ALHAJI YAHAYA ZAKARIA OSMAN (Director, Operations)
Alhaji Yahaya Zakaria Osman is currently the Director of Operations at Ghana Investment Fund for Electronic Communications (GIFEC) and is responsible for designing, implementing and managing solutions to achieve Universal Access Policies of the Fund.
Prior to joining GIFEC in December 2010, he had worked with MTN Ghana where he was responsible for Managing a number of portfolios such as Data Network Services, Roaming and Business Solutions.
Before joining MTN Ghana, he had previously worked with Ghana Telecom and Vodafone Ghana as a Network Security Architect where he designed and implemented various solutions in both the Telecom and IT spaces.
He has extensive experience in Telecoms and ICT and was a member of the Working Group for the development of Ghana Government Enterprise Architecture and e-Government Interoperability Framework for MDAs. Currently, he is a member of the Association of Project Managers Group (APMG), UK , Internet Society (ISOC), Ghana Chapter, Alliance for Affordable Internet and a National Steering Committee Member, Ghana Health Service / Grameen Foundation Mobile Technology for Community Health Project.
Mr. Yahaya holds Mini MBA in Telecommunications Management Neotelis, Canada, Msc. Industrial Mathematics from KNUST, Bsc in Mathematics & Computer Science from University of Ghana and is a seasoned project manager with expertise in PMI and Prince 2.