Board Management

The Team

  • Project Chairman
  • Project Evaluation Coordinator
  • Secretary & Eight (5) Evaluation Members
  • Staff Members

Evaluation Commission Members:
They Are: DR. JOSEPH EDWARD MENSAH (EXECUTIVE CHAIRMAN)
HON.FRANCIS APPIAH (VICE/DEPUTY CHAIRMAN)
ENGINEER FESTUS YEBOAH(PROJECT DIRECTOR)
DR.MRS. NATHALIA MENSAH-WILLIAMS (BOARD SECRETARY)
DR.BENJAMIN OWUSU (EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR OF FINANCE)
BARRISTER KWAME SAMUEL (LEGAL ADVICER)

Profile of the Chairman.DR. JOSEPH EDWARD MENSAH (EXECUTIVE CHAIRMAN): Born in the Western Region of Ghana in 1958, DR. JOSEPH EDWARD MENSAH Brings extensive strategic management and technical experience as Executive Chairman of the Independent Development Agency. He is a Product of Harvard where he graduated with MBA in Financial and Strategic Management, the London Business School. the Chairman. He holds a bachelor degree in Business Administration from the University of Ghana, Legon and an MBA from the Ghana Institute of Management and Public Administration. DR. JOSEPH EDWARD MENSAH has served and still serves in several Boards in Ghana. He is a Member of the Ghana Institute of Management.

HON.FRANCIS APPIAH (VICE/DEPUTY CHAIRMAN)
HON.FRANCIS APPIAH is responsible for co-ordination of client services and management of the commission. He holds a B.Sc. Administration (Accounting), from the School of Administration, University of Ghana, MBA (Finance & Marketing), from the Iran Centre for Management Studies, Tehran and is also a Chartered Member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants (Ghana).

His areas of expertise include privatization & commercialization of State Owned Enterprises, valuation of businesses, audit and tax, organizational design & methods restructuring, organizational processes re-engineering, fund management advice and investment analysis. HON.FRANCIS APPIAH experience spans a number of special committees including the Consultancy Selection Committee, Structural Adjustment Program Secretariat and the Team of Experts for the Re-Negotiation of the Volta River Authority Project.

ENGINEER FESTUS YEBOAH(PROJECT DIRECTOR)
ENGINEER FESTUS YEBOAH (is responsible for co-ordination of all the project of this Board and also the director of projects. He holds a B.Sc. (Engineering) from the University of Ghana, MBA (Finance & Management), from the Prestigious University Nigeria Nsuka and is also a Chartered Member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants (Ghana). He has been a Board member to several Government Committee on Infrastructure and development.

DR.MRS. NATHALIA MENSAH-WILLIAMS (BOARD SECRETARY)
DR.MRS. NATHALIA MENSAH-WILLIAMS is an accomplished administrator with a comprehensive blend of hands-on professional and academic experience. She is a devoted educationist and an effective institutional manager. She is the Vice President of Menim College in charge of Administration. DR.MRS. NATHALIA MENSAH-WILLIAMS holds a BA Degree in Geography from the University of Ghana, a Certificate in Procurement of Goods & Services from the Ghana Institute of Management & Administration (GIMPA) and a Teachers Certificate from Women's Training College, Tamale.

She has participated in several seminars and workshops in project management, the procurement of consultancy services, stores management, supplies & logistics management and procurement reform. DR.MRS. NATHALIA MENSAH-WILLIAMS previously served in various positions in the Ghana Education Service (GES) as the National Director, Secondary Education Division (2004 – 2005), National Director, Supplies & Logistics Division (1999 – 2004), National Coordinator, GES/World Food Program.

DR.MRS. NATHALIA MENSAH-WILLIAMS is a Member of the Ministerial Tender Review Committee, Ministry of Transportation and Chairperson of the Capacity Development/Human Resource (CD/HR) Committee of the Board, Independent Development Agency

DR.BENJAMIN OWUSU (EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR OF FINANCE)
DR.BENJAMIN OWUSU is a Banker by profession. He is an Associate Member of the Institute of Bankers and Associate Member of International Accounts. He has worked in the capacity of Accountant and Manager in the following Banks from 1970 – 1980: National Midland Bank; Ghana Commercial Bank, Makola, Osu, Korle-Bu and the Head Office branches in Ghana.

He also served as Board Member, Northern Regional Development Corporation (NRDC) from 1979 -1981; a Member of the National Media Commission from 1992 – 1996. He is currently The Board Chairman of Kanokoli Rural Bank and Vice Chairman of the Buwuuloso Rural Bank Board. He has wide international experience in issues relating to contracts, tenders and procurement. He is the Current Executive Director-Finance & Administration of the Independent National Procurement Commission

BARRISTER KWAME SAMUEL (LEGAL ADVICER)
BARRISTER KWAME SAMUEL (LEGAL ADVICER): is a Ghanaian lawyer who studied Law at the University of Ghana. He has served as a legal adviser to many Government Committee.

He is currently the legal adviser to the Independent Development Agency on secondment.

Others Are:

  • Nana Gabriel.
  • Ahmed Mohammed.
  • Comrade Atanda Mubarak,
  • Rev Derek Ashanti (rtd)
  • Mrs. Valentine Robert
  • Barrister A.Kojo (An Independent Lawyer)