BERNICE DAPAAH – FOUNDER AND CEO
Described as a sensational Young Global Leader of the World Economic Forum and Alumni of the Harvard University’s Executive Education Program, Bernice Dapaah is a seasoned Ghanaian with an upward climb in social entrepreneurship. She holds a Diploma in Human Resource Management and Marketing from the Institute of Commercial Management UK and Bachelors in Business Administration from the Christian Service University College in Kumasi Ghana.
She has over a decade of work experience in both the profit and non-profit industries. Bernice is a member of the World Economic Forum Global Agenda Council on Biodiversity and Natural Capital, which is comprises the world’s premier intellectual network, convening the most relevant and knowledgeable leaders from business, government, academia, and civil society to address key global issues.
She was also named an Ambassador of the World Bamboo Organization having previous been appointed as a member of the prestigious Global Teacher Prize Academy. She was also honored to receive the World Entrepreneurship Forum’s “Entrepreneur for the World Award” for her impact on society and capacity to change the world.
Lastly, Bernice sits on the advisory boards of World Intellectual Property Organization-Green (WIPO Green) in Switzerland. She is skillful in project implementation, monitoring, training, assessments, reviews, baseline surveys, and evaluation. In her capacity as the CEO of Ghana Bamboo Bikes, Bernice ensures that project design and implementation are scientifically-informed. She is also responsible for monitoring and evaluating mechanisms, processes, and targets related to the initiative in order to provide constructive feedback to project teams.
AMOS AGYAPONG – HEAD OF PRODUCTION & MASTER TRAINER
Amos Agyapong is a Distinguished Alumni of the Ghana Institute of Surveyors with impressive dynamism in professional work ethics. Working in several corporate bodies for skills enhancement, he eventually became the Assistant Quantity Surveyor of Ghana Highway Authority with prior experience as a Frontline Manager of Kingdawsco Ltd. Through his years of experience, his unique skills in Production Planning, Procurement, and Quality Control has earned him the position of Production Manager at Ghana Bamboo Bikes Initiative where he oversees local and international contractual partnerships and plans production lines. With his aptitude in project implementation and masterful craftsmanship, he has successfully trained many international interns in corporate work scheduling, systems inventory, R & D, monitoring, and evaluation.
Amos holds a Higher National Diploma in Building Technology from the Ho Polytechnic and is currently pursuing Bachelor of Science in Construction Technology Education at the University of Education, Winneba, Ghana.
JASONAH ESINU – DIRECTOR OF INNOVATION AND DEVELOPMENT
Jasonah Esinu Adzo Dzomeku is a spirited and vocal young woman who is emerging as an enterprising figure and has carved out her own niche in the Renewable Energy Industry. Her years of experience combined with a unique craftsmanship and aptitude both in academia and industry has won her a reputation as a popular face in the energy and social sector. As a Director of Energy Innovation & Development for Ghana Bamboo Bikes Initiative, she has become a figurehead in our solar/bio-energy projects and private negotiations.
ANOWA AUGUSTINA – LEAD PROGRAMS OFFICER
Anowa Augustina is an enterprising young woman with a strong aptitude for leadership in social development and project management. In her capacity as a front-line team leader, she possesses an arsenal of skills in project planning, evaluation, and cross-cultural communication that enriches her professional portfolio.
She has demonstrated a superb entrepreneurial acumen as co-founder of Better Life Foundation and has led the implementation of several community-level projects for Ghana Bamboo Bikes Initiative, working in tandem with the Director of Innovation & Development. She is appraised as the Lead Program Officer, closely involved with the implementation of all community-based sustainable energy and demand-driven projects. To earn her BA in Social Work at KNUST, Anowa also became proficient in international relations.
IBRAHIM NYAMPONG – TECHNICAL ADVISOR & MASTER TRAINER
Ibrahim is a veteran in the bamboo bike industry in Ghana. As a mechanical engineer by profession, he brings advanced designs and development skills on board at the Bamboo Bike Project.