Simon Annan (DBA) is a Fellow Member of Institute of Project Management Professionals Ghana, Fellow of Chartered Institute of Procurement and Supply (CIPS), UK, a member of Faculty Advisory Board of Business School, Koforidua Technical University and a Director at the Institute of Project Management Professionals (IPMP). He over 17 years working experience spanning a variety of industries including Financial Institutions, Energy, Aviation, Education, Telecommunications and Construction.
He has held several Senior Procurement and Supply Chain Management positions with organisations such as Standard Chartered Bank Ghana, Ecobank Group, AGAMS holdings, the Ghana National Household Registry (World Bank Financed Project), and Heritage Bank limited, Ghana with sole responsibility of managing Procurement, Logistics, Projects, Facility Management and Physical Security within the Bank.
He is currently the Procurement and Contract Management Specialist at the Public Financial Management Reform Project (Ministry of Finance, Ghana), World Bank Funded Project Full-time in charge of preparation of General Procurement Notice (GPN), Specific Procurement Notices (SPNs), and Expressions of Interest (EOIs) whenever required. He is a transformational leader who uses modern and best practices to solving complex procurement issues, strongly believe in using procurement as a developmental tool to enhance industrialization in developing countries
In Ghana, he is one of the leading voice in project, procurement and supply chain management through awareness creation and advocacy, continue to champion the organization of several Pan African Procurement and Supply Chain summits, conferences, seminars and workshops. He is the former Director of Membership for Institute of Project Management Professionals Ghana, former President of Chartered Institute of Procurement and Supply (CIPS) Ghana, and CIPS Africa Congress Member.
He holds a Master of Science in Procurement & Supply Chain Management, Professional Post Graduate Diploma in Project Management, and Bachelor Degree in Supply Chain Management. He is professionally recognized as a Fellow (FPMP), and Project Consultant by Institute of Project Management Professionals (IPMP Ghana), Fellow and Chartered Member from Chartered Institute of Procurement and Supply (CIPS UK), and Chartered Member from Chartered Institute of Logistics & Transport (CILT UK).