Dr. Nana Ama Browne Klutse was born on 23 May 1981 at Saltpond in the Central Region of Ghana. She had her primary education at the Anomabo Methodist Primary and JHS in Mfantsiman Municipal District in the same Region. She continued to Mfantsiman Girls Secondary school and later went to University of Cape Coast in Ghana to read BSc Physics. She pursued her PhD Climatology at University of Cape Town in South Africa.
HER SCIENTIFIC CAREER
Dr Klutse studies climate dynamics of West Africa. Her work focuses on climate science and development specifically on the African monsoon. She is a senior lecturer at the
Department of Physics, University of Ghana. In the past, she managed the Remote Sensing and Climate Centre. Klutse is a Climate Science Fellow of the African Institute for Mathematical Sciences and a lead author contributing to the IPCC Sixth Assessment Report (AR6). She also actively encourages girls in Ghana to consider science careers and supports improvements in science education in the country.
Klutse worked at the Ghana Space Science and Technology Institute of the Ghana Atomic Energy Commission as a senior research scientist from 2016 to 2018. Prior to this, she had been a guest lecturer at the West African Science Service Centre on Climate and Adapted Land Use (WASCAL) in Akure, Nigeria.
She is currently an AIMS-Canada Research Chair in Climate Change Science. The project she is embarking on is focused on understanding the climate dynamics of Africa, climate observations and projections for climate services. She is a senior lecturer at the Department of Physics, University of Ghana. She was a senior research scientist at the Ghana Space Science and Technology Institute of the Ghana Atomic Energy Commission as well as the manager of the remote sensing and Climate Center at the Institute.
HER POLITICAL CAREER
Dr. Nana Ama Browne Klutse has been actively involved in politics since 2014 as a member of the NDC policy Group Drafting Manifesto, research team member of the NDC at the University of Ghana and also a member of Professional Forum (Proforum). She has joined the race for the selection of a Parliamentary nominee for the National Democratic Congress (NDC) in the Abura Asebu Kwamankese constituency in the Central Region but unfortunately, she lost to Hon. Felix Kwakye Ofosu. Meanwhile, she has confirmed a comeback to contest in the next parliamentary primaries.