Dr. Nukunu Nanedo
- Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH)
- Water Resources Governance
- Development Policy and Planning
- Livelihoods Management
- Project Design
- Grant Acquisition and Management
Nukunu has over 20 years in International Development with experience in Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH), water resources governance, and livelihoods management. He has considerable experience in project design, grant acquisition and management, developing concept papers and full proposals to mobilize and manage donor funds for development programs in alignment with national and donor priorities. He was the Portfolio Manager for World Vision Australia and New Zealand for projects in Africa and Latin America (2015-2019). Prior to that Nukunu worked as Research, Monitoring and Evaluation Manager for World Vision Ghana from 2000-2010. Nukunu was the M&E Coordinator on the West Africa Water Initiative comprising Ghana, Mali, and Niger (2003-2010). Nukunu also worked briefly with the African Union Inter-Bureau for Animal Resources (AU-IBAR) in Nairobi, Kenya for 7 months (2010) as Monitoring & Evaluation Expert. Nukunu was a Teaching Associate at the Monash University, Australia where he taught Monitoring and Evaluation Unit of the International Development course for a year.
Nukunu holds a Bachelor of Arts, Geography and Natural Resource Development with Sociology (University of Ghana); MSc Development Policy and Planning (Kwame Nkrumah University of Science & Technology), Master of Evaluation (Melbourne University, Australia); and PhD in Water Resources Governance (University of New England, Australia). Nukunu also had training in Development Evaluation organised by World Bank and Carleton University, Ottawa.
Kwadwo Nkansah Atua-Ntow
Kwadwo Nkansah Atua-Ntow is a management consultant.
He holds a degree in Agricultural Engineering from the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (Kumasi, Ghana) and an MBA in Marketing from the University of Ghana Business School.
He is an Executive Director with JILKK Company Limited, a service provider that caters to the needs of development agencies, private and public institutions in the fields of management and development consulting, marketing communications and other specialized requirements. In this capacity he has carried out consulting assignments for varied clientele including, Business Sector Advocacy Challenge (BUSAC-DANIDA, DFID, USAID collaboration), Ministry of Food and Agriculture (MOFA)/Agricultural Sector Investment Project (ASIP)/World Bank programme, and Elmina Cultural Heritage and Management Programme (ECHMP), among others.
He also serves as a Consulting Associate to Buatsi International Ltd., the predecessor company of Omega Strategic Resources Ltd. as part of consulting teams providing services to Millicom Ghana Limited (Mobitel), Aid to Artisans, Ghana, International Trade Centre/Ghana Export Promotion Council, and Ghana Cocoa Board, among others.
- Project Management
GEORGE ARUDO is a Leadership, Management, Governance, Research and Project Management Specialist, originally from Kenya but serving and living in Zambia since 2006. George holds a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Economics & Sociology (University of Nairobi, Kenya); Master of Science Degree in Project Management (Cavendish University, Zambia); and Master of Arts in Transformational Leadership (Global Academy for Transformational Leadership, Azusa Pacific University, USA). He is currently pursuing PhD studies in Organizational Management and Business Leadership with University of Bolton (UK).
George is the founding and current Country Head of Programs and Director of Operations for International Leadership Foundation (ILF)-Zambia since 2014. He is also spearheading the expansion of ILF’s Leadership Programs in selected countries within Southern African Development Community (SADC). His other co-current National assignment is with Zambian Institute of Leadership (ZIL) where he serves as the Acting Executive Director in helping establish the ZIL Operations and Programming under the Board Chairmanship of Mr. Patrick D. Chisanga. His past spare time engagements include lecturing in academic disciplines such as Project Management; Leadership Development; Conflict Management & Negotiation; Entrepreneurship; E-Commerce; Operations Management; Economics; Socio-Economic Development; and Labor Management & Economics.
His other past roles and responsibilities include Administration and Finance Departments at National Level (in Kenya) with LIFE Ministry Kenya; Team Leadership for Student Movements and Professional Leadership Development Programs and Projects (in selected African countries); Coordination of Family Life International Programs as well as serving as Volunteer Executive Director for National Leadership Development Trust in Zambia.
George is skilled and experienced in project and program research design, implementation, supervision, baseline surveys, data entry and analysis; monitoring and evaluation; strategic planning and strategy development processes; report writing, partnership development and donor relations. He has served as an associate consulting staff team member in complex consultancy evaluation assignments for Plan International, Zambia Human Rights Commission, Planned Parenthood Association of Zambia, Mastered Card Foundation’s Health Project in Zambia, Build It International, International Leadership Foundation and Lions Aid Norway- Zambia Eye Health END TERM EVALUATION (in Western Province of Zambia) among others. He serves as an independent Consultant in Research; Creative Writing; Publishing and Distribution of Books with Pensulo Publishers Ltd; Development Work; Training; Project Management; Organizational Development; Team Building; Concept Paper write-ups; Corporate Strategy Development and Evaluation; and Leadership Development among other related consultancy engagements.
