Our team

Meet the team!

Our Staff Team

Farida Yesufu

Head of Partnerships and 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

Mohammed Ukasha

Head of Operations

Mohammed Ukasha is envisioned; “To contribute to local, regional, and national development by scrutinizing social and economic policies in the light of youth employment, poverty, illiteracy rate, and health”. He …read more

Sefakor Ahiagbenu

Head of Education

Sefakor Ahiagbenu is an accomplished education specialist, who is passionate about quality education for all children especially for girls and those in marginalised communities with an extensive experience working with …read more

Shine Dewovo

Early Years Literacy Coordinator

Shine Dewovo is a passionate young lady with special interest in NGOS in Education, Education Intervention and Innovation, Girl Education and Educational Development. She has worked for the past 11 …read more

Anna Yawa Avugla

Literacy Clubs Coordinator

Anna Yawa Avugla is an English teacher and the English Coordinator for the Middle school of The Roman Ridge School in Accra, Ghana. Anna’s main role in Eduspots is to …read more

Cynthia Kumassah

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

Getrude Akunlibe

EcoSTEM Clubs Coordinator

Getrude’s key responsibilities are overseeing our ‘STEM for a Sustainable Future’ summer camps, developing our months STEM challenges, and creating a model for STEM clubs to support STEM volunteers across …read more

Faad Abdul-Rahman

Ignite Programme Coordinator

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

Francis Yeboah

Hospitality and Resource Manager

Francis Yeboah is our Head of Hospitality and Resource Provision in Ghana and a founding Director of EduSpots Ghana. He works part-time to ensure to oversee resource provision for our …read more

Frank Frimpong

Finance Manager

Frank Frimpong is a proactive, reliable and result oriented professional accountant, with a BSc. Business Administration from the University of Professional Studies. In addition he holds a certificate in Business …read more

Ibrahim Nabila Adam

Spot Coordinator

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

Rosemary Amegbedzi

Volunteer Coordinator

Rosemary is a highly motivated person who is passionate at whatever she does. Rosemary has over three years’ experience in public health specifically focusing women’s health. She is passionate about …read more

Etiam Lorlor Dei

Ambassadors Network Coordinator

Etiam Lorlor Dei ascribes to Francis Bacon’s quote that states “reading makes a full man….” and is of the belief that quality education is the bedrock of development hence is …read more

Vincent Dadzie

Communications Officer

Vincent Dadzie is an educator and social activist with over 5 years of experience in teaching and advocating. Vincent earned a degree in B.Ed. Accounting and Economics in 2017 from …read more

Rebecca Scotton

Fundraising Manager

A firm believer in the power of education to transform lives, Rebecca joined EduSpots in October 2022 to help us fulfil our core vision: a world in which communities unite …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

Trustees

Cat Davison

Chair / Founder

Cat has overall oversight of EduSpots’ ongoing development as a voluntary CEO. She is passionate about both the role communities can play in transforming educational opportunities and the importance of …read more

Gloria Agyemang

Trustee

Gloria Agyemang, Professor of Accounting, and current Head of the School of Business and Management at Royal Holloway, University of London holds a PhD in Management from the University of …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

Project Leaders

There are many more project leaders across the network of 42 centres. We continue to upload their profiles. They have a central role in the ever-evolving strategy of EduSpots.

Adu Boahen Carlos

Project Leader and 2021 Catalyst

I am Adu Boahen Carlos, from a rural community called Akumadan, in the Ashanti Region of Ghana. A student of the University of Ghana reading Psychology, Sociology and Information Studies, …read more

Gloria Serwaa Addae

Project Leader and 2021 Catalyst

Addae Serwaa Gloria is a volunteer (project leader) at EduSpots Ghana. She started basic education at the Messiah International School, and proceeded to Kumasi Anglican Senior High School before taking …read more

