Hon. Ivan Brown was appointed Commissioner of Engineering and Technology in March 2018 by President George Manneh Weah. In August 2018, Commissioner Brown was selected as Chairman of the Board of Commissioners with direct oversight of the Administration, Operations and Legal Department.
Chairman Brown has extensive telecommunications experience and has been involved strategically in International Gateway, Big Data, spectrum and network systems. He is continuously engaged in ITU Trainings, Seminars and fellowships. He first served as an ICT Consultant to the LTA, later, he came on board full time as ICT Manager and then became the first Director of ICT. He is certified in Cisco, Oracle and Microsoft.
Prior to joining the LTA Mr. Brown served as Policy Analyst/Technical Consultant at the Ministry of National Defense in Liberia, developing ICT infrastructure to improve security, productivity and efficiency. He also served at the U.S. Mission in Liberia as LAN Administrator and Systems Manager.
Chairman Brown holds a B.Sc. Degree in Mathematics and Physics from the University of Liberia and a M.Ed. in Business and Industry from the University of Minnesota.
He is the first LTA employee to rise through the ranks of the Authority to the Board of Commissioner level, indeed, he is one of LTA’s finest.