Best BRRI Research Scientist, 2011

Profile of Surv. Ernest Osei-Tutu, Best BRRI Research Scientist, 2011

Surveyor Ernest Osei-Tutu is the Head of the Construction Division and Project Management Section of the CSIR-Building and Road Research Institute. He was born on the 24th of March 1960 in Kumasi to the late Ernest Osei-Tutu of Maase, Kwabere District and Madam Agnes Boakye of Atwima Bedu all of Ashanti Region respectively. Surveyor Ernest Osei-Tutu attended Opoku Ware Secondary School (OWASS with a school number O16) in Kumasi for his GCE “O” Level from 1974 to 1979. He later on completed his GCE “A” Level in 1981 at the same school. In September 1981, he entered the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST) to read Bachelor of Science degree in Building Technology and successfully completed in 1986.

 In June 1992 he travelled to the Netherlands where he undertook a Post Graduate Diploma in Housing, Planning and Building at the Institute of Housing Studies (I.H.S). He was readmitted into his alma mater (KNUST) for a Masters programme in Construction Management from 1998 to 2000. He again obtained a Certificate in Procurement from Ghana Institute of Management and Public Administration (GIMPA) in 2003.

He is a distinguished Fellow of the Ghana Institution of Surveyors (FGhIS, 2009), Member of the Association of African Quantity Surveyors (MAAQS, 2008), Member of the International Federation of Surveyors (MFIG) and Member of the Ghana Institute of Construction (GIOC).
Surveyor Osei-Tutu did a two year National Service at the Bureau of Integrated Rural Development (BIRD), KNUST between 1986 and 1988. Shortly thereafter, he was employed as an Assistant Research Fellow. In June 1990, he joined the CSIR-Building and Road Research Institute as an Assistant Research Officer. By virtue of diligence and devotion to work, he has since risen through the ranks from Assistant Research Scientist in 1990 to Senior Research Scientist in 2007.

Surveyor Ernest Osei-Tutu is an accomplished Academic, Procurement Specialist, Project Manager and a Quantity Surveyor. He has worked on several Donor Funded and National Projects such as Kumasi City Roads Rehabilitation Project, Promoting Partnership with Traditional Authorities Project, Primary Education Rehabilitation Project, to mention a few. He has also consulted for a number of Metropolitan, Municipal and District Assembly Programmes and Projects.
Since 2007 to date, his research interest has been in the Public Procurement Act and its structural implementation studies and research in maintenance of the built environment. As a Contemporary Researcher, he has over 50 peer reviewed Journal Papers, Articles and Conference Papers to his credit. He has also written a Monograph on Building Maintenance currently being used for BSc (Building Technology) Regular and Distance Learning programmes. In the past, he had participated in the following studies:

•    Lateritic Materials in Rural Housing Construction in Ghana, and Engineering Study Funded by the International Development Research Centre (IDRC) Ottawa, Canada
•    Research into Rural Housing Construction in Ghana, Funded by Government of Ghana through the Ministry of Works and Housing and Department of Rural Housing and Cottage Industries.
•    Development of Training Manuals and Training of Small Scale Contractors in the country.
•    Carried out housing cost studies which are vital needs for cost information for both budgetary control and for making day to day management decisions by public and private institutions.
While on Sabbatical leave from 2003 to 2006, he worked as Procurement Specialist on Promoting Partnership with Traditional Authorities Project (PPTAP) with the Asanteman Council.

His interests are Service to Community and God, Sports, History and Anthropology. He is a Member of the Holy Rosary Catholic Church at KNUST, has excellent human relations and affable to all. He is married to Mrs. Rosemary Osei-Tutu and the couple is blessed with four children namely; Safowaa Osei-Tutu, Frema Osei-Tutu, Ernest Osei-Tutu Jur. and Emmanuela Achiaa Osei-Tutu.

Currently, he is the Chairman of Estate and Housing Allocation Committee, Chairman of Procurement Committee, Co-coordinator, National Housing Conference Committee and Member of the BRRI Internal Management Committee.

