Primrose Properties Ghana Limited’s core team members include Charles Adu Boahen, Edwin McCray, Chris Adu Boahen and Emmanuel Selorm Adukpo who offer varied and valuable skill sets. See below the profiles of key team members:
Charles Adu Boahen
Prior to founding Primrose Properties Ghana Limited, Charles was a Director and Regional Head of Corporate & Investment Banking for Standard Bank of South Africa. Prior to Standard Bank, Charles was with JP Morgan for over 5 years as Vice President and Head of Investment Banking for Sub-Saharan Africa where he was responsible for developing the Investment banking business across sub-Saharan Africa excluding South Africa and was the Nigeria Senior Country Representative.
After Business School, he joined the $400MM AIG African Infrastructure Fund as an Investment Officer, where he was responsible for finding, analyzing and structuring private equity investments in companies doing business in Africa. After college, Charles joined Salomon Smith Barney on Wall Street in their Investment Banking Division where his responsibilities included various corporate finance and mergers & acquisitions assignments primarily in the Chemicals and Energy sector.
Charles has an MBA from Harvard Business School and a BSc in Chemical Engineering from the University of Southern California and is currently pursuing a professional course towards Project Management Certification by the Project Management Institute.
Chief Operations Officer /Project Manager
Edwin is the Project Manager at Primrose Development Company. He is also the CEO of Professional Project Solutions, a project management services company. He was a partner and Project Manager at Kwacha Associates in Lusaka, Zambia. Prior to Kwacha Associates, Edwin was with the Jamaican Center Business Improvement District in New York for over 4 years as Vice President. He also worked as President of Edrik Trading Corporation for over 8 years and as a Sales Manager with the New York Life Insurance for over 7 years. Edwin worked with TDX Becom as a Project Engineer and with Polytech Inc as a Quality Control Engineer. He worked for the US Army for over 3 years as a Sergeant.
Edwin has a BSc in Civil Engineering from the University of Liberia and took a Management Leadership Development Course at NYLIC University.
Chris Adu Boahen
Chris Adu Boahen joins Primrose Properties Ghana Limited with Management Consulting and Operations Management experience plus Strong Local Network and Work Experience.
Prior to joining Primrose Properties Ghana, Chris was Managing Partner of the Exodus Advisory Group, a Washington DC based financial advisory firm focused on identifying and packaging investment opportunities in Africa and the Caribbean for global investors. At Exodus Mr. Boahen developed comprehensive business plans and raised funding for a quarry, clothing company and software developer among others. Prior to that, Chris worked as a consultant in the Washington, D.C office of the Boston Consulting Group (“BCG”), focusing primarily on the Telecommunications industry. At BCG, Mr. Boahen conducted business strength and strategy analyses of a variety of telecommunication industry groups.
Chris has several years of business experience on the African continent. Mr. Boahen worked as a consultant in the South African office of McKinsey & Co., with a focus on the E-commerce space. Prior to joining McKinsey, Chris managed the manufacturing department of British American Tobacco (“BAT”) in Takoradi, Ghana. Chris holds the Master of Business Administration degree, with honors, in Finance and Strategic Management from The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania and the Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical Engineering from the University of Science & Technology, Ghana.
Chris has also completed BAT’s Global Challenge Initiative Training Program, a two-year structured on-the-job management-training program for nurturing managerial competence in-house, with a strong emphasis on cross-functional training.
Emmanuel Selorm Adukpo
Emmanuel Selorm Adukpo joined the Primrose Properties Ghana Limited family in 2008 and is in charge of Real Estate Department. Selorm holds a BSc. (Building Tech.) from the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology, Kumasi with 1st Class Honours where he was engaged as Teaching Assistant after graduation for a period of one year handling Theory of Structures and Structural Design at the Undergraduate level. During his National Service period and beyond, Selorm worked with Wilkado Construction Works in Kumasi as an Assistant Quantity Surveyor. He was involved in Quantity Surveying duties for Wilkado projects which ranged from Multi Storey Hostel Blocks, Museums, Lecture Halls among others.
Selorm later joined Penta Built Ltd, a Design and Build Construction Company based in Accra as their Quantity Surveyor. Projects successfully executed as a Quantity Surveyor / Site Manager include a Warehouse and Factory Building for Sintex Containers, Finishing Sub-Contract works at the new Russian Embassy among others. Selorm then proceeded to join Procurement and Project Management Consultancy Ltd (PPMC) where his responsibilities included the preparation of documents for the expression of interest for consultancy services, preparation of tender documents, certificate preparation, cost planning and others.