George is a certified coach and trainer with International Leadership Foundation. He is also a member of Institute of Directors of Zambia (IoDZ) and certified/ accredited trainer in Corporate Governance with the same (IoDZ). He also facilitates customized / personalized Mentorship and Coaching sessions for organizational leaders and youth leaders in Zambia and beyond; Organizational Transformational Projects; Organizational Leadership Audit Services which include Strategic Planning Processes; and Personal Development Programming under LEAD NOW! Institute, a project of National Leadership Development Trust in collaboration with International Leadership Foundation.
Other than his Board Membership with ILF-Zambia and ZIL, George also serves voluntarily in other organizational Boards which include Kingdom Life Investments Ltd; and Faith and Hope Christian Community School in Ng’ombe Compound in Lusaka.
Principal Banking & Financial Consultant
PAUL K. HAMMOND (FCIB, MBA, LLM, FChPA, CMC)
Paul is a practicing financial and management consultant of many years good standing and currently the Chairman of the Board of Trustees of the Chartered Institute of Administrators and Management Consultants (CIAMC) and Baj Freight Forwarding and Logistics Limited. He was the MD of Harley Reed Ghana Ltd, a consulting group headquartered in London, Prelude Financial Services Consult Ltd and Past Chairman of Gold Coast Securities Ltd and Gold Venture Capital Ltd.
As a Consultant, Paul has since 2001 been involved in many consulting activities to the private and public sectors including training and financial services to the financial institutions in Ghana as well as services to the Superior Court of Judicature.
Paul worked with Barclays Bank of Ghana for 29 years retiring as Director of Corporate Banking in 2001. He had previously held many high profile positions including Deputy Head of Risk Management, Corporate Manager of High Street, Accra Branch amongst others.
Paul is a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Bankers (FCIB), a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Administrators and Management Consultants (FChPA & FCMC), a Member of the International Professional Managers Association (IPMA, London), a Master in Business Administration (MBA GIMPA) and a Master of Laws (University of Strathclyde, Scotland).
Principal Legal Counsel & Company Secretary
Mr. Ken Tshribi Esq.
Mr. Ken Tshribi is a seasoned Lawyer with considerable experience in the areas of corporate law, projects, banking, investments, international transactions, commercial, mining law, company secretarial as well as corporate ethics and compliance.
Ken obtained his qualification as a Solicitor and Barrister-at-Law in 1984 in Ghana. He is also a Solicitor of England and Wales. Ken spent 13 years in the banking industry where he played key roles as in-house counsel advising on corporate legal matters, financial structuring and transactions, syndicated financing and investments.
In 1996, Ken moved to the mining industry and played pivotal roles in the areas of cross-border transactions, projects, project finance, joint ventures, mergers and acquisitions, stock exchange issues, dispute resolution and cross-border mining rights issues. Ken was the global head of AngloGold Ashanti’s global regulatory compliance and corporate ethics based in Johannesburg, South Africa until October 2012. Currently, Ken is the head and lead counsel in the law firm of Laryea, Laryea & Company based in Accra.He was previously involved in teaching of law and legal journal editing.
Services Marketing & Education Consultant
Samuel Kofi Affum
As a conscientious and dedicated marketing educator, Samuel’s interest is in Marketing of Services, with a strong passion for customer satisfaction through quality service delivery. He considers himself an “evangelist” on a crusade to educate Ghanaians to make them appreciate the need to deliver superior services to the utmost satisfaction of their customers, as well as demand high quality services as customers. His frequent admonition is that, “If you do not deliver quality services to both your internal and external customers, you have no moral right to demand quality services from others.” He has taught for several years at both undergraduate and graduate levels of the Methodist University College Ghana and also offered a number of training programmes for marketing and service organisations.
Samuel holds an MBA in Marketing (Thesis Option) from the University of Ghana, Legon, and also a BBA in Marketing from the same institution. He schooled at the Methodist University College and won the Best Graduating Student in the Faculty of Business Administration as well as the Overall Best Graduating Student in the year 2008. Before lecturing at the university, he worked as a Freight Forwarder. He is a holder of the prestigious Proficiency Certificate for Custom House Agents, and also obtained diplomas from the Institute of Commercial Management (UK) in Export Practice and Management, Shipping Management and Clearing and Forwarding. Samuel Affum is a Family Life Educator and Lay Counsellor. He is one of the facilitators of the Christian Council of Ghana’s training programs for Family Life Educators and Marriage Counsellors.
