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Managing Director

Ms. Alice A. Ofori-Atta

Alice Abena Ofori-Atta is an experienced and accomplished corporate transactional attorney licenced to practice law in New Jersey (USA) and Ghana.

She has over three decades of experience working in various capacities in several corporate American institutions with the last two decades spent exclusively within the field of law in legal matters involving a broad range of M&A / Corporate and Real Estate development sectors.

Concentrates on property financing for commercial and residential real estate industry, asset based financing, estate leasing matters, collateral debt obligations in the sub-prime residential mortgage markets, analysing residential mortgage-backed securities and related risks on residential loan agreements.

Ms. Ofori-Atta holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration from St. John's University, New York; Juris Doctor degree from St. John's University School of Law, New York; Barrister-at-Law degree from Ghana School of Law, Accra; Certificat de langue Francaise from Sorbonne University, Paris, France; and a Computer Programming Certificate from PSI, New York.

   
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Head of Legal

Mrs. Brendalyn Aikins

Brendalyn Aikins (Mrs) joined TDC as a Legal Officer in November 2007. She started her legal practice as a Pupil and Associate Lawyer at Bentsi-Enchill, Letsa & Ankomah, a leading law firm in Accra where she first worked as a Private/Administrative Secretary for 4 years before proceeding to read law at the Law Faculty, University of Ghana, Legon as a matured student. She mostly worked at the Litigation and Dispute Resolution Department of the Firm.

Mrs. Aikins continued with litigation at TDC albeit that she advised on legal issues in protection of TDC’s interests and image. She was appointed the Board Secretary in December 2009, a position she held up to December 2016. She was also promoted to the position of Senior Legal Officer in 2012 and confirmed as the Head of Legal Department in June 2020.

As the Head of Legal, Mrs. Aikins’ role is to manage, monitor and lead the Department towards inter alia, ensuring that all operations are conducted in compliance with laws and regulations; advise on legal issues affecting TDC’s interests to pre-empt or minimize litigation; prosecute and defend TDC’s interests and image; and ensure high standard legal services delivery to customers’ satisfaction. These are geared towards achievement of TDC’s strategic objectives and staying TDC above its competitors in the real estate industry.

Mrs. Aikins holds a Private Secretarial Duties/Computer Appreciation Certificates, Cambridge Tutorial College, Jersey, Britain (1993); LLB (Hons), University of Ghana, Legon (2001); QCL, Ghana School of Law (2003) and a Master of Business Administration (Project Management Option) Degree, Ghana Institute of Management & Public Administration (2015).

 

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General Manager, Finance & Administration

Mr. Al-Mumin Yakubu

Mr. Abdul-Mumin Yakubu, a Chartered Accountant by training is a Fellow of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants and also a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants (Ghana).

Mr. Yakubu has successfully completed courses and research for the Master of Science (MSc) Accounting and Finance at the University of Northampton,UK alongside reading Commercial and Corporate Laws of the English Legal system.

He joined the Corporation in 1995 as an Audit Clerk and ranked through the positions of Audit Supervisor responsible for Business Risk Management and Internal Control Systems in 2000. He was promoted as Finance Manager in 2005 and later to the Head of Finance. He is currently the General Manager, Finance & Administration of the Corporation.

He is a strategic thinker and combines a big picture perspective with analytical skills in evaluating and recommending corporate funding and recovery strategies.

Renowned for his ingenuity in Business Process Improvement, Internal control and Risk Management system, Mr. Yakubu double as a Lecturer in Accounting, Audit and Internal Review at Zenith University College,La Accra, Ghana. He is also a member of the Board of Directors of Kanokoli Rural Bank, Bole, Northern Region.

 

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General Manager, Operations

Mr. Samuel O. Asante

Mr. Asante joined TDC in February 2008. Before joining TDC he had worked in various capacities in different organizations. Some of the Positions he had previously held include Treasury Sales Manager, Gold Coast Securities Limited; IMC member NTHC Properties limited, Head of Asset Management, NTHC Limited; Head of Marketing, Fidelity Discount House and Head of Sales, Fidelity Bank Limited.

