Samuel Dordowa Benya Senesie is a Civil Engineer, holding a B.Eng. with honors from the University of Sierra Leone. He has over 8 years of post graduate work experience within both the private and public sector. For five years, he worked with city and district councils in Sierra Leone as the head of the Civil Works Department with the responsibility of planning, design, implementation and management of civil works projects. Currently he pursues the postgraduate M.Sc in Urban Management at TU Berlin where he focuses on sustainable low-income housing planning, design and finance.