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 Secondary Education Coordinator
Beryl Opong-Agyei is T-TEL’s National Secondary 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 & TVET 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.
Priscilla is the Finance Director of T-TEL responsible for providing financial direction and oversight over the organisation’s finance function including ensuring adequate financial records, maintaining strong internal controls, and ensuring compliance with donor and regulatory requirements. Priscilla is a Chartered Accountant and Certified Internal Auditor with over fifteen years’ professional experience. She demonstrates a deep understanding of the development and not-for-profit sector with extensive experience working with donors, governments, non-governmental organisations (NGOs), and private sector entities to effectively manage financial risks and ensure prudent use of resources to achieve desired program outcomes and impact. Her areas of expertise include finance business partnering with program and technical teams, financial and value for money audits, internal control reviews and risk assessments, organisation capacity assessments, grant monitoring, training and capacity building, IPSAS implementation, among others. Priscilla began her career with Ernest and Young as an Audit Associate and subsequently worked with PwC where she led teams and managed various audit and non-audit engagements working on projects funded by key donors including World Bank, African Development Bank, UN Agencies (UNICEF, UNDP, UNHCR), FCDO (Formerly DFID), Global Fund, USAID, DANIDA, European Commission etc. In recent times, Priscilla worked with the Mastercard Foundation as a Finance Lead partnering with program teams to implement Country Programs including providing financial insights and analysis for strategic decision making. Priscilla has a Master’s degree (MSc.) in Development Finance from the University of Manchester, UK and a Bachelor of Science in Administration (Accounting) from the University of Ghana. She is a fellow of ACCA (UK), and a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants (ICA) Ghana and the Institute of Internal Auditors. She has had experience working in Ghana, Liberia, Nigeria, Senegal, The Gambia, Sierra Leone, and Uganda.
Emefa is a finance manager with almost two decades of experience in managing the finance of NGOs, Office setup including developing administrative and human resource manuals and finance manuals. She began her career as a credit control officer with British airways in 2004, from there she worked at Ibis as a finance assistant, then finance officer before finally moving to Varkey Foundation in 2013 as a Finance Manager. In 2019, the projects of Varkey Foundation were innovated to Plan International Ghana where she continued her role as Finance Manager until January 2022 when the projects ended.
Emefa is a chartered accountant with ACCA (UK) and ICA (GH.) She has recognizable skills in the preparation of donor financial reports, donor budgets, audits, and treasury management.