Abena D. Oduro is the Co-Director Ghana. She is Associate Professor in the Department of Economics at the University of Ghana. Her main areas of research are poverty analysis, gender and assets, international trade policy, WTO issues and economics of education.
Susann Baller is the Co-Director Germany at MIASA. She is researcher in African history at the German Historical Institute Paris. Her research interests include African urban history, popular culture and the history of decolonization in West Africa.
Gordon Crawford was the Co-Director Germany from 2018-2020. He is an Honorary Professor at the University of Freiburg and a Research Professor in Global Development at Coventry University. His research interests include issues of human rights and democratization in development processes.