Mrs Vesta Akosua AdutwUmwaa Nunoo (FCCA, ICAG, and EMBA) has over eighteen years’ experience as a Chartered Accountant. She is Fellow of Chartered Certified Accountants (FCCA) England for over fifteen years and a member of the institute of Chartered Accountant Ghana. (ICAG). Vesta is well versed in financial management, corporate-wide total quality management and passionate about financial controls. She has an extensive experience in the design and implementation of strategic management systems using cross-functional teams, financial systems and internal controls, business step-up, change management, human resources management and quality assurance.
In addition, Vesta holds an Executive Master’s degree in project management from the premier university of Ghana with in-depth knowledge in the 9 core disciplines of Project Management: Integration, Scope, Time, Cost, Quality, Communication, Risk and Procurement Management and Grant Management, proposal writing, and monitoring and evaluation skills.
Her background includes international exposure in developed and underdeveloped economies in addition to a working experience in private, public, and developmental sectors of the economy. She has a wealth of knowledge and ability to translate financial concepts to and effectively communicate and collaborate with non-Finance Partners. She has hands-on experience and training in EC fund management requirements, rules, procedures, and systems after continuously working and familiar with the EC development projects for over fifteen years. She has managed over $70million EC funds on African European projects where she serves as Grants and compliance Expert, grants manager and the accountant for the world-wide programme and projects.
Vesta have travelled wide and far to over 20 African countries, 10 European countries, and North and Southern America for field grants monitoring and meetings for the past 17 years.
She is currently the Grant and Compliance expert in Forum for Agricultural Research in Africa (FARA)
An Expert with the European Academy for Taxes Economic & law institute in Germany where she lectures yearly on Preparing for Audit in EU developments Cooperation projects and Humanitarian Aid funding
Board member of University of Ghana Enterprise limited and Coronation Insurance Ghana Limited