Dr. Mclntosh has acquired, during the last 45 years, technical, professional and managerial work experiences at both national and international levels, organizing training workshops and advising governments and institutions on capacity building and on the formulation and management of development policies, strategies and programs.
He has worked for the Government of Liberia in several capacities including the National Policy Advisor to the Interim President of Liberia (1991-1993 and as the Executive Director for the Governance Reform Commission (May 2004 -2005), and prior to his appointment as the Vice President of ECOWAS he served as Liberia’s Foreign Minister and as Minister of Planning and Economic Affairs.
He possesses B. Sc. (Statistics), University of Tennessee, Knoxville, Tennessee, USA (1968), M.A (Development Economics), Williams College, Williamstown, MA, USA (1976), MSc (Development Theory), Boston University, Boston, MA, USA (1979) and PhD (Economics), University of Ife, Ile Ife, Nigeria (1982).
For nearly twenty years, while he was not in the service of his country, Dr. Mclntosh has provided technical and advisory services to a number of African governments and international agencies including the World Bank, UNDP, African Development Bank, and the African Union, UNECA, and USAID.
In moving from “an ECOWAS of States to an ECOWAS of the People”, his impact is particularly important and immense in his supervision of the ECOWAS Community Computer Centre (CCC) to ensure it serves as a catalyst in all sectors of integration.