opokuAlfred Kwasi Opoku
Director & CEO

Specialty: Monitoring & Evaluation, Strategic Planning, Operational Research
MA, MPhil Demography, Legon, (1987-1990); BSc Development Planning, KNUST, (1981);

Other training:

UNITAR 2010,     Certificate in Governance in Urban Sanitation
GIMPA   2008,     Certificate, Results Based Monitoring & Evaluation
GTZ Training Program 1996, Certificate, ZOOP Moderation Course

Membership in Professional bodies:
Union of African Population Studies (1990)
Ghana Institute of Planners – Vice President (1985)
IUSSP (1992)

comfortMrs. Comfort Nyameba Opoku
Speciality: BSc; PGDip; MSc (Haematology)







ransfordRansford  Dodoo
Specialty:  Accounts and Budgeting
Chartered Institute of Management Accounting (CIMA) 2005, Tally Data Accounting, Quick Books





patienceMs Patience Agyare-Kwabi
Specialty: Gender & Development, Capacity Building, Project management and Gender Issues

M. Sc. in Gender & Development, University College of London (Birkbeck College) 1995 – 1997
Bachelor of Education (Honours) University of Cape Coast, Ghana1987 – 1991
Diploma in Religious Studies      University of Cape Coast, Ghana1987 – 1991

Other training:
Introduction to Gender Budgeting, UN International Training Centre, ITC/ ILO Turin, Italy, 2009
Municipal Governance, Resource Mobilization and Public Participation,  UNITAR,  Durban, SA, 2008
Teacher Retraining Course, UNHCR, Ricerca e Cooperazione (RC), Ghana, 2004

Membership of Professional Bodies:
International Women’s Network
International Pen

calistaCalista Carlis-Paittoo
Executive Secretary

Diploma in Management Studies, University of Cape Coast
Stenographer Grade I & II, Government Secretarial School, Cantonments




elijahElijah Yaw Danso
Specialty: Natural Resource and Environmental Governance
M.Sc. Development Planning and Management, KNUST, Ghana. 1991
PG Dip, Development Planning and Management, University of Dortmund, FRG. 1990
PG Dip, Integrated Rural Regional Development Planning, Settlement Study Centre, Rehovot, Israel. 1988
B.Sc. Agriculture, University of Ghana, Legon, Accra, Ghana, 1982

Membership of professional bodies:

Ghana Institute of Planners 2006


kwameKwame Ampaben-Kyerem
Sustainable Human Settlements Planning and Management/Physical Planning
M.Sc. Health Services Planning and Management, KNUST, Ghana.2004
Urban Development Management, Human Settlements Management Institute, New Delhi, India, 2001.
B.Sc. Planning, KNUST, Ghana, 1980

Membership of Professional Bodies:
Ghana Institute of Planners, Member, (1986)
American Planning Association, Member,(1996)
Board Institute, Member (2011)


anitaMs Anita Djandoh

Specialty:  Environmental Studies & Conflict Resolution
Master of Professional Studies in Environmental Studies State University of New York, Syracuse, USA, 2011
Advance Certificate in Conflict Resolution, Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Admin. Syracuse, USA 2011
Bachelor of Science (BSc) Planning, KNUST, Ghana; 2004 JULY 2004


Basic Group facilitation,  Interpersonal conflict management and Interest Based Problem Solving; Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Administration, Syracuse University, Syracuse NY in 2010.
NEIGHBORHOOD MEDIATION: peaceful problem-solving and preventing violence; New Justice Resolution Services, Syracuse, New York on October 2010.
Tourism Destination Management Approaches; the Netherlands Development Organization, 2008.
Strategic Environmental Assessment (SEA); By Environmental Protection Agency, Ghana, 2007.
Advanced Certificate in NGO Management; African Centre for Leadership and Human Resource Development, Ghana ,2005