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Independent experts nominated by country party

Charles Ansumana Sr

First name
Last name
Ansumana Sr
Nominating Country
Date of Nomination
Discipline of Expertise
Biodiversity and ecosystem sciences
Environmental sciences/ecology
Thematic Areas
Climate change
Environmental impact assessment
UN languages spoken


Chinese, Simplified

Job function
National Project Coordinator/BUR-1 Project
Multilateral Environment Agreements (MEAs) Department
Telephone number
+(231) 777417741
Work experience
National Project Coordinator (NPC) of Liberia’s First Biennial Update Report (BUR-1);Project aimed at preparing and subsequently submitting the BUR to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) in fulfillment of Liberia's national obligation as per Article 12 of the Convention. The NPC is responsible to oversee project implementation and manage all aspects of the project, including the provision of technical assistance o the national technical expert groups, under UNEP's supervision; prepare detailed work plan and terms of reference for project consultants; liaise with relevant ministries, national and international research institutes, NGOs and other relevant institutions in order to involve their staff in the project activities and to gather and disseminate project-relevant information; prepare periodic reports and ensure project outputs are sent to UNEP. Also Project Manager for NOCAL-DUPONT Safety Excellence Project from 2013-2015.
Highest Academic achievement and qualification
PhD in Chemical Engineering & Technology, Beijing University of Chemical Technology, 2013
Number of Publications
Publication titles
1. Charles Asumana, Guangren Yu, et al., 2010, Extractive Desulfurization of Fuel Oils using ; Low-Viscosity Dicynamide-based Ionic Liquids, Green Chemistry, 12(11): 2030-2037, RSC.
2. Charles Asumana, Guangren Yu, et al., 2011, Extractive Denitrogenation of Fuel Oils with Dicyanamide-based Ionic Liquids, Green Chemistry, 13(11): 3300-3305, RSC;
3. Charles Asumana, Md Razibul Haque, 2013, Desulfurization of Real Fuel Oils by Extraction with Ionic Liquids, Separation Science and Technology, 48(17): 2582-2588, Taylor & Francis;
4. Guangren Yu, Xiaochun Chen, Charles Asumana, et al., 2010, Vaporization Enthalpy and Cluster Species in Gas Phase of 1,1,3,3-Tetramethylguanidinium-based ionic liquids from Computer Simulations AIChE Journal, 57(2): 507-516, John Wiley & Sons;
5. Fengxia Gao, Xiaochun Chen, Guangren Yu, Charles Asumana, (2011), Compressible Gases Transport Through Porous Membrane, Journal of Membrane Science, 379(1-2): 200-206, Elsevier.
Other activities
- Associate Prof. / United Methodist University
- Associate Prof. / University of Liberia
- UNFCCC Roster of Experts (RoE)
- Beijing University of Chemical Technology International Alumni Association
- Veteran / J. J. Roberts Educational Foundation (JJREF)
- "Academic Star" Award / Top International Student of the Beijing University of Chemical Technology
- Award of Appreciation for contributing to the academic growth of Liberian students, University of Liberia
- First Prize Award / West African Examination Council (WAEC) Certificate for Outstanding Performance
Organisation name
Environmental Protection Agency
Organisation street address
4th Street, Sinkor
Tubman Boulevard
Organisation city
Organisation country