Our Team

William Niyuni

Deputy Director

William Niyuni is a professionally trained Social Worker. With Bachelor of Arts – Social Work and Sociology and Diploma in Social Administration both from the University of Ghana, Legon.

He has worked with the Department of Social Welfare now Department of Social Development from 1985 to date in various capacities from the district to national level where he is now a Deputy Director.

Seth K. Amofa

LEAP Programme Manager

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Alhaji Lateef Mamudu

Internal Auditor

Alhaji Lateef Mamudu is a senior civil servant and has Higher National Diploma (HND) in Accounting from Tamale Polytechnic and a Bachelors Degree in Accounting from Ghana Institute Of Management And Public Administration (GIMPA).

Lateef started work with Ghana Post Company Limited Tamale in 2006 and in 2007 he got employed as Internal Auditor in the Office Of The President and rose through the ranks to become a Principal Internal Auditor.

Richard Azina Nartey

Head of Payment

Richard Azina Nartey joined the LEAP team in September 2013 as Assistant to the Head of Operations Unit having previously worked as a Programme Officer on the National Social Protection Strategy at the Ministry of Employment and Social Welfare and the Ministry of Gender Children and Social Protection.

Richard worked with Youth and Women Empowerment (CSO) as Youth Coordinator, Project Manager and Executive Director. Richard has an MPhil Social Work from University of Ghana and BSc Planning from KNUST

Achaligabe Colson

Head of Communications

Achaligabe Colson Akanbasiam (Mr) is the Head of Communications for the LEAP programme. He has over 15 years working experience in both governmental and non-governmental organisations. He holds a Master of Philosophy Degree in Gender and Development (Norway) and a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Sociology with Political Science (Ghana).

His work experiences and educational developments have built his expertise in the areas of social protection; cash transfer programming, microfinance, entrepreneurship and informal economy and gender issues in development.

Mrs Mabel Kumah

Accountant

My name is Mrs Mabel Kumah, the Accountant of the LEAP Programme. I have worked with Controller and Accountant General’s Department for over 15 years in various capacities in a couple of Ministries, Departments and Agencies (MDAs) including the Treasury Headquarters.

I am a member of Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA). I also hold Masters of Business Administration (MBA) in Finance and Bachelor of Commerce Degrees. I am married with children.

Thomas Boateng Quaison

Head of Monitoring and Evaluation

Thomas Boateng Quaison holds a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Political Science and Information Studies from University of Ghana. He has undergone training on Monitoring and Evaluation (M&E) including Evaluation of Social Programmes at the University of Cape Town, South Africa.

He is currently pursuing a Masters Degree in Public Administration (MPA) at the University of Ghana Business School and Project Management Professionals (PMP) at the Ghana Institute of Management and Public Administration.

Jeremiah Yanney

Head of MIS

Jeremiah Yanney is a City & Guilds of London Institute Certificate & Diploma holder in Microprocessors and Microcomputer Technology, Microsoft A+, Networking+ and (MCP) Microsoft Certified Professional, (MCSE) Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer, FSK systems. He has specialized skills in Hardware, Networking, Systems administration, MIS consultancy, training, and a Certificate in Social protection (CSPS, University of Ghana).