Ephraim Daka is the Country Director for The HELP Fellowship, Zambia. He has extensive experience in multi-disciplinary program management including within the SADC region. He got his masters of economic sciences from Åbo Akademi University, Finland and currently a Doctoral candidate within Technology transfer for clean technologies and climate change with Turku School of Economics, Finland. He is an Innovation Consultant with expertise in private sector development in SMEs, Start-ups, Science, Technology and Innovation policy frameworks, innovation assessment, governance, business development and capability building. He is a Research Scientist with the Technical Research Centre of Finland.