John Edem Ecklu is a Global Environmental Engineering Professional Master's student at the University of Colorado Boulder. He completed his Civil Engineering undergraduate degree in 2016 at the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology in Kumasi, Ghana. He has four years of experience in the water, sanitation, and hygiene (WASH) sector from working as a project engineer at TREND Group, a WASH consultancy firm in Ghana. As an engineer with TREND Group, he was involved in a myriad of projects across the different regions in Ghana collaborating with various local agencies and international organizations such as UNICEF. Some of the projects included designing and supervising the construction of sustainable WASH infrastructure for schools in low-income urban communities and providing technical support to rural communities to increase their sanitation coverage.
He is passionate about providing innovative WASH solutions that look beyond just providing infrastructure but also have a sustained impact in developing countries.
John also loves to bike and explore beautiful trails.