Ing. Felix K. Atsrim is the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of FeDems Group, a company he founded in 2014. He is a certified Professional Engineer (PE) by the Ghana Institution of Engineering (GIE), and has close to two decades of expertise in project management and civil engineering.
He also doubles as the Project Director at FeDems providing consultancy services to many reputable organisations including the Jospong Group of Companies, Zoomlion Ghana Ltd., Ministry of Local Government, Decentralisation and Rural Development (MLGDRD). Others are HGL Farms, Glofert, Ghana Railway Development Authority, Local Government Service, the District Assemblies and Pentecost University.
FeDems also undertakes construction projects and was the consultant to three Ghanaian companies—Construction Ambassadors Limited, Modern International Development and Superior Royal—who constructed the recently commissioned ultra-modern residential complex for Appeal Court Justices by President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo in Kumasi, Ashanti Region. This was a project that was delivered within schedule!
Under his leadership and guidance, the FeDems Group currently has six subsidiaries—Georotche, Energy Masters, Plimsol, PSA IT Solutions, Mart Mastery Consult, Sefa’s Treats, and Exquisite Impressions.
He established FeDems mainly for the creation of employment and a means of training young professionals and has no regrets at all! As a company that aspires to build a culture of high-level performing personnel in consultancy and professional services, Felix intends to grow the business to become a very vibrant company that can compete fiercely with international firms.
Like any other company, FeDems has had its own challenges. However, the good thing is that FeDems has been able to surmount all those challenges. The company aims to soar to greater heights and become the go-to brand in its industry. This will enable FeDems to be well positioned for a future of deeper purpose.
Felix has had a stellar professional career, starting his career as a Geodetic Engineer and Topographical Survey Specialist with Associated Consultants on the construction of the Achimota Transport Terminal Extension, Millennium Development Authority (MIDA), and the Volta Regional Road Projects from 2008-2011.
From 2009-2011, he was the Topographical Survey Specialist of the Millennium Development Account (MiDA) project for SAI/ACON JV. Thereafter, from 2012-2014, he was appointed as the Road & Drainage Design Engineer of the Pentecost Convention Centre-Gomoa in the Central Region.
Moving on, Felix joined Road and Drainage Consultant-State Housing Corporation in June 2015 and worked as the team lead for the Phase three of the Budumburam project and was also a consultant for the Western Railway Survey between 2014 and 2015. He also worked as an Estate & Development Manager for Pentecost University from the year 2012-2018.
Felix has an MSc. in Construction Project Management from the University of Manchester (UK). Earlier, he obtained a BSc. Geomatic Engineering degree from the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST), Kumasi in the Ashanti Region.
Due to his penchant for advancing the frontiers of his knowledge, Felix has registered for and is a paid-up member of some local and internationally-acclaimed professional bodies including the following:
- Ghana Institution of Engineers
- Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors (UK),
- Associate Member, Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (UK)
- Association of Project Managers (UK)
- Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (UK)
- Association of Project Management (UK)
He is a PRINCE2 Certified Project Manager and always hold an APM Introductory Certificate.
As a firm advocate for knowledge development and advancement in all spheres of life, Felix has delivered papers at conferences and co-authored articles, which have been peer-reviewed and published by renowned research journals including the following; Atsrim, F., Buertey, J and Boateng, K.B. 9 (2015), The Management of the Design Process in the Construction Industry – A Review. International Journal for Architecture Research, 5(1):16-30 and Buertey, J., Atsrim, F, and Asare, S. (2015) A Risk Overview of Electrical Safety Practices in Commercial Workplaces in Ghana.
The rest are International Journal of Engineering Innovation & Research; Volume 4, Isue1, ISSN: 2277-5668, Burley, J., Adjei- Kumi, T., Atsrim, F., and Boateng, K. (2015) International Journal of Science, Technology and Society; 3(6): 295-303, ISSN: 2330-7412, Buertey, J., Atsrim F., (2015) An Overview of the Road Infrastructure in Ghana – West African, Built Environment Research (Waber) Conference, Buertey, J., Atsrim F., Asare, S (2015) Conceptual Cost Contingency Estimation Model: A Risk, and Modeling Approach – West African Built Environment Research (Waber) Conference.
It is worth mentioning that Felix recently topped nominees in the Consultancy and Professional Services Category to win the 2022 Forty Under 40 Awards. The is an award scheme established to identify, honour and celebrate a cross-section of the nation’s most influential and accomplished young business leaders under the age of forty from a wide range of industries. These are individuals committed to business growth, professional excellence, and community service.
Throughout Felix’s life journey, he has been mentally stimulated to live upright by two very accomplished and distinguished Ghanaians who have had positive influence on his life.
These two are Ing. Lawrence Atsrim, the man who sired him, and the Executive Chairman of the Jospong Group of Companies, Dr. Joseph Siaw Agyepong.
Indeed Ing. Lawrence Atsrim, Felix’s father, inspired him with his professionalism, work ethics, family life as well as spiritual life. On the other hand, Dr. Siaw Agyepong has been a positive influence on Felix’s social and business lives, especially with Dr. Siaw Agyepong’s philanthropic giving as well as his humility.
As a devoted Christian, Ing. Atsrim is the Presiding Elder of Mount Olives Worship Centre in the Odorkor Area of the Church of Pentecost.
Felix has some advice for young Ghanaian entrepreneurs. He urges them to be anxious for nothing, humble in all their dealings and above all demonstrate a strong sense of loyalty. The good news is that FeDems has come to stay and is not stopping at giving cutting edge solutions that confront the nation in the engineering space.