Daniel Kelvin Mensah is the Managing Partner at Whitehall Advisors. He is a Chartered Accountant and financial management specialist with over 12 years’ industry experience in the U.K. and Ghana.
His experience cuts across academic research, finance & investments, audit, grants and financial management. Daniel previously worked for Oxford Policy Management (OPM) as a Grants Consulting Manager. Prior to that, he served as an OPM consultant advising the U.K. Department for International development (DFID) in the areas of programme management, due diligence assessments and financial risk management.
He also worked as a Finance and Grants Manager for Adam Smith International (ASI) UK and was influential in localising the operations of ASI UK in Ghana. He also served as the Programme Manager for DFID with responsibilities over private sector and economic development programmes. During that period, he was instrumental in the design and execution of high level and complex private and public sector programmes in Ghana.
Before branching into the international development space, Daniel worked for 4 years in the financial services sector first as a financial analyst and then senior audit officer at First Atlantic Bank. He started his professional career as a research assistant at the University of Ghana business school.
Daniel is a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants and Chartered Institute of Bankers. He holds a bachelor's degree in Business Administration and a MSc. in Development Finance, both from the University of Ghana Business School. He has an MA in International Development Studies from the prestigious Institute of Development Studies (IDS), University of Sussex, U.K. He is an Allan and Nesta Ferguson Scholar.