Felix Gyawu Addo, is a second-year PhD student majoring in Environmental Science and Engineering at Hohai University, Nanjing. Mr. Addo has co-authored several scientific publications. His research areas are environmental biotechnology, aquatic toxicology, and wastewater treatment.
As a strong advocate for student politics and activism, Mr. Addo has served in several positions, including Advisory Committee Member (NUGS-Nanjing), Welfare Chairman (Welfare Association for Ghana Students-Hohai University), Vice President of NUGS-Nanjing 2016/2017. Felix served as the National President (NUGS-China) 2019/2020.
Mr. Addo’s work experience has seen him work as a civil servant for three years as an Assistant Research Officer (ARO) in the Ghana Civil Service. He was posted to the Office of the Attorney General’s Department and the Ministry of Justice. He was part of the two-member team that wrote the first service charter of the Ministry. Also, he served as a member of the steering committee and representative of the Ministry of Justice and Attorney General’s Department (MOJAGD), working on the e-workspace Project Phase II implementation (Jan. 2015-Sept. 2015). Mr. Addo helped initiate and spearhead the organization and the formation of the change management team and nomination of representatives for the e-workspace project phase II implementation steering committee of MOJAGD. He is currently a co-founder and CEO of Eco Amet Solutions-an environmental service providing company.
Felix Gyawu Addo is an analytical thinker who gives attention to detail, has good organizational skills and a good communicator, and can prioritize excellent interpersonal skills. He is flexible and able to adapt quickly, which is an asset when working in a team with divergent views and opinions.
He believes leadership is the exercise of proactiveness in a person looking forward to the future, striving for development and strength on its impact, and the belief for positive change by putting people first for a change. Hence the statements by this historic figure sum it up, and I quote;
“The best way to find yourself is to lose yourself in the service of others.”- Mahatma Gandhi
Felix’s hobbies include watching movies, reading, listening to music and playing badminton. He is also an ardent fan of FC Barcelona and Accra Hearts of Oak SC.