Executive Director's Office

The Executive Director of INDEPTH is the head of the INDEPTH Secretariat. He/She contributes leadership to Network efforts and is responsible for the on-going management and development of the INDEPTH Network.  She/he is accountable to the Board of Trustees of INDEPTH. The ED's primary responsibilities include the following:

  • Managing INDEPTH's projects, resources and budgets on behalf of the Board of Trustees, including
    • managing full-time Secretariat personnel and overseeing financial matters, capacity strengthening and training, external relations and communications, and other administrative functions
  • Developing and implementing new strategies to
    • enhance network visibility
    • improve capabilities of member centres, and
    • facilitate collaborative efforts with complementary organisations
  • Ensuring the initiation and completion of network-level (i.e., cross-site) research, including both
    • prioritising projects and opportunities, and
    • optimising centre participation
  • Co-ordinating fund-raising activities for the INDEPTH Network
  • Regular reporting on the status of the INDEPTH Network and its research programme to the Board of Trustees and INDEPTH members

Team Members

Prof. Osman Sankoh
Executive Director
Caroline Tekyi-Mensah
Senior Executive Assistant