Bernice Dapaah – Executive Director
Bernice Dapaah a 2013 Vital Voices Lead Fellow 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 work experience in both the profit and non-profit industries in Ghana.
She is a member of the World Entrepreneurship Forum and the World Economic Forum Global Agenda Council on Biodiversity and Natural Capital made up of the world’s foremost intellectual network, convening the most relevant and knowledgeable thought leaders from business, government, academia and civil society to address key global issues industries.
She is responsible for the day-to-day operations, liaison with fair trade shops, business development, logistics, and personnel matters.
In her capacity as the Executive Director, she ensures that project design and implementation is scientifically informed. She is responsible for research, monitoring, and evaluation mechanisms, processes and targets related to the project, and provide feedback and advice to the project team.
Amos Agyapong - Head of Production
A member of the Ghana Institute of Surveyors, Amos holds a Higher National Diploma in Building Technology from the Ho Polytechnic. He is responsible for planning and implementation of production operations, overseeing the sourcing of raw materials for production.
Amos ensures that the bikes and frames are manufactured to national and international standards ensuring consistency and high quality standards at every stage of production.
Prior to assuming this role, Amos was an Assistant Quantity Surveyor with the Ghana Highway Authority having earlier on worked as Assistant General Foreman of Kingdwsco Limitedroject, and provide feedback and advice to the project team.
Winnifred Selby - Co-Founder
A serial social entrepreneur, Winnifred co-founded the Ghana Bamboo Bikes Initiative with Bernice and Kwame at the age of 15.
Winnifred is a graduate of Joy Standard College and is responsible for daily operations including documentation of systems, processes, procedures and staff management. She is also in charge of procurement and corporate affairs.
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 on board these advanced design and development skills to the Bamboo Bike Project.
Ibrahim will also be in charge of our bicycle mechanic training school, through which he will impart knowledge and skills to young Ghanaians in bamboo bicycle building and bicycle mechanics.
Kwame Kyei – Director of Foreign Relations
Kwame is a medical student with a strong passion for community development. He brings his experience in mobilizing communities and developing programs with positive impact to the project. Kwame is in charge of developing new markets in Europe for our products and the forging of partnerships with potential partners.
George AnkomaYeboah–Director of Planning and Resource Management
A graduate of the University of Ghana and immediate past Kumasi Metropolitan Youth Director of the National Youth Council of Ghana. His personal qualities include team building, project leadership, administration and
accountability. Has participated in a number of workshops and training including Strategic Planning for growth oriented companies, Human resource management and Book keeping for small scale enterprises.
He will be responsible for coordinating all staff and project participation and ensure that we all know what each one does.