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Engr. Henry Kwadwo Boateng, F.PE.IET(GH) (President)

Henry Kwadwo Boateng F.PE.IET (GH) is a Fellow of Institution of Engineering and Technology, Ghana and also its current president. He was the Vice President and Chairman for the Southern Sector of IET-GH in 2020/21 and also served on Public and International Affairs sub-committee of Engineering Council, the same year. Engr. Henry Kwadwo Boateng is currently the Chairman of IET-GH Governing Council Board and Council member of Ghana Chamber of Construction Industry (GCCI). He serves on a number of committees at Government and other Built Environment Agencies, namely: Strategic Planning of GCCI, Licensing and Registration of Engineering Council (EC), Enforcement for Technical and Vocational Education and Training (CTVET) among others. He is a member of Ghana Institute of Construction and also a member of America Society for Civil Engineers (ASCE). Since 2014 he has worked for the Cocoa Marketing Company (GH) Limited a subsidiary of Ghana Cocoa Board.

Academic and Professional Qualification

He holds MEng Building Services Engineering with Management, MSc in Procurement with Management, BSc Building Technology all from (KNUST). He also holds Licentiaship in Construction UK, Construction Technician II UK, and Investigative Accounting and Forensic Auditing from Ghana Technology University College.


Between 1998 and 2014, a period of sixteen years, Engr. Henry Kwadwo Boateng worked as an engineer with the local government service. During the period he also served as the interim president of the Brong Ahafo Association of engineers. This was from 2002 to 2010..

Engr. Henry Kwadwo Boateng was the chairman of Investigative Committee which investigated the circumstances leading to the collapse of Church of Prosperity Building at Ayem Batabi on the 20th October, 2020. He has been involved in the execution of large construction projects from conception through pretender and post tender activities, with the mandate of design, developing project briefs, execution, development control, supervision and coordination of all technical aspects of field engineering assignments including quality control compliance in both material use and work process and methods to the accepted construction technology and standards for both private and Government; ie Jubilee Park , underground auditorium for Dream field International School, Sunyani among others. Among his achievements are, training of construction industry Professionals; and Management of Engineered Landfill site (Waste Management). He also established the district works departments for Sunyani West and Banda

Published Works

Engr. Henry Kwadwo Boateng authored ‘User Friendliness of Office Building’; ‘Influence of Procurement System on Construction Project Team’s Communication Management’; ‘Factors Inhibiting Effective Maintenance of Public Building’; and ‘Maintenance of Weighbridge’.


Engr. Henry Kwadwo Boateng is the winner of the following awards:

Ghana Chamber of Construction Industry Award.
Best Engineer and Technologist of the year 2021.
Certificate of Honour, Service to the growth of the youth Apostolate.
Certificate of Honour as Executive Member of the Diocesan COSRA-Expansion Committee (Catholic Diocese of Sunyani).

Private Life

Engr. Henry Kwadwo Boateng is a family man and a devout Christian.

Engr. Eric Atta-Sonno, F.PE.IET[GH] (Immediate Past President)

Engr. Eric Atta-Sonno, F.PE.IET(GH) is a trained Building Technologist as well as a Real Estate practitioner. He holds undergraduate qualifications in Building Technology and post-graduate qualifications in Real Estate, Construction and Affordable Housing. He also has certificates in Advanced Facilities Management; Project Management; Mortgage Portfolio Management; and Maintenance Management among others.

Engr. Eric Atta-Sonno began his post-qualification working life with a brief stint with the Social Security and National Insurance Trust in 1999 from where he worked for a year and half with the Real Estate Department of the Volta River Authority. He then worked with Enviro-Techno Consult for four years as a Project Officer undertaking various projects in the building and mechanical services, waste management, water engineering and related services. Between 2004 and 2008, Engr. Eric Atta-Sonno was the Technical Officer responsible for developing innovative house designs that were to be built using locally-available building materials, as well as training teams of artisans on the appropriate construction technology, etc. Since 2008, he has been engaged in various projects in the country including new construction, refurbishment of existing facilities, maintenance and estate management functions in various capacities.

