Mr. Afari Dartey is the immediate past Chief Executive Officer of the Forestry Commission of Ghana. He holds an MSc in Tropical (Policy and Economics) Technology from the University of Dresden in Germany. He also studied in Cuba. As a member of the Ghana Institute of Foresters, Mr. Afari also had advisory roles on a number of boards and committees such as the Board of Commissioners, Ghana and the Natural Resource Advisory Committee. Samuel Afari Dartey is a member of the BoD of FirsTrust Savings and Loans Ltd.