Our team

Our work is primarily led by our dynamic network of over 300 local community based volunteers: our Catalysts!

Note that all of the delivery work in Ghana is led by our Ghana-based team who exist to support our Catalysts, with our fundraising, communications and partnerships teams spread across Nigeria, Ghana and the UK.

Our Staff Team

Cat Davison

Founder / CEO

Cat’s primary interest is in the development of educational systems, resources and curriculums that enable learners of all ages and identities to create the worlds that they want to see, …read more

Kennedy Apanyin

Head of Operations

Meet Kennedy, an ardent advocate for community-based initiatives with a dedicated commitment to driving transformative change within underserved Ghanaian communities through education and empowerment. With over 8 years of invaluable …read more

Lawrence Dankwah

Education and Research Manager

Lawrence rejoins the EduSpots team as Education and Research Manager, and starts in mid September. Lawrence envisions a society where all children will be competent to solve problems and consistently grow …read more

Katie Allen-East

Head of Development

Katie has 15 years’ experience working in the non-profit sector, focused particularly on women’s and girls’ rights, education, and supporting people affected by conflict. She holds a Masters in Post-War …read more

Farida Yesufu

Head of Communications

Farida is a social entrepreneur advocating for literacy in Nigeria. She is the founder and literacy leader at The Bookworm Cafe. The Bookworm Cafe is a children’s literary organization that …read more

Sarah Abotsi-Masters

EcoSTEM Specialist

Sarah is a science and astronomy educator who loves inspiring others to explore the natural world around them, and indeed the wider universe! After gaining a B.Sc in Physics from …read more

Danielle Harris

Trusts and Foundations Manager

Danielle joined EduSpots in October 2022. She is a trusts and foundations specialist and has worked for large and small charities focussed on development in Africa for over 20 years. …read more

Constant Baku

Regional Spot Coordinator (Central & Western Regions)

Constant is a passionate advocate for adolescent and youth development and empowerment. He desires to provide enabling environments to young people in underserved communities to break the circle of poverty. …read more

Yahya Seidu

Operations & Regional Spot Coordinator (Middle Region)

Alongside his role as Spot Coordinator for the Middle Region, Yahya is a youth activist, child education enthusiast and a teacher at Ebenezer Preparatory School, Ejura in the Ashanti Region …read more

Cynthia Kumassah

EduKidz & Online Course Coordinator

Cynthia Mawuena Kumassah is a highly motivated and resilient individual with almost four years’ experience in classroom management and a passion for working with children and their families. She is …read more

Vida Konadu Agyeman

Ignite Equity Programme Coordinator

Vida has over five years of experience working with non-governmental organizations to address educational inequity. She holds a Bachelor’s degree in Biological Science and a Master of Education degree in …read more

Getrude Akunlibe

EcoSTEM Clubs Coordinator

Getrude’s key responsibilities are overseeing our EcoSTEM programme run through our locally-driven EcoSTEM clubs. Getrude A.A Akunlibe is a final year Computer Science student at Academic City University College with …read more

Isaac Kobby Ayibor

Literacy and Digital Skills Coordinator

Isaac Kobby Ayibor joins EduSpots as the Literacy and Digital Skills Coordinator, driving forward EduSpots’ work in literacy and digital skills development. Isaac is a passionate quality education advocate with …read more

Elvis Kwofie

Learning Centre Officer, Elmina

Elvis Kwofie is a dedicated and experienced professional who has spent four years working in the teaching sector in the private industry after completed his Senior High School education, alongside …read more

Adeline Cheung

School Partnerships Intern

Adeline is joining EduSpots as a School Partnership intern in January 2024. She is currently pursuing an MA in History and Politics at the University of Edinburgh, and is particularly …read more

Madeleine McBroom

Fundraising Intern

Maddie is a recent History and Politics graduate from Oxford University. During her studies, she developed an interest in applying decolonisation and feminist theory to international development. She is also …read more

Vicky Royle

Monitoring, Evaluation & Learning Volunteer

Vicky is an English Literature and Language teacher in the UK and is coming to the end of her MA studies in Education and International Development at UCL. she has …read more

Ibrahim Nabila Adam

Regional Spot Coordinator (Northern Region & Kenya)

Ibrahim Nabila Adam is my full name even though Mr Adam is widely used in Eduspots circles. I am a teacher at Kalpohin Anglican JHS and an Eduspots Volunteer in …read more

Faad Abdul-Rahman

Programmes Manager

Faad Abdul-Rahman is a highly motivated and resilient individual who has gained significant experience and interest in community service and social impact through outreach and volunteer activities in remote and …read more

Brittany Newfer

Fundraising Manager

Brittany is a value driven professional who is passionate about working with purpose-led organisations, specifically within the international development sector. In addition to this role as Fundraising Manager, she is …read more

Noah Nkra Demuyakor

Graphic Designer

Meet Noah, a versatile creative professional with a decade of experience in graphic design, illustration, and motion design. As a passionate advocate for visual communication, Noah has consistently demonstrated a …read more

Racheal Katandala

Well-being Intern

Racheal Katandala is a full-time psychology student at the United States International University- Africa passionate about human behaviour and how it impacts human productivity. She intends to pursue industrial psychology …read more

Zainab Abdelaitif

Programmes Intern

Zainab is a part-time master’s student of Education, Health Promotion, and International Development at University College London (UCL). She is passionate about advancing international development through impactful education and healthcare …read more

Langat Naomi

Leadership Team Intern

Meet Naomi, an education specialist with a keen interest in contributing her efforts to reaching the world’s most disadvantaged children through education. With over 7 years of diverse experience in …read more

Anna Tarasheva

Communications Intern

Anna is joining EduSpots as a Communications Intern in July 2024. She is currently pursuing an undergraduate degree in English Literature at Durham University and is passionate about writing, education …read more

Peer Mentors

The Peer Mentor team support the Catalyst cohorts with the delivery of community action plans and their personal development through regularly 1-1 coaching.