Eng. Eric Atta-Sonno played key role in the UESP/IDA School Sanitation and UNCHS/HABITAT projects on Management of Water for African Cities piloted at the University of Ghana-Legon between 2001 and 2004; was a Member of the Design Team for the development of the National Cocoa Housing Project in 2005 and a Member of a panel tasked by Minister of Local Government, Rural Development and Environment and other partners including UN-Habitat to design a project for the Slum Upgrading Project in Ghana with Tulaku as a pilot project from 2005 to 2008.

Engr. Atta-Sonno has two published researched works on failures of concrete roof structures as well as the utilization of locally-available building materials in the elimination of the national housing deficit. He has developed four technical manuals which have received the approval of the Habitat for Humanity programme Africa/Middle East Regional Office for usage by its Ghana programme at different levels. Engr. Atta-Sonno also has twelve unpublished works on subjects across various areas of life.

He first joined the Institution of Engineering and Technology in the year 2000 and has since served in various capacities as follows: Publications Committee (2005-2006), Education & Training Committee (2006-2008), Vice-Chairman of the Southern Sector (2011-2013), Vice-Chairman of the IIE 25th Anniversary Presidential Ball Planning Committee (2012), Council Member (2012-2014), Chairman of the Constitutional Review Committee (2013), and developed the IET Staff Conditions of Service (2013). Earlier in 2016, Engr. Atta-Sonno was inducted as a Fellow of the institution. He was subsequently elected President-in-Waiting and served in that capacity in 2017 before assuming the Presidency in January 2018 with a two-year mandate.

Engr. Eric Atta-Sonno is a devout Christian currently fellowshipping with The Church of Pentecost International Worship Centre-Atomic where he is an Elder and a key member of its Estate Committee. He is also the Executive Director of Generational Impact Platform (GiP) and Secretary for the St. Augustine’s Past Students’ Union (APSU) worldwide.

In addition to the IET, Engr. Eric Atta-Sonno also holds membership of the Ghana Institute of Construction (GIOC) and the Chartered Institute of Building (CIOB). He is married to Gloria with two children.

Engr. John Bentoom, F.PE.IET[GH] (S/S Chairman)

Engr. John Bentoom is an esteemed member of the Institution of Engineering and Technology, Ghana, holding the position of 1st Vice President and Southern Sector Chairman. His academic achievements include Mechanical Engineering Technicians’ Parts 1, 2, and 3 (Plant Option) as well as a Full Technological Certificate and Licentiateship in Mechanical Engineering from the City and Guilds of London Institute. He also possesses a Bachelor of Technology in Automobile Engineering and a Post Graduate Diploma. Engr. Bentoom has undergone various engineering training programs in Ghana and Japan, further enhancing his expertise.

His career in engineering commenced in 1976 as a Maintenance Technician at the Asutsuare Sugar Factory, and he subsequently joined the Ghana Highway Authority in 1980 as a Technician Engineer. Over the years, he progressed from Senior Technician Engineer to Chief Technician Engineer, assuming roles at different regional and zonal mechanical workshops across Ghana. Engr. Bentoom served as the Regional Mechanical Head in the Volta Region and the Zonal Workshop Manager in Tamale, responsible for workshops in Tamale, Bolgatanga, and Wa. He also held the positions of Project Mechanical Head for the Mobile Maintenance Unit (MMU) 1 in Techiman, Fleet Manager, and Acting Director of Plant and Equipment at the Ghana Highway Authority Head Office in Accra. After retiring from the Public Service in 2013, he worked with Silver Star Auto Limited as a Sales Representative and later as a Consultant on Commercial Vehicle Sales. Currently, Engr. John Bentoom operates a Motor Vehicle Diagnostic and Repair Workshop called Bowtech Engineering in Cape Coast.

