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Israel Titi Ofei (Chairman)

Israel Titi Ofei is an educationist.

He is the immediate past Principal of SOS Hermann Gmeiner International College. He has been a teacher at Achimota School in Ghana and served at SOS Hermann Gmeiner International College (SOS-HGIC) in various capacities. Mr. Ofei is also an educational consultant for the World Bank’s IFC educational projects in Ghana and served as a curriculum developer and trainer of trainers during the reforms of 1987.  He is a member of the Schools Authorization and Examination Inspections teams for the International Baccalaureate Organisation (IBO) for Europe, Africa and the Middle East and is also a consultant to various schools in Ghana and Nigeria.

Mr.  Ofei has a Bsc in Chemistry and attended the MA in Education program at Oxford Brookes University, UK, Ghana.

Apart from being the Board Chairman for the EdIFund Board since 2014, Mr. Ofei also serves on the following boards: Cambridge School Ghana, INTED (Ghana), International Community School and Legacy Girls’ School.

Robert Ebo Hinson (Non-Executive Director)

Robert Ebo Hinson is a Professor of Marketing. He has a 25-Year Marketing career spanning work in the private and public sector. He has worked in advertising, handling multinational brands like Microsoft and Mercedes Benz and has also served as Rector of Perez University College.

In 2004, Robert worked as marketing communications advisor to CAL Merchant Bank and the CAL Bank IPO became the most successful IPO in the history of the Ghana Stock Exchange (oversubscribed by over 400%). He has also worked in Head of Department and Head of Hall roles at the University of Ghana and is currently the Director of Institutional Advancement in the same University.

Robert holds a BSc. Administration (Marketing) Degree, a CIM (UK) qualification and a DPhil in Marketing. He also holds a PhD in International Business from the Aalborg University Business School in Denmark.

Professor Hinson joined the EdIFund Board in 2014. He is also a director on the Camelot Ghana Ltd and the Telemedia Communication Ltd boards.

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Hazel Berrard Amuah (Non-Executive Director)

Dr. Hazel P. Berrard Amuah is a multiple-time award-winning seasoned HR professional with over 20 years’ experience in the field and a lecturer at the University of Ghana Business School.

Her awards include the prestigious international Number 1 Top Employer International Award (2017), the Ghana Top 20 HR Professionals Award, the Ghana Woman Professional of the Year (2018), the HR Practitioner of the Year (2019) and most recently, the Africa HR Personality of the year (2020). Dr Hazel is also a fellow of the African Leadership Initiative (West Africa) and an inaugural fellow among 100 Africans in the Pan African Leadership Initiative. She is also an Associate of the Royal Chartered Insurance Institute.

Dr Hazel has two terminal degrees in Business Administration from Switzerland and America. Her doctoral thesis was in the field of culture and cross cultural leadership. She also holds a Master’s degree in Bilingual Translation (French and English) and a Master’s degree in Organisational Development. She is also a holder of the Diplôme de Langue Française Niveau B2 du Conseil de L’Europe and a Diploma of Insurance from Malta.

Dr Hazel is a Henley certified coach from the UK and has cross cultural certification from the USA. Her work experience across 22 countries in Central and West Africa spans industries like FMCG, Energy and the Financial sector with areas of HR Specialisation including but not limited to: HR Strategy Development and Implementation, Resourcing, Learning/Training, Executive Coaching, Cross Cultural Coaching, Talent Management & Talent Retention Strategy, Organisational and Management Development, Performance Management, and Career Design and Management.

She is the founder of the Reach Out and Share Foundation, an NGO that focuses on providing support for the less and under privileged, and People Factory, an organization which specializes in Business Strategy and Human Capital issues.

Dr Hazel joined the EdIFund Fund Board in 2019 and also serves on the following Boards: Inspire Coaching & Learning Academy Ltd, People Factory and the Reach Out Share Foundation.

Rosalyn Darkwa (Non-Executive Director)

Rosalyn Darkwa is a Business Executive.

She has over 20 years’ experience in Executive Management, Investment Management and Corporate Leadership. Rosalyn Darkwa is the immediate past CEO of the Institute of Directors – Ghana. Prior to this role, she served as the Chief Operations Officer of Lushi Projects Ltd. She has also served as a Fund Administrator for the Teachers’ Fund and Fund Manager at Merban Investments.

Rosalyn Darkwa has proven competence in innovation and creativity in fund management, loan structuring, management and administration. As the CEO of the Teachers Fund, she was at the forefront in structuring the investment portfolio and achieving positive investment returns in the face of adverse global and African economic downturn. She has a good understanding and knowledge of the Ghanaian capital and money markets, the securities industry, the relevant laws and the regulatory environmentShe is highly skilled in strategic planning and organizational policy implementation and is also a passionate advocate of good corporate governance.

Rosalyn Darkwa obtained both her undergraduate and Master’s degrees from the University of Ghana.

Apart from serving on the EdIFund Board, a role she has held since 2014, she is also a director on the board of Cashbagg Services Limited.