Senior Environmental and Social Assessment Consultant
William Kodzo Amelorku
Ing. William Kodzo Amelorku is an Environmental and Social Assessment Specialist with over 10 years working experience in the fields of engineering, GIS applications and environmental management. William holds a Master of Science degree in Environmental Science, Policy and Management and a Bachelor of Science degree in Geodetic Engineering from the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology, Ghana. He is a member, in good standing, with the Ghana Institution of Engineers and the Ghana Affiliate of the International Association for Impact Assessment.
William’s areas of expertise include Environmental and Social Impact Assessment (ESIA), Environmental and Social Management Plans (ESMP), Environmental and Social Management Framework, Applications of GIS, Stakeholder Consultations, Occupational Health and Safety, Waste Management, Water Resources Management, Environmental Media Monitoring, Assessment of Land Degradation, Flood Risk, Resettlement Action Plan, among others.
William has led and been involved in over 20 Environmental Assessment Studies. He also has extensive experience in environmental assessment policies and requirements of the EPA of Ghana as well as that of institutions such as the World Bank, IFC and African Development Bank.
Senior Supply Chain Management Consultant
Ken is a Supply Chain Management Consultant and the Chief Executive Officer for Higher Grounds Logistics (HGL). He has over 18 years’ experience in all aspects of Supply Chain Management (SCM); shipping, trucking, distribution management, quality management operations, materials management, purchasing, production planning, inventory management, new product development, logistics, applied business systems and integrated business process management. He also has experience in application of technology to supply chain and business process improvement. With his extensive experience and successful track record he launched his own SCM practice with the Renaizance Supply Chain in 2013. He holds MSc In Supply Chain Management from Coventry University, MBA in Logistics and Supply Chain Management from Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology and BA (Hons) In Geography and Resource Development from University of Ghana. He is a Transformational Leadership Coach (ILF Trained) and attended several Leadership trainings including Leadership Enrichment Program organised by Clarity Initiative’s Leadership Academy of UK and Leadership Skills Essentials by CMB Training of South Africa. Also received training in Project Management and currently a running member of Ghana Quality Organisation.
Senior Marketing & Educational Leadership Consultant
Edward Kwame Ayimey
Mr. Edward Kwame Ayimey is a Senior Lecturer of the Department of Marketing and currently the Ag. Pro-Vice Chancellor of Ho Technical University in Ghana. He has many years of experience in higher education administration, serving in various management positions at Ho Technical University as Vice Rector, Ag. Dean of the HTU Business School, Ag. Dean/Dean of the Faculty of Business and Management Studies, Head of Department of Marketing and Head of Department of Accountancy. He has rich experience in strategic planning, policy formulation and corporate governance.
Mr. Ayimey is currently a PhD candidate of Open University of Netherlands and the area of his PhD research is market orientation of the hotel industry of Ghana. He obtained Master of Business Administration (Marketing Option) from the University of Ghana. He also holds Bachelor of Commerce degree and Diploma in Education both awarded by the University of Cape Coast, Ghana. Also, he trained in Project Management at Ghana Institute of Management and Public Administration, Accra. He is a member of the Chartered Institute of Marketing, Ghana.
His research interests and publications cover marketing areas such as market orientation, customer satisfaction, relationship marketing, customer retention, sales promotion and advertising. He is also a co-author of a course book entitled Hospitality Marketing published by the Institute of Distance Learning, Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology, Kumasi, Ghana.
Principal Education Consultant
Charles Yaw Aheto-Tsegah
Principal Education Consultant:
- Education Governance and Finance
- Technical and Vocational Education and Training (TVET)
- Initial Teacher Education
Charles worked with the Ghana Education Service from 1985 to 2017 serving in different capacities and rising to the position of Deputy Director-General (responsible for Quality and Access) and Acting Director-General. He has interest in Education Governance and Finance, Technical and Vocational Education and Training and Initial Teacher Education. In the Ministry of Education he served as Planning Officer, Ag. Director of the Planning, Budgeting, Monitoring and Evaluation (PBME) Division and later as Coordinator of Development Partners and Resource Mobilisation. Charles also worked with the Consultant and officers from the Ministry of Employment and Social Welfare to prepare a National Human Resource Policy.
Mr. Aheto-Tsegah holds a Master of Science degree from University of Bristol, U.K., in Development Administration and Planning, a Bachelor of Arts and Diploma in Education from University of Cape Coast, Ghana. He has a Post-graduate certificate in Comparative Education from the Royal Danish Institute for Teacher Training, Denmark. Charles had training in Development Evaluation organised by World Bank and Carleton University, Ottawa and in Developing Innovative Policies in Science and Technology from United Nations University in Maastricht, The Netherlands.
