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Daniel Kelvin Mensah

Daniel Kelvin Mensah is an international development specialist with over 12 years’ experience in programme, financial and grants management. He played U-14 football as a youngster and continues to follow the game. Soccer time has benefited immensely from his background as a finance person and a development specialist.

He currently runs Whitehall Advisors Limited a management consulting firm that provides high level programme and grants management advise to DFID and other donors in Ghana. Daniel previously worked for Oxford Policy Management (OPM) as a Grants Consulting Manager. Prior to that, he served as an OPM Consultant advising the U.K. Department for International Development (DFID) in the areas of programme management, due diligence assessment, and financial risk management of its health and education sector programmes. He has also worked as a Finance and Grants Manager for Adam Smith International (ASI) UK, and was influential in localising the operations of ASI UK in Ghana. Daniel started his international development career as a Programme Manager at DFID.

He is a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants and Chartered Institute of Bankers. He holds a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration and a MSc. in Development Finance, both from the University of Ghana Business School. He has an MA in International Development Studies from the prestigious Institute of Development Studies (IDS), University of Sussex, U.K. He is an Allan and Nesta Ferguson Scholar.