PROF. BAFFOUR AGYEMAN-DUAHChief Executive Officer
Baffour Agyeman-Duah is former United Nations Senior Advisor and co-founder and former Associate Executive Director of the Ghana Center for Democratic Development, a public policy think tank. He studied at the University of Cape Coast, Ghana, Ohio University and University of Denver, USA. A former university professor, he has published four books, three monographs and a number of articles in scholarly journals
VICTOR KOFI KUFUORDirector of Finance and Administration
Victor Kofi Kufuor was until recently Country Manager of Africa Xpress Ghana Ltd. He previously worked for Price Water Coopers. He studied accounting at Rutgers University and earned his MBA from Harvard Business School.
NANA AMA OPPONG-DUAHPolicy Advisor
Mrs. Nana Ama Oppong-Duah was a Project Support Consultant with the Millennium Development Authority during the implementation of the Ghana Compact, and a Program Coordinator for the German Development Cooperation. She has also consulted for USAID, World Vision, AGRA, Millennium Challenge Corporation, GIZ, and the Ministry of Food and Agriculture. She holds an MSc degree from Georg August Universitat, Goettingen, Germany.
Gideon Hosu-PorbleyPrograms Advisor/ M&E Specialist
Gideon Hosu-Porbley is a development researcher and Project Planning & Management Practitioner. A former lecturer in social research methods at Ashesi University, he has been a consultant for a number of developmentpartners in Ghana and was part of the STAR-Ghana Program Phase I He holds a masters’ degree from the University of Ghana.
Georgina HackmanExecutive Assitant
Mrs. Georgina Hackman is the Executive Assistant to the CEO. She served with the United Nations Department of Peacekeeping Operations in field offices in Kosovo, Lebanon, Democratic Republic of Congo and Liberia. A former staff of Ghana’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs, she worked with Ambassadors at Ghana’s diplomatic missions in Canada, Czech Republic and the Permanent Mission to the United Nations in New York. She holds a diploma in Public Relations from the Ghana Institute of Journalism and is an associate member of the Institute of Public Relations Ghana.
Dr. Pascal BrenyaKSP Coordinator
Dr. Pascal Brenya is a Training & Capacity Development Expert and CEO of Focus Central Ghana. He is adjunct Lecturer at GIMPA, Valley View University and Datalink University College. A HR and Training Consultant, he facilitates training seminars/workshops, giving corporate executives, students and youth a competitive edge for the future. A Lifetime Member of the UK Millennium Awards Fellowship, he was British Council (UK) Youth Award winner (2001) and recognized for outstanding contribution to life in London-Londoners in 2002. He studied in the UK and holds PhD (Human Resources Management), MBA (International Marketing) and BBA (Accounting & Finance) degrees.
Jonathan Teye hold an MBA in Finance and Bsc. in Accounting from the Institute of Professional Studies, now UPSA He has over fifteen years of industrial experience, good understanding of financial risk and excellent managerial skills with a high sense of integrity and transparency. He has strong knowledge of treasury management to spot investment opportunities. He is highly abreast with International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS) and other standards that regulate the accounting profession. He was the Finance Manager at Intercom Data Network prior to joining JAK Foundation
Louis Glad OkaiPrograms /Accounts Assistant
Louis Glad Okai is a Program and Accounts Assistant. He holds a bachelor’s degree in economics and statistics from the University of Ghana, Legon. He has previously interned with the Databank Group and the National Health Insurance Authority. He is currently pursuing a professional certificate in Accounting.
Jeffrey Agyemang DuahPrograms Assistant
Jeffrey Agyemang Duah holds a Bsc. degree in Agriculture Technology ( Agronomy option) from the University for Development Studies in Ghana. He was until recently a field assistant in Buruli Ulcer Disease surveillance in the Ga – West Municipality of the Greater Accra Region of Ghana and has interned with Integrated Tamale Fruit Company (ITFC).
KINGMINUS OSEI TUFFOURPrograms Assistant
Kingminus Osei Tuffour holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Fine Arts from the University of Ghana, Legon. He previously served as an Administrative Assistant at the Office of former President John Agyekum. Kufuor.
Joyce Nyarkoa AsareAdminstrative Assistant
She holds a B.A In Psychology from the University of Ghana. She worked at Ubex Security before joining the foundation. Prior to that she taught at Golden Gate International School in Kumasi. She was an Administrative assistant at the Garrison Methodist Presbyterian Church at Burma Camp; a task she continues to perform on a voluntary basis and finally did her a National Service at the National Identification Authority.