The Team At RIMCS

CEO/Managing Consultant

Kwabena Owusu-Mensah

About me

Kwabena is a Management Consultant with specialization in Web-Based Application Development, Research, Monitoring & Evaluation, Business Development Services, Microfinance and Related Advisory Services, Computational Statistics, Training and Facilitation.

Kwabena holds Masters in Business Administration (MIS) and BSc (Hons) Computer Science, Statistics all from the University of Ghana in 2005 and 2000 respectively. In addition, He has had training in Adult Training and Facilitation Skills (Andragogy) and Performance Management System. He is a Member of ISACA-Accra Chapter and Chartered Institute of Human Resources Management, Ghana. 

Kwabena has performed various assignments in different capacities for Development Partners like GiZ, The WORLD BANK, DANIDA, UNDP, JICA, EU, African Development Bank, International Organizations including, AfricaSeeds, FARA, Unico International Corporation (Japan) and ECOWAS, Non-Governmental Organizations (NGOs) and local Corporate Organizations among others are GHAMFIN, Microfinance Apex Institutions, Metropolitan, Municipal and District Assemblies (MMDAs) and Ministries, Departments and Agencies (MDAs).


Experience
  • Consultant – Content Creation and Curriculum Development for Climate Finance Knowledge Hub.
  • Lead Consultant – Dev of Climate Finance Knowledge Hub.
  • Lead Consultant – Microfinance Institutional Mapping under RAFiP. Mapped geographical locations of all MFIs (including RCBs) in Ghana.
  • Consultant – Feasibility Study for the Establishment of a Credit Reference Bureau for MFIs in Ghana.
  • Lead Consultant – Validation Survey on Housing Microfinance Credit Product Prototype.
  • Lead Consultant – Impact Assessment Studies of OPEC Fund Projects undertaken by the Social Investment Fund (SIF)
  • Consultant – Feasibility Study for the Establishment of a Credit Reference Bureau for MFIs in Ghana
  • Lead Consultant – Design and Development of Website and ICT Based Resource Centre for Ghana Audit Service (GAS) & ICAG
  • Lead Consultant – Design and Development of Web-Based Online Database for West Africa Agricultural Productivity Programme (WAAP2) & LAP-2

Partner/Senior Associate Consultant

Patient Antonio

About me

Patience is a passionate achiever with about 20 years of experience in Community, Human and Institutional Development. She has worked with both international and national non-governmental organizations and has held many Senior level positions including Community Development Expert, Senior Human Resource Specialist, Program Communications Manager, Senior Training Officer on Micro-finance and National Partner.

She has been involved in projects with sponsorship from many International Organizations such as: UNICEF, World Bank, USAID Ghana, Plan International, Action Aid, KfW/MLGRD, GTZ, DANIDA, DFID and Compassion International either as either a consultant, Project team lead or member.

Patience has worked on projects in critical areas with outcomes in Poverty Reduction, Holistic Child Development, Institutional Strengthening (Leadership, & Governance structures), Community Development, Rural Housing, Water and Sanitation, Micro-finance, Child/Social Protection, Child Survival Issues, Gender Advocacy and Youth Development etc.

She has international exposure with good appreciation of leadership roles and responsibilities and poised for a high level managerial job engagement.

Experience

⦁ Coordinated, developed and facilitated capacity building programs for over 430 Partner Projects reaching about 95,000 children and youth in Ghana.

⦁ Supported the Health team to equip Project Health workers on sexual reproductive health, malaria prevention and management, personal and environmental hygiene campaigns, HIV/AIDS prevent, management & support.

⦁ Coordinated and Facilitated the training of Rural Banks for effective implementation of Micro-finance operations in 7 regions across Ghana with funding Unicef, ActionAid Ghana, Plan Ghana and UNICEF

⦁ Trained over 140 Project Management Committees members of Credit and Savings Associations across Ghana.

⦁ Conducted Training Needs Assessment (TNA) and developed training curriculum for POs and Management Committees under the VIP program in three districts of Ghana.

⦁ Participated in a Socio-demographic Survey under the PRODICAP 1 in the Brong-Ahafo Region KfW/MLGRD.

⦁ Provided Facilitation Expertise for the GTZ/MoFA sponsored workshops in PRA

Consultant

Kwame Opon-Yeboah

About me

Opon-Yeboah combines a wide range of publishing skills including Graphics Designing, Script Development and Editing in moulding his reputation as a Publishing Consultant. His experience transcends the field of publishing to include Project Management, Leadership and Personal Development coaching as well as Pastoring and church administration.

Opon-Yeboah has rendered publishing services to many individuals and organisations. Notable among them is the Ghana Colleges and Universities Placement Guide, The Mensah Sarbah Hall Official magazine, Winners Chapel Ghana anniversary magazine to mention but a few.

Opon-Yeboah holds an MBA in Project Management Ghana Institute of Management and Public Administration (GIMPA) and a Bachelor’s Degree in Political Science from the University of Ghana, Legon.

Experience
  • Consultant – Content Creation and Curriculum Development for Climate Finance Knowledge Hub
  • Consultant – Development of Climate Finance Knowledge Hub.
  • Ministry Administrator – Managing the corporate and organizational aspects of the church efficiently
  • Chairman, Global Leadership Network (GLN), Accra (Leadership and Investment Club)
  • Chief Executive Officer, Xclusive Media Company Ltd., Accra
  • Marketing Manager, Terravita Products Ltd. Eastern Region.

Head of Administration

Lilian Laryea

About me

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Accountant

Michael Aryeetey

About me

Michael Aryeetey is a trained accounts officer and a facilitator of development processes. Michael holds a Diploma in Accounting from the University of Professional Studies (UPS) Accra (2005) and Bachelor of Business Studies Degree in Accounting from Wisconsin International University College Accra (2018).

He has over Ten years of experience in accounting, management and administration of organizations and institutions. He is an effective communicator and has worked with RIMCS Consult, Speedster ICT Resource Centre, El-yasadh Resources, El-Yasadh Foundation, Association International School and Osei Kwabena and Associates (Chartered Accountant and Management Consultant’s), he is a good team player. Michael is also a director of El-Yasadh Foundation, a Financial NGO that has special interest in educating poor and needy children in poor communities.

Michael has special abilities in organizing and mentoring poor and needy children and also developing their self-esteem (Volunteer-Non- paid). He is one of the 101 young African leaders selected from all over Africa to attend Africa Business Leaders Conference in 2007.

Experience
  • Prepare profit and loss statements and monthly closing and cost accounting reports
  • Compile and analyse financial information to prepare entries to accounts, such as general ledger accounts and documents business transactions.
  • Establish, maintain, and coordinate the implementation of accounting and accounting control procedures.
  • Prepare and review budget, revenue, expense, payroll entries, invoices and other accounting documents.
  • Analyse revenue and expenditure trends and recommend appropriate budgets levels and ensure expenditure control
  • Interact with internal and external auditors in completing audits

Our team of Consultants

The team of consultants are all experts’ practitioners with deep and broad experience in their areas of expertise.

Prof. Kwabena Doku-Amponsah

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Dr. Cletus Agyenim-Boateng

Expert in Financial Accountability and Governance Practices

Richard Amuzu

Project Coordinating, Financial Literacy Expert, Researcher

Prof. John Effah

 Expert in Digitization, ICT Policy & Planning Expert and Researcher

Prof. Albert Ahenkan

Expert in Climate Finance

Emmanuel Essem Gyabeng

Development Finance and Risk Management Professional

Leslie Botchway

Software Engineering and Database Administration