OUR TEAM

EXECUTIVE

Alex Tetteh

President

Mark M.R.E Addo

Corporate Affairs Director

Aja Wentum

Skills Development Director

Janet Wentum

International Relations Director

BOARD MEMBERS

PROJECT TEAM

Gladys Agbenyo

Representative For The Physically Disabled

Ellen Afram Dadzi

Representative For Cerebral Palsy/Autism

Johnson Mahama

Representative For The Hearing Impaired

John Gayibor

Logistics Officer

Amoako Essel

Representative For The Visually Impaired

Dr. Eric Owusu Sekyere

Medical Director

Bernard Agboada-

Representative For Persons With Albinism

Regional Representatives

Hon. Philip kwasi Mensah

Ashanti Region

Benedicta Apetorgbor

Greater Accra

Serwah Felicia

Brong Ahafo Region

Mohammed iddi

Northern and Upper East Regions

Nana Esi Nisin Viii

Central Region

Elias Akuamoah

Volta Region

Nancy Appiah

Eastern Region

Christiana Efua Quansah

Western Region

OUR PRESIDENT

MR. ALEXANDER KOJO TETTEH

Mr. Tetteh is the President of the Centre for Employment of Persons with Disabilities.  He has a wide experience in advocating the rights of persons with disabilities. He was involved in the drafting of the Ghana National Disability Act of 2006; Act 715, the Ghana Growth and Poverty reduction strategy and the Labour Act of 2003.

During his work at the Ghana Society of the Physically Disabled, from 2002-2008, he champion the interest of disabled people in Ghana through a number of projects and programs, including the establishment of a School chalk factory for Persons with disabilities, organised a presidential forum to bring together Persons with Disabilities(PWDs) and the Presidential Aspirants on their plans and projects for PWDs when voted in power.

Mr. Tetteh was very instrumental in the empowerment of PWDs economically and ensuring that they are discouraged from begging for alms, but rather there are available job a revenues.

He participated in international conferences on global issues such like PRSPS(Nicaraguah, Denmark) debt conciliation (Euro dad conference in Ireland) UN Convention on the rights of Persons with Disabilities (UNCPD)( Presented at a conference in Ethiopia). Also, he participated in 2007 Commonwealth Professional Fellowship Program in the UK. During the three months stay, he participated in organising the mass lobby of Parliament on the Independent Living Bill.He consulted for a number of organisations including Ghana Tourist Board on minimum standards for Hotels on Accessibility.Mr. Tetteh holds a Masters degree in Governance and Leadership from the Ghana Institute of Management and Public Administrator (GIMPA), Institute of Chartered Accountants,Part II(partial) and HND Accounting from Accra Polytechnic. He also has a certificate course in Leadership, Advocacy and Lobbying.

CONFERENCES ATTENDED

He participated in international conferences on global issues such like PRSPS (Nicaraguah, Denmark) debt conciliation (Eurodad conference in Ireland)  UN Convention on the rights of Persons with Disabilities (UNCPD)( Presented at a conference in Ethiopia). In 2007, he participated in the Commonwealth Professional Fellowship Program in the UK. During the three months stay, he participated in organising the mass lobby of Parliament on the Independent Living Bill.

CONSULTANCY WORK

He consulted for a number of organisations including Ghana Tourist Board on minimum standards for Hotels on Accessibility.

EDUCATION

Mr. Tetteh holds a Masters degree in Governance and Leadership from the Ghana Institute of Management and Public Administrators (GIMPA), Institute of Chartered Accountants,Part II(partial) and HND Accounting from Accra Polytechnic. He also has a certificate course in Leadership, Advocacy and Lobbying.

RESEARCH AND PUBLICATIONS

2007 – The employment challenges of Persons with Disabilities in Ghana.

2005 – A  paper  on strategies for overcoming the unemployment of Persons with Disabilities

2002 –“The wheel” a quarterly newsletter on Disabilities.

1997 – Financing the Health Sector through Cash and Carry system.

Contact Email
INFO@CEPD.ORG
Contact Phone Number
+233-244 620 971