Research and On-Site Job Output:

Surv. Osei-Tutu has had extensive participation in Quantity Surveying and Project Management Services as follows:

•    Pre and post-contract supervision of many capital projects.
•    Development of Construction Decision Procurement Model for the selection of procurement method used in the country.
•    Project Leader of over 50 successfully completed development Projects and Programmes funded by both donor agencies and the Government of Ghana.
•    Appraisal of construction techniques and selection of Cost-Saving alternatives i.e. hydro-fill and lintel technologies for Capital and housing development Programmes and Projects in the Ghanaian Construction Industry.
•    Successfully trained more than five Hundred (500) owner managers of Small Scale Construction firms in Ghana
•    Successfully piloted a World Bank Learning and Innovative programmes (Promoting Partnership with Traditional Authorities Project for Asanteman Council) to be duplicated worldwide.
•    Senior Service Lecturer, Department of Building Technology, KNUST and External Examiner for University of Education, Winneba, Kumasi Campus.
•    Development of a replacement cost determination model for the adoption of community relocation Housing project for Gold fields Ghana Limited for the Tarkwa Mine Relocation Project.
•    Member of an Expert Procurement Specialist Committee for the development of Standardised Tender documents and the Conditions of Contract for the Millennium Development Authority (N1H1 Highway road project).
•    Consultant Procurement Specialist for the Public Procurement Authority; Metropolitan, Municipal and District Assemblies and Donor Organizations; eg GTZ, KFW etc.
•    Effective Cost planning, monitoring, performance evaluation of the project, contractor and other participants’ role to identify strategies for optimization on such major projects as:

  1. Kumasi City Roads Rehabilitation Project.
  2. Promoting Partnership with Traditional Authorities Project
  3. Colleges of Education projects
  4. Sunyani Polytechnic Development project
  5. Primary Education Rehabilitation Project


Other Activities
•    July 2011, External Examiner, MSc (Wood and Construction), College of Education, Kumasi, University of Education, Winneba.
•    May 2011, Member of Scientific Review Committee, 1st International Conference on Infrastructure Development in Africa (ICIDA 2012). 
•    May 2011, Member, Technical Committee on Review of the Draft Ghana Building Code.
•    April, 2011, Member, Steering Committee on Review of the Draft Ghana Building Code.
•    September 2009, World Habitat Day National Planning Committee.
•    2010 to date, External Examiner M.Sc. Construction Management, Building Technology Department, KNUST.
•    November, 2009 to date, External Examiner, MSc (Wood and Construction), College of Technology Education, University of Education, Winneba, Kumasi Campus.
•    October, 2009, Co-ordinator, National Housing Conference Committee, CSIR – BRRI.
•    September 2009, Member, Expert Committee to Develop new Syllabus for BSc and MSc on Procurement, KNUST.
•    May 2009, Member Local Board of Consultants for Bui Hydroelectric Power Project.
•    October, 2008 to date, External Examiner, MSc Construction Management and Building Technology programmes, KNUST.
•    January, 2008, Member of an Expert Procurement Specialist Committee for the Development of a Standardized Tender Documents and the Conditions of Contract for the Millennium Development Authority (N1H1 Highway road project).
•    2007, Service Lecturer Building Technology programme, BT366 Building Maintenance.
•    July 2004 – November 2010, Part-time Lecturer, (Service Lecturer), BSc Programme,
Department of Building Technology) KNUST.       


Journal Publications
1.Osei-Tutu, E., Sarfo Mensah and Collins Ameyaw. (2011). The Level of compliance with the Public Procurement Act   ( Act 663) in Ghana International  Journal of Project Planning and Finance vol. 2 Issue 1, ISSN:2026-5190, Pp 20- 40

2.Yaw Poku-Gyamfi and Osei-Tutu E. (2011). Developing Ghana’s oil and Gas Industry: The Role of the Land Surveyor in Marine Survey, Special Issue, The Ghana Surveyor, ISSN 0855-9538, Pp 37 – 45

3.Osei-Tutu E. (2010). Building Construction Project Information: Sources, Utilization and Coordination.   Journal of Polytechnics in Ghana (JOPOG) ISSN: 0855-8760 Vol. 1

