Africa & Middle East consultants

Patrick Dogbe, (Pado) works as housing finance specialist for the Center in Africa and Middle East. He is a professional banker and project management professional with more than 20 years of working experience in banking operations, electronic banking (ATM, POS, Mobile Banking), treasury management (front and back office), administration, savings mobilization, microfinance operations (including Microfinance Institutions Performance Analysis, using SEEP FRAME), budgeting and business planning (including business planning for Microfinance Institutions, using MICROFIN), housing microfinance and project management. His professional experience in the banking and finance industry in Africa covers countries like Ghana, DR Congo, Ethiopia, Kenya, Malawi, Madagascar and Switzerland in Europe.
 
Pado has a Bachelor of Arts in accounting and economics, an MBA in finance, a professional diploma in banking, a diploma in business development services and a project management professional certificate. Pado speaks English fluently and has an intermediate speaking and working proficiency in French.

Emmanuel Nii Armah Aryee works as housing support services specialist for the Center, operating from HFH Ghana. He has more than 18 years of experience on project management for various donor projects in Ghana such as DANIDA, GTZ, AFD and World Bank. Besides his skills as project manager, he has worked as project engineer, construction manager and site engineer. He has largely focused in the areas of water and sanitation, building and drainage projects in both rural and urban environments in Ghana.   Additionally, Emanuel has been involved in the capacity building of various project teams in the area of project management for District Assemblies and other WATSAN organizations in Ghana.
 
He has a Bachelor of Science in civil engineering from the University of Science and Technology in Kumasi, Ghana, and also holds a certificate in project management from the Ghana Institute of Management and Public Administration in Accra, Ghana.

Jennifer Aguti works as the program manager for housing microfinance for HFH Uganda. Her extensive 22 years of professional experience covers portfolio and program management as well as financial and personnel management. She majors in the areas of project appraisal and management, monitoring and evaluation, credit management, treasury management, financial analysis, budget tracking and reporting. Jennifer has worked with Soroti Municipal Council as executive officer accounts and with Finance Trust MDI Limited holding various portfolios in branch operations. She has also worked with Church of Uganda Teso Dioceses as finance and administration manager and acted as executive director.
 
Jennifer holds a master's degree in financial management from Uganda Management Institute She also holds a post graduate diploma in financial management from Uganda Management Institute and a bachelor's degree in business administration from Ndejje University.