EUGENE QUAYSON

COO & SIO

Eugene is the Chief Operating Office and Senior Investment Officer of ICA. Eugene Quayson has worked with Catholic Relief Services for over 17 years in West and East Africa, including positions in Ghana, Sierra Leone, Nigeria, South Sudan and as Head of Operations in Uganda. He is responsible for providing leadership and direct oversight of CRS Uganda's Finance, Information Technology, Human Resources, Security, Supply chain and Administration departments. He manages risk and efficiency and is responsible for ensuring that applicable CRS and donor policies are consistently applied.

Eugene is a qualified chartered accountant with close to 30 years' post qualification experience. He also holds a master's degree in finance, which he acquired from the University of Manchester. He has worked at a senior management level for the past 25 years during which he has acquired a rich and diverse experience in general management and business operations.

Prior to joining CRS, Eugene worked for 10 years at Venture Fund Management Company, a subsidiary of the Commonwealth Development Corporation (CDC), and Ghana's first venture capital company as a Senior Investment Executiveold. Before that he worked with KPMG as an Audit Manager, and Deloitte and Touché as a trainee accountant.

Eugene is a member of the CP senior management team and plays a key role in all senior management decisions and initiatives and supports the Country Representative in ensuring a conducive work environment exists that motivates and challenges employees to constantly improve their performance. During his tenure with CRS he has contributed to building strong teams of finance and administration staff; developed and introduced innovative HR.