince 2 Project Management.