Kandeh Yumkella

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Birthday
5, 1959
Birthplace
Sierra Leone
Birth Sign
Cancer
Birthday
5, 1959 (age 59)
Birthplace
Sierra Leone

About

He was appointed the Chairman of UN-Energy in 2009 and formerly served as Director-General of UNIDO from 2005 to 2013. He often speaks and writes about global issues such as poverty and climate change.

Before Fame

He earned a Ph.D. in Agricultural Economics from the University of Illinois.

Trivia

He was awarded the Lifetime Achievement Award by the Green White & Blue Commission.

Family Life

He married Philomena Yumkella.

Associated With

Yumkella has appeared several times in Christiane Amanpour's show on CNN.