Board Profile

 

Asare George Yamoah  (Chairman):

He is the Chairman of the Board.  His appointment took effect from January 2014.George Yamoah was appointed to the Board in January 2010. He is a teacher by profession and holds a Bachelor's Degree in Business Administration, Human Resource Management from the University of Ghana Legon(Methodist University College) and a Certificate in Administration and Management from GIMPA. He also serves as chairman of the Board of Teachers Network Cooperative, Tema Chapter. He currently teaches at Garriison Education Centre, Michel Camp. 

 

   

Prof. Kofi Kumado (External Trustee):

He is a Professor of Law at the University of Ghana and a member of the Faculty of Law. He was appointed to the Board of the Fund in January 2007. He was the  Director of  the  Legon Centre  for  International Affairs  from  February  1999  to 2009.  He has extensive local and international teaching and consultancy experience. He serves on numerous boards, committees and international organizations.

   

Jacob Kholi (External Trustee):

He was appointed a Trustee of the Fund in July 2007. Jacob is a Managing Partner with Aureos Ghana Advisers Ltd (Formerly Venture Fund Management Company Ltd), the first private Venture Capital Fund in Ghana. Before his appointment as a partner, he served the Company as an Investment Executive and Senior Investment Analyst.    From  1991  to  1995 he worked  with  Shell  Ghana Ltd  in various  capacities including Capital  Expenditure Accountant, Financial Accountant and  Management Accountant. Mr.  Jacob  Kholi  has extensive  experience in investment management and  serves  on the  Boards  of  several organizations in  Ghana  including Voltic  Ghana Limited, Sam Woode Limited, Regimanuel Gray Ltd  and Ghana Aluminum Products Ltd.

Jacob holds a BSc Administration (Accounting) degree from the University of Ghana Business School and is a member of the Institute of Chartered Accounts (Ghana) having trained with KPMG in Ghana. He also holds an Executive MBA from the Paris Graduate School of Management.

   

Dominic Adu (External Trustee):

Dominic is the Founder and Chief Executive Officer of the Ghana Home Loans Ltd.   He was appointed to the Board in January 2010. He rose from the position of Investment Analyst of ACTIS (formerly CDC Capital Partners) in 1997 to become the Principal in charge of West Africa from 2001-2006. Dominic was the Finance Manager of Ashanti Goldfields Co. Ltd (Obuasi Goldmine) in 1997.

Other experiences include Financial and Management Accountant with Watson Wyatt Worldwide (UK), Financial Accountant with Guys & St. Thomas Trust (UK) and Audit Senior with BDO Stoy Hayward (London). He has a Master’s Degree in Financial Economics from the University of London and a Bachelor’s Degree in Economics from the Manchester University. He is also a member of ACA-England and Wales.

   

Mawunyo V.V.K Demanya ((Trustee, GNAT Headquarters):

Mawunyo is the Deputy General Secretary (Finance) of GNAT. He was appointed to the Board of the Fund in January 2007. Mr. Demanya was the Volta Regional GNAT Secretary for five years. He holds a Bachelor of Commerce degree and Diploma in Education from the University of Cape Coast and Institute of Professional Studies, Legon.

   

Dorothy Monica Mensah (Mrs) (Trustee,Central Region):

Dorothy is a tutor and senior house mistress at the Swedru Senior High School. She holds a Master of Educational Administration and Management and a Bachelor of Education Degree in Accounting from the University of Education. She was appointed to the Board in January 2014. Mrs. Mensah is a member of the Board of Governors of the Methodist Senior High Old Student representative from 2004. She started her teaching career in 1995.

   

Kassim Amudu Issifu(Trustee,Northern Region):

 Kassim was appointed to the Board in January 2014. He is currently a tutor in Mathematics at Northern School of Business in Tamale. He holds a Bachelor of Commerce Degree from the University of Cape Coast. He is also the Branch Chairman of PPAG in Tamale and the Northern Regional Hockey coach.

   

Adam Saka (Trustee,Upper West Region)):

 Adams is currently a tutor and form master at Islamic SHS. Adams was appointed to the Board in January 2014. He is a member of the Chartered Institute of Administrators and Management Consultants, Ghana. He holds a Master of Philosophy in Development Management from the University of Development Studies and a Bachelor of Education in Accounting from the University of Education. Adams is the Regional Vice Chairman of GNAT in the Upper West Region.

   

Joseph Nsobila Asa (Trustee, Upper East Region):

 Joseph was appointed to the Board in January 2014. He is a tutor and Senior Housemaster at Zebilla Senior High/Technical School. He holds a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Political Science from the University of Ghana. He was the Chairman of God First Business Group from 2001 to 2006 and the National Finance and Administration Committee member of GNAT representing the Upper East Region from 2009 to 2013

   

Julius Neils Saka-Hesse (Trustee,Ashanti Region):

 Julius was appointed to the Board in July 2013. He is a Circuit Supervisor at the GES Adansi North Education Office. He rose to the position from being Guidance and Counseling Coordinator, IPPD Coordinator and Logistics Officer. Julius had been a housemaster and a tutor in Business Mathematics and Financial Accounting at Ada Technical Institute. He holds a Bachelor of Education Degree in Accounting from the University of Education. He has been a loyalist of GNAT since 1988 and had several leadership positions within the Association. He is currently an Executive member in the Ashanti region.

   

Anthony Jonathan Mensah (Trustee, Western Region):

Jonathan is currently the Assistant Headmaster of Ahantaman SHS.    He  holds  a  Bsc degree in  Biochemistry from   the  Kwame  Nkrumah University of  Science  and Technology and  a Post  Graduate  Diploma in  Education from  the  University of  Cape Coast.   He served on the Board of GESRO Co-operative Credit Union and was the Secretary to the Board of Ahantaman SHS, Sekondi.   He was appointed to the Board in January 2010.

   

Michael Korletey (Trustee,Greater Accra Region):

 Michael is the Head teacher at Odorkor 1 Junior High School. He was appointed to the Board in January 2014. He holds a Bachelor of Education Degree in Basic Education from the University College of Education and a Diploma in Marketing from the Institute of Management Studies. He is currently the Acting Regional Vice Chairman of GNAT, Greater Accra Region. He is a Board member of Legacy Homes and Investment Company and also Sophia Memorial Schools.

   

Kwame Boama Gyan (Trustee,Brong Ahafo):

 Kwame Boama Gyan was appointed to the Board in January 2014. He is a Municipal P.E Co-ordinator at the Berekum Municipal Education Office. He holds a Bachelor of Education Degree in Physical Education/Special Education from the University College of Education and a Certificate ‘A’3-year Post Secondary from the Berekum Training College.

   

George Achibra (Trustee, Volta Region):

George is currently the IPPD Co-ordinator for Krachi West District.   He holds a Bachelor of Education and Diploma in Basic Education from the University of Education, Winneba.    He is  involved  in  a number of  activities in  several  organizations and  holds  positions such as Regional Vice Chairman for GNAT, Executive member, Teachers Credit  Union and Assistant Secretary Kaakyi Language Project. He is the Founder and Executive Director of the NGO, PACODEPT on human rights. He was appointed to the Board in August 2010.

   
 
 

Charles  Samuel Gymfi (Trustee, Eastern Region):

Mr. Gyamfi is currently the Headmaster  of Nkawkaw-Kuma Anglican Basic School.   He was appointed to the Board in January, 2014. He holds a Cert. A 3-year-post-secondary (Accounting Bias) from S.D.A Training College. He has been the GNAT District Trustee for Kwahu South since 2009, a member of the Eastern Region GNAT Finance Committee from 2010 and the Regional Coordinator of CODEO since 2011.