Nana Kwaku Agyei Yeboah is the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the Students Loan Trust Fund (SLTF).
He holds a double Master’s degree in Social Work Administration and Education from Universities’ of Connecticut, USA and Cambridge College, Springfield, Massachusetts, USA, respectively; and is an Alumnus of the University of Ghana, Legon. Nana Yeboah also holds an advanced Paralegal Certificate from Elms College, Chicopee, Massachusetts, USA.
The CEO has over thirty (30) years’ experience in areas of Social Work Administration and Education, both in Ghana and abroad, including but not limited to: Policy Formulation; Programme development/design; Project implementation; Mass communication; as well as Conflict Management and Resolution. In addition Nana Agyei Yeboah also has a passion for Fundraising; and Events’ Organisation and Management.
Prior to joining the Students Loan Trust Fund, Nana Agyei Yeboah was a Social Work Administrator for the State of Connecticut, Hartford CT, USA, at the Department of Children and Families. Other experiences as Social Work Administrator and an Educationist are: Residential Director, North Central Counselling Services, USA; Programme Supervisor, Centre for Human Development, USA; and teaching experiences at Women Teachers’ College, Niger State, Nigeria; and Osei Kyeretwie Senior High School, Kumasi, Ghana.
Nana Kwaku Agyei Yeboah took over the leadership of the Fund in April, 2017, where he brings his strong leadership; ability to communicate effectively at all levels; strong organisation and interpersonal skills; problem solving prowess; goal orientation; and his drive for success to deliver on the Vision, Mission and Objectives of the Fund. His Vision is to increase visibility of the Fund; make the Fund grow and create a congenial work place environment where each worker’s potential will be harnessed.
Mr. Yaw Amponsah-Amoah is the Director, in charge of Finance and Administration at the Students Loan Trust Fund. He has over 25 years varied working experience in Accounting, Finance and Investment. He has previously worked as a Senior Investment Officer for Activity Venture Finance Company, Manager at Price Water Coopers (PWC) Ghana, and Chief Accountant for Barry Callebaut (GH) Ltd.
Mr. Amponsah-Amoah is a Chartered Accountant by Profession. He is a Fellow of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) and a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants (ICA), Ghana. He also hold an MBA (Business Finance) from University of Hull, UK.
Mrs. Gifty Appiasie has been the Deputy Director of Internal Audit, at the Trust Fund since April 2014. She previously worked with World Vision, Ghana, as a Sector Auditor, the National Health Insurance Authority (NHIA), as Quality Assurance Manager, Operations Manager and an Internal Auditor for over seven (7) years. She also served with the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) now Ghana Revenue Authority (GRA) as a District Accountant for over five (5) years
She serves on the following Audit Committees: -Association of African Higher Education Financing Agencies (AAHEFA), National Commission on Civic Education (NCCE) and Office of the Administrator of Stool Lands (OASL) where she chairs the Committee.
She holds an MBA (Auditing) from the Institute of Professional Studies Legon, Accra and is a member of the Association of the Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) having obtained certification up to the professional level. She is also a member of the Institute of internal Auditors, Ghana (IAA)
Mr. Isaac Kofi Abbew Nkrumah Nkrumah is the Head of Operations. He has over 19 years work experience in the field of Microfinance and was a Director of Operations for Christian Rural Aid Network. Prior to that, he worked with Plan Ghana, Microfinance and Small Loans Scheme, and Akoti Rural Bank in various capacities.
He holds an Executive MBA from University of Ghana and a BSc. Land Economy from Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology.
Mr. Jupiter Nyamadi is the Principal Manager of Planning, Research & Information Systems of the Students Loan Trust Fund. He has over 15 years of work experience in IT Project Management, Enterprise IT Governance, Business Analysis, Enterprise Software Development, Database Management, Information Security and IT Service Management.
He has held various senior IT positions at Explainer DC, Alcami Design, Meshcode Ltd. and Data Telecom Ltd.
He currently holds a PMP, ITIL professional certifications and is a member of the Project Management Institute (PMI). He also holds Commonwealth Executive MBA and BSc. Computer Science, both from the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science & Technology.
Ms. Rosemary Aryee is the Principal Manager of the Technical and Resource Mobilization Department of the Trust Fund. She joined the Fund as Administrative Manager with responsibilities for Human Resource management and moved on to become Loan Disbursements Manager. She has over 25 years’ cumulative work experience in Executive Secretarial Practice, Corporate Administration, Human Resource Practice, Procurement Management, Students’ Loan Administration and Fund Raising.
Prior to her appointment to the Students Loan Trust Fund, she worked with the London Probation, UK; Adecco Recruitment Consultants, UK; Solar Light Co Ltd, Ghana; Ghana Oil Palm Development Company and Graphic Communications Ltd, Ghana. She has industry experience spanning the public service, private sector and international organizations.
She holds a MSc in Corporate Governance from the London South Bank University, UK; Post-Graduate Certificate in Business Administration from GIMPA, Accra and BA Secretaryship (French option) from the University of Cape Coast. She is also a Graduate of the Institute of Chartered Secretaries and Administrators, (ICSA) UK.
Mr. George Ferguson Laing is a Communications Specialist with over fifteen years of practice in the sector. His experience spans academia, media management, technical and vocational education, and more recently social protection systems.
He is Head of Public Relations at the Students Loan Trust Fund where he has provided strategic communications direction for the organization for the past three years.
He previously served as Communications Coordinator at the Council for Technical and Vocational Education and Training (COTVET).
He also served as a World Bank Consultant on the Ghana National Household Registry project, under the Ministry of Gender, Children and Social Protection.
Other positions held include General Manger, Broadcasting for Global Media Alliance an integrated marketing communications firm which owns brands like E.TV, Happy FM and Y FM.
His experience in academia saw him hold various positions at the Africa University College of Communications including Dean of Students, Director of International Affairs, and Short Course Coordinator. He also taught various courses at the Undergraduate and Diploma levels, including Mass Communications and Strategic Communications.
He currently serves on the boards of COTVET and the Skills Development Fund (SDF).
George has an MA in Communications from the University of Westminster, as well as an MA in Organizational Leadership and Governance and a BA in Political Science, both from the University of Ghana.