Sia Fasuluku
Director of Research, Planning and Development

Ms. Sia Fasuluku is the Director of Research, Planning and Development in the Ministry of Technical and Higher Education.

She is a result oriented manager with extensive experience in sustainable development, with emphasis on West Africa.

She is a capable, open and approachable manager with strong leadership skills that inspire individuals to be motivated to work as a team to achieve project - oriented goals on time and within budget.

She possesses a flair for initiating projects, implementation, coordination, monitoring and evaluating, eventually enabling a successful conversion of ideas into solid project achievements.

Ms. Fasuluku is a proactive team-player who excels at building trusting relationships and believes strongly in empowering others. She is credited for her ability to communicate effectively with different stakeholders and manage complex and demanding relationships; excellent proposal writer; proficient in Microsoft Office - Word, Excel, Power Point, Access; eloquent public speaker across a variety of audiences from the boardroom to rural village communities; fluent in English and Dutch languages; functionally literate in French; ability to lead others by example; setting standards for performance, and creating accountability.

She completes multiple duties with accuracy, shifting from one to another with frequent interruptions and competing deadlines; has excellent project management skills including leading large, cross-functional initiatives that impact organizations; ability to manage high energy teams; prioritize and oversee multiple activities in a fluid and dynamic environment.

Employment History
Branch Manager, Karva Care Services Ltd. - UK, Birmingham (April 2017 - Jan 2019), General Manager, Pizza Hut Restaurant, Birmingham (Sept 2016 - Feb 2017), Head of Programs-FambulTok, Sierra Leone (Aug 2015 - May 2016), Programmes Manager - Gambia - Travel Foundation (UK) c/o Ass. For Small Scale Enterprises in Tourism (Jan 2012 - Feb 2014), Project Manager - ASSET/ Banesto Micro Finance Scheme, Gambia (Feb 2010 - June 2011), Assistant Project Manager - European Centre for Eco and Agro Tourism, Amsterdam (Sep 2008 - Dec 2009)

Consultancy Work
HR Manager - Institute of Travel and Tourism of the Gambia (ITTOG), Gambia (Oct 2013 - Feb 2014), Responsible Tourism Consultant - GGCP/EIF, Gambia (Oct 2013 - Jan 2014), Responsible Tourism Consultant - Ministry of Trade, Gambia (July 2013 - Sep 2013), Responsible Tourism Consultant - Ministry of Trade (EIF), Gambia (Oct 2011- Jan 2012), National Tourism Consultant - International Trade Center (June - Dec 2011), Responsible Tourism Consultant - Gamjobs ASSET Banana plantation, Gambia (Aug 2011- Oct 2011)Consultant - Centre for the Promotion of Imports from developing countries (NL) (Oct 2010 - Apr 2011)

Volunteer Work
She is an extremely committed volunteer and as such maintains several volunteer positions till date.
(Mar 2014 - present) Adviser to the Mabel's Cottage Board members (Holland & Sierra Leone)Working on funding proposals for a project that works with pregnant teenagers and mothers in Sierra Leone.

(2012 - Present) Organising Committee - Camp Africa, Gambia Working with a large variety of stakeholders to organise a 7 day Camp in The Gambia for UK, Senegalese and Gambian students.

(2007 - Present) Fundraiser with Women of Substance, Amsterdam, Mabel's Cottage, HollandTeacherAdult Education, Triumphant Faith Chapel Church in Amsterdam VolunteerPrison Ministry, Triumphant Faith Chapel Church in Amsterdam

(Nov - Jan 2014) Consultancy support to ASSET/ GG Worked on a World Bank funding proposal for the setting up of a fully equipped training/resource centre for the Guaranted Gambian producers.

(Oct - Dec 2013) International Trade Centre- Worked for the International Trade Centre (ITC) with other stakeholders from different sectors to develop a fully fledged project document on inclusive tourism (linking agriculture and tourism) based on the Diagnostic Trade Integration Study (DTIS) recommendations.

(2012 - Feb 2014) ASSET Working group, Worked with the ASSET staff to monitor and evaluate its micro-finance scheme.

(2010 - Feb 2011) Project manager, Giving advice to Polish farmers looking to turn their farms into tourism businesses

(2007 - 2009) After school program's teacher Neighborhood center Ganzenhoef in Amsterdam

(2002 - 2003)Freelance interpreter Dutch, English, Creole, Kono for young asylum seekers in Holland.


  • Ministry of Technical and Higher Education, New England Ville, Freetown, Sierra Leone
  • + 232 (74)210044 / (99) 542298
  • + 232 (74)210044 / (99) 542298

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