He worked with the VSO as a Trainer of Volunteers posted to different developing countries, United Nations Volunteers (UNV) as an International Volunteer Training Specialist and UNICEF Ghana as Social Policy and Planning Officer. Charles served as member of Steering Committee for EFA/FTI (Education for All Fast Track Initiative) and subsequently as Alternate and Board Member for the Africa 3 Constituency on the Global Partnership for Education (GPE) Board of Directors. He served on the GPE Governance, Ethics, Risks and Finance Committee (GERF) was nominated to the Strategic Financing Working Group which prepared the Financing and Funding Framework currently being used by the GPE Secretariat.
Mr. Aheto-Tsegah retired from Public Service as Executive Secretary for the National Council for Curriculum and Assessment (NaCCA), in the Ministry of Education. Currently an Independent Education Consultant in Education Administration and Curriculum Development, participating in the on-going review of Curriculum for pre-primary and Primary, Junior High and Senior High Schools and involved in the preparation of the Assessment Framework, Group Lead for the preparation of Initial Teacher Education curriculum on Social Studies and is Serves as Council Member of Peki College of Education (GOVCO).
Principal Management & Education Consultant
Rev. Prof. Daniel A. Nyarko
Principal Management & Education Consultant:
- Accounting, Finance, Taxation
- Governance & Leadership
- Technical and Vocational Education Training (TVET)
Rev. Daniel Adjepong Nyarko is a full Professor of Business Administration, Accounting and Finance and the Rector of Nduom School of Business and Technology at Ayensudo near Elmina, Ghana. He is a former Rector of Takoradi Polytechnic (now Takoradi Technical University) in Ghana. He is a graduate of the University of Ghana, Legon, the Maastricht School of Management, Maastricht in The Netherlands, the University of Ilorin, Nigeria and the Redeemed Christian Bible College, Lagos, Nigeria. Until his current appointment in January 2019, Rev. Professor Nyarko had been a Visiting Professor to the Institut National Polytechnique, Yamoussoukro, Cote d’Ivoire since March, 2015.
Professor Nyarko has accumulated over three decades of experience as a lecturer in accounting, finance, taxation, management and business administration in a number of Polytechnics in Nigeria and in Ghana. He is also a seasoned marriage counsellor with speaking engagements spanning Ghana, Nigeria, Kenya, the United Kingdom and the USA. He has also served as a Visiting Professor in Governance and Administration to several institutions in Ghana and abroad. From 2000 to 2004, he led a team of Consultants on a World Bank Project for Small Scale Enterprises in Ghana.
As an academician, Professor Nyarko has several publications to his credit including textbooks on financial accounting, commerce, and economics and has published over forty-six articles in various international journals and conference proceedings. His research interests span financial accounting and reporting, taxation, governance, business policy issues, multinational enterprises, technology transfer and knowledge spillovers, and marriage and the family. His distinguished academic career has won him several international recognitions including one by the Socrates Committee of Oxford, UK with his name recorded in the World Register of Outstanding Scientists of the 21st Century.
Professor Nyarko served as the Chairman of the Conference of Rectors of Polytechnics and successfully organised the Second National Polytechnics Research Conference in Tamale from 27th February to 1st March, 2012. He was the Vice Chairman of the Commonwealth Association of Polytechnics in Africa (CAPA) from 2009 to 2015. Prof. Nyarko organized a highly successful CAPA International Conference on “Achieving the Millennium Development Goals in Africa: The Role of TVET Institutions” in Accra from 21st to 26th November, 2012. He is a Member of the Editorial Board of the CAPA Scientiﬁc Journal, Member of the Institute of Professional Managers and Administrators (UK), Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Taxation (Nigeria) and an Associate Member of the Nigerian Institute of Management. He was formerly a Member of the Board of Trustees of the Ghana Education Trust Fund (GETFund) as well as a Member of the National Board for Professional and Technician Examinations (NABPTEX). He chaired the Western Regional Disaster Management Committee and also served as a member of the Western Regional Education Trust Fund. He has served as a member of the International Advisory Council of GETEnergy Ltd, London, United Kingdom since March 2013. He has also been a Member of the Oxford Academic Union, Oxford, United Kingdom, since July 2015.
Principal Business & Education Consultant
Prof. (Mrs.) Smile Gavua Dzisi
Principal Business & Education Consultant:
Technical and Vocational Education Training (TVET)
Smile Dzisi is a renowned academic and Technical and Vocational Education Training (TVET) expert. She is a management, entrepreneurship and gender consultant. She received Master of Public Administration from University of Ghana and PhD in Entrepreneurship and Innovation at Swinburne University of Technology, Australia, where she also received an award for the most distinguished Ph.D. thesis. She has had a distinguished academic career at Koforidua Technical University, Ghana Institute of Management and Public Administration and Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology, Ghana. Prof. Smile Dzisi is the first female to be appointed Rector of a polytechnic in Ghana and she led the transformation of Koforidua Polytechnic into Koforidua Technical University. She champions the cause of women empowerment and Technical and Vocational Education Training (TVET). She established Women in Technology and Development (WITED) Chapters in all the ten Technical Universities and Polytechnics in Ghana. Prof (Mrs.) Smile Dzisi has provided consultancy services to national and international organizations (Ministry of Gender and Social Protection, Local Enterprise Skills Development Project, DAAD, UNFPA, the World Bank, International Needs and The Commonwealth of Learning). She also serves on a member of national and international boards.
