Robin Todd is T-TEL’s Executive Director, responsible for strategic direction and ensuring that the organisation provides high-quality technical assistance to the Government of Ghana. Robin is a public policy, education and international development professional with a wide breadth of skills and experience ranging from community-level implementation to national policy and planning. Twenty years of experience includes fifteen years working in education, social development and public service delivery positions in Africa and four and a half years’ developing and implementing policy on education and skills at senior levels within the British Government. Robin has led technical assistance assignments for a range of agencies including FCDO, World Bank, UNESCO, ILO, EU, GiZ, ADB, the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation and the Education Commission in Ghana, Nigeria, Malawi, Egypt, Tanzania, South Sudan, Uganda, Sierra Leone, Mozambique, The Philippines, Nepal, St Lucia and St Vincent & the Grenadines. From 2009 to 2010 he worked under Gordon Brown in the UK Prime Minister’s Delivery Unit and has subsequently advised Ministries of Education in Tanzania, Uganda, Sierra Leone and Ghana on applying the ‘delivery approach’ to improve education systems. Robin first came to Ghana from 2000 to 2002 where he worked as an English Teacher in a Senior High School in the Northern Region. He returned to Ghana in 2017 to support the Ministry of Education on teacher education reforms and considers it a privilege to be appointed as the first Executive Director of T-TEL.
Noshie Iddisah is the Operations Director at T-TEL. She is a Grants Professional with over eighteen years’ experience working on large scale development projects in Ghana and project management experience. She has demonstrated expertise and understanding of the establishment and implementation of grant management systems. She has worked for donor funded projects, with the responsibility of the overall disbursement and management of grants and fiduciary risks; grant selection processes, the grants cycle process and making recommendations for grant awards on the project, budgeting, and reporting. She has also led in the design and organization of capacity building training programmes on policy advocacy, monitoring and evaluation, gender equality and social inclusion, financial management, amongst others, for colleges of education, civil society organisations, community-based organisations and parliamentary select committees. Imbedded in this was developing and implementing procurement of services and strategies adapted to the needs of stakeholders within the scope of programmes. She has in-depth knowledge and experience of DFID and the wider international development assistance systems and has managed development projects, administering, managing, and disbursing grants for the Government of Ghana aimed at institutional reform of the forest sector in Ghana. She also has experience in sourcing, distribution, and compliance.
National Teacher Education Coordinator
Beryl Opong-Agyei is T-TEL’s National Teacher Education Coordinator. She holds an MBA in Project Management, from Wisconsin International University College Ghana and a bachelor’s degree in Social Studies Education from the University of Cape Coast. Her career dates back to 2001 and has mainly been in donor funded education projects. She has worked in various capacities under different projects including the Community School Alliances (CSA) and the Education Quality for All (EQUALL), both USAID funded. She also worked with World University Service of Canada (WUSC), a Canadian funded project and Scope Global’s Australian Volunteers for International Development (AVID). Her main areas of specialization are Educational Training which includes capacity building training for teachers, community mobilization, volunteer and program management. Beryl is good at dealing with people; especially in explaining things and getting them to learn and understand issues.
General Manager Commercial
Roger started his career in 2002 as a Customer Service and Quality Assurance representative in the Telecommunications services sector. Since 2004, he has been at the centre of Administration and Human Resource Management spanning both local and International organizations, delivering tailor made Administrative systems and Human Resource modules ensuring that employee turnover is not recorded.
He is a people’s person, who has oversight responsibility for T-TEL’s Human Resources and Procurement functions. He holds a B.A (English & Philosophy) and an EMBA in Human Resources, all from the University of Ghana. He is passionate about talent acquisition and development.
Roger enjoys spending time with kids in his spare time and loves swimming and soccer.
Leadership for Learning Coordinator
Ernest Wesley-Otoo has significant experience in education policy development, implementation, and evaluation with the Ministry of Education where he worked on policy planning and development partner cooperation, most recently he worked with UNESCO as National Project Officer for the Norwegian Teacher Initiative.
General Manager, Finance
IsaacTemeng is an expert in the accounting and finance field with a wide range of skills and over thirteen years’ progressive experience in Financial Reporting, Financial Management, Procurement, Management Accounting, Financial Risk Analysis, Taxation, Auditing and Budgeting. He has strong understanding and interpretation of accounting standards such as International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS), International Accounting Standards (IAS) and Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP). Extensive experience in applying donor regulations and policies such as Foreign, Commonwealth & Development Office (FCDO), United States Agency for International Development (USAID) and others. Strong in leading audits, risk management, design and implementation of internal controls and streamlining processes in complex and multi-donor funded projects. Rich experience and track record in using Microsoft offices, Project Management tools, Accounting Software such as Tally, QuickBooks, Abacus, Sage Pastel, Peachtree, Lawson, and others. Possess skills in effective communication, problem solving, time management, multi-tasking, commitment to work, attention to details and ability to work under pressure with strict deadlines.