Speakers

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Hon Joe Ghartey

Minister for Railways Development 

Honorable Joe Ghartey is the pioneering minister of the Ministry of Railways Development. He earned his LLB degree (with Honors) in 1986 at the University of Ghana, BL degree in 1988 at the Ghana School of Law, and was called to the Ghana Bar that same year.

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Dr. Samuel Owusu-Ababio

Professor, University of Wisconsin-Platteville

Dr. Samuel Owusu-Ababio is a professor at the University of Wisconsin-Platteville. He earned his PhD and MS in Civil Engineering from the University of Massachusetts, and his BS in Civil Engineering from the University of Science & Technology in Ghana.

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Dr. Abena Agyeiwaa Obiri-Yeboah

Dean of the Faculty of Engineering and Technology at the Kumasi Technical University, (KsTU)

Dr. Abena Agyeiwaa Obiri-Yeboah, Dean of the Faculty of Engineering and Technology at the Kumasi Technical University, (KsTU), is a registered member of the Ghana Institution of Engineers (GhIE). She holds a bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering, an MS in Road and Transportation Engineering and a Ph.D. in Civil Engineering from from the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology.

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Ing. Kwabena G. Bempong

Vice President, Business Development, Associated Consultant Ltd.

Ing. Kwabena Bempong attended Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology and completed with a BSc. (Hons) in Civil Engineering in 1993. He joined Associated Consultants Limited as an Assistant Engineer in 1995.

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Pastor (Ing.) Hector Boye, SPE-GhIE, MSc, PMP

Acting Director of Operations, Ghana Institution of Engineering

Pastor (Ing.) Hector Boye, SPE-GhIE, MSc, PMP, Acting Director of Operations of the Ghana Institution of Engineering, has over 32 years of experience in building & civil engineering design and construction as well as project, procurement and contract management.

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Edmund Kwasi Debrah

PhD Student, KNUST

Edmund Kwasi Debrah is a PhD student in Highway and Transportation Engineering of the Regional Transport Research and Education Centre Kumasi- TRECK, KNUST.

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Prof. Ing. Rev. Charles Anum Adams

Director, Regional Transport Research and Education Centre Kumasi (TRECK), KNUST

Prof. Adams is the founding Centre Director and visionary of the Regional Transport Research and Education Centre Kumasi (TRECK), a World Bank Centre of Excellence in transport and mobility for West Africa and also Leads the UKAID/ReCAP supported Centre for sub-Saharan Transport Leadership (CSSTL). Both Centres are hosted at the Kwame Nkrumah University of science and Technology, Kumasi.

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Dr. Cornelius Nuworsoo

Professor of Transportation Planning at Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo

Dr. Cornelius Nuworsoo, Professor of Transportation Planning at Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo, earned a Ph.D. in Transportation Engineering at U.C. Berkeley in 2004. He has an academic background and experience in transportation planning, traffic engineering, and land use planning.

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Dr. Gift Dumedah

Professor, Department of Geography and Rural Development, KNUST

Gift Dumedah completed his undergraduate Bachelors in 2002 at the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST), Kumasi, Ghana. This was followed by a Master’s program in 2005 at Simon Fraser University, British Columbia, Canada, and PhD in March 2010 at the University of Guelph, Canada.

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Dan P. Seedah, Ph.D., P.E.

Senior Transportation Planning Engineer at Jacobs

Dan P. Seedah, Ph.D., P.E., is a Senior Transportation Planning Engineer at Jacobs. Dan is a transportation data engineer, scientist, and full-stack software developer. His areas of expertise include corridor planning, freight transportation modeling, traffic forecasting, data integration, geospatial analysis and data visualization.

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Dr. Richard Amoh-Gyimah

Road Safety Research Analyst at Main Roads Western Australia (MRWA)

Dr. Richard Amoh-Gyimah is a Road Safety Research Analyst at Main Roads Western Australia (MRWA). He obtained his Ph.D. in Transportation from Monash University in 2017.

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Ing. Komla Ofori

Project Engineer, Coastal and Ports Development at GPHA, Tema

ng. Komla Ofori is the Project Engineer, Coastal and Ports Development at GPHA, Tema, Ghana. He has an MSc in Coastal Engineering and Port Development, and Hydraulic Engineering, at Delft’s UNESCO-IHE Institute for Water Education and brief research experience with Deltares Institute, Delft.

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Ing. (Mrs) Carlien Bou-Chedid

Independent Consulting Structural/ Earthquake Engineer

Ing. (Mrs) Carlien Bou-Chedid is an Independent Consulting Structural/ Earthquake Engineer. Her career has spanned more than 35years covering engineering design and supervision, project management, corporate governance and the professional education of engineers. She holds a BSc (Hons) Civil Engineering from the University of Surrey (1983), UK and a DIC and MSc (Earthquake Engineering & Structural Dynamics) from the Imperial College of Science, Technology & Medicine (1999), UK.

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Ing. Magnus Lincoln Quarshie, FGhIE

CEO, Delin Consult Ltd

Ing. Magnus Lincoln Quarshie FGhIE, CEO of Delin Consult Ltd., has over 27 years of experience as a civil engineer. He holds an MBA in Leadership & Sustainability from the Robert Kennedy College/University of Cumbria, Ambleside, UK; MSc. Transportation & Road Engineering from TU/IHE Delft, The Netherlands and BSc. Civil Engineering from KNUST.

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Ing. Mrs. Maud Setor Gbeckor-Kove

Development and Traffic Engineer, Department of Urban Roads, Ashanti Region

Ing. Mrs. Maud Setor Gbeckor-Kove holds a Bsc. Civil Engineering and Msc. Road and Transportation Engineering degrees from the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology.

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Ing. Collins Donkor

Director of the Contracts Division, Ghana Highway Authority

Ing. Collins Donkor, is the Director of the Contracts Division of the Ghana Highway Authority. He is passionate about building high performance and quality roads which brings growth and wealth to the African economy.

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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).

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Mr. Simon Ntramah

PhD Student, KNUST

Mr. Simon Ntramah has an M.S. in Sustainable Engineering Management for International Development from Swansea University, Wales, United Kingdom and a B.S. Civil Engineering from KNUST.

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