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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.
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.
He currently works with the Ministry of Gender, Children and Social Protection as an internal auditor for the LEAP Programme, he has been working in the Government sector for 10 years.
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).
Jeremiah has 16 years Practical experience in computer Hardware architecture, Microprocessors, microcomputer technology, including local and wide area network installation, DVR, CCTV programming and installation VSAT and Ubiquity Nano Wireless Radio installations FSK which is an alarm system programming and reporting mechanism
Jeremiah also has 9 years experience in MIS consultancy, and over the years worked for and provided consultancy services for a variety of private and public sector organisations.
He is currently the Head of MIS Unit, LEAP Programme, He has oversight responsibility of managing and spearheading all MIS activities under the LEAP Programme which includes MIS system development, technology advice and facilitation of training workshops.
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.
Seconded from the Department of Social Welfare, Thomas joined the LEAP Programme in 2012 and has since 2014 remained the Head of the Monitoring and Evaluation Unit where he works to ensure that the M&E system developed for the LEAP Programmme in 2013 is effectively implemented.This include the development of a detailed operational processes around M&E data collection, analysis, reporting and feedback frameworks.
Achaligabe Colson Akanbasiam (Mr) is the Head of Case Management of 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. Equally, he has conducted research works and has publications and conference presentations (in the areas of microfinance and gender, civil society and sustainability issues) to his credit. He is flexible, has attention for detail with interpersonal and communication skills that enable him to communicate effectively and to work in multi-cultural settings while being culturally sensitive.
Mr Akanbasiam has passion for issues of gender, social justices and inequality particularly for the underprivileged and the marginalised. His passion, work experiences and educational developments have conspired to inform and guide his work ethics in managing the receipt, recording, investigating and resolution of cases and sharing of feedback on the outcome of cases to petitioners and other stakeholders
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.
He has an MPhil Social Work from University of Ghana and BSc Planning from KNUST.
As Head of Payment at the LEAP Programme, he is responsible for executing all activities leading to payment of LEAP grant to beneficiaries, supporting the planning and budgeting for LEAP Programme activities, reconciliation of LEAP payment reports with Payment Service Providers (PSPs). He is also a member of Procurement team of the Programme.
Felix Kwaku Logah Felix Kwaku Logah is the head of operations for the LEAP Programme. He is the lead in planning and implementing LEAP Programme design parameters. He is responsible for targeting and enrollment activities. He is a professional Social Worker who holds Masters degree in Development Studies, Bachelor in Social Work and Clinical Psychology, Certificate in Public Heath all from University of Ghana, Legon. Trained in Designing and Implementing Social Cash Transfer in the Economic and Policy Research Institute, Cape Town -South Africa, Trained in Development Evaluation (IPDET) in Carleton University, Ottawa-Canada.
Felix has been part of Ghanaian delegations to the United Nations Social Development Conference on Social Development in 2015 and 2016 in New York, where he presented on the LEAP Programme of Ghana. He has also represented the country on Social Protection conferences in Nigeria, Ethiopia and Tanzania. He is a member of the Community of Practitioners in Social Protection for the Africa Region. He is also currently the Task Team Leader for the Ministry of Gender, Children and Social Protection (MoGCSP) in establishing the Social Protection Institutional Structures.
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 from 1985 to date in various capacities from the district to national level where he is now a Deputy Director.
Since the inception of LEAP in Ghana in 2008, he has played a key role in the development and implementation of the programme – Targeting, Monitoring and Evaluation Management Information Systems and Payment systems. As the current Deputy Director of the LEAP Programme, his key roles and responsibilities include the day-to -day operation and supervision of the LEAP Programme as well as co-ordinating the activities of the various units under the Programme and reporting to the National LEAP Programme Manager.
William has participated in a number of local and international training courses/conferences in cash transfers, social protection, monitoring and evaluation and ageing – Malta (UN Course on Ageing, 2006), Canada – International Development Evaluation Training, Carlton University, Ottawa) 2010), USA – (Social Safety Net Course in Washington, DC 2011), Burkina Faso (Social Protection Forum for Governments and CSOs in Africa), Brazil (Community of Practice on Social Protection, 2014), China (South, South Learning on Social Protection, Beijing, 2015), and Germany (International Symposium on Social Protection, Bonn, 2016). He has also facilitated and conducted local and international training programmes on Social Protection, LEAP Programme as well as other core programmes of the Department of Social Development. He is a member of the Community of Practitioners of Social Protection, Africa Region and has participated in its face to face meetings in Kenya, Tanzania and Zambia. On the local front, he is a member of the Ghana Association of Social Workers (GASOW).
Dzigbordi Kofi Agbekpornu is the National LEAP Manager and is responsible for leading the team at LEAP Management Secretariat to achieve the Programme objectives. He also coordinates and manages programme activities across the country at regional, district and community levels.
Dzigbordi is a Management Specialist, a Financial Analyst and a Turnaround Expert who is multi-skilled, with over sixteen (16) years of working experience, of which ten (10) has been in Senior and Executive positions in fast paced working environments.
Dzigbordi is a Chartered Accountant, a fellow of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) -UK, and a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants Ghana (ICA)-Ghana. Dzigbordi also holds a Master of Business Administration degree in Finance from the University of Ghana Business School, and a Bachelor of Science degree in Agriculture (Economics option) from the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology, Kumasi.
He has attended a number of executive development courses both in and outside Ghana, including one at Judge Business School, University of Cambridge, United Kingdom.
Dzigbordi was a member of Ghana’s delegation to a social protection mission at the World Bank Head Office in Washington in 2015, and participated in the Social Development conference at the United Nations Head Office in New York in 2015 and 2016.
Prior to joining the LEAP Team, Dzigbordi worked with a number of organizations at senior and executive positions. He was the Chief Operating Officer of Dalex Finance and Leasing Company, a leading financial institution.
His work at Dalex Finance contributed to the Company being ranked the 16th best company in Ghana club 100 in 2013. Dzigbordi started his career as a Trainee Accountant with MGI HydeFynn and Osei (Chartered Accountants), and then later joined John Kay and Co (Chartered Accountants), and John Kay Associates( Management Consultants) as an Audit Senior.