Reverend Professor Peter Ohene Kyei has over forty (40) years’ experience in administration and education. A great part of his career has been spent in education at the tertiary level. Since 1988 he has held administrative positions, taught several courses and managed various projects in the University and the Church.
Reverend Professor Peter Ohene Kyei was called into full-time Ministry of the Church of Pentecost as a Pastor and was inducted into office as the Rector of the Pentecost University College (PUC) where he served for Eight years.
Prior to his position at PUC he spent over twenty (20) years as an academic at the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST) where he served as a senior lecturer and Head of Geography and Rural Development. While in KNUST, Reverend Professor Peter Ohene Kyei served on several committees and boards including the Academic Board, the Board of the Faculty of Social Sciences and that of the College of Arts and Social Sciences, Committee for the Establishment of Post-Harvest Technology, Committee for the Establishment of Exercise and Sports Sciences and Chairman of the KNUST Basic Schools Board. Reverend Professor Peter Ohene Kyei was a Council Member for the Christian Service University College from 2005-2010.
In addition to publishing many academic papers and book chapters in peer-reviewed academic journals, Reverend Professor Peter Ohene Kyei has co-authored a book “NGOs and the State in the 21st Century: Ghana and India.” and presented papers at local and international conferences. His book, “Decentralization and Poverty Alleviation in Rural Ghana (Does Decentralization Serve the Poor? – The Ghanaian Experience”) was published in 2013.
Reverend Professor Peter Ohene Kyei holds a Bachelor’s degree in Geography with Economics, from the University of Ghana, a Master of Science Degree in Regional Planning from Kwame Nkrumah University of Science & Technology, and a Doctor of Philosophy (Phd) in Development Geography from Durham University, in the United Kingdom.
Mr. Felix Kwesi Duku has over 30 years of experience in Information Technology in the banking and finance sectors, 16 years of which were spent in senior executive functions. His expertise covers a wide range of I.T. leadership roles pertaining to the following: implementation of core banking systems; formulation and implementation of comprehensive I.T. strategies; implementation of digital banking solutions, Financial Inclusion and I.T. Governance; the design and implementation of wide area data communication infrastructure; and the planning and rollout of large and complex I.T. data centres.
Mr. Duku successfully pioneered the setting up of the Electronic Banking Department for Ecobank Ghana and personally led the effort to create cutting edge technology-based e-banking solutions.
He founded Duku Consulting Limited in 2006 and since then has helped a number of financial institutions in Ghana to formulate and roll out successful I.T. strategies. These institutions include Bank of Ghana, Ghana Interbank Payment & Settlement Systems (GhIPSS), Ghana Stock Exchange, GCB Bank, Ghana International Bank, Consolidated Bank Ghana (CBG), Fidelity Bank Ghana, Agricultural Development Bank, among others.
Mr. Duku was recently engaged as a Technology Consulting Specialist by the World Bank/Government of Ghana to lead the implementation of a Core/Digital Banking platform for the Credit Unions in Ghana, a component part of the Ghana Financial Sector Development Project (GFSDP).
Mr. Duku holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Computer Science from Kwame Nkrumah University of Science & Technology, a Post Graduate Certificate (PGC) in Business Administration from Leicester University, and a Post Graduate Diploma in Advanced Information Technology & Business Management from the University of Wales. He also successfully pursued a course in Digital Strategies for Business: Leading the Next Generation Enterprise, run by Columbia University in 2018, and Blockchain and Digital Currency: The Future of Money from the University of Cape Town. He is a member of ISACA and a thought leader in Digital Banking, Core Banking, Blockchain, Cryptocurrency and Big Data Analytics.
Mr. Duku was appointed to the Board in July 2021.
External Directorship/ Professional Engagements: Mr. Duku has been the Managing Director of Duku Consulting Limited since July 2006. He also serves as a non-executive director of Starlife Assurance Limited, a position he has held since June 2010.
Mrs. Alison Ann Debrah is a chartered accountant and a chartered governance professional. She is a member of the Chartered Institute of Public Finance & Accountancy (CIPFAUK) and an associate member of the Chartered Governance Institute UK & Ireland. She graduated from the City University, London, United Kingdom, in 1991 with a joint Bachelor of Science (Honours) degree in Economics & Accounting. Mrs. Alison Ann Debrah has a well-developed broad skill set honed from diverse roles held in the United Kingdom and Ghana in a career spanning 29 years. She worked for 10 years in a number of finance related positions with the London Boroughs of Croydon, Southwark and Sutton before having a brief spell with KPMG Chartered Accountants (Ghana) as Supervising Senior. She was the Managing Director of Credit Mall Limited, Accra, for seven years and the General Manager in charge of Human Resources & Administration at CFC Savings & Loans Limited, Accra for nine years. She thereafter worked for Bayport Savings & Loans Limited for nearly three years as the Head of Corporate Governance before joining Prudential Bank in March 2020. She is the head of Administration of the Bank and was appointed to the additional position of Company Secretary in October 2020.