Our Team of Members

Our team of expertise is a well welded blend of the tailored requisite professional expertise made up of the following TEAM OF EXPERTS.

Our Management Team

Robert Kwame Nartey

Founder and Chief Executive

Mr. Nartey has over twenty-five years working experience; working as business development manager, corporate financier, independent consultant and investment adviser for well-established corporations and institutions in Ghana and Europe. He has valuable expertise in the areas of: business development, project financing & management, corporate & financial restructuring and management information systems He until recently worked as the Country Manager for HSBC in Ghana, Sierra Leone, The Gambia and Liberia. He has also worked for companies like: The CDH Group (Investment Bankers), Accra, Cal Merchant Bank, Empretec Ghana, Dow Chemicals (the Benelux), Span Consultants (Holland), Volta Aluminium Company (VALCO, Tema), Volta River Authority (Accra) and Billiton Bogosu Gold (Bogosu), Gbewaa Civil Engineers Limited (engineering & consulting company, Accra). He was a member of a team of consultants, working as external consultants to the Ghana Government/State Enterprises Commission (SEC) on a World Bank-sponsored project on the pre-divestiture study, financial restructuring and re-capitalization, as well as strengthening of management information needs, of selected State Owned Enterprises (SOE’s). He has lectured at the National Banking College of Ghana, Accra (as a visiting lecturer on loan documentation and lending procedures); and as a guest lecture for the ODA/Ministry of Health Capacity Building Training Programme for In-charge Accountants at the various regional centers’ in Ghana (lecture on managing people, time and money).

Mr. Nartey is computer literate and speaks and writes fluent English and German. He holds a BSc. & MSc. degree in structural engineering from the Technische Universitat, Dresden-Germany, as well as a combined degree Program awarding a Masters in Business Administration (MBA-Corporate Finance & Strategic Planning) with a Masters in Business Informatics (MBI), from Rotterdam School of Management, Rotterdam, Holland and the Business School of University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, USA.

Joshua E.K. Ofedie

Executive Director (Energy & Power Sector Specialist) (Also an appointed World Bank Consultant on Power and Energy)

Mr. Ofedie has work for the past twenty-eight year in one of the LEADING power utility companies in Africa. Prior to joining KRON, Mr Ofedie was the Chief Executive of the Volta River Authority (VRA) in Ghana. A position he has had for the past four years.
Working as the Executive Officer of VRA, Mr. Ofedie led the company’s Executive Team responsible for the overall management of the electricity utility under constrained economic conditions. He also handled the restructuring of debt, mobilization of funds and the implementation of various power projects including projects under the West Africa Power Pool, as well the streamlining of the management support systems. He chaired various Boards including Volta Hotel, Volta Lake Transport Company and Takoradi International Company and represented the Government on the Board of Directors for the West African Pipeline Project. Mr. Ofedie’s expertise include the following: financial management, Computer-based financial modelling,corporate and business Planning, appraisal of development expenditure, mobilization of project finance and the management of development projects, electric utility management systems in a constrained economic environment.
Mr. Ofedie holds an MPA in Public Finance, Applied/ Macro Economics from the Harvard University Cambridge, Massachusetts. USA; an MBA in Corporate Finance/Business Administration from the University of Ghana, Legon-Accra and a B.Sc.(Hons) in Statistics with Mathematics also from the University of Ghana, Legon-Accra.
In addition to the above mentioned academic qualifications, Mr. Ofedie has participated in various valuable industrial attachments, including the following: Institute of Public Private Partnership Restructuring Utilities; University of Florida (2 weeks) seminar on Public Utilities Regulation; California, USA: Introducing more competition to the electricity sector; Coopers and Lybrand, U.K. - Treasury Management and Bid Evaluation Procedures in practice at Coopers and Lybrand, UK; Ontario Hydro, Canada: Financial Management as practiced at Ontario Hydro; and Morgan Bank, New York :International Financial and Capital Markets and Foreign Exchange Transactions operations of Central Banks.

