About

The EARC Team

Board of Directors

The members of the Board of Directors and Advisory Board are drawn from three of Ghana’s university which are: University of Cape Coast, University of Ghana-Legon, and University of Education Winneba. The Board of Directors and Members of the Advisory Board have extensive experience working under donor-funded projects including USAID, GTZ, DFID, UNICEF and World Bank.

Permanent Staff

Executive Director: Emma Afriyie Gyamera

Ms Gyamera is the Executive Director of EARC and has worked in this capacity for the past 16 years. She holds a Master’s degree in Project Management from University of Roehampton Business School London. She has held various positions in the organization: She was the Deputy Chief Of Party from 2001-to 2002 for then, The Mitchell Group supported project Performance Monitoring and Evaluation. She was Technical Supervisor from 2000-to 2001 and, EMIS (Data Base) Specialist from 1998-to 2000. Ms. Gyamera is a transformational leader who excels at the leadership task; by delegating and adopting an all-inclusive policy. She is a good organizer and a team player who ensures that goals are achieved. She has worked with Government agencies like the GES, MOE and Statistical service; Donor agencies like USAID, DFID, UNICEF, World Bank and numerous local and international NGO’s.

Finance Director: Isaac Sowah Ablorh 

Mr. Ablorh has over 10 years’ experience in managing the accounting systems of donor-funded projects especially that of USAID. Mr. Ablorh holds a degree in Accounting and a Master’s degree in Finance from Central University, Ghana. He has worked on several USAID sponsored projects including, EQUALL, QUIPS, EGRA-EGMA etc. He has extensive experience in Budget preparation and managing multi-million funded projects.

IT Manager: Richard Dotse Vormawor 

Mr. Vormawor has wide knowledge in the management of several software applications including the Tangerine software used for the processing of EGRA/EGMA data collection. He has HND in Statistics and a degree in Information Technology from University of Vermont, USA.

Project Coordinator: Rosemond Owusu

Ms. Owusu has a degree in Educational Psychology and a Master’s in Public Health. She has broad knowledge in education survey implementation and project management. She is well versed in the areas of proposal writing, planning, organizing, implementing, monitoring and recruiting for projects.

Project Manager: Emmanuel Mankattah

Mr. Mankattah holds a Master’s in Development Management and has over seven years experience in educational research and community development. His technical areas include: Project management, Assessment procedures, Training and Data management.

Research Managers: 

Constancia Elorm Matanawui

Ms. Matanawui has a degree in Education. She has a remarkable leadership quality in the areas of logistics planning, handling and quality control of research protocols, training and field monitoring. She is a result oriented person who pays attention to details and is particular about meeting project objectives. Ms. Matanawui is a good team player.

Phyllis Ahugah

Ms. Ahugah holds a degree in Education and Management. She has a passion for research and training related to data collection and monitoring. Ms. Ahugah is innovative, detail oriented and possess strong organizational skill. She has been a master trainer for most of EARC’s project.

Administrative Secretary: Charity Owusu

Ms. Owusu holds a degree in Business Administration in Management. She has over twelve years experience in providing administrative support to projects. She is responsible for managing the day to day running of the organization. Among her day to day activities, includes providing logistics for workshops and liaising with stakeholders.

Auxiliary Staff

EARC has well trained and experienced data collectors across the country. This includes GES staff, Language Experts, Education Consultants and University students.