Engr. John Bentoom became a member of the Institution of Engineering and Technology in May 1992 and actively contributed to various committees. In 2015, he was elected as a Non-Office Holder, serving as the Regional Representative for the Central Region. He served on the Council for two terms, being re-elected for a second term in 2017. Since January 2020, he has been fulfilling his third term as the Chairman of the Southern Sector.

Engr. Prof. Mike Agbesi Acheampong, PE.IET[GH]

(Chairman, Chemical & Environmental Engineering Division)

Engr. Professor Mike Agbesi Acheampong is a Professor of Environmental Chemical Engineering. He has been a Professor in the Chemical Engineering Department at the Kumasi Technical University,

Ghana, since August 2019. He is the first to become a Professor at the University. Engr. Professor Mike Agbesi Acheampong was born on 21 October 1969 in Kumasi, Ghana. He is an Environmental/Chemical Engineer by training and a Professor of Environmental Chemical Engineering. He has blended this background with expertise in Environmental Biotechnology. He obtained his B.Sc. (Chemical Engineering) and M.Sc. (Water Supply and Environmental Sanitation) degrees from the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST), Kumasi, Ghana, in 1996 and 2005, respectively. In October 2013, he obtained a joint PhD degree from the UNESCOIHE Institute for Water Education and the Wageningen University, The Netherlands.

Engr. Professor Acheampong worked for Unilever (Ghana) Limited (1996), Nestlé (Ghana) Limited (1997 – 1998), Premier Distribution Agency and Demax Investments (1998 – May 2003) before joining Kumasi Technical University (formerly Kumasi Polytechnic) in May 2003 as Senior Instructor in the Department of Chemical Engineering. Through hard work and dedication to duty, he gained promotion to Lecturer and Senior Lecturer ranks in 2005 and 2011, respectively. He became an Associate Professor in 2014 and a Professor of Environmental Chemical Engineering in August 2019.

Engr. Professor Acheampong is an Environmental and Chemical Engineering Consultant. He is an expert on metallurgical wastewater treatment using sorption technology. He also has expertise in the area of Chemical Process Plant and Products Design, Industrial Safety, Environmental Monitoring and Assessment, Pollution Prevention and Control Techniques, Wastewater Quality Management, Freshwater Quality Management, Solid Waste Management, Water and Wastewater Treatment and Writing of Environmental Reports (Environmental Management Plan, Environmental Impact Statement and Environmental Impact Assessment). He is an advocate for Cleaner Production Technology for environmental sustainability.

Engr. Professor Acheampong is the former Pro Vice-Chancellor (Foundation Pro Vice-Chancellor) of the Kumasi Technical University in Ghana (2 September 2019 to 31 August 2022). Until he was appointed the substantive Pro Vice-Chancellor of the University, he was the Interim Vice-Chancellor and Dean of the Faculty of Engineering and Technology at Kumasi Technical University in Ghana. He acted as Rector/Vice-Chancellor of the University on several occasions. He was the Head of the Chemical Engineering department of Kumasi Polytechnic from September 2007 to February 2009 and from September 2014 to September 2015. In addition, Engr. Prof. Acheampong acted as Head of the Chemical Engineering department from June to August 2014. 

Engr. Professor Acheampong is currently on a two-year Sabbatical Leave. Consequently, he became a Visiting Professor at the University of Environment and Sustainable Development, Somanya, Ghana (1 October 2022 – 31 September 2024).  He is an Adjunct Professor at the Faculty of Engineering, Regional Maritime University in Ghana, and a Visiting Professor in the Chemical Engineering Department, Faculty of Engineering and Technology at the Madonna University in Nigeria. Again. Professor Acheampong is a Visiting Professor (Research) at the Durban University of Technology in South Africa. He was an Associate Professor at the Graduate School (Coventry University Masters Programme) at the Kumasi campus of Ghana Technology University College in Ghana. Prof. Acheampong is also an External Assessor to some local and foreign Universities.

