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Ghana: International dominance as a threat?

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Liechtenstein-Hayek-Saal
Plenary / Panel
German and English language
Deputy Regional Minister, Western Region of Ghana, Sekondi Key Note
Dean, Consultancy and Advisory Services and Convenor, Urban Working Group, ILGS - Institute of Local Government Studies, Accra Key Note
Head, Municipal Department 50, Housing Promotion and Arbitration Board for Legal Housing Matters, Vienna City Administration
Diplomandin, Institut für Architektur, Technische Universität Wien
Chefin vom Dienst, Der Standard, Wien Chair

Emelia ARTHUR

Deputy Regional Minister, Western Region of Ghana, Sekondi

1991-1994 Ghana National Service Scheme
1994-1996 Project Assistant, Development Education Programmes, Center for the Development of People (CEDEP)
1996-1997 Programme Co-ordinator, Development Education Programmes, Center for the Development of People (CEDEP)
1996-1999 Regional Coordinator, Colan Consult
1996-1999 Lead Trainer, Japanese Overseas Cooperation Volunteers (JOCV)
1995-2003 Team Leader, UK Voluntary Service Overseas (VSO)
1996-2001 Lead Trainer, German Development Services
1999-2002 USA Peace Corps
2002-2003 Forest Sector Development Project, Forestry Commission, Ghana
2002-2003 UK Department for International Development (DFID)
2002-2009 Executive Director, Integrated Action for Development Initiatives
2004 Team Member, International Institute for Environment and Development, UK
2004 Field Team Leader, Danish International Development Agency (DANIDA)
2003-2005 Member, Expert Panel, FRR - UK
2004 Team Leader and Social Development Expert, FRR - UK
2003-2006 Team Leader (03), Facilitator (04 and 08) and Lead Consultant (06), CARE International
2006 Consultant, Peace Direct, UK
2004-2008 Pan African Facilitator (04-06), Africa Team Leader (06-08) and Global Team Leader (07-08), British Council
2006 Team Leader and Political Economy Expert, International Union of Conservation of Nature (IUCN) - World Conservation Union
2008 International Facilitation Advisory Team - World Conservation Congress 2008, International Union of Conservation of Nature (IUCN) - World Conservation Union
2008 Consultant - World Conservation Congress, International Union of Conservation of Nature (IUCN) - World Conservation Union
2008 Consultant, World Bank
2008 Africa Consultant on a Global Team, Swedish International Development Agency (SIDA)
2009 Consultant, International Union of Conservation of Nature (IUCN) - World Conservation Union
2009 Consultant, Evaluation of FERN s activities between 2006 to 2009 in Asia, Africa and Europe, FERN, Europe
2009-2011 District Chief Executive, Government of Ghana
since 2011 Deputy Regional Minister, Government of Ghana

PhD Dr. Kwadwo Ohene SARFOH

Dean, Consultancy and Advisory Services and Convenor, Urban Working Group, ILGS - Institute of Local Government Studies, Accra

2000 Pg. Dip., Urban Infrastructure Management, Institute for Housing and Urban Development Studies, Rotterdam,
2001-2002 MSc., Urban Housing Management, Institute for Housing and Urban Development Studies, Rotterdam,
  and Lund University, Sweden
2005-2010 PhD. Geography, University of St. Andrews, Scotland
 
1990-1993 Project Site Intern, Messers Lane Engineering and Construction Ltd.
1993-1994 National Service: Technical Officer, Department of Rural Housing
1994-1996 Assistant Quantity Surveyor, QU-ESS Consult
1996-1999 Project Management and Quantity Surveyor Consultant, DANIDA-HSSP and EMU
1997 Construction Project Coordinator, DANIDA Technical Support for the Electoral Commission of Ghana
1998-2004 Project Manager, FF Construction
1998-2001 Quantity Surveyor, CIHSD - The Consortium for Innovations in Human Settlements Development
2002-2005 Conference Coordination, IHS-Regional Office for West-Africa; IHSA&A Consult and Urban Solutions; Ministry of Local Government and Rural Development; Ministry of Works and Housing
2002-2004 West Africa Training Coordinator and Admissions Advisor, IHSA&A Consult and Urban Solutions
since 2002 Urban Housing, Urban Infrastructure Management and Urban Development Specialist
2004-2005 Deputy Team Leader, CHLDEP - Cultural Heritage and Local Economic Development in Elmina Programme
2004-2005 Research Associate, Health Decentralization Study, ILGS - Institute of Local Government Studies
2005-2006 Research Consultant, SCP - Sustainable Cities Programme, UN-Habitat/UNEP
2005-2006 Member, Municipal Finance and Management Initiative Coordination Team, Ministry of Local Government and Rural Development
2005-2007 Country Project Consultant, Slum Upgrading Facility, UN-Habitat
2006-2007 Local Consultant, MIGA Appraisal Team on proposed Mass Housing, Joint Venture Project
2006-2007 Project Evaluation Consultant, Homeless International, 6-Country Study, UK
2007-2008 SIDA Country Consultant, Feasibility Studies on Local Urban Knowledge Arena
2009 Manager, Local Finance Facility of the UN-Habitat Slum Upgrading Facility, Ghana
since 2009 Head, Research and Consultancy, Institute of Local Government Studies, Ghana
since 2009 Counterpart Urban Development Expert, Ghana Urban Management Pilot Programme

Mag. Dr. Wolfgang FÖRSTER

Head, Municipal Department 50, Housing Promotion and Arbitration Board for Legal Housing Matters, Vienna City Administration

 Studium der Architektur in Wien und Graz, Post Graduate Ausbildung in Politologie, Mag. arch., Dr. tech.
seit 2001 Bereichsleiter, Wohnbauforschung und Gebietsbetreuung sowie zuständig für internationale Kontakte im Bereich Stadterneuerung und Wohnbau, Wiener Stadtverwaltung
  Leitung mehrerer EU-Projekte
  Leiter, Arbeitsgruppe Housing, EUROCITIES
  Vorsitzender, Committee for Housing and Land Management, Europäischen Wirtschaftskommission der Vereinten Nationen (UNECE)

Anna LINDNER

Diplomandin, Institut für Architektur, Technische Universität Wien

2005 Orangefarm Township project, Südafrika
2005 Add On, 20 Höhenmeter, Wien
2006 Orangefarm Township project, Südafrika
2007 Design Build project, Nias, Indonesien
2008 Tätigkeit bei Aerolab Design, Changzhou, China
2009 Gründung der Gehsteig Guerrilleros
2009 Forschungsaufenthalt in Johannesburg an der WITS University
2009 Bellevue - das gelbe Haus, Linz
2009-2011 Ausstellung Wohnmodelle, Experiment und Alltag, Sofia, Belgrad, Graz
2010 Tätigkeit bei Lindnerarchitektur, Baden
2011 EUROPAN Österreich Auscchreibung für das EUROPAN Österreich Komitee
seit 2011 Tätigkeit bei MVD Austria, Wien