Ibrahim Nabila Adam

Spot Coordinator

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

Claris

Female Youth Grant Winner

I am Claris Nadini, a MasterCard Scholar who is an energetic, self-motivated, young leader in Second Year at Ashesi University, Ghana, studying Mechanical Engineering. At Ashesi University, I am part …read more

Gertrude Akunlibe

Female Youth Grant Winner

Gertrude studies at Academy city – her ‘spot’ is in Dulugu, Bolgatanga. Gertrude created an idea for an educational centre open to the entire community, but managed by a local …read more

Cedella Asoma Quagraine

My name is Cedella Asoma Quagraine. I believe that my ultimatum is to make this world a better place through positive changes(irrespective of the capacity). I am from Tarkwa in …read more

Anita Esi Eleh

Project Leader and CLEd Catalyst

Anita Esi Eleh is my name and I come from Gomoa Manso in the Central Region of Ghana. I am a MasterCard Foundation at Camfed Scholar at Central University studying …read more

Sule Arahamatu

Project Leader and 2021 Catalyst

My name is Sule Arahamatu,  a native of Bimbilla in the Northern Region of Ghana and a B.Ed Basic Education Student of the University for Development Studies. I double as …read more

Nimatu Abdul-Rahman

Project Leader and 2021 Catalyst

I am from savelugu an outskirt of Tamale. I am very passionate about community service and also positive social change because  with right mind set a little change can cause …read more

Bashiru Yahaya

Hikmatu Sulemana and Bashiru Yahaya are Lead for Ghana alumni teachers. They served together in Yoo R/C junior high school, Savelugu, Northern Ghana, during the first two(2) years of their …read more

Yahya Seidu

Teacher Changemaker

Yahya is a youth activist, child education enthusiast and a teacher at Ebenezer Preparatory School, Ejura in the Ashanti Region of Ghana. As a highly-motivated and passionate young man, he …read more

Benjamin Nana Aikins

2021 Catalyst

Benjamin Nana Aikins is my name and the third among four siblings. I was born to a fisherman and a trader in the year 1987. I grew up from different …read more

Isaac Yirenkyi Kenya

Teacher Changemaker

Hockey is a well acclaimed sport which is gradually gaining grounds in Ghana.However in the Central Region,the enthusiasm and zeal to play Hockey is discouraging.This is very reason why the …read more

Dennis Doe

2021 Catalyst

Dennis Doe is my name, a native of Keta in the Southern part of the Volta Region in Ghana I had my primary and secondary education at Keta (KETASCO) and …read more

Melvina Conton

Female Youth Grant Winner

My name is Melvina Conton, from Freetown, Sierra Leone. I am currently a Mechanical engineering major at Ashesi University in Ghana. I am a 2019 Kectil Colleague and a 2019 …read more

SHARON MEGA

Female Youth Changemaker

My name is sharon Mega, I am 19 years old and I am from Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. I am a student at the Africa Science Academy in Ghana. I love …read more

Kofi Antwi

Project Leader

I am a teacher in Bono Manso in the Bono East region of Ghana. Having acquired teacher training from the University of Cape Coast, I was posted to my community …read more

Portia Selorm Dzamvivie

Volunteer

My name is Portia Selorm Dzamvivie, a graduate of the University of Education, Winneba with a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Graphic Design. I am a Teach For Ghana fellow …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.

Benjamin Nana Aikins

2021 Catalyst

Benjamin Nana Aikins is my name and the third among four siblings. I was born to a fisherman and a trader in the year 1987. I grew up from different …read more

Nimatu Abdul-Rahman

Project Leader and 2021 Catalyst

I am from savelugu an outskirt of Tamale. I am very passionate about community service and also positive social change because  with right mind set a little change can cause …read more

Sadock Ofori

2021 Catalyst

Sadock Ofori is a graduate from the University of Education, Winneba with a bachelors degree in Community Based Rehabilitation and Disability Studies. As a volunteer with strong leadership skills, he …read more

