Meet the team
Turning her passion for beautiful spaces into a business, Ms. Annabel Kalai is the Founder and Lead Consultant of EVOLVE-Annabelle Kalai Interiors, a young interior design and decoration firm with a dedication to deliver... innovative and bespoke interior works and solutions to the increasingly discerning Ghanaian society.
Annabel is also an Independent Business Consultant mainly in the areas of Market and Staff Incentive Management and Start Ups Market Entry Support. Until 2017, she was the Country Operations and Senior Accounts Manager of Uwin Iwin Incentives Ghana Limited, a subsidiary of Uwin Iwin International, a leading provider of inspirational recognition and reward, incentive, loyalty and performance improvement solutions. Annabel’s versatility and highly professional skills have contributed immensely to the company’s success story West Africa.
Prior to this, Annabel was the Clients Relations Manager at R.D.F.C Holdings. This in addition to her short employ with Golden Beach Hotels, was instrumental in nurturing her natural people and interpersonal skills, bringing about her exceptional ability to work with people from different cultures and in diverse industries.
Annabel holds a Bachelor of Arts (B.A) Degree in Political Science from the University of Science and Technology in Kumasi, Ghana.
She is the Managing Consultant and Founder of Media Republique Communications and Advisory, an integrated communications and business development firm. As a stalwart personality in the local and international business landscape, she has an... extensive range of business sector experience that has touched on Oil and Gas, Public Relations, Telecommunications and Academia.
Janice is a performance driven management professional with 14 years’ experience building high-profile relationships, developing and executing communications and business development strategies. Her insight in leading in-country investor activities is a commendable attribute that she has exhibited copiously by maintaining a healthy balance of building and sustaining client relationships within the framework of compliance across the industries.
She holds an Executive Master’s Degree from the China Europe International Business School (CEIBS); she is an Alumnus of the University of Cape Coast (UCC) and an Old Girl of the Wesley Girl’s High School (WGHS).
Nayram Kyei-Mensah is the CEO of Management and Services Advisors (MSA), a preventive health and lifestyle education platform. She is also the Proprietor of Raddy Infant School..., a leading Montessori early-learning facility at Sogakope, in the Volta Region.
Nayram is an ardent social/community improvement activist and volunteers with the Rheumatology Initiative (tRi) Ghana, a non-profit organisation dedicated to providing Education, Advocacy and Research into Autoimmune Rheumatic conditions in Ghana and Africa. She is also a member of the Ghanaian Women Association of Georgia and the Accra Toastmasters’ Club.
Nayram holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Entrepreneurship (GIMPA) and a Certificate in Montessori Education from Montessori Centre International (UK).
Ekow Quarcoo is a veteran journalist whose cumulative experience from over thirty (30) years of mainstream practice, freelancing and consultancy in Journalism and Public Relations makes him one of the... most respected media managers on today’s media and marketing communications landscape.
In the course of his all-too-predictable migration from Ghana News Agency (1996) after 11 straight years’ of wire service practice, through spells of Agency operations and consultancy work, Ekow has dealt with a wide variety of Ghanaian and international corporate brands and products: Tullow Oil Ghana Limited, Olam Ghana Limited, SABMiller (Accra Brewery Limited), Ghana Oil Company (GOIL), the erstwhile Ghana Airways (Akwaaba Magazine), Alcan Alumina Plc (Ghana Bauxite Company), SG-SSB Bank, the United Nations Foundation, the Jomoro Municipal Authority, Labadi Beach Hotel, Sandpark Ghana Limited, the Delico Ghana Group( West Hills Mall, Achimota Retail Centre, Kumasi City Mall) Glo Mobile Ghana, Ogilvy Ghana (MMRS), Icon Communications, BBC Television, MBC Television, PBS Television and Wall-to-Wall Television.
The Arts, Society, Tourism and Cultural issues rank highest among his professional interests and media specialties. He is a member of the Ghana Journalists Association and previously served two consecutive terms as Secretary of the Greater Accra Branch. He is also an Associate Member of the Advertising Association of Ghana.
Ekow received formal education and training in Journalism, Mass Communication and Public Relations at the Ghana Institute of Journalism (Accra,1984), University of Aix en Provence (The Trans-Mediterranean Centre for Communication Studies) - Marseille, 1988 and University of Ghana’s School of Communications Studies (Legon,1993). Among the numerous workshops, Seminars and special training he received are: Editing (Thompson Foundation - Accra) and ‘Reporting Africa through African Eyes’ (UNESCO-Dakar)