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    Kweku Awotwi

    Board Chairman

    Kweku Awotwi was formerly the Managing Director of Tullow Ghana and the Board Chairman of Volta River Authority. Other high profile roles in the past include the Acting President of the Ghana Chamber of Mines and the Managing Director of Strategic Planning and New Business Development at Ashanti Goldfields (AGC). Before joining AGC, he was Manager of Business Planning and Analysis for Kaiser Aluminium & Chemical Corporation in the USA where he worked for eight years. He trained as an electrical engineer and has a BSc degree from Yale University and an MBA from Stanford’s Graduate School of Business.

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    Samuel Nana Brew-Butler

    Vice Chairman

    Samuel Nana Brew-Butler is a distinguished Ghanaian businessman and entrepreneur and the original founder of Cenpower. He has held many senior management roles in his long and successful career, most notably Group Commercial Manager of Ghana Industrial Holding Corporation from 1981-1985. He then set up Reltub Company Limited, a business and project development group, of which he is Chairman and CEO. He is also a shareholder and Resident Director of Arab Contractors, an international construction company, and a Director of Consolidated Power Projects Ghana, a subsidiary of Consolidated Power Projects South Africa. He has a first degree in Business Studies from the University of North London (UK) and obtained a Post Graduate Diploma from the University of Kent at Canterbury (UK).

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    Dr. Jimmy Heymann

    Board Member

    One of the founders of Cenpower, Dr Heymann is a medical practitioner. After acquiring a lot of working experience in Ghana and Nigeria, he established a successful medical practice in Ghana in 1989. He has served on the board of Arab Contractors (Ghana). For a year (2005 -2006), he was an adviser to the then minister of Science, Technology and Environment. He also served as Ghana's High Commissioner to Republic of South Africa (2006-2009).

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    Soraya Anglow

    Board Member

    Soraya Anglow is a go-getter and executive director of GreenLine Logistics. She is a team leader with excellent execution of service and very passionate about her clients.

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    Georgina Quaisie

    Board Member

    Mrs. Georgina Quaisie is the Executive Director of the GHACOE Women’s Ministry. She has to her credit, a number of innovative programmes in promoting alternative education for the less privileged in the society and the hard-to-reach people. As a trained High School Chemistry Teacher, she spent much of her career life with the Ghana Education Service, mainly in the areas of encouraging girls to study Science and Mathematics and pursue careers in the field of Science and Technology. She also has ample experience with the operations of Non-Governmental Organizations (NGOs) and was the National Education Coordinator with Action Aid Ghana. She was a former Director of the Ghana Institute of Languages, Literacy and Bible Translation (GILLBT). Mrs. Quaisie has to her credit the establishment of a school for children from low income families within her West Adenta community in Accra. She holds a Master of Philosophy Degree in Science Education.

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    Judy McPherson

    Board Member

    Judy McPherson is the founder, chair and CEO of Play Soccer, nonprofit corporation with a mission of development through sport. She started this program after her retirement. Mrs. McPherson holds a master in Public affairs and has worked in various sectors. She was the Deputy Director at Unicef for ten (10) years and prior to that worked in areas such as public health, banking and education.

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    Ellis Quarshie

    Board Member

    Ellis Quarshie, currently with Bolte Communication on an Internet Connectivity Project (MiFi) at the University of Cape Coast as a site Distribution Manager. Prior to that he was as the Acting Country Director for Play Soccer Ghana from 2015 through. He studied and worked in the United Stated (US), a stay that span over thirty-eight (38) years and worked with International Business Machines (IBM) for over 21 years as a System Analyst. He obtained his BA in Political Science and Masters in MSc. Computer Science at the University of California Berkeley.

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    Ama Gyamfuah Abrefa

    Board Member

    Ama Gyamfuah Abrefa is a legal practitioner called to the Ghana Bar in 2007. She has professional qualifications from the London Guildhall University and the Ghana School of Law. She is also a member of the Ghana Bar and International Bar Associations. She started her career as a private legal practitioner in corporate and finance law prior to joining Stanbic Bank Ghana Limited in 2010, where she has risen to the role of Head, Corporate and Investment Banking (CIB) Legal. She had previously held several roles at the Bank including Senior Legal Business Partner for Investment Banking and Global Markets respectively, Assistant Company Secretary for Stanbic Bank Ghana Limited and also acting Company Secretary for Stanbic Bank S.A (Ivory Coast). In her capacity as Senior Legal Business Partner, she has also played very vital roles in various investment banking and capital market transactions the Bank was involved in. Together with her team she is responsible for delivering the CIB Legal strategy by providing a suite of services including legal and transactional advice to the CIB franchise in Ghana. She is a Solicitor and Barrister of the Superior Courts of Ghana. Currently, she is also the Assistant Company Secretary for Stanbic Investment Management Services Limited (SIMS) and SBG Securities Ghana Limited.

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    Franklin Asuo

    Country Director

    Franklin Asuo is the current Country Director of Play Soccer Ghana. He has a Master of Public Health and BSc. in Biochemistry from University of Ghana. Mr. Asuo has expertise in organisational management, fund raising and programme design. Prior to joining Play Soccer Ghana he had worked as Country Programme Manager for MAP Ghana and Programmes Manager for Planned Parenthood Association of Ghana and has won several grants and led the implementation of various projects supported by donors including the Global Fund, UNFPA, JICA, DFID, USAID and others.