She is a member of the following internationally recognized professional bodies: International Society for Professional Innovation Management (ISPIM), Australian and New Zealand Academy of Management (ANZAM), Eminent Member of the Chartered Institute of Supply Chain Management, (CISCM), Ghana and a Fellow of the Institute of Directors (IoD) Ghana, Chartered Institute of Supply Chain Management, (CISCM) and the West Africa Noble Forum. She has published over 40 peer-reviewed articles and conference papers in reputable journals. For her outstanding competency, innovativeness, commitment and passion for excellence, Prof. Dzisi received several awards most recent of them is the Name in Science and Education Award from the Academic Union and the Club of Rectors of Europe, United Kingdom, Ghana Women of Excellence Award in 2019 and the Daasebre Silver Jubilee Award of Excellence received in October 2017.
Principal Management & Education Consultant
Prof. Wisdom A. Gagakuma
Principal Management & Education Consultant:
Public Management, Operations & Project Management
Organizational Design and Restructuring
Business and Strategic Planning
Leadership and Governance
Procurement and Asset Management
Professor W.A Gagakuma is the immediate past President of Dominion University College (DUC) after serving as an Associate Professor and Vice President of Data Link Institute (DLI), a private tertiary institution in Tema, Ghana. He was previously an Associate Professor in Public Administration at the Ethiopian Civil Service University (ECSU), with a core mandate to join a team of diverse expatriate experts to facilitate change management and its implementation in the Ethiopian Public Service through short and long term capacity building interventions. He was extensively involved in facilitating the development of curriculum for several programmes including Undergraduate and Master’s Degree in Public Procurement and Asset Management, Masters in Development Management, Masters in Leadership and Good Governance, and the newly introduced PhD programme in Public Administration at the Civil Service University. He has been Senior Lecturer/Consultant at Ghana Institute of Management and Public Administration (GIMPA) Accra, Ghana for over seven years and a past President and Member of the Ghana Institute of Management (MGIM), a position held for four (4) years. He has accomplished many management consulting assignments for organizations in the areas of operations and strategic management as well as in organizational development and public management.
Wisdom holds a first degree in Mechanical Engineering and a Master of Business Administration (MBA) degree from the Norwegian School of Management (BI) in 1993 and a Post Graduate in Industrial Management (PG Ind. Mgt.) from Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST). He is currently a Member (MCIAMC), a Chartered Management Consultant (CMC), a Chartered Professional Administrator (CPA) and Vice Board Chairman of the Chartered Institute of Administration and Management Consultants (CIAMC), Ghana. He possesses diverse professional experience in teaching, research and consulting in the fields of public management, operations management, project management, project monitoring and evaluation, organizational design and restructuring, business and strategic planning. He has considerable experience in workshop facilitation for public and private sector programmes, effective press/media relations management and advocacy particularly having served as Past President of the Ghana Institute of Management. Furthermore, Prof. Gagakuma has extensive experience with NGO management, SOCIO-ECONOMIC AND BASELINE SURVEYS training needs assessment, curriculum development and capacity building/capacity assessment for diverse target groups including private sector organizations, farmer-based organizations, micro, small and medium scale entrepreneurs, entrepreneurship development and retrenchment management. Prof. Gagakuma has undertaken and also supervised several academic, social and business researches in academia and the consultancy environment and has been involved in several restructuring exercises for the MDAs, MMDAs, NGOs, private and parastatal organizations. Whiles in Ethiopia, Prof. Gagakuma undertook a number of consulting assignments for the African Union Commission (AUC), the Ministry of Education and the Development Bank of Ethiopia where a first of its kind assignment in Ethiopia – Competency Profiling and Gap Analysis for HR Decision Making was undertaken. Prof. Gagakuma was also appointed to be the Lead Facilitator for the 2nd (but 1st in Africa) Tripartite Seminar of the United Nations (UN), European Union (EU) and African Union Commission (AUC) held in Nairobi, Kenya in 2011. The piece presented was “Achieving Effectiveness and Efficiency in Public Service in the Face of Global Economic Decline” which has since been published. There are several publications in reputable journals to the credit of Prof. Gagakuma, the latest being the book chapter on “Assessing the Effectiveness of Capacity Building in Fragile States – The Case of Ethiopia”, published by Springer Publication.