Abdul Wadud Suleiman

Peer Mentor (Comms)

With a passion for making a difference, Abdul has dedicated his time to volunteer with EduSpots for the past two years. Initially starting as a volunteer and spot lead at …read more

Adu Boahen Carlos

Peer Mentor (Youth Ambassadors Network)

Hello, I am Adu Boahen Carlos and I am a dedicated student and EduSpots peer mentor for the EduSpots Youth Ambassadors. I am deeply passionate about education and its transformative …read more

Nimatu Abdul-Rahman

Project Leader and Peer Mentor (Volunteer Community)

My name is Nimatu Abdul-Rahman, from Tamale in the Northern part of Ghana. I am a Nurse by profession and I am very passionate about community development. I started volunteering …read more

Arahamatu Sule

Peer Mentor (EduKidz)

Arahamatu is a student at the University of Cape Coast, where she is pursuing a Bachelor of Commerce in Accounting. At EduSpots, she serves as a volunteer and community ignite …read more

Francis Atta-Megbetor

Peer Mentor (EcoSTEM)

Francis Atta-Megbetor is a highly motivated teacher at the Takuve D/A JHS and an EduSpots volunteer who doubles as the spot lead and project manager of the Spot. He is …read more

Nafisa Botorah Abdulai

Peer Mentor (EduLit)

Meet Nafisa, a dedicated and passionate teacher with a strong commitment to education. With over 3 years of experience as a teacher, I have developed a range of skills that …read more

Gifty Abudu

Peer Mentor (Ignite Equity)

My name is Gifty Abudu, a dedicated midwife and Catalyst of Akumadan Spot. I have been passionate about fostering a love for reading and learning in my community since I …read more

Trustees

We are in the process of further developing our UK and Ghana board of trustees.

Gloria Agyemang

Chair of Trustees

Professor Agyemang joined the EduSpots board in July 2021, and since this time has offered exceptional commitment to her role as trustee through her consistent strategic input, hands-on support with …read more

Amjad Saleem

Trustee

Amjad Saleem (OS 96) is a British Sri Lankan currently working with the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies in Geneva. He manages the work around diversity, inclusion, …read more

Mark Goodrich

Trustee

After a 25-year career as a lawyer including as a partner with the global law firm, White & Case, Mark recently requalified as a primary school teacher to pursue his …read more

Gayle Clifford

Trustee

Gayle Clifford is a health improvement specialist with global experience (England, Mexico, Ghana, Azerbaijan, Jamaica, Uganda) of health, education and gender  programs and research with children, young people, women and …read more

Adam Khanbhai

Trustee

Adam is a British New Zealander who has spent most of his career in London, firstly as a Strategy Consultant with OC&C, and subsequently as a fund manager investing in publicly listed …read more

Francis Yeboah

Director, Edu Spots Ghana

Francis Yeboah is one of the founding Directors of EduSpots Ghana. He has been supporting various schools in Ghana throughout his life, donating books and food to schools in particular need. …read more

Advisory Group

This growing advisory group exists to advise the board on key areas of strategy.

Helen Denyer

Advisory Group Member

Helen has broad experience working and volunteering with small-scale grass-roots charities including in Madagascar, Nepal, Thailand, and Ghana. Helen worked in Ghana for 3 years with the African Gifted Foundation …read more

Evans Odei

Advisory Group Member

Mr. Evans Odei is a Mathematics Tutor of Achimota School. He has been teaching for 21 years with Ghana Education Service. Mr. Evans Odei obtained his professional training from Mampong Technical Teachers …read more

Dr. Thomas Amatey Tagoe

Advisory Group Member

Dr. Thomas Amatey Tagoe is a Neuroscientist, science communicator and Co-founder of G.H.Scientific, an oragnisation focused on building capacity in the sciences through public engagement activities. He trained at the …read more

Charles Antipem

Advisory Group Member

Mr. Charles Antipem is the Co-Founder and CEO of Dext Technology Limited. He led the development of the science set at Dext Technology. In 2018 the science set was named …read more

Sally Ofori-Yeboah

Advisory Group Member

Sally Ofori-Yeboah has a wealth of experience in program and project management, capacity building and civil society organisation leadership. She is an Executive Advisor at the Campaign for Female Education …read more

Isadore Armah

Advisory Group member

Isadore N. A. Armah is a seasoned leader and professional with rich and diverse background in project and operations management. With over 15 years of experience spanning various sectors, including …read more

Avril Kudzi

Advisory Group Member

Avril Kudzi a Social Development Professional with experience in leading teams and programmes in Ghana and West Africa. She has technical expertise in Education, Health (maternal and child), Child protection, …read more

Dr Kate McAlpine

Advisory Group Member

Dr McAlpine is a  “prac-ademic” who strives to build an evidence base of practical knowledge that enables people to thrive. She holds over 25 years of experience as a scholar-practitioner in …read more

Senyo Tettegah

Advisory Group Member

Senyo is an International education and development professional with a wide range of experience in the education sector; covering teaching, teacher training and coaching, curriculum development, qualitative research, impact evaluation, …read more

Leslie Ofosu

Leslie is passionate about seeing children learning and attaining quality outcomes in life and that has reflected in his commitment to work in the development sector and especially in education. …read more