MR. COBBIE KESSIE
MR. COBBIE KESSIE
The President has, on the advice of the Board of Directors of GWCL
and in consultation with the Public Services Commission
, appointed Mr. Cobbie Kessie Jnr. as the Managing Director of GWCL
with effect from 1st January, 2007.
Mr. Cobbie Kessie, 59, was, until his appointment, the Deputy Managing Director in Charge of Finance and Administration, a position he has held since joining GWCL in 1998.
Before joining GWCL, Mr. Cobbie Kessie had had extensive experience as Budget Analyst in North America and Management Consultant in Ghana.
In the US, Mr. Cobbie Kessie
was involved in putting together and implementing the budget of the Water Division of eight departments in the city of Houston.
In Ghana, he
was engaged to review the budgetary processes of the Ministry of Finance, Sector Ministries, the Controller and Accountant General and Bank of Ghana
Later, Mr. Kessie worked as a Budget Consultant for Deloite and Touche Consulting where he assisted Superior Medical Centre, Ghana National Theatre, State Enterprise Commission and AGC.
has again worked with Price Waterhouse Coopers on the Public Financial Management Reform Programme.
Mr. Cobbie Kessie was also a member of a team of consultants selected to appraise the financial management systems and internal control procedures of selected health institutions and provide them accountancy support.
This was under the donor-pooled funding arrangement of the Department for International Development of the UK Government aimed at implementing the Medium Term Health Sector Strategy of the Ministry of Health.
Furthermore, Mr. Kessie
worked with the team of consultants who were involved in the restructuring of Ghana Broadcasting Corporation
, the Council for Scientific and Industrial Research Secretariat
, Institute of Scientific and Technological Information
and Water Research Institute leading to their partial commercialization.
Mr. Kessie, is a management consultant by profession and a member of Delta Sigma Pi, a professional Business Administration fraternity.
He holds a masters degree in Business Administration from the Eastern Illinois University, Charleston, Illinois, USA.