4.Osei-Tutu E., D. Owusu-Manu and E. Badu. (2010). Exploring Corruption Practices in Public Procurement of Infrastructural Projects in Ghana International Journal Of Managing Projects in Business of Project Planning and Finance, Vol. 3 Number 2,  ISSN 1753-8378 2026-5190 (Emerald Group) Pp. 236 -256

5.Osei-Tutu, E. (2008). Maintenance of Public Buildings in Ghana; Practices and Policy Interventions, Journal of Construction and Materials Technology, published by the Nigerian Building and Road Research Institute (NBRRI), Vol. No. 1-2, ISBN: 1595-6318, Pp. 105-115

6.Osei-Tutu, E. (2008). Building Maintenance IDL, Published by Institute of Distance Learning Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology, Kumasi - Ghana

7.Osei-Tutu, E. and Morgan D.A.K. (2008). Social Dimensions to Building Maintenance in Ghana, Journal of Building and Road Research Institute. Pp. 30-38, vol. II

8.Asamoah-Boadu N.,  Osei-Tutu, E., Abrokwa Ofori P. and Solomon Ankrah J. (2008) Mixed Responses to Growing Urban Housing Crisis in Ghana, the Ghana Surveyor Vol. 1, number 2, ISBN; 0855-9538, Pp. 10-16,

9.Asamoah Boadu, N., Osei-Tutu, E., et. al. (2008). Training Programme in Support of Shelter and Road Development, pg. 45-49, volume II, Journal of Building and Road Research, Ghana

10. Osei-Tutu, E. and Adjei-Kumi, T. (2003). The Cost Trends of Residential Housing Provision in Urban Areas in Ghana from 1991 – 2001, The Ghanaian Surveyor (Journal of Ghana Institution of Surveyors) Issue 1. Pp. 1 – 10

11.Osei-Tutu, E. and Adjei-Kumi, T. (2000). A Rational Procedure for the Selection of Appropriate Procurement Systems for Construction Works in Ghana; Journal of Applied Science and Technology (JAST); Vol.5, Nos. 1 & 2 pp.168 –176

12.Osei-Tutu, E. (1998). – Financial Management of Urban Road Rehabilitation Project – A Case Study of Kumasi City Roads Rehabilitation Project; The Ghana Engineer, Vol. 18 No. 1, Accra Pp. 39 – 42

13.Osei-Tutu, E. (1998). Situation Analysis of Domestic Construction Industry in Ghana with Special Reference to Organization and Management of Construction for Sustainable Development.  The Ghana Engineer, Vol. 18 No.1, Accra Pp. 43 – 46

14.Osei-Tutu, E. (1998). Utilization of Indigenous Materials for Housing Delivery and  Affordability in Ghana – Comparative Analysis, The Ghana Engineer, Vol. 18 No.1,  Accra, Pp. 47 – 52

15.Osei-Tutu, E. (1993). Optimizing Rural Housing Cost-Case Study of Lateritic Housing Approach in Ghana. The Economic Evaluation in Planning and Design Vol.4, Lisbon Pp. 179 – 194

