Agyenim Boateng Agyei heads back to Public Procurement Authority

March 10, 2017
Source: Norvan Acquah - Hayford/
Agyenim Boateng Agyei heads back to Public Procurement Authority

The President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has appointed Agyenim Boateng Agyei as the caretaker Chief Executive of the Public Procurement Authority (PPA).

In a letter dated March 9, 2017 the President said, “Pursuant to Section 9(1) of the Public Procurement Act 2003 Act 663, I hereby appoint you to act as the Chief Executive of the Public Procurement Authority pending receipt of the constitutionally required advice of the governing board of the authority, given in consultation with the Public Services Commission.”

The letter further noted that, “I take this opportunity to congratulate you formally on your appointment.”

“Kindly indicate your acceptance or otherwise of this appointment within 14 days upon receipt of this letter,” he added.

Agyenim Boateng Adjei currently the Managing Consultant of ABM Consult, a Procurement and Supply Chain Management Consultancy, is a seasoned procurement specialist and the first Chief Executive Officer of the Public Procurement Authority of Ghana.

Among his many accomplishments, he was able to pioneer the affairs of the Public Procurement Authority to attain international recognition among donors and International Financial Institutions.

He is a well-known face at International Procurement Conferences and Workshops and has contributed immensely to the development of Public Procurement especially in capacity building, procurement evaluation and monitoring at home and abroad.

He was an active member of the OECD Taskforce on Procurement and contributed significantly to the development of the current version 4 of the OECD Assessment Methodology.

He has prepared and presented several papers at international seminars, workshops and conferences on procurement, in Europe, Asia, South America and several African countries.

Mr. Adjei holds a Master of Law Degree in Procurement Law and Policy from Nottingham University, UK and another Master of Science Degree in Logistics and Transportation from Cranfield University also in the UK. He holds a Post Graduate Diploma in Purchasing and Supply from West Bromwich College of Science and technology, UK.

In addition to his Masters and Postgraduate Diploma, Mr. Adjei also holds a certificate in Works Procurement Management from Ghana Institute of Management and Public Administration (GIMPA) and another certificate in International Project Procurement and Contract Negotiation from the International Law Institute, a Legal Center of Excellence, Kampala- Uganda.

He is a Chartered member of the Chartered Institute of Purchasing and Supply and the Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport all in UK.

Mr. Adjei’s professional working experience spans from his days as a Lecturer at Sokoto State, Nigeria. Prior to working with Ghana Water Company as the Chief Manager - Materials, he was the Supplies Manager for the State Gold Mining Corporation and later Goldfields Ghana limited, where he was responsible for the total procurement and supply chain management functions.