Edmund is a professional administrator with over 20 years’ experience in export trade facilitation, administrative coordination, human resource management, organization development and customer service.
Through his work with the Ghana Export Promotion Authority, the Ghana Microfinance and Small Loans Centre and his collaborative work with such international organizations as the International Trade Centre, he contributed to the formulation and implementation of public policy and programs on export development, and microfinance as a tool for poverty-reduction.
Edmund set up the Services Export Development Department at the Ghana Export Promotion Authority, and led efforts to create national awareness about and promote the potential of services as an exportable offer. He later founded and served as Coordinator of the Services Export Support Initiative (SESI), a not-for-profit private organization committed to the promotion of the services sector as an exportable offer. Through his work with SESI, he collaborated with the International Lawyers and Economists Against Poverty (ILEAP) towards creating national consensus for and the eventual formation of the Coalition of Service Industries, Ghana.
He has had professional tour of duty in several countries, participating in trade and investment missions, expositions, trade fairs, business match-ups, conferences, and market investigation missions in countries like Japan, China, Switzerland, Turkey, Italy, Greece, Spain, Nigeria, Mali, Burkina Faso, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Liberia, Zambia, and Qatar, among others.
For 19 years, Edmund served as a volunteer Youth Service Teacher of the Hope Congregation of the Presbyterian Church in Ghana, where he also provided mentorship to the young people of the Church in his capacity as the CEO of the Presbyterian Professional Mentorship Program.
Edmund migrated to Canada with his family in 2013 and has since been involved in providing donor support solutions for several not-for-profit organizations in Canada and the United States.
Edmund possesses a Bachelor’s Degree in Economics and post-graduate qualifications in International Marketing and Organization Development.