Edited Conference Papers

1.    Ameyaw, C. Sarfo, M. and Osei-Tutu, E. (2011). Challenges Facing the Smooth Implementation of Ghana’s Public Procurement Law, 2003, Act 663, (2011) Proceeding of the WABER, Conference. Ref. CSIR-BRRI/ECP/CA/2011/3
2.    Osei-Tutu, E., Sarfo M. and Ameyaw, C. (2011). The Level of Compliance with the Public procurement Act (Act 663) in Ghana.  Management and Innovation for Sustainable Built Environment Conference, Amsterdam, the Netherlands. ISBN: 9789052693958, Pp. 15
3.    Osei-Tutu, E., and Oduro Asamoah, R. (2011). Financing for Affordable Housing in Ghana. Water Africa and West Africa Building and Construction at the International Conference Centre. Accra Pp. 13
4.    Osei-Tutu, E., Adinyira, E. and Asamoah, R. (2010). Promoting Partnership with Traditional Authorities Project: A Model for Community Infrastructure Project Delivery in Ghana. 1st International Postgraduate Research Conference on the Built Environment KNUST, ISBN: 978-9988-1-3859-2 Pp 189 – 205
5.    Osei-Tutu, E. (2010). Conflict of Interest and Corrupt Practices in Public Procurement, a Technical Paper Presented at a Workshop Organized by Commission on Human Right and Administrative Justice (CHRAJ) on Curbing Corruption and Promoting Transparency in Local Government, The Quantity Surveyor Magazine, Issue 1 Pg. 17 – 27
6.    Osei-Tutu, E. (2009). Strategies for Improving Public Procurement through Increased Accountability for Planning Our Urban Future; the Case Study of Ghana. Proceedings of the 2009 National Housing Conference, Accra. Pp 137 – 150.
7.    Osei- Tutu, E. and Adjei-Kumi, T. (2009). An Evaluation of Housing Cost Trends in Ghana for the Period 1991-2008, National Housing Conference, Accra. Pp. 166 – 182.
8.    Asamoah, R. Osei-Tutu, E. and Amoah, P. (2009). Elemental Cost Estimating and Analysis of Building Works In Ghana: A Case Study of Concrete Beams, Columns and Slabs of Some Selected Projects In Ashanti Region. Proceedings of the 2009 National Housing Conference, Accra Pp 183 – 191.
9.    Osei-Tutu, E., Owusu-Mensah, D. and Bugri, J. (2009). “Emerging Oil and Gas Industry: Opportunities and Challenges for the Surveying Profession” The Quantity Surveyor Magazine issue 2. Pp. 18 – 26
10.    Osei – Tutu, E. (2008). Construction Contract Administration in Ghana: Obligations, Rights and Liabilities of Parties to Contracts, a Technical Paper presented at a Workshop on Construction Contract Administration in Ghana for the Research Staff  Association of BRRI, And published by the Quantity Surveyor Magazine,  July, 2010, Pp. 12 - 21 
11.    Osei-Tutu, E. (1998). Contract Procurement Systems.  Presented at the 8th Management Improvement Training for Small Scale Construction Firms and District Tender Boards in Ghana, pp. 1 – 41

Unedited Conference Papers

1.    Osei-Tutu, E. (2011). Technical report on the activities of the CSIR-BRRI Construction Division over the past 50 years
2.    Osei-Tutu, E. (2010). Construction Contract Procedures for Public Infrastructure Programmes. Presented at a Capacity Building Workshop for Personnel of Selected Metropolitan, Municipal and District Assemblies in Ashanti Region
3.    Osei-Tutu, E. (2010). Capacity building and Infrastructural Development for Principals of Colleges of Education, St Louis College of Education, Kumasi-Ghana
4.    Osei-Tutu, E. (2007). Public Procurement Act 2003, (Act 663): Roles, Legal Framework and its Implications for Contact Management in Ghana, BRRI Conference Room, Kumasi-Ghana
5.    Osei-Tutu, E. (2001). Capacity Building for Infrastructure Development in the District Assemblies, Presented at CSIR/BRRI Open Day
6.    Osei-Tutu, E. (1998). Pre-contract Construction Procedures for Development
Projects, pp 1 – 7


Technical Reports

1.    Osei-Tutu, E., Oduro Asamoah, R. and Dela A.C. (2009). Cost Benefit Analysis on the use of Locally Developed Raw Materials in the Construction Industry submitted to the Ministry for Environment, Science and Technology.
2.    Osei-Tutu E., Akayuli, C. (2008). Technical Report for the Reconnaissance Visit to the Bui Dam Site.
3.    Gidigasu, D.M., Osei-Tutu, E, and Ahiale, J. (1993). Lateritic Materials in Rural Housing Construction in Ghana – An Engineering Study funded by the International Development Research center (IDRC) Ottawa, Canada.
4.    Afukaar, F.K.,  Osei-Tutu, E., Gidigasu, D.M. et. al. (1995). Final Project Completion report; Rehabilitation of Kumasi City Roads Project: Acted as Financial and Measurement Engineer for the Supervision of 105 km length of Urban Roads (1990 – 1995).
5.    Osei-Tutu, E., Gidigasu, D.M., Afukaar, F.K., et. al; 20 No. Quarterly Reports: Rehabilitation of Kumasi City Roads Projects, 1990 – 1995
6.    Osei-Tutu, E., Aryetey, J.K., Owusu-Adade, K. (1993). Rural Housing Rehabilitation Project (Akim-Odumasi); Socio Economic and Environmental Survey and Analysis Report submitted to the Ministry of Works and Housing.  Inception Report (1)
7.    Osei-Tutu, E.,  Aryetey, J.K. and Owusu-Adade, K. (1993).  Rural Housing Rehabilitation Project 
(Akim Odumasi); Socio Economic and Environmental Survey and Analysis Report.  Commissioned
by Ministry of Works and Housing.  Inception Report II
8.    Osei-Tutu E., Owusu-Bi, A. and Nsiah-Gyabaah, K. (1998). Pilot Project for Integrated Rural Development (GHA/85/009).  Commissioned by Ministry of Local Government and Rural Development, UNDP, HABITAT, OUTPUTS (1 – 3)