Principal Banking & Finance Consultant
Principal Banking & Finance Consultant:
International Trade Finance
Marketing of Financial Services
Corporate and Institutional Banking
Clifford can be best described as a professional marketer, core strategist, seasoned banker and a consummate training consultant. He has over 30 years of banking career with core competences in International Trade Finance, Marketing of Financial Services, Corporate and Institutional Banking and Banking Operations.
He has been an associate lecturer and resource person for established institutions and consulting firms such as the Mauritius Bankers Association, National Banking College (Ghana), the Chartered Institute of Bankers (Ghana), University of Ghana Business School and the Association of African Development Financial Institutions. As a Consultant, he conducted a Market Demand Assessment of the MSME Sector in Ghana in the framework of the Ghana Netherlands WASH Programme (GNWP). He was a member of the Technical Evaluation Panel selected for The Procurement of Banking and Financial Services for the U. S. Government Ghana Compact II $498 million Energy Programme. He is also the Moderator of the Finance of International Trade subject of the Chartered Institute of Bankers Ghana and Author of the book “Marketing of Financial Services” a recommended reading for the Institute of Bankers and selected Universities.
Clifford Mettle is an accomplished Chartered Banker from the United Kingdom Institute of Financial Studies, a Fellow of the Ghana Institute of Bankers and a holder of an MBA from the University of Ghana Business School. He is a Certified Marketing Practitioner from the American Certification Institute [ACI] and the CIMG Marketing Practitioner of the Year 2016. He has had extensive stints with the Ghana International Bank, London, BHF Bank, Frankfurt and Citibank, New York. Clifford Mettle has held various positions at the GCB Bank (Accra and London Offices), former Metropolitan & Allied Bank, the National Investment Bank Limited, former uniBank Ghana Limited and is currently the Chief Executive Officer of the Methodist Investment & Properties Limited.
He is the Immediate Past President of the Chartered Institute of Bankers and Chaired the Governing Council. He was a Director of Nestle Ghana Limited and an Executive Member of the Ghana Chamber of Commerce & Industry. He is a member of the Banking Commission of the International Chamber of Commerce Ghana and a Board Member of Jislah Financial Services and Trinity Theological Seminary.
Hospitality & Events Management Consultant
Mrs. Adwoa Buatsi is a director of Omega Strategic Resources Ltd. and a hospitality and events management consultant. She is a trained teacher from the OLA Training College, Cape Coast and holds a Diploma in the Study of Religions from the University of Ghana. She has extensive teaching experience in both public and private schools, including the University of Ghana Basic School. Her passion for entrepreneurship led her to establish two businesses in Ghana: Food Cottage Restaurant, which is in the prepared foods business, and Quality Care Services which is a general business services business.
Associate Quantity Surveyor and Financial Consultant
Samuel Nana Yaw Buatsi
Samuel Nana Yaw Buatsi is a director and associate quantity surveyor and financial consultant of Omega Strategic Resources Ltd. Samuel is a member of the Ghana Institution of Surveyors, holds the Ghana Securities Industry Certificate from the Ghana Stock Exchange and the Delf/Dalf Certificate in French from Alliance Francaise. He graduated with a B.Sc. Building Technology Degree from the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology, Kumasi, Ghana (2011) after which has gained several years’ experience as a Quantity Surveyor. He served as a Contracts Officer/Quantity Surveyor initially as a National Service Person and subsequently as full-time employee at AngloGold Ashanti Ghana Ltd. (Contract Department and Projects Department, Obuasi Mines) where he prepared bills of quantities for tendering, contract documents for the award of contracts, tender evaluation process, and assisted in site inspections. He also served as an Internal Consultant in the ‘Project One Department’ at the Obuasi Mine, running workshops in various units to help Project Leaders, Front Line Managers and Supervisors to develop and implement routines at every level that form effective workplace relationships and set up for an evolution to the right organization culture. He also developed success criteria and monitoring tools to ensure that the project was on schedule. He is currently with the Department of Feeder Roads in Ghana, carrying out tendering procedures and awarding contracts for civil projects. Before graduating with an MSc. Industrial Finance and Investment degree from the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology, Kumasi, Ghana (2016), Samuel was an intern at the Ecowas Bank for Investment and Development. (Finance Department), Lome, Togo (February 2016 – August 2016) where he prepared cheques for Contractors, Suppliers and Employees as well as reconciliation statements for the bank and sub-contractors.
