A result-oriented Business/Research Development person with more than 10 years of
experience identifying, planning, developing and implementing successful and sustainable business and developmental projects using excellent problem solving skills and extensive business development experience.
Project monitoring and evaluation
Creative Problem Solving
Complex problem resolution
Research Development OfficerAug 2012 to Current Office of the Vice Chancellor/College of Basic and Applied Sciences, University of Ghana － Legon, Accra, Ghana
Worked closely with the Vice Chancellor's/President's Strategic Teams to develop and implement projects in identified areas within the University.
Developed database of faculty to communicate research and research opportunities to them.
Worked with faculty in my assigned units to develop research project proposals to seek for funding leading to the raising of over $10M for the University.
Monitored and evaluated performance of projects to ensure achievement of set goals and adherence to deadlines
Director of OperationsNov 2006 to Jul 2012 African Connections Ghana Limited － Accra, Ghana
Led the designing, coordinating and implementation of various developmental
projects for various public and private companies, worth over US$5M
Ensured the effective management of three company project offices.
Management ConsultantMay 2000 to Dec 2006 Continental Consultants Ghana Limited － Accra, Ghana
Worked closely with Principal Consultants to identify new business opportunities
and fully participated in the implementation of business processes for identified
Generated over US$20,000 per year in revenues.
Education and Training
Master of Science, Administration (Project Management)June 2000University of Ghana － Legon, Ghana
Bachelor of ArtsAug. 1995Andrews University － Berrien Springs, Michigan, USA
Cisco Entrepreneurial Training Facilitator CourseNov. 2009Cisco Entrepreneur Institute － Washington DC, USA
High School Diploma, World Bank Consultants Training Workshop2007Certificate － Accra, Ghana
Activities and Honors
Ghana Association of University Administrators
Letter of Commendation from Vice Chancellor/President of University of Ghana for being part of a team which raised US$500,000 to set up Technology Development and Transfer Center in the University
Microsoft Office: Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Projects, Internet Browsing, emailing, researching and networking
Office of the Vice Chancellor/College of Basic and Applied Sciences, University of Ghana
African Connections Ghana Limited
Continental Consultants Ghana Limited
University of Ghana
Cisco Entrepreneur Institute
Job Titles Held:
Research Development Officer
Director of Operations
Master of Science , Administration (Project Management) June 2000 Bachelor of Arts Aug. 1995 Cisco Entrepreneurial Training Facilitator Course Nov. 2009 High School Diploma , World Bank Consultants Training Workshop 2007
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