Our Board Members
We are proud to mention that we have a board membership comprised of well groomed and seasoned top-flight executives, whose hands are steady to pilot the affairs of the commission.
Our board composition is made up of
- Project Director
- Assistant Director
- Six (6) Evaluation Other Members
- Administrative Staff Members
Evaluation Members: Are: Dr. Dan Benson (Ph.D): (Exc Project Director) Mr. Emmanuel Ezibas (Assistant Dir). Mensah Gabriel. Sankoh Davis. Comrade Atanda Afriye, Rev James Otoda (rtd) Mrs. Valentine Amankwah And Robert Frimpong Etc
Project Director: Dr. Dan Benson (Ph.D)
Is a DFID UK Senior Procurement Specialist currently on secondment to the Africa Projects Commission. He held various procurement positions in the National Health Service from 1990 to 1999. He joined Department for International Development in 1999 as a Procurement Adviser working in various Offices in Africa. He contributed a lot on the Development in Ghana, Sierra Leone, South Africa,Tanzania, Zambia Uganda, Zimbabwe, Vietnam and Pakistan and has made presentations in several international fora. Since 2004, He assisted with the implementation of Act 663.He holds a Bsc Degree in Development Planning, Masters in Business Administration specializing in Strategic Procurement. He is also a qualified member of Chartered Institute of Purchasing and Supply, Dr. Benson is married Mrs. Roslyn D. Benson with three Children.
Assistant Director: Mr. Emmanuel Ezibas
Mr. Emmanuel Ezibas Is a Lawyer by profession, he holds a Bachelor of Business Administration (Accounting Major) from the Wharton Business School, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, , a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants(CPA 1979), the Institute of Chartered Accountants, Ghana (CA 1993) and the Ghana Institute of Taxation (1986). He serves as the Member of Parliament of Upper West Akin Constituency for 4 years. Before joining the Africa Projects Commission ,He was the Executive Secretary to the Revenue Agencies Governing Board. He is a seasoned public and private sector official, having operated in various consulting and substantive capacities as Consultant (Parliament), Member (Government Transitional Team on Economy & Finance - Jan. 2007 to April 2010). Whilst serving as Member of Parliament (MP) for Upper West Akin Constituency he played various instrumental roles in Parliament, including serving as Chairman of the Public Accounts Committee; Minority Spokesperson on Finance: Chairman of the Finance Committee; Chairman of the Eastern Regional Parliamentary Caucus; Ghana's Delegate to the African, Caribbean Pacific European Union (Dakar and Senegal) and Member of the International Parliamentary Oversight Committee of the World Bank and International Monetary Fund.
He holds a Master's degree (MSc.) in Secretary Management from the School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London and a Master's degree (MA) in Economic Policy Management from the University of Ghana. He obtained her first degree - BA (Hons.) Secretary Studies from the University of Ghana, Legion, Department of Social Sciences, Kumasi, Ghana (1979 – 1984) and holds a language diploma - Diploméd'étudesFrançaises from the University of Benin, Lome, Togo. Professionally she has specialized in aid and debt management techniques that enhance aid effectiveness. Mensah Gabrielhas extensive experience and has consulted for several organizations and countries in effective help and debt management training and techniques including the Commonwealth Secretariat.
Evaluation Member: Mrs. Valentine Amankwah
Mrs. Valentine Amankwah is a member of the evaluation team. She has worked in both the USA and Ghana, and has several years of experience. One of her prime responsibilities is the supervision of Value for Money Audits on single sourced contracts under Ghana’s Procurement laws, which has achieved significant savings for the Government of Ghana.
Dr. Robert Frimpong
Dr. Robert Frimpong is a Specialist in Evaluation System to the Africa Projects Commission. He held numerous positions in the procurement Service from 1993 to 2000. He holds a Bsc Degree in Development Planning, Masters in Business Administration specializing in Strategic Planning/Procurement. He is a qualified member of Chartered Institute of Purchasing and Supply, Dr. Robert Frimpong is married with two Children only.