The Governing Council of the Ghana Institution of Engineering (GhIE) has appointed Ing. David Kwatia Nyante as Executive Director of the Institution effective July 1, 2021.
He takes over from Ing. Kwabena Agyei Agyepong, who has successfully completed his term of service Ing David Kwatia Nyante has about 3 decades of experience in engineering and management.
Speaking to the media on his vision for the institution, the Executive Director of GhIE said he is thankful for the opportunity to serve the Institution. He indicated that as Head of the secretariat he will help build and develop a world-class professional body with Integrity, Accountability and Excellence in the practice of Engineering in Ghana.
Ing. Nyante is a Fellow of GhIE and holds B.Sc. Civil Engineering (University of Science and Technology, KNUST, Ghana; M.Sc. Construction Management from University of Glamorgan, UK; and Executive Masters in Management from Ashridge (Hult) Business School, UK. He is a Project Management Professional and was a Council member of GhIE, a member of the membership committee, and Chairman of the Research & Awards Committee of GhIE in 2017, 2019/2020.
Until his appointment, the Executive Director ran an Engineering consulting firm – BuiltPath Ltd. – that offers services such as Design Management, Construction Project Management and Facilities Management Advisory & Inspection.
Ing. Nyante previously worked at Tullow Gh. Ltd. as Area Manager-Takoradi from February 2019 to February 2020; Project Manager-Infrastructure from March 2015 to February 2019; and Facilities & Administration Manager from July 2009 to March 2015. From January 2008 to June 2009, he worked at Barclays Bank Gh. Ltd. as a Project Manager.
He has also worked at Coca-Cola Bottling company of Ghana from August 2004 to December 2007 as Project Manager – and later became the Quality System & Regulatory Affairs Manager from October 2005 to December 2007. The Executive Director of GhIE worked at ABP Consult Ltd. from January 1994 to July 2004, rising to become a Principal Engineer.
Ing. Nyante brings on board a great wealth of administrative and engineering experience to continue the good work his predecessor handed over to him.Read Full Story