Henry Yamba Kamara has more than 15 years of experience in Corporate Governance, Quality Management, Investment Promotion and International Trade. He spent his early years in Sierra Leone, and did his undergraduate studies at the Njala University from where he graduated with a BSc in Physics and Chemistry. He holds n qualifications from institutions around the world including Harvard University, USA; the University of Leicester United Kingdom; and LSC, where he is currently pursuing a research degree in International Trade.
Henry was the Director of Export Development of the Sierra Leone Investment and Export Promotion Agency (SLIEPA) where he rose to the position of Chief Executive Officer (Acting). During this period, he has encouraged and promoted the development of agricultural production and foreign direct investment and other activities oriented towards export development in Sierra Leone. Henry looks back on his time at LSC with fondness. He particularly enjoyed meeting students from all round the world. Of his LSC education, Henry says, “Management Consultancy has provided me knowledge in managing organisations of all types and has increased my ability to develop skills in dealing with governance issues in a company.” His advice to students looking to start a career in the agribusiness is to remain focussed. His immediate goal for the future is to attain his PhD in International Trade.