Phyllis Julie Amartey

Phyllis Amartey is currently employed as Senior Finance, Administration, and Human Resource Manager at The Johns Hopkin University Center for Communication Programs in Ghana.

She holds a Master’s in International Business Administration and Finance (MIBA) degree from United States International University – Africa (USIU-Africa), Nairobi-Kenya in 1994 and a Bachelor of Arts (BA) in Business Education – (Business Administration, Management & Accounting) from Messiah College, Pennsylvania, USA in 1993. 

Phyllis Julie Amartey is highly knowledgeable and skilled finance and administration professional with more than 25 years of continuous work experience in increasingly senior management positions in large international NGOs delivering short-term humanitarian assistance and long-term development programs in Eastern Africa (Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania, South Sudan, and Rwanda) and West Africa (Ghana, Liberia and Sierra Leone).  

The major focus areas of operations for the international NGOs she has ever worked for include: 

  1. Strengthening behavior change communications in relation to improving health outcomes through community mobilization for and participation in interventions for (a) Malaria Control and Prevention including continuous distribution of LLINs; (b) Enhancing the acquisition and use of community Water, Sanitation, and Hygiene (WASH) infrastructure and services; (c) Strengthening Maternal, Child Health and Nutrition, and Family Planning services; (d) Ending the HIV/AIDS epidemic; and (e) Strengthening internal and public communication systems in addressing uncertainty, perceptions, misinformation on COVID-19 pandemic;
  2. Improving access to and quality of services for children and orphans made vulnerable by HIV and AIDS and other causes; and 
  3. Support for the welfare of and community integration or reintegration for refugees and internally displaced persons.

She has in-depth skills and expertise in financial management including financial policy development and analysis, budgeting, financial controls, accounting, and audit, as well as reporting on accruals, pipeline, and expense validation and reimbursement to service providers and program implementing partners. Additionally, she has significant experience in program administration and human resource management including staff recruitment and development, as well as close-outs of major donor-funded development projects.

Phyllis Amartey is a results-driven, people-centered professional, easy going, honest, and passionate about my job; a great team player with good communication skills that enable me to build consensus and mentor colleagues. However, She can also work independently to achieve results in challenging environments and against tight deadlines whenever and wherever this is required. She believes in constantly analyzing results and to allow room for adjustments to meet or exceed objectives. She has a deep sense of commitment towards staff development, that creates a learning environment with all standards and that holds staff accountable for continuous personal and organizational growth.

Maame Afriyie Boachie

Maame Afriyie, a professional marketer and a Member of the Chartered Institute of Marketing (UK) is charged with the overall management of GLICO Healthcare operations and oversees all functional areas. Before assuming this position, Maame Afriyie was the Business Development Manager and later, the General Manager at GLICO HEALTHCARE.

Maame started her career at Royal Trinity Hospice (RTH) as a Relief Manager where she held the fort for shop managers across the Hospice shops in London when on leave and on off days. With her dedication and commitment towards supporting terminally ill patients live their lives to the fullest and her achieved results, she was appointed Shop Manager in charge of the Lavender Hill shop just after a year of working with RTH. Due to her passion for excellence in customer experience and in her quest to enhance this skill, Maame also worked at Sainsbury’s PLC Clapham (on a part-time basis) with the customer service unit.

Maame gained significant experience in customer service delivery and is passionate about customer satisfaction. Maame is a diligent, versatile, experienced, and detail-oriented leader whose focus is on achieving desired results. She has been instrumental in identifying and developing GLICO Healthcare’s unique selling proposition, customer service, health insurance underwriting, and claims management. She was pivotal and the lead in the establishment of GLICO Third Party Administration as well as the development and implementation of GLICO Healthcare's award-winning E-Medicine product.

Under her stewardship, GLICO Healthcare has broken the ranks of healthcare insurance through strategic international partnerships, enriching and adding value to the GLICO brand and tremendously enhancing the company’s client portfolio.

Maame Afriyie Boachie holds an Executive Master’s in Business Administration (Marketing) from the University of Ghana, Business School, and a Bachelor of Education (Arts) Degree from the University of Cape Coast.  Further to this, Maame holds an Executive Education Certificate in Leadership Excellence from the London School of Economics and Political Science. She has also obtained a Certificate in Consulting Science, Application, and Practice from the Ghana Institute of Consulting. She also has a certificate in professional selling skills from the Institute of Sales and Marketing, London. Maame holds a post-graduate certificate in Marketing, Social, and Organizational Research. She holds a Diploma certificate in Insurance from Ghana Insurance College and has recently completed the Advanced Diploma Certificate program pending certification as an Associate Member of the Chartered Institute of Insurance (CIIG), Ghana.

Pastor Stephen Quarm

Pastor Stephen Quarm is a Communications Practitioner with over 15 years of hands-on experience in project management. His professional expertise covers the areas of market research and analysis, strategic planning and implementation, advertising, media analysis, and project report writing.

He has participated in several projects, including the preparation of feasibility study reports, development of insurance products for insurance companies.

He is currently a Consultant and Operations Manager of Aidoo Mensah & Associates, a pensions and benefits consulting firm in Ghana.   

Dr. David Ofori-Adjei

Dr. David Ofori- Adjei is a retired Professor of Tropical Clinical Pharmacology, and Medicine and Therapeutics at the University of Ghana. He is s former Director of the Centre for Tropical Clinical Pharmacology & Therapeutics, University of Ghana School of Medicine, Noguchi Memorial Institute for Medical Research at the University of Ghana, Legon, and a former Rector of the Ghana College of Physicians and Surgeons. He is the Editor-in-Chief of the Ghana Medical journal and Co-director of the African Journal Partnership Programme sponsored by the US National Library of Medicine.

Professor Ofori-Adjei graduated from the University of Ghana Medical School in 1975 and did his postgraduate training in Medicine in the United Kingdom. He subsequently studied Clinical Pharmacology at the Karolinska Institute at Huddinge Hospital, Stockholm, Sweden.

Since 1986 Professor Ofori-Adjei has actively promoted the rational use of medicines globally through the World Health Organisation and some not-for-profit organisations. He was responsible for developing the National Essential Medicines List and Treatment Guidelines and developing the first medicines list and prices for the National Health Insurance Scheme. He also worked with private health insurance companies in developing medicines lists and ensuring the appropriate prescribing of medicines.  

Professor David Ofori-Adjei is a Fellow of the Ghana Academy of Arts and Sciences, The Ghana College of Physicians, and the West African College of Physicians. His contribution to malaria control in Ghana has been recognised by the Ministry of Health of Ghana and the Ghana Health Service. 

Mr. Edward Forkuo Kyei

Mr. Forkuo Kyei is the Group Chief Executive officer of GLICO Group and a Chartered Insurer with over thirty years of experience. Prior to his appointment as the Group CEO, he was the Managing Director of GLICO Life Insurance Company, the life insurance subsidiary of the Group for approximately ten years.

Having joined GLICO in 1992, he has played a pivotal role in the growth and success of the organization. He was instrumental in the establishment of most of the subsidiary companies under the Group and plays a key role in the growth of these companies.

Apart from being a Chartered Insurer and an Associate Member of the Chartered Insurance Institute (ACII) he also holds an MSc in Insurance & Risk Management from Cass Business School City University (UK) and MBA in Finance & Advance Strategic Management from the Cardiff Business School, Cardiff University (UK). Mr. Forkuo Kyei is a product of Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST) where he graduated with a BSc Development Planning degree.

Mr. Kyei serves on several company boards as well as boards of institutions including Liberty Centre Assemblies of God Church and the Assemblies of God University College.