Consultancy Reports

1.    Quaynor, R. and Osei-Tutu, E. (2011). Training Proposal for the Establishment of a National Artisan and Technician Skills Development Training Centre at CSIR - BRRI, Kumasi
2.    Osei-Tutu, E. and Asamoah, R. (2011). Training Proposal for 9th Management Improvement Training for Small Scale Construction Firms in Ghana
3.    Osei-Tutu, E., Ankrah, J. and Twumasi-Ampofo, K. (2011). Tender Evaluation Report and Recommendation for Award of Contract for proposed Remodeling of the HCIM Block to a Lecture Hall Complex for Sunyani Polytechnic, Sunyani 
4.    Osei-Tutu, E., Nduro, K., Ankrah, J. et. al. (2011). Pre and Post Contract Consulting Services for Colleges of Education Projects.
5.    Osei-Tutu, E. and Nduro, K. (2010). Tender Evaluation Report and Recommendation for Award of Contract for proposed Construction of Two Storey Administration Block for Mampong College of education, Mampong, Mampong – Ashanti
6.    Osei-Tutu, E. and Nyan, I. (2010). Tender Evaluation Report and Recommendation for Award of Contract for proposed Re-Surfacing of Internal Roads for Akrokeri College of Education, Akrokeri- Ashanti
7.    Osei-Tutu, E., Ankrah, J., Nduro, K., et. al. (2010). Tender Evaluation Report and Recommendation for Award of Contract for proposed Construction of One Storey 8-Unit Staff Bungalow and 2No. 12-Seater WC Toilet Facility, for Berekum College of Education, Berekum Brong-Ahafo
8.    Osei-Tutu, E., Ankrah, J., Nduro, K., et. al. (2010). Tender Evaluation Report and Recommendation for Award of Contract for proposed Construction of One Storey 8-Unit Staff Bungalow, for St Joseph’s College of Education, Bechem Brong-Ahafo
9.    Osei-Tutu, E., Adobor, D.C. and Opoku Amankwah, E. (2010). Crack Assessment Report of a Single –Story Building on Plot No. 6 Block XVIII, Tafo- Kumasi, for Adansiman Chambers
10.    Osei-Tutu, E., Ankrah, J., Ofori-Abrokwah, P., et. al. (2010). Technical Report of the Assessment of the Impact of Promoting Partnership with Traditional Authorities Project (PPTAP), on Community Based Projects in Ghana
11.    Baiden Amissah, P.D., Osei-Tutu, E., Opoku Amankwah, E. et. al. (2010). Construction Evaluation Report for Rainwater Harvesting Tank for CSIR – Water Research Institute at the Headquarters, Accra.
12.    Osei-Tutu, E., Oduro Asamoah, R. and Djoleto, F. (2010). Feasibility Study for the Design, Tender and Supervision of the Construction of 1No. 3-Bedroom, 3-Storey Staff Accommodation Block at Ejisu.
13.    Osei-Tutu, E., Ofori-Abrokwah, P. and Gyimah, J. (2009). Project Completion Report for the Construction and Completion of Proposed 3-Unit Classroom Block, 6-Unit Enviro-Loo Toilet Facility with Urinal for the Education for Empowerment Programme (IBIS Education For Development
14.    Amoa-Mensah, K. and Osei-Tutu, E.  (1997). Tarkwa Mine Relocation Project – Analysis of
Existing Housing Types, Local Building Materials, Resettlement Housing Designs, Pre-
contract Consultancy Services for Goldfieds Ghana Limited, Tarkwa.
15.    Osei-Tutu, E., Solomon-Ayeh, B. et. al. (2001). ‘Final Report’ Consultancy Services for Studies. Design and Construction Supervision of Mampong and Birem Market Projects – Village
Infrastructure Project.  (Ministry of Food and Agriculture) for Sekyere West District Assembly,
32 pp.

