CIDRZ CEO Dr Izukanji Sikazwe is pleased to welcome Mr Emmanuel Appiah Qua-Enoo as he joins CIDRZ as Deputy Chief Executive Officer.
“I am delighted to welcome Mr Qua-Enoo to CIDRZ. His experience in financial compliance, strategic planning, business development, and organisational and stakeholder relationship management brings a key skill to our CIDRZ leadership. He will play a major role as CIDRZ continues to grow and flourish as a permanent, independent, indigenous organisation serving the health and research needs of Zambia.” said Dr Sikazwe.
Originally from Ghana, Mr Qua-Enoo is a Chartered Accountant and a registered member of the South African Institute of Chartered Accountants. He holds two Bachelor of Commerce (Hons) Degrees, in Accountancy, and Accountancy and Finance, from the University of KwaZulu-Natal and a Master’s of Commerce Degree in International Taxation from the University of Johannesburg, South Africa. He is also an alumnus of the United States Venture Capital Institute.
Mr Qua-Enoo has worked at PricewaterhouseCoopers in their Johannesburg Practice where he specialised in Financial Services and Management of Internationally Funded Institutions. During his career, he has also consulted for numerous international donors and their recipients across Africa and has a broad understanding of U.S. government regulations governing their foreign assistance programmes. While working at the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) Office of the Regional Inspector General in Pretoria, South Africa he was responsible for the management of all Non-Federal Audits in Eastern and Southern Africa, covering 21 countries. He has also served as the Chief Financial Officer of the Southern Africa Enterprise Development Fund, a USAID sponsored Private Equity and Venture Capital Fund that invested in Southern Africa.
After an extensive search the CIDRZ Board of Directors Recruitment Committee selected Mr Qua-Enoo, who had previously served CIDRZ as a short-term consultant strengthening our financial and reporting systems compliance with CIDRZ policies, donors, and prevailing law.