Ing. Leslie Alexander Ayeh
Project Director for the Northern Apron project
Ing. Leslie Alexander Ayeh was educated at Achimota School and St. Augustine’s College. He proceeded to the KNUST to pursue a degree in Engineering, and after graduation, began his career at the Accra Metropolitan Authority Roads Department, and subsequently, the Ghana Highway Authority (GHA). At GHA, he was initially assigned to the Contracts Division. At GHA, Ing Ayeh designed trunk roads, carried out road condition surveys around the country, and developed performance budgets for highway districts. He was later seconded to OVE ARUP as an Assistant Resident Engineer on the Axim-Mpataba-Elubo Project from 1983 to 1986. In 1986, He served as Resident Engineer on the Tepa junction – Sunyani road project. He later worked with an American consultant on several aviation projects including the Kumasi and Takoradi Airports, where he carried out planning and design for the Sunyani Airport relocation to Nsoatre. Ing Ayeh also worked on the siting of three bridges over Yagaba, Luari and Sisily rivers in Ghana. He later joined Comptran Engineering where he worked on feeder roads projects. In 1993, he joined Louis Berger group in Paris, France, and was posted to Guinea to work as a Resident Engineer on two major road projects (Faranah–Kissoudougou, 140km and Faranah–Dabola, 110km). He returned to Ghana, founded Ayeh & Ayeh Consultants, where he designed the Ho airport and Kurantin Airstrip, and carried out feasibility and preliminary design of the Cape Coast Airport, Bibiani Aerodrome, and the Kotoka International Airport phase 3. Subsequently, he carried out environmental impact studies, and worked on feeder road projects in South Sudan. Currently, he is the Project Director for the Northern Apron project (which includes the taxiway extension, the Northern apron expansion to accommodate six code C and four code E aircraft, and the fuel hydrant system expansion). He has participated in training programs organized by the ASCE/ FAA on airport design. He is also a postgraduate student in Theology and Missions at the Akrofi Christaler Research Center.