As General Manager Operations, Mr. Asante's main role is to lead the operations team in growing TDC's business in the housing and serviced plots portfolios as well as ensuring high standards of service delivery to the Corporation's valued clients.

He holds a Bachelor of Commerce (B. Com) Degree and Diploma in Education from the University of Cape Coast and a Master of Business Administration (MBA) from the University of Leicester, UK.

Mr. Asante is also a Certified Member (MCIM) of the Chartered Institute of Marketing (UK) and the institute of Directors, Ghana (MID).

 

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Head of Administration

Mr. John Felix Wardy

John Felix Wardy joined TDC in June 2006. He began his career in the judicial service of Ghana.In 1992 he joined the judicial service of Ghana as an Assistant Registrar.

In 1999, John was assigned the position of Circuit Court Registrar attached as a probationary position awaiting confirmation as High Court Registrar.

In 2000 he was promoted to the rank of High Court Registrar attached to the District Court.Here,he was in charge of the day-to-day runing of the court and the personnel attached.His schedule include preparation of affidavits,writs of summons,conducting marriage ceremonies,strategically enforcing the orders of the court such as writ of fifa,absconding warrants and Garnishee order.

In 2005, John as a high court Registrar was attached to High Court I,II,III and IV.Here,John served as deputy administrator for four different high courts.Quite apart from performing similar duties outlined he was also in charge of wills,settlement of appeal records and also doubled as a Commissioner for Oaths.

In 2006, he resigned from the Judicial Service to join Tema Development Corporation.

John holds a Bachelor of Arts (BA) degree from the University of Cape Coast and a Master of Public Administration (MPA) from the University of Ghana,Legon. John is also a memeber of the Institute of Human Resource Practitioners (Ghana).

 

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Ag. Chief Internal Auditor

Mr. Samuel Abutiate

A Chartered Accountant by profession, Mr. Samuel Abutiate is a product of University of Ghana Business School, from where he holds a Bachelor of Science (BSc) Honors Degree in Accounting.

He also holds a Masters of Business Administration (MBA) Degree in Finance also from University of Ghana Business School.

He is a good standing member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants (ICA) Ghana, membership of Institute of Internal Auditors Ghana and obtained the Professional Level of the Chartered Institute of Taxation, Ghana.

He has over 22 years varied and extensive experience in the Services, Manufacturing and Real Estates Industries. Mr. Abutiate has detailed knowledge in Auditing, Accounting, Financial Management and Real Estate Development.

Samuel commenced his career at Ghana Post Company Limited in 2003 as Assistant Audit Manager. He moved to Crystal Auto Limited, a Manufacturing Company in 2007, as an Accounts Manager and later joined TDC Development Company Limited in 2011, as an Internal Audit Manager.

Prior to his appointment as Ag. Chief Internal Auditor, he attended many capacity building and management trainee workshops. He served in various capacities and on various committees. He was an Executive Member of the Senior Staff Association in the Company for two consecutive terms.

In his current position, he manages and oversees the activities of the Internal Audit Department.

 

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Ag. Head of Estates

Mrs. Sarah Donkor

Surveyor Sarah Donkor (Mrs) has over two decades experience in Land Administration and Management.

She joined TDC in 1999 as a National Service person and has risen through the ranks to her current position as the Ag. Head of Estates.

She is a Chartered Valuer and a professional member of the Ghana Institution of Surveyors (GhIS). She holds a BSC in Land Economy from the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology – Kumasi. She has attended several Capacity Building courses in Valuation, Land Administration and Management. She serves on the Board of Regency Engineering and Construction Limited (REC), a Ghanaian company which offers Engineering and Project Management services.

 

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Ag. Head of Procurement

Mr. Solomon Lartey

Mr. Solomon Lartey joined TDC in February 2012 as Senior Procurement Officer. Before joining TDC he had worked in various capacities in different organizations. Some of the Positions he had previously held include: Head of Procurement, Koforidua Technical University; Procurement Manager, E & S Venturers; Consultant, Continental Consultant Ghana Limited.

