ESPCo has core staff strength of 15, comprising of principal, senior and junior engineers, site and design technicians, CAD experts and administrative staff. Based on job demands, more contract project staff are hired on an as needs basis. A list of the key personnel of the company is listed below. The detailed curriculum vitae of the listed personnel can be found in the section following.

Key Civil & Structural Engineering Staff

Mr. W.D. Albert Viala, MGhIE

Managing Consultant

Civil Engineer with over 23 years of post-qualification experience in design and supervision of reinforced concrete structures relating to buildings, bridges, roads and drainage structures. He also has extensive experience in the design and supervision of multi-storey structures.

Dr. Nii Kwashie Allotey, MGhIE

Managing Partner

A Geo-Structural Engineer with over 21 years post-graduate experience working as a civil engineer in the commercial and heavy construction industries. He has worked as both a geotechnical and structural design consultant and project manager on various projects in different parts of the world, including among others, large-scale pile foundation designs and seismic soil-structure interaction studies for nuclear power plants.

Mr. Richard Ofori Addo, MGhIE

Director of Engineering, Technical

A certified Civil Engineer with over seven (7) years post qualification experience in design and supervision of reinforced concrete structures. He has considerable experience in computer structural analysis and modelling, and in particular, in structural earthquake engineering.

Associate Staff

Dr. Felix Nyarko Addo‐Yobo, MGhIE

Principal Civil Engineer

A Civil Engineer/Environmental Manager with over 14 years of progressive technical and management experience in Infrastructure Planning and Design, Development Planning and Technical Research. He has a hands-on technical experience in Infrastructure Design, Waste Management, Feasibility studies, Project
Management, Environmental Impact Assessments, and Value Engineering in the Buildings, Highways, Railways, and Airports’ sectors.

Dr. Edward Fekpe, MGhIE

Principal Civil Engineer

Holds a PhD in transportation engineering with over 33 years of professional experience. He is also a certified project management professional (PMP). He is a recognized expert in freight transportation regulatory and policy analysis. His areas of technical expertise include freight analysis and modelling, airfield design and construction, transport infrastructure performance analysis; regulatory and policy analysis.

Mr. Ebenezer Asiedu Okyere

Principal Structural Engineer

A civil engineer with over 20 years of professional experience in commercial and heavy construction industries. His background is diverse and has worked as a civil design consultant project manager on various projects in Ghana and beyond.

Mr. Stephen Opare

Principal Structural Engineer

A structural engineer with over 15 years of professional experience in the energy, commercial and telecommunications industries. His background is diverse and includes expertise in structural design, construction supervision, project management and engineering management for a variety of steel and concrete structures in the North America, Australia and Ghana.

He also has experience in contract management and negotiations; and representing owners at various stages of engineering projects.  He has strong technical and leadership skills and has worked with multi-national engineering teams to complete high profile projects.

Mrs. Stephanie Opare

Business Development Consultant