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Franklyn Athanasius Lisk

economist , researcher

Franklyn Athanasius Lisk, Sierra Leonian economist, researcher. Member Royal Economic Society, African Studies Association, Trade Policy Research Center, Royal African Society, Development Studies Association. Anglican.

Background

Lisk, Franklyn Athanasius was born on March 3, 1946 in Rotifunk, Southern Province, Sierra Leone. Son of Fatruba Archibald and Rosa Rovina (Zizer) Lisk.

Education

University of Durham, United Kingdom, 1965-1968, Bachelor of Arts Economic. Queen’s University, Belfast, United Kingdom, 1968-1970, Master of Science Economic. University of Birmingham, United Kingdom, 1970-1973, Doctor of Philosophy.

Spoken languages: English, French.

Career

Deputy Regional Director, African Regional Office(s), International Labor Organization/Office since 1991. Senior Economist/Chief, Employment and Manpower Planning Unit, International Labour Organization, Geneva, 1988-1991. Regional Advisor, Employment and Manpower Planning, International Labor Organization/Office Caribbean Office, Trinidad, 1986-1988.

Senior Rch Economist, 1979-1987, Rch Economist, 1974-1979, Employment and Development Department, International Labour Organization, Geneva. Lecturer in Economic, Aston University, United Kingdom, 1972-1974. Lecturer in Economic, City of Birmingham Polytechnic, United Kingdom, 1971-1973.

Works

  • Co-author, editor: Basic Needs Planning in Kenya, 1979, Popular Participation Planning for Basic Needs, 1985. Contributor articles in field to professional journals. Secretary, African Students Association, Belfast, United Kingdom, 1969-1970.English Speaking Union of the Commonwealth travelling fellow, 1971.

Membership

Member Royal Economic Society, African Studies Association, Trade Policy Research Center, Royal African Society, Development Studies Association.

  • Member: Royal Economic Society, United Kingdom; African Studies Association of the United Kingdom.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Policy-oriented research on employment & development issues. Gardening, reading.

Connections

Married Muriel Janet Davies, April 26, 1975. Children: Lynette Yoko, Francis Atiya, Lorraine Yema.

father:
Fatruba Archibald Lisk

mother:
Rosa Rovina (Zizer) Lisk

spouse:
Muriel Janet Davies

children:
Lynette Yoko Lisk

Francis Atiya Lisk

Lorraine Yema Lisk