Executive Director/Team Lead
Kwesi is an experienced communicator and educator with keen interest and research experience in creative pedagogy, bioethics and indigenous epistemologies. Apart from The Unfinished Journey: Biography of V.C.R.A.C. Crabbe, he is also the author of The Creative One: Life and Works of Jake Otanka Obetsebi Lamptey; Quest for Excellence: Biographies of 15 Alumni of Legon; Arise Ghana Youth; Social Accountability through Active Citizenship: The Shama Model;Transformative Women Leaders and other publications, including some co-authored papers in reputable international academic journals. He has also ghostwritten nearly 30 books over the past 12 years for clients in Ghana, Liberia, Togo, Kenya, USA and the UK. As the founding executive director of Mpuntusem Foundation, he has over the past six years led a team of creative associates to produce well-crafted multimedia contents for organisations such as Oxfam (offices in Ghana, Zambia and Kenya), CARE Ghana (on a USAID funded project), STAR-Ghana, Wacam, Friends of the Nation (FoN), Africa Centre for Parliamentary Affairs (ACEPA), the Africa-America Institute (AAI), Diaspora Africa Forum (DAF), University of Edinburgh Alumni Network in Ghana, GOIL Ghana Limited and the Ghana Statistical Service (on a 1-year Hewlett Foundation funded project to document Ghana’s Data Ecosystem Journey). Kwesi holds a BA (Philosophy and Information Studies), MA and MPhil (Education) degrees from the University of Ghana. He is currently a Mellon PhD fellow at the Institute of African Studies, where he is undertaking research in anthropology of education with special focus on indigenous onto-epistemologies and pedagogies of creativity among the Bulsa.