ALFRED SETORWU BUATSI
|GHANA SCHOOL OF LAW
Qualified Associate of Chartered Institute of Arbitration, UK (ACIArb) – 2020
Awarded Professional Law Certificate (B.L)
UNIVERSITY OF GHANA, LAW FACULTY
Awarded: Bachelor of Law(LLB)
UNIVERSITY OF GHANA
Awarded: B.A Hons, PSYCHOLOGY and INFORMATION STUDIES
BISHOP HERMAN COLLEGE
1996 – 1998
Awarded: Senior Secondary School Certificate (SSCE)
PARTNER AT ADU-KUSI PRUC
I am currently the Head of Dispute Resolution Department at Adu- Kusi PRUC, a corporate and commercial law firm and its subsidiary, LB Nominees, a company engaged in company secretarial practice where we provided legal services to several clients both; National and International firms and organizations including Insurance and Re-Insurance Companies, Banking and Non-Banking Financial Institutions, Investment, Manufacturing, Mining Companies, Construction, Telecom and Service Companies in the Oil & Gas Industry in Ghana.
I also advised on various joint ventures in the Oil & Gas Industry in Ghana, significant among them are the Joint Venture Between Rigworld and Maersk Drilling, Damco and Rigworld, Petrofac and Rigworld, Ojffel and Rigworld, etc.
I also helped in the setting up of the largest Service Training Center in the Oil and Gas Industry in Ghana (Rigworld Training Center) and the setting up of the first bolts and nuts and pipes company for servicing various FPSO’S and various rigs in Ghana (SteadfastRigworld)
I have led and conducted recoveries in High Profile cases for Guaranty Trust Bank (GH), Bank of Africa, BSIC Bank and Access Bank (GH) Limited and has also been involved in recoveries for CFAO Ghana Limited.
I have been married to Paulina Arthur for the past 10 years and are blessed with two lovely children.
Playing and watching football, playing snooker and hanging out with friends
Ghana Bar Association, International Bar Association, International Chamber of Commerce and Chartered Institute of Arbitration (U.K)
EBO HAMMOND PhD, FCILT
Dr Ebo Hammond has 28 years of experience in the health, logistics and transport fields, mainly in the public sector. He has been instrumental in the phenomenal growth of professional education in logistics and transport in Ghana through The Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport’s professional courses in twelve accredited universities, Institutes and Polytechnics in Ghana, Togo and Cameroon. He was an adjunct faculty at the Ghana Institute of Management and Public Administration (GIMPA) for a decade, where he taught logistics, transport management, marketing and strategy. He is the Director, Health Administration and Support Services of the Ghana Health Service, Headquarters, responsible for planning and coordinating support services delivery in health infrastructure/estates, medical equipment, transport services and general administration. He is also the President of the Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport, Ghana, responsible for promoting the study and practice of supply chain, logistics and transport in the country. He was a Member of the Ministerial Advisory Board (2017-2021) of the Ministry of Transport, Ghana.
Dr Hammond has core competence in logistics and transport policy formulation and restructuring of supply chains for value creation, expertise in critical logistics management and design, and strategic packaging management to achieve corporate competitive advantage. His particular interest is in using the mobile phone to leverage services to clients in health, logistics, transport and others. He has helped in drafting transport policies for the Accra Metropolitan Authority and National Aids Commission. He helped to review and restructure the logistics operations of Lexta Ghana Ltd, distributors of Yazz consumer products. He also worked with the World Bank/UNEP on phasing out leaded gasoline from fuels in Africa, leading to the successful phasing-out of lead from gasoline in Ghana and African countries. Ebo supported DANIDA (Ghana) in reviewing the role and benefits of the installed radio communication network in health service delivery in the Ghana Health Service. He has chaired and facilitated many multi-million dollar procurement projects for vehicles, motorcycles and boats for health service delivery. He co-authored the proposal that was instrumental in establishing a vehicle hire-purchase scheme, which has seen the purchase and distribution of over 3000 saloon vehicles for health workers since 1998.
Among his academic repertoire, Dr Hammond holds a BSc. Degree in Business Administration (University of Ghana Business School); an Edinburgh MBA (University of Edinburgh Business School-UK), a Post Graduate Diploma in Marketing (Chartered Institute of Marketing-UK) and Doctor of Philosophy in Health Policy and Management (University of Ghana Business School). He is a Fellow of The Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport, International. He also holds several professional and executive qualifications such as a Certificate in Vehicle Fleet Management (UK), Postgraduate Certificate in Physical Distribution (Japan), Certificate in World Bank Procurement of Goods (GIMPA, Ghana), Certificate in Logistics and Supply Chain Management (South Africa), Executive Certificate in Logistics and Distribution Management (Singapore), among others.
Princess Deborah Adinkra
Princess Deborah Adinkra is a language expert. She uses her personal and career experiences to assist her clients who are students, professionals, organizations. As a lecturer, her main objective is to help her students overcome all challenges related to the learning of their second language: French / English. With a strong teaching philosophy, she always strives for the best approach in order to help her students get the best of the language knowing that there is no single approach that works.