Yahya Seidu

Teacher Changemaker

Yahya is a youth activist, child education enthusiast and a teacher at Ebenezer Preparatory School, Ejura in the Ashanti Region of Ghana. As a highly-motivated and passionate young man, he …read more

Sule Arahamatu

Project Leader and 2021 Catalyst

My name is Sule Arahamatu,  a native of Bimbilla in the Northern Region of Ghana and a B.Ed Basic Education Student of the University for Development Studies. I double as …read more

Adu Boahen Carlos

Project Leader and 2021 Catalyst

I am Adu Boahen Carlos, from a rural community called Akumadan, in the Ashanti Region of Ghana. A student of the University of Ghana reading Psychology, Sociology and Information Studies, …read more

International Volunteers

Our international volunteers play a range of roles supporting the work of EduSpots.

Oliver Champness

Partnerships Support Officer

An Old Brightonian, Oliver was part of the first student team to visit to Ghana from the school in 2015, subsequently supporting EduSpots through various fundraising activities. Since graduating from …read more

Sarah Davis

Finance and Admin Officer

Sarah joined EduSpots as their Bookkeeper and Admin support on a volunteer basis in February 2021. She is a certified accountant with over 20 years of management accounting experience. Sarah …read more

Claudia Vyvyan

Student Ambassador Coordinator

During her final year at Marlborough College Claudia took on the role as a Student Ambassador following her introduction to EduSpots through the Online Global Learning Course. Claudia introduced EduSpots …read more

Dawn Parks

Head UK Primary School Partnerships

Dawn is a Special Educational Needs Coordinator and Deputy Safeguarding Officer at Brighton College Nursery and Pre-Prep. She has a BA (hons) in Primary Education from the University of Brighton …read more

David Roche

STEM Advisor

David works as a Physics teacher at Sevenoaks School in the UK. Prior to starting teaching, David studied Engineering at Imperial College London, before completing his PhD at the University …read more

Katie Couldrey

Well-being and Literacy Advisor

Katie Couldrey has been in the education sector for 10 years and has experience of both the state and private sector. She currently works as a housemistress and teacher of …read more

George Tunnacliffe

School Partnerships Support Officer

After graduating from the University of Leicester in 2017 with a degree in BA Geography, George took up a Graduate Assistant role at St John’s Leatherhead before becoming a Teacher …read more

Ed Warren

Communications Support Officer

While a student at Brighton College, Ed was one of EduSpots’ first Student Ambassadors and supported many of the charity’s initiatives. During his gap year, in 2018, he returned to …read more

Mai-Xuan Mantwill

Design & Partnerships Support Officer

Mai-Xuan first volunteered with Eduspots in 2019/20 when she was a student at Sevenoaks School. During this time, she led the design process on the EduLit Phonics Card Project, in …read more

Camille

Monitoring, Evaluation and STEM Support Officer

Camille started her career as an engineer but quickly realised that what she really enjoyed was teaching and has thus taught science for several years in France and abroad before …read more

Vicky Royle

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

Advisory Board

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

Livingstone Delali Agbo

Advisory Board Member

Livingstone Delali Agbo is a graduate of the University for Development Studies with a Bachelor of Arts in Integrated Community Development. He has over five years experience in the non-profit …read more

Helen Denyer

Advisory Board Member

Helen Denyer lived and worked in Ghana for 3 years with the African Gifted Foundation. During the first year she was their Project Manager leading the team on the ground …read more

Nana Demoah

Advisory Board Member

Nana Awere Damoah works as a publisher, bookseller and technical services consultant. He is the co-founder of booknook.store – an online bookshop focused on distributing printed African books across the …read more

Evans Odei

Advisory Board 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

Kenneth Gyamerah

Kenneth has over five years’ experience as high school teacher in Ghana and served as an educator and youth development specialist in varying roles. He is a PhD Candidate at …read more