At IWAD Ghana we strive for excellence by engaging high profiled and motivated staff, we are setting the standards for economic development in the areas of agriculture in Ghana. Meet some members of our staff below
Tom Durang Martijn
Tom Durang Martijn (Senior Adviser)
Tom Durang brings in more than 20 years of work experience both in the National and International Milieu in diverse areas of expertise. Tom has been the Managing Director from 2014 to January 2018 and is now the Senior Adviser. before which he served as an Agricultural Development Advisor at the Integrated Water management Department of Wienco Ghana from 2012-2014.
In his previous capacities, he rendered Consultancy services with FAO-Royal Dutch Embassy Maputo in 2011, International Component Advisor with DANIDA finance Project in Mozambique from 2006-2011, Institutional Development Expert/ Environmental Specialist with Corporacion de Gestion Derecho Ambiental in 2005. Serving as an Information Technology expert/GIS Expert with EURO-Consult, Tom Durang from 1995-2005, has also served in the capacity of Environmental Specialist/ GIS Expert, Planning specialist/GIS Expert, Institutional Development and Natural resource Management Expert and Advisor with an outstanding record of successes, achievements and impact in all places of work. His professional expertise with these organization and his achievements is what has put him at the helm of IWAD Ghana Ltd.
Busia Nambu Dawuni
Busia Nambu Dawuni (Managing Director)
Busia Nambu Dawuni, brings over 15 years working experience as a Professional Irrigation Engineer both with the Public and Private sectors. Busia who specializes in, Irrigation Water Resource management has been the GM from 2014 to January 2018 and is currently the Managing director. From 2012-2014, Busia Dawuni also served as an Irrigation Expert with Wienco Ghana ltd and from 2005-2012. Previously worked as a Senior Agricultural Engineer with Ghana Irrigation Development Authority during which period he did work with Projects funded by the Millennium Development Authority(MIDA), Japan International Cooperation Agency(JICA) and in the area of irrigation and water resource Management. He did carried some research activities in collaboration with Water Management Institute (IWMI) in the area of water productivity for rice with some publications.
David Konlan (Seed Business Manager.)
David Konlan joined the IWAD as the Seed Business Manager in January, 2019. He has over 10 years working experience and has previously worked with IFDC as the Seed Value and Agri-Business Development Chain Adviser. He has also worked with ACDEP as the Program Manager-Agriculture Value Chain and Livelihood Development