Operations Team

Our team

Gloria Azume Kanzoni

Director of Technical Innovation

Gloria is a Mechanical Engineer, Department Head and Teacher of Mechanical Engineering courses at Bolgatanga Technical Institute. She also serves as the Coordinator of Women in Technical Education (WITTED), which is involved in organizing technical programs for young girls and encouraging them to pursue careers in the mostly male dominant sector’s of Education and Industry. Gloria’s professional certifications include City and Guild. She has vast experience as a Machinist, and in Fleet Maintenance through the Ghana Water Company. She also manages a machine shop/production for spare parts.

Education: Masters in Mechanical Engineering – University of Education, Winneba; Bachelors of Science in Mechanical Engineering – Kwame Nkrumah University of Science & Technology

+233-208-880-934
 gloria@utapafrica.org
 Bolgatanga, Ghana

Elizabeth Anona

Head of Procurement

Elizabeth has extensive knowledge and (6) six years of experience in the field of Procurement and Logistics. She has worked for (4) four years with Sunyani Regional Hospital as a Procurement Officer. She has performed with Zebila District hospital and Zebila District Assembly each year under an attachment with the procurement unit. Also she has worked with the Enterprise Insurance Company as a Sales Representative.

Education: Higher National Diploma (HND) in Procurement and Logistics – Bolgatanga Technical University

+233-249-033-458
anona@utapafrica.org

Lukeman Kanzoni

Director of Planning & Engineering

Lukeman is an expert in construction technology and management. Lukeman has over 10 years experience in working and managing construction projects across Ghana. Lukeman Kanzoni is a designated Construction Management and has been involved in large and complex construction projects. He has vast knowledge and experience in working with both private and public sectors. He has had a year attachment with the Ghana Standard Authority under their Testing Department. He worked as an Assistant Engineer with Akuapem South Municipal under (1) one year of national service. He has also worked with Trade Vision LTD (construction company) as an engineer and site manager for six (6) years. Also experience with La Dadakotopon Municipal Assembly for (3) three years. Lukeman is the leading engineering and construction supevisor for UTAP.

Education: Bachelors of Science in Construction Technology and Management – Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology; Accra Technical University – Higher National Diploma (HND) in Civil Engineering.

+233-242-767-278
lukeman@utapafrica.org
Ghana

Ayariga Sulemana

Director, Internal Audit & Evaluation

Ayariga has accomplished his national service as a Revenue Officer for the Ghana Revenue Authority. His role involved collecting delinquent taxes that have not been paid to the GRA and securing overdue tax returns. Ghana’s National Service Scheme is a one-year mandatory employment program for all tertiary graduates under 40. The Scheme was introduced in 1973 as a requirement for tertiary graduates upon completion of their first degrees) national services as a community development officer

Education: Higher National Diploma (HND) in Accounting.

+233-555-115-662
sulemana.ayariga@utapafrica.org
Ghana

George A Kanzoni

Head of Operations, Agricultural Sector

George is an expert in Tropical Agriculture. He holds a Higher National Diploma in Tropical Agriculture. Graduates are specialized as Farm Administrators and are noted to inject life into lifeless and collapsing farm structures across semi-arid and tropical lands. Many have effectively managed large-scale exporting farms and other farmer service organizations nationally & internationally.

Education: Higher National Diploma (HND) in Tropical Agriculture

badimsugru65@gmail.com
Ghana

Anthony K Akutubisi

Director, Communcation and Secretary

Tony served the ( Ghana’s National Service Scheme is a one-year mandatory employment program for all tertiary graduates under 40). The Scheme, introduced in 1973 as a requirement for tertiary graduates upon completion of their first degrees) national services as a community development officer. He is involved with urban planning, assessment of housing needs, and revitalization projects within a city or community. His work job included overseeing project managers, tracking project progress, and issuing reports to superiors. Education: UNIVERSITY FOR DEVELOPMENT STUDIES Degree: BACHELOR OF ART INTEGRATED COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT Specialized as the Community Developer and play a role in development planning for the UTAPAFRICA project as a volunteer at present.
 +233-545-182-244
 anthony.kanzoni@utapafrica.org
 Ghana