Executive Director - Board Chairman
Kofi Amoabin is the Executive Director for FONAA Institute. Amoabin has worked with FONAA since 2005 and has held various leadership roles within FONAA Institute.
Amoabin comes to FONAA with the requisite experience from international consulting, corporate leadership, and entrepreneurial skills for realization of Nana Akufo-Addo’s vision to deliver a solution to the leadership crises that Africa faces.
As example, Amoabin talks about how Koreans in Diaspora returned to Korea and transformed the new country in the 1950s, just about the time Ghana was seeking independence from the British.
Amoabin has worked as an international consultant since 2008. His roles encompassed projects in the US, Germany, UK, Ghana, Nigeria, Cote d’Ivoire, Tanzania, and Uganda, before assuming his current role at FONAA Institute.These international projects give him different perspectives on comparative solutions to leadership challenges in Africa, which FONAA seeks to address.
Senior Policy Advisor / Board Member
Kwame is an innovator and an astute management consultant with over 26 years in management consulting and business development. He has worked and continues to work with United States companies that engage and explore business opportunities in Ghana, the Caribbean and Mexico.
City of Houston prides itself as the citadel of strong energy, healthcare and aerospace industries. No doubt, as a long-time resident of this great city, Kwame has developed interest in these industries and has built relationships with captains of such industries.
He is currently Managing Partner of ENEVAL, LLC, a Houston-based environmental consulting company that provides consulting services for landfill design and management, environmental assessment and audit as well as solid and hazardous waste management. ENEVAL, LLC is a minority-owned company actively working with Houston Metro, Port of Houston Authority, Flood Control District of Harris County, City of Houston and Harris County Government.
Pioneered and implemented WIFI Network infrastructure within various emerging markets
Developed a portfolio of over 300 accounts including commercial and government contracts
Negotiated on product purchases and contracts saving over $1 Million in spending capital
Joseph Link Murray
Link Murray is Executive Director and Co-Founder of Liberation Capital International Inc, a US not-for-profit (501-c-3) created to enhance effective deployment of capital in communities that are under-served by Venture Capital.
The first focus of “Lib Cap” is Africa, but a dedicated team of Canadians and others are applying Lib Cap to projects with Indigenous communities in northern Canada.
In 2011 Link was recruited by Canadian leaders to bring economic, social and environmental uplift to the depressed region of northern Canada by creating a multinational repository for Spent Nuclear Fuel. In 2014, Link formed Deep Geo Inc. with local leaders and leading global experts to implement this program.
Dr. Mary Addae
Dr Mary Addae BSc, MSc, BPharm, PHarmD
(nee Nana Dokua Bright Asare) is an Old Girl of Wesley Girl's High School, Cape Coast, Ghana. Dr Addae earned her graduate and postgraduate education in Canada and United States of America.
She has over 40 years of experience in biomedical research, as well as pharmacy practice and entrepreneurship, owning and operating Community Pharmacies in the city of Chicago and beyond.
Dr Addae began her scientific research career in 1972 at Litton Bionetics, working for NIH (National Institutes of Health) in Bethesda, Maryland, USA. Upon obtaining her Master of Science degree, Dr. Addae retuned to Ghana, where she accepted an appointment as a Scientific Officer at Ghana Atomic Energy Commission at Kwabenya, from 1974 to 1977.
Director of Operations - Ghana
Legend Talk Radio, Chicago, IL
- Hosted a social Entertainment show with music countdown
- Interview of stars and Legends such as..Agya Koo, Koo Nimo, Nana Ama Mcbrown,
Wanlov "kobolor", AB Crenstil, D-Black and many more…
African Community Media Network (A.C.M.N)
- Hosted the red carpet for Afro Entertainment Awards, the premiere of Immoral Affair, and the Chicago Music Awards (CMA)
President, GM, Program Dir. Media personality