Engr. Professor Acheampong’s teaching career spans over 20 years. His teaching areas (at both the undergraduate and postgraduate levels) are Chemical Process Industries, Unit Operations in Chemical Engineering, Chemical Engineering Process and Plant Design, Heat and Mass Transfer Operations, Environmental Technology, Safety and Pollution Control, Water and Wastewater Treatment Technology, Chemical Engineering Laboratory, Pollution Prevention and Control, Production Management, Chemical Process Plant design, Separation Processes, Sustainability and Environmental

Management System Environmental Disaster Management, and Water and Climate Change. Engr. Professor Acheampong is an astute researcher and scholar. His research and scholarly work focus on chemical and environmental engineering disciplines. Specifically, he has researched chemical products development, water and wastewater treatment, sorption and biosorption of heavy metals, environmental biotechnology, environmental impact assessment of water and wastewater-related projects, water quality management, environmental monitoring and assessment, environmental sustainability, industrial health and safety. pollution prevention and control and solid management. 

On collaborative research, he has worked with individual researchers in the relevant departments of many local and international academic institutions. Some of the Institutions are CSIR Water Research Institute in Ghana; the College of Engineering, Department of Chemical Engineering, KNUST in Ghana; the Department of Environmental Engineering and Water Technology, UNESCO-IHE Institute for Water Education in The Netherlands; Department of Environmental Engineering and Management, Asian Institute of Technology in Thailand; Department of Biotechnology, Indian Institute of Technology in India; Laboratory of Separation and Reaction Engineering, Universidade do Porto in Portugal and College of Engineering, Department of Civil Engineering, the University of South Florida in the USA.

Engr. Professor Acheampong has supervised and still supervising Bachelor, Master and Doctoral theses. He is an External Examiner of Master of Science and Doctoral Theses for some local and international Universities.

Engr. Miriam Eduful, F.PE.IET(GH)

2nd Vice-President and Head of Electrical/Electronics/ICT Division

Engr. Mrs. Miriam Eduful is a Fellow of the Institution of Engineering and Technology, Ghana, and a Senior Member of the Institution of Electrical and Electronics Engineers. She is also the President of the Ghana Institute of Safety and Environmental Professionals and a Fellow of the Occupational Safety and Health Association in the United Kingdom. Additionally, she is a Sustainable Energy Management Professional.

Engr. Mrs. Miriam Eduful is currently pursuing a Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) in Operations Management at the University of Johannesburg, South Africa. She holds a Master’s Degree in Occupational Safety, Health, and Risk Management from the Open University of Malaysia, as well as a Bachelor of Engineering (BEng) in Electrical and Electronic Engineering from Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology in Kumasi, Ghana. She also obtained a Bachelor of Science (BSc.) in Business Administration from the University of Education Winneba, Ghana.

Presently, she serves as the Manager in charge of Safety at the Electricity Company of Ghana. She has over twelve years of experience in Electrical Engineering practice, having worked as a Maintenance Engineer in the Power Distribution Systems of the Electricity Company of Ghana from 2004 to 2016.

Engr. Mrs. Miriam Eduful has actively participated in various international and local conferences, including the IEEE Power and Energy Society (PES) conference in the United States of America, the World Congress on Engineering (WCE) in London, and the World Academy of Science and Technology (WASET) in the United Kingdom. She has also served as a Conference Speaker at the 3rd Transport, Haulage & Road Safety Conference and Exhibition in Accra, Ghana.

Engr. Mrs. Miriam Eduful currently serves as the Secretary to the Standard and Professional Practice Committee of the Engineering Council of Ghana. She has also served as a former Technical Advisory Committee (TAC) member of the Ghana National Fire Service. Her areas of interest include Arc Flash Safety, Investigating Hazardous Chemical Compounds in Cable Splicing and Termination, Power Systems, and Risk Management.