He holds HND In Purchasing and Supply from the Accra Technical University, a Post Graduate Diploma in Procurement and Materials Management from GIMPA and a Master of Science (MSc) in Supply Chain Management from the Ghana Technology University/ Coventry University, UK.

Mr. Lartey is also a Chartered Member (MCIPS) of the Chartered Institute of Procurement and Supply (UK).

 

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Head Of Corporate Planning & Communications

Mr. Isaac Tettey

Isaac Tettey joined TDC in June 2015 and has a rich experience in corporate strategy, corporate restructuring, business process re-engineering, feasibility studies, policy development and analysis, performance management, risk analysis and management, corporate governance and project finance/deal structuring among others.

Mr. Tettey has worked in various positions in reputable organisations including Unilever Ghana Limited (UAC Textiles), Toyota Company Limited, Ghana National Petroleum Corporation and SIC Insurance Company Limited. On the international front he worked for Adas Financial Services, the Department of Health (Economics and Operations Research Unit) and Social Services Department, Oxford Council, all in the UK.

He has served, and in some cases continue to serve, as board member for several organisations with varied operations including Insurance, Investment Banking, Asset Management, Pensions, Securities Advisory, Stock Brokerage, Microfinance, Registrar Services, Real Estates, University Education, Software Development, Church Finance and TV Broadcasting.

He has carried out many consultancy assignments in the areas of feasibility studies, corporate diagnostics, transactions advisory, forensic audits, micro-project monitoring and evaluation, strategic planning and business advisory services for several organisations – local and international.

Mr. Tettey holds an MSc in Development Economics from Oxford University (UK), MSc in Operations Research from University of Strathclyde Business School (Scotland) and BA (Hon.) Economics with Statistics from University of Ghana. In addition, he has a Postgraduate Diploma in Finance and Strategy from the Canadian Petroleum Institute/University of Alberta, Canada, Postgraduate Certificate in Performance Management and Rewards from RIPA International (UK) and a Professional Practitioners Certificate in Balanced Scorecard from the Balanced Scorecard Institute/George Washington University, USA. He is an NPRA approved Independent Trustee for Tier 2 Pension Schemes with several Ghana Stock Exchange training in Basic and Advanced Securities. He has attended several workshops and conferences in the Americas, Europe and Africa.

 

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Head of MIS

Mr. Daniel Schandorf

Daniel Schandorf has over two decades work experience in the Information Technology industry and has participated in a number of capacity building courses notable among them are Disaster Recovery & Business Continuity, IT Procurement and Maintenance all from STIDIJ Ventures. Digital Government Summit, Enterprise Systems, Enterprise E-Architecture/E-Government Interoperability Framework all from Ministry of Communication. Installation and Configuration of Microsoft Systems from University of Ghana. IT Project and Service Management (ITPSM) from Intelligent Africa Marketing & Training.

He is a strategist and has passion for brainstorming.

Daniel Schandorf holds a Certificate in Systems Administration, Diploma in Data Processing from KNUST, Post Graduate Diploma in Management Practice and an MBA in IT Management all from PGSM.

 

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Ag. Head of Development

Mr. Robert Ayettey

Robert Ayettey is a Professional Chartered Civil Engineer who also holds a master’s degree in Economic Policy Management (EPM). He has over thirty (30) years of varied and broad-based consultancy experience, including the provision of quality civil engineering and project management services.

He is a highly analytical and an experienced problem solver. He has consulted extensively as Task Team Leader/Principal Design Engineer for several local consultancy assignments: assuming lead responsibility for planning, designing, preparation of contract packages and implementation co-ordination.

He has provided Technical and Managerial leadership as Task Team Leader in the design and implementation of several large scale New Community development schemes at TDC Development Company Limited.

He has been Procurement Specialist and Advisor to a number of firms; And has chaired a number of Technical Evaluation Committees including the Evaluation of Consultants Technical and Financial Proposals, and reviews of draft consultancy assignments.

He is a Senior Member of the Ghana Institution of Engineering and serves as an examiner (Civil Division) at the Ghana Institution of Engineering.

He is a Past National Councilor of the Ghana Institution of Engineering.