Nana Yaw Akwada
Nana Yaw Akwada is a Certified Occupational Safety Specialist and an ISO 45001 Lead Auditor with over fifteen years of industrial experience. He is a member of the International Public Safety Association and a Certified Member of the National Safety Council, Ghana. In 2013 he received the Florida Safety Council’s Safety Leadership Award and served as a member on the National Occupational Safety and Health Policy Draft Committee in 2013/14.
He founded the Bureau of Public Safety (BPS) which organization has led public safety advocacy in Ghana since 2009. He has worked with several State institutions such as the Ministry of Interior, Ghana Police Service, Environmental Protection Agency, Department of Factories Inspectorate of the Ministry of Employment and Labour Relations, among others.
He is a founding member and Chairman of the National Safety Council, Ghana an association of occupational Safety, Health and Environmental Professionals in Ghana and the current President of the Institute of Safety and Security Studies. He has consulted for several companies including Nexans Kabelmetal, Nigerian Port Authority, Care International, among several others.
Mr. Akwada has participated in several International Safety Conferences and Seminars across Europe and America notable among which include the OSHA Oil and Gas Safety Conference, ILO International Occupational Health, Safety and Environmental Conference, etc. He has engaged several foreign security agencies including the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI). Currently, Nana Yaw is pursuing a Master of Science program in Occupational Safety, Health and Environment at the Ghana Institute of Management and Public Administration (GIMPA).
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Sampson Wolanyo Deklu
Wolanyo is the Partnership lead at Barcamp Ghana, part of the GhanaThink Foundation. Wolanyo graduated from the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology with both Bachelor and Master of Architecture degrees. Wolanyo has a progressive experience in leadership and capacity development, volunteering and organization.
He is the co-founder of the #FeedTheChild project, which supported children at the Kumasi Children’s Hospital. His current project #ThousandFor1000 aims at supporting 1000 pupils of a selected deprived school with learning materials. Wolanyo is interested in children architecture and the exploration of playground activities for children development. He also A few organisation he volunteers for SociArchi, CleanAfrica, GhanaThink and Adehyee Leo Club. He also has a keen interest in safety of spaces with the broader view designing for people for communal interactions.
Tata Kosi Foliba
Tata is a lawyer with one of the leading law firms in Ghana. He specializes in Tort Law, Commercial Law, Law of Taxation, Company Law and Company Secretarial Practice. He also has experience in Labour Law, Family Law, Property Law and Civil and Criminal Litigation.
He currently volunteers for the Juvenile Justice Project (JJP) where he provides legal services for juveniles who have fallen foul of the law on a pro – bono basis.
Tata holds an LLB and BA (Hons) Psychology from the University of Ghana, Legon, Diploma (Project Management) and Diploma (Business Management and Administration) from the Institute of Commercial Management (ICM), UK. He is currently pursuing Chartered Tax Professional course at the Chartered Institute of Taxation, Ghana.
Tata is a member of the Ghana Bar Association and the African Bar Association.