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Akosua Obeng

Akosua studied Architecture at the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology, Ghana and graduated in 2005.

After University she relocated to the UK where she worked with
Bovis Lend Lease on the construction of the Queen Mary’s Hospital in Roehampton.
On her return to Accra, she worked with RhayCAD and moved to Environ4 before joining OOA in June 2009.  

Born and raised in Ghana and educated in the international school system, Akosua has a connection to and understanding of both Ghanaian and foreign cultures, which makes her able to easily cooperate with local and international partners on OOA’s various projects.

She became a partner in OOA in 2016.

Akosua is specialized in Project Management and Coordination, Contract Administration, Programming / Planning and Specifications.  She also has a passion for sustainable architecture and makes presentations on behalf of OOA, in workshops and conferences inside and outside Ghana.  She was a rapporteur at the ECREE conference in Dakar that finalized the ECOWAS contribution to the Paris Climate change agreement.

She also writes essays and articles on sustainable architecture and on OOA’s various projects. Her writing play a part in keeping OOA in the media and educating readers about architecture and sustainability.