Henry Tetteh Ahorlu

Accounting And Financial Systems Expert

Mr. Ahorlu has worked with the Volta River Authority (VRA) for thirty-five years spanning from 1981 to 2016, working in various positions in finance and accounting department, including Area Finance Manager, Acting Project Manager, Principal Finance Officer, Senior Finance Officer, Finance Officer and Asst. Finance Officer.
While at VRA, Mr Ahorlu participated in formulating Policies and Procedures in the Finance and Materials Management Departments, and therefore gained valuable experiences in Treasury Management, Budget preparation, Disbursement, Performance Monitoring and Reporting, Financial Analysis, Human Resources, Payroll Administration.
Over the period, Mr. Ahorlu developed the expertise in strategic management - setting Objectives; Planning; Formulating strategies; and their implementation with the focus on report reviews and line of actions. In addition, He has also managed human resources, working a project supervisor for subordinates on project planning jobs, ensuring that there are feedback mechanisms as part of the project monitoring and evaluations mechanism.
Mr. Ahorlu has to his credit, excellent knowledge and considerable experience in managing the Finance and Accounting functions of the organization and preparation of the statutory accounting statements and reports. As well as knowledge of External and Internal audit procedures and processes, in addition to the management and supervision of staff along well established corporate performance management processes and staff appraisal mechanism.
With regards to specific systems and procedures, Mr. Ahorlu has considerable experience in Management and Implementation of Financial Systems (like General Ledger, Accounts Payable, Accounts Receivable, Fixed Assets, Job Costing, Materials Management Software, Human Resource and Payroll). As well as for systems in the management of Stores Accounting and Stock Management and Reporting.
Mr. Ahorlu is holder of a Post Graduate Certificate in Management (Henley College London. UK) and BSc. Administration (with Accounting Option) from the University of Ghana Legon-Accra, Ghana.

Our Associative Consultants

Philip Danso-Abeam

Accounting And Financial Analysis Expert

Mr. Danso-Abeam has since 1996 acquired first hand practical experience in financial and general management consultancy. He has expertise in turning around businesses facing acute financial and general business problems of course with adequate moral and logistical support from business promoters and owners. Philip’s unique advantage as a professional manager is that he had worked with various business concerns with diverse interests.
Philip has an in-depth experience in Business Policy Formulation, Planning and Implementation; Financial & Management Restructuring; Modelling of Financial & Corporate Plans for Investment Appraisal & Evaluation; Corporate Debt, Cash Flow & Funds Management; Financial Management & Control; Business Development & Advisory Services, Institutional System Design & Planning and Documentation Practices required for Institutional Strengthening and Capacity Building in both public and private sectors in Ghana.
Among companies whose assignments Philip has handled single-handedly are those in the manufacturing, construction, transport, education, information technology, beauty care, advertising, wood processing, food & beverages, leasing and insurance, financial sectors in Ghana.
Philip is a Chartered Accountant. He also holds a Bachelor’s degree in Finance & Accounting from the University of Ghana (1985) and a Master’s degree in International Relations (with a major in Management) from the International University of Japan, Niigata, Japan (1991). He is a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants (Ghana) (1994).

Alex Acheampong

Project Motoring & Evaluation Expert

Mr. Acheampong has over twenty-six year working experience in project leadership roles in information technology driven business process re-engineering solutions with specialized leveraged experience to support M&E and ICT4D project initiatives in sub Saharan Africa. He is results oriented and self driven professional capable of managing multiple projects, build effective, collaborative relationships with key stakeholders, seek out and develop strategic, innovative solutions to meet clients’ objectives.
Mr. Acheampong has lectured at Ghana Institute for Public Administration (GIMPA) on the World Bank’s 10 steps to Results Based M&E Seminar. He was the Lead facilitator in the 10 Steps to RBM seminar for the Institute as part Capacity Building initiative. For two years He worked at the Ghana National Development Planning Commission (GNDP), working on the Ghana Poverty Reduction Strategy II - Mapped performance indicators to data collection templates based on the three pillars of the Results Framework. Prior the GNDP), Mr. Acheampong worked as Project Team Lead & Manager for closed to ten year for clients like Merrill Lynch, Lehman Brothers, GE Capital Corporation and PHH Mortgage.
Mr. Acheampong participated in an International Program for Evaluation Training (IPDET) organized by the World Bank at the Carleton University, Canada. He has also participated in a Six-Sigma-Quality training, with focus on green belt designation, DFSS project implementation experience and Statistical and data base modeling skills.
He is holder of a Post Graduate program in Operations Research from the Columbia University, New York, a Post Graduate program in Management from McGill University, Canada, a Bachelor’s degree in Quantitative Methods from Concordia University, Canada and a Diploma in Computer Science from the University of Science and Technology, Ghana