Major Consultancy/Advisory Services

  1. Consultancy Services for the Proposed Auditorium for St. Monica’s College of Education, Mampong Ashanti Region, July, 2011.
  2. Consultancy Services for the Construction of One-Story Unit Masters Flats for St. Joseph’s College of Education, Bechem, Brong-Ahafo, July, 2011.
  3. Consultancy Services for the Re-surfacing of Internal Roads for Akrokeri College of Education, Ashanti Region, October, 2010,
  4. Consultancy Services for the Construction of Staff Bungalow and Renovation of some Existing Facilities for Agogo Presbyterian   College of Education, Ashanti Region, October,2010
  5. Consultancy Services for the Construction of One-Storey Administration Block for Mampong Technical College of Education, Ashanti Region, July, 2010, Ref.
  6. Consultancy Services for the Construction of One-Storey 8- Unit Masters Flat and 2No. 12-Seater WC Facility for Berekum College of Education, Berekum Brong-Ahafo Region, July, 2010,
  7. Consultancy Services for the Construction of Stalls and Stores at Ejisu Market for Ejisu Juaben Municipal Assembly, May, 2010
  8. Consultancy Services for the Construction of 1 No. 3-Storey 6-Unit Staff Accommodation Block for Ejisu Juaben Municipal Assembly at Ejisu, Ashanti Region, January, 2010
  9. Consultancy Services for Mine Relocation Project – Analysis of Existing Housing Types, Local Building Materials, Resettlement Housing Designs, Pre-contract  Consultancy Services for Goldfieds Ghana Limited, Tarkwa,  1997;
  10. Consultancy Services for Studies. ‘Final Report’  Design and Construction Supervision of Mampong and Birem Market Projects – Village  Infrastructure Project.  (Ministry of Food and Agriculture) for Sekyere West District  Assembly – April, 2001 32 pp.
  11. Consultancy Services for Ministry of Local Government Urban V Projects for Sekyere West District Assembly, 2002
  12. Consultancy Services for Ministry of Agriculture,  Village Infrastructure Project  for Sekyere West District Assembly: Consultancy Services for Studies, Design and Construction Supervision of Mampong and Birem Market Projects, 2000.
  13. Consultancy Services for Sunyani Polytechnic Project (GetFUND Projects), 2007

Design and Construction Supervision of:
i.    Science Park Complex
ii.     Four (4) – Units One–Storey Classroom Block
iii.    Two (2) – Storey Boys’ Hostel
iv.    Two (2) No. 20 Seater Aqua Privy Toilet Facility
v.    Rehabilitation of Three (3) Storey Boys’ Hostel
vi.    Library Complex
vii.    Masters Bungalow
viii.   Auditorium Complex (Amphi Theatre)
14    Consultancy Services for Sekyere West District Assembly Common Fund Project (Mampong/Ashanti), 2003

•    Design and Construction Supervision of:
i.      District Central Library
ii.      District Chief Executive Bungalow (A Brick house Project using the “Fast
Track” Low-Cost Construction Technologies).

15    Consultancy Services for SSNIT District Brick Housing Project – Akim Oda, 1999
Design and Construction Supervision of 10-Units 2-bedroom brick houses using the capacity-building “Fast Track” Low-Cost Construction Technologies.