Also, she assists individuals, organizations with the following language services: translation, proofreading, editing. With her experience in both languages, she helps develop content for your writing project, your website, marketing content or any other project. She is a passionate researcher who assists you in all your research works.
She received her education at the University of Education, Winneba with a Master’s of Philosophy in French. She also holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in French Education from the University of Education, Winneba.
Prince Delali Nudze
(BSc Aerospace Engineering, MBA Aviation)
Prince graduated with an MBA in Aviation from Embry Riddle Aeronautical College in 2014 and has since worked with Qatar Airways. He first served as a Business Finance Officer and then as a Senior Air Traffic Management Officer in Navigation Services. In this role, he was responsible for budgeting and reviewing all expenditure related to Overflying and Navigation Charges for the entire Qatar Airways Network. He also engaged with representatives of the International Air Transport Association (IATA) and several countries worldwide on issues related to Navigation Charges. His background in Aerospace Engineering, Aviation, Finance and Flight Operations, means he is able to consider issues and challenge in the aviation industry and help propose and implement workable solutions to them
Principal Financial Adviser
Bishop Seth Aryitey
Senior Consultant, Nuclear & Materials Engineering, STEM/TVET
Ing. Dr. BRIGHT JERRY ATSU YAO SOGBEY (PhD)
Ing. Dr. Bright Sogbey, born on August 18th, 1977, is a Nuclear and Materials Engineer with extensive skills in Construction Engineering Materials Design and Development including Radiation Shielding Capability of Concretes as well as Biodegradable Polymeric Materials Development and Metallurgy. His interest and objective is to specifically support STEM/TVET in Africa with research and advocacy in various aspects of materials and nuclear/renewable energy, engineering materials quality control, assurance and selection (ISO9001, ISO9000 Standards), roads and
building construction materials standards, corrosion control, industrial production and manufacturing, materials design, development, processing, testing and inspection, project appraisal and management, engineering economy and a wide range of technical training experience and development.
Ing. Dr. Sogbey is an astute scholar. He holds a PhD in Materials Engineering from Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST), Kumasi-Ghana; and MPhil in Nuclear Engineering from University of Ghana. He obtained BSc Hon. in Materials Engineering from KNUST as well. Dr. Sogbey went through the Technical System of Education at his pre-tertiary level in Ghana, which include St. Paul Technical School, Kukuratumi, Ghanaian-German Technical Training Center & Royal Technical College. He has over twenty academic research publications to his credit and also presented papers on various scientific, mathematics and socio-economic related issues locally and internationally.
In December 2012 (Khartoum, Sudan) Ing. Dr. Bright Sogbey was awarded UNESCO most outstanding International Business Project Proposal Award by International Science, Technology and Innovation Centre (ISTIC) for South-South Cooperation; In 2011, he was among the Top Fifty Brightest Graduates Worldwide to be honoured by International Union of Materials Research (IUMR); In October, 2007 he was also awarded the Mondialogo Engineering Award (International Research Team Award), Germany; DaimlerChrysler & UNESCO Initiative.
Ing. Dr. Bright Sogbey is President: Science & Technology Advocacy Renaissance for Africa (STARFA) and an Alumnus of International Science, Technology and Innovation Centre (ISTIC) for South-South Cooperation, member of Ghana Institution of Engineers (GhIE), Research Scientist Association (RSA) of Ghana Atomic Energy Commission, Ghana Nuclear Society (GNS), Materials Research Society of Ghana, Materials Research Society (MRS) of the United State of America and also American Society for Testing of Materials (ASTM) among others. He has participated in various international capacity building and training workshops, seminars and conferences. He is Chairman; Governing Council of TVET Africa. Ing. Dr. Sogbey also chairs a Committee on Industry, Science and Technology of Volta Development Forum, Ghana. He was a member, National Committees (Assessment and Policy) on the proposed establishment of Ghana Institution of Welding under the auspices of the Petroleum Commission & Ghana Institution of Engineering. He is also President and Fellow, African Centre for Economic and Social Justice (ACESJ).
Currently at Ghana Atomic Energy Commission (GAEC), Ing. Dr. Sogbey is directly in charge of the Non-destructive Evaluation Services (NDES) via Industrial Solutions Consultancy Group (INDUSOL) as its Chairperson, the main income generating outfit of the National Nuclear Research Institute (NNRI), GAEC; the unit renders Non Destructive Test (NDT) inspection services to local and international companies. He is a Senior Lecturer at the Graduate School of Nuclear & Allied Sciences, University of Ghana; Nuclear & Agricultural Engineering Departments.
Ing. Dr. Bright J. A. Y. Sogbey is a Ghanaian from Kpota-Avenorpeme in the Akatsi South District of Volta Region.