Moses Duphey

Environmental Impact Assessment Expert

Mr. Duphey has an excellent and vast environmental management and protection working experience spanning over twenty-three years. His working experience with the Environmental Protection Agency of Ghana (EPA) offered him invaluable insight into the procedures and requirements for successful environmental permit applications. Moses has conducted over sixty Environmental Impact Assessments (EIA) including environmental and social impact assessments (ESIA) for the World Bank, International Finance Corporation (IFC), The Netherlands Finance Corporation (FMO), The European Development Bank, Danish Development Agency (Danida), BURGEAP International, France as well as Government of Ghana. Others include Volta River Authority Resettlement Trust Fund; the West African Gas Pipeline Project, Trassaco Estate Housing Project, Accra; and the St Jude Resources Mining Concession at Hwini Butre and Mpohor Concessions, Western Region. Moses was the consultant for the Environmental Management Systems for the billion-dollar Obajana Cement project in Kogi State, Nigeria funded by IFC, FMO and European Development Bank. He is currently an International advisor on Environmental and Social responsibility to IFC, FMO and the Obajana Cement Plc.

Felix Tetteh-fio

Corporate Governance & Public Policy Expert

Mr. Tetteh-fio joined the team with tremendous experience from both the public and private sectors of the economy. He holds an M.A. degree in economics and Econometrics from the University of Kent at Canterbury in the UK after first obtaining a B. A. in Economics and Statistics from the University of Ghana, Legon.
Mr. Tetteh-fio’s working career spun across the Ghana Statistical Service where he headed teams at various times working on generating, analyzing and forecasting price (inflation), and public finance statistics. He later worked Cal Bank (then Cal Merchant Bank) as Economist for the bank and its subsidiaries. Here his duties included advising the group on macroeconomic and microeconomic trends of the global and local economy for policy formulation and pricing of the bank’s products and services. This was followed by a brief tint with the flagship think-tank Centre for Policy Analysis (CEPA) as research economist. His most immediate assignment was with the Office of the President of the Republic of Ghana as an Advisor on Financial and Economic Policy. Here his duties entailed providing advice on viable options to the presidency on a broad range of financial and economic policies; coordinating, monitoring and evaluating cross cutting economic and financial policies within government entities.

Festus Quansar

Land, Property & Fixed Assets Valuation Expert

Mr. Quansar is a full-time Engineering, Valuation and Management Consultant and a government Gazetted Marine Surveyor. He is currently involved in assignmment in Feasibility Studies, Technical Audit, Engineering Training, Project Management, Project Appraisal, Development and Monitoring, Industrial Development and Management, Engineering Design and Development, Supervision of Construction and Installation and Condition Assessment and Valuation of Plant, Machinery, Equipment and Vehicles.
Mr. Quansar gained enomous working experience over the years on various assignment conducted for DANIDA Private Sector Development Programme since 1993 to date has been involved with Pre-Investment studies, Project Implementation , Project Appraisal, Monitoring and Evaluation, Technical Auditing and Valuation of Assets. Some of the major areas involved are Plastic Fish Boxes Project, Strip Planked Epoxy Glued Canoe Construction Project, Life Saving Equipment Project, Metal Stitching Project (a cold repair technology on Cast Iron), and Polyurethane Project. Others include FlourMill Project, Dehydrated Fruits Project in Ghana, Windmill Project, Farming, Agro Processing, Wood, Forestry, Pharmaceuticals, Machine Shops and others. The Marine Survey assignments include Conditional Surveys and Valuation of both merchant and cargo vessels and steel and wooden fishing vessels.
Mr. Quansar is a graduate of the Penn Foster Career School in (P.A), USA, specializing in programming. He also holds a BSc in Mechanical engineering from KNUST.