(Executive Secretary)

Engr. Seth Ayim is a professionally qualified Chartered Construction Manager certified by the Chartered Institute of Building in UK and a Professional Engineer – Civil Engineering / Construction/ Building division, certified by the Ghana Institution of Engineering and Technology, Ghana. He has the Full Technological Certificate and the final certificates in Quantity Surveying from City and Guilds of London Institute, UK

He has additionally undertaken Certificate Courses in Leading and Managing people, Time Management, construction supervision and control and many more at Ghana Institute of Management and Public Administration, Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology and other institutions. He has been the beneficiary of several Management and technical seminars and conferences in and outside the country

He has been involved in the execution of large construction projects from conception through tender to completion. Seth is highly skilled in developing project briefs, execution, supervision and coordination of all technical aspects of field engineering assignments including quality control. His career profile in the Built Environment indicates a rich experience from a front-line supervisor through middle level to management with 35 years of accumulated experience.


Engr. Seth Ayim joined the IET in August 2019 and has previously served on the IET Council for some four terms as well as various committees. Before his appointment he was the Executive Director of Construction and Allied Services- a construction company in Real Estates and Building & Civil Engineering works.

Rev. Dr. Engr. Eric Otinkorang Ankrah, F.PE.IET(GH)

(Rep of Engineering Council and Coopted Member of the I.E.T Council)

Rev. Dr. Engr. Eric Ankrah graduated from the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology in Civil Engineering in 1981, had a Post-Graduate Diploma in Management and later had further training at the Immanuel Bible Institute and Seminary where he obtained a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Theology.

Rev. Engr. Ankrah has about thirty-one years of experience in the management of Building and Civil Engineering projects. He is the Projects Consultant and Director of Decorbuild Company Ltd, advising on project Management, and project implementation. He has also been a Project Manager of the Songhor Salt Industry in Ada, prior to joining Decorbuild.

Currently, Rev. Eric Ankrah is a Pastor at the Tantra Hill Branch of the Winners’ Chapel Ghana. He is married with four (4) dependents.

Rev. Dr. Engr. Ankrah was very instrumental in the formative years of the institution and served as interim President until the first President was elected. He continued offering very active service several capacities until 2012 when he was elected President of IET for two terms ending December 2015.

Engr Dr. Archibald Ekow Dennis Danquah-Amoah

(Bio-Engineering and Biomedical Chairman)

2014-2017 – Sam Higginbottom University of Agriculture Technology and Science, Allahabad, India – PhD – (Molecular Cellular Engineering/Biomedical Engineering /Public Health Option with Specialization in Rehabilitation science and Engineering)

2020-2021-University of Washington, USA-Certificate in Project Management

2020-2021-University of Washington, USA-Certificate in Leadership and Management in Health

2009-2011-SRM University, India- Masters of Technology {Biomedical Engineering (Rehabilitation Engineering Option)}

2005-2009-All Nations University/KNUST, Ghana-Bachelor of Engineering {Biomedical Engineering}


2005-2006-Ghana Institute of Journalism- Advance Certificate in Journalism.

1997-2000 -Accra Technical University- Higher National Diploma (Science Laboratory Technology).

Engr. Davor Salami Wonder 

Civil/Construction/Building Chairman

Engr. Davor S. Wonder is a distinguished Fellow and Council member of the Institution of Engineering and Technology, Ghana. He has previously held notable positions such as Vice President of the Local Government Service Engineers Association and Secretary to the Communication Committee of the Ghana Chamber of Construction Industries. Additionally, he served as the Secretary to a special committee tasked with investigating the circumstances surrounding the collapse of the Church of Prosperity in Akyem Batabi. Engr. Davor S. Wonder is also an active member of the Publicity & International Affairs Committee of the Engineering Council of Ghana.

With an impressive educational background, Engr. Davor S. Wonder holds an MSc in Construction Management from Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology, Kumasi. He obtained a Bachelor of Science in Construction Technology from KAAF University and has acquired a Certificate in Municipal Engineering and Infrastructural Management from Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology. Additionally, he holds a Higher National Diploma from Accra Technical University and a Certificate in PMBOK-Based Project Management. Currently, he is pursuing a PhD in Material Science and Engineering at the University of Ghana, Legon.

