Musa Septimus Koroma is a multi-skilled professional with 8 years working experience in Research in both the private and public sectors in Sierra Leone. He has a working knowledge in Environmental, Social and Health Impact Assessments (ESHIA); Monitoring & Evaluation (M&E); Environmental and Natural Resources Management; Geographic Information Systems (GIS) and Remote Sensing; Data and Information Management Systems (IMS); and Geology and Mineral Exploration. Musa has undertaken several ESHIA studies, particularly in Integrated Environmental Management (including disaster response, infrastructure, and renewable energy) including the development of ESMP, ESMF, RAP, and CDAP. This has included stakeholder engagement; environmental and socio-economic baseline data collection; scoping studies and environmental impact assessments; and database management.
Musa has provided Technical Support in a number of internationally funded ESHIA projects in Sierra Leone including the TRANSCO Environmental Baseline Database Development of Côte d'Ivoire-Liberia-Sierra Leone and Guinea (CLSG) Project (a 225 kV high voltage transmission line for a distance of approximately 530 km) in Sierra Leone and the Freetown Emergency Recovery Project (Landslide remediation) for UNOPS.
His experience has afforded him a sound understanding of the sustainability issues facing development in Sierra Leone and knowledge of Sierra Leone environmental legislative requirements as well as international best practice guidelines, including the IFC Performance Standards.
Musa holds a BSc. (Hons.) degree with First-class in Geography from Fourah Bay College, University of Sierra Leone.