Responsibilities

  • Project Quantity Surveyor
    Construction Supervision of  Civil/Structural Works
    In-attendance at Project Site Meetings
    Acting as Liaison between the Client and the Contractors
    Measurement and Valuation of Workdone
    16 Consultancy Services for Construction of 24-Seater Aqua Privy Toilet Facility at Juaben, Ashanti For Juaben Rural Bank, 1999
    Design and Construction Supervision of 24-Seater Aqua privy toilet facility for Juaben Rural Bank

17. Primary Education Rehabilitation Project (PERP)


Ministry of Education, Funds and Procurement Management Unit (F.P.M.U.)
Provision of Consultancy Services for the Contract Supervision of 275; 3-Unit      
Classroom Blocks and KVIP Toilet facilities for Upper East, West and Northern  
Regions:

Responsibilities:

Assistant Project Co-ordinator and Quantity Surveyor
Project Management and Contract Administration
Construction Supervision of  Civil/Structural Works
Measurement and Valuation of Workdone
Acting as Liaison between the Client and the Contractors

18.Birim South District Assembly Common Fund Projects (Akim-Oda)

Design and Construction Supervision of:
i.Eighteen (18) – Units, 3-Storey Classroom Block for Oda

Presbyterian School;
ii.Eighteen (18)– Units, 3-Storey Classroom Block for Oda Methodist School;
iii.Extension of Oda Government Hospital Children’s Ward;
iv.Urban Council Offices – Akim-Oda;
v.Town council offices – Akim Swedru.


17 TRAINING MANAGED

•Management Improvement Training for Contractors, Artisans, etc.
•District Assembly Capacity Building Training
•Procurement and Project Management Training for Traditional Authorities and District Assemblies Staff in Ashanti.
•Organized and facilitated over 20 workshops and seminars over the last five years under the Promoting Partnerships with Traditional Authorities Project in project management and capacity building for Traditional Leaders in Ashanti Region. 1988 -2001.

WORKSHOPS/SEMINARS/CONFERENCE/INTERVIEWS – 2011

TITLE LOCATION

DATE

INTERNATIOANL CONFERENCE
Participant, Management and Innovation for a Sustainable Built Environment – Presented a paper Amsterdam, The Netherlands 20th June, 2011

ADVISORY SERVICES COMMITTEE

Advisory Member, Technical Committee of the Draft Ghana Building Code Ministry of Water Resources, Works and Housing, Conference room 31 st May, 2011
Workshop on; Human Resource Management (HRM) in the Construction Industry: the Role of the Quantity Surveyor Kumasi Polytechnic Conference room, Kumasi. 8th July, 2010
Academic Committee Member on New Syllabus on Procurement, B.Sc. M.Sc. (Building Technology, KNUST.) KNUST 28th September, 2009
Advisory Member, Planning Committee for the World Conference Habitat Day MLGRD. Conference room, Accra 3rd September, 2009 3rd September, 2009
Committee Member, Technical meeting of Local Board of Consultants for Bui Hydroelectric Power Project. Vise Chancellor’s office, KNUST 22nd April, 2009
Chairman, BRRI PEER Review Committee CSIR - BRRI 2006 - 2009
Board Member, BRRI Credit Union, September CSIR - BRRI

2000 - 2003

Chairman, Welfare Committee

CSIR – BRRI(Construction Division)

2000 - 2003

 

NATIONAL
Technical Member, Steering Committee on review of the Draft Ghana Building Code.

Ministry of Water Resources, Works and Housing, Accra

27 th April 2011

Conference on the theme; Fulfilling the Ghanaian dream, the Surveyor’s role in the Management of the Oil and Gas Industry

Alisa Hotel, Accra. 19 th – 26 February, 2011

Workshop, “The Surveyor; Partner in National Development”

Alisa Hotel, Accra. 22 nd – 28 th February, 2010

Conference on; the Bui Dam and Oil Discovery in Ghana: The role of the Estate Surveyor

G.I.M.P.A., Accra 24 th – 27 September, 2008

Conference, “Advocating Quantity Surveying Excellence in Africa”

Alisa Hotel, Accra

19 th – 21 st August, 2008
Technical Member, Management Team Promoting Partnership with Traditional Authorities Project for Asanteman Council. Asanteman Council June 2002 – June 2006

Technical Member, District Tender Entity Review Board, Kwabre District, Ashanti

Kwabre District Assembly, Mampongteng March 2006 - 2010

Professional Member, Regional Executive Member, Ghana Institution of Surveyors,

Ashanti Regional Branch

2000 - date

 

 

 

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