Engr. Davor S. Wonder has an extensive professional experience in various municipal engineering roles, having served as the Municipal Engineer for the West Akim Municipal Assembly in Asamankese and the Kwaebibirem Municipal Assembly in Kade. Currently, he is the Head of the Works Department for the Denkyembour District Assembly in Akwatia. Throughout his career, Engr. Davor S. Wonder has received numerous accolades, including the Most Diligent Worker of the Year, Overall Best Worker of the Year, and recognition for excellence in civil engineering and community development.

His research work has contributed to the field, notably in investigating the causes of dampness in buildings in certain parts of Accra and assessing building permit compliance by developers. Engr. Davor S. Wonder has published several articles in reputable journals and the news media, highlighting his expertise in these areas. He is well-versed in the use of QGIS for map preparation and MS Project for project management.

Currently, Engr. Davor S. Wonder serves as the Chairman for the Technical Division (Civil/Construction/Building) of the Institution of Engineering and Technology, Ghana.


(WIE Chairperson)

Engr. Mrs. Anna Amankwah-Minkah is a Professional Engineer with the Civil and Construction Division of the Institution of Engineering and Technology, Ghana. She is also the Chairperson of the Women in Engineering wing (IET-Gh WIE). She is a Lecturer at the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, University of Energy and Natural Resources, Sunyani. Prior to this Engr. Anna was a Lecturer at the Bolgatanga Technical University. She also worked as the Project Engineer and later Program Manager for International Development Enterprises (iDE Ghana), a social enterprise promoting more efficient collection, storage and use of water for agriculture, sanitation and hygiene. She has over 10 years of experience ranging from research in water resources and environmental sanitation in Ashanti and Eastern Regions, to leading field work to evaluate and refine technology relevant to enhancing the productivity of smallholder, dry season vegetable farmers in Northern Ghana. Engr. Anna has also been involved in capacity building and research in the area of shallow groundwater utilization in the White Volta basin.

Engr. Anna graduated with a B.Sc. in Civil Engineering in 2006 and a M.Sc. in Water Resources Engineering and Management in 2009, both from the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology, Kumasi. She is currently a PhD Student and her research interests include groundwater recharge and management amongst others.

Engr. Anna believes that to change the narrative for girls and women and close the gender gap in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) it is necessary to start early. Consequently, her mission is to pursue initiatives and champion sensitization for young girls as early as primary school to help them develop the passion and make decisions for careers in STEM. She is also passionate about mentoring secondary and tertiary students in STEM as well as budding professionals.

Engr. Anna loves gardening, spending time with family and counselling the youth. When she is not reading, teaching or mentoring, she is trying out new needlework patterns.

Engr. Emmanuel Annan-Yartey

He holds a Parts 1 and 2 Certificates from the Institute of Technical Supervision obtained in 1999, labour management certificate from Vita Consultancy (VITACON) in February 2001, and a further studies at the Labour College in February 2002.He is a registered property management valuation consultant.

Between 1983 and 2014, Engr. Annan-Yartey worked with the State Transport Company Ltd as Workshop Superintendent. During the period, he also served as the Divisional Union Chairman for the STC Local Chapter of the Ghana Petroleum and Chemical Workers Union). He also founded the STC Technicians Association.

Since 2010, he has been serving as a Management Valuation Consultant under his company name Annayat Consult.

Engr. Annan-Yartey joined the Institution of Engineering and Technology in June 2007. Over the period since then, he has served as the Southern Sector Secretary for four years and Financial Secretary for the same Sector for two years.

Engr Emmanuel Annan-Yartey has used his leisure moments to undertake faith-based courses. These have included a leadership training programme with the Word of Faith Bible Institute in December 1997, Biblical Counselling course with the International Theological Seminary, Ghana in November 2004 and Global Leadership Training, USA.

Alexander Kello
N/S Chairman

F.P.K Amoah
Rep Bono East

Prof. Felix Yao Huemaku Kutsanedzie

Rep, Accra Technical University

Donkor Atteh

Rep, Ministry of Works and Housing

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