MANAGEMENT TEAM

 

Our goal is to have a positive economic, social and environmental impact that is sustainable for our stakeholders.

 
Edmund Yiadom, Chairman & CEO (London)

Chairman & CEO (London)

Mr. Yiadom has 19 years of experience as an accountant/financial analyst in corporate industries. Before joining WhiteCap he worked for Tullett Prebon Plc. one of the world’s leading inter dealer brokers with a presence in over 23 countries across the globe and Tokyo Forex International for 17 years.

He was involved in Tullett’s successful merger with Collin Stewart and Prebon Marshall and played key role in project steering committee by structuring various financial deal negotiations within the organization.

Mr Yiadom has several years’ experience ranging from investment management, research and been a financial consultant to large corporations with London offices. He was appointed as Deputy Parent Governor to the Board of St Joseph’s Specialist School and College, one of the leading independence special needs institution in United Kingdom and served from 2013 to 2016.

 His education background includes the University of West London and London Accountancy Tutors.

Lawrence Kunkel

President and Chief Strategy

Lawrence Kunkel has served as the company’s President and Chief Operating Officer since July 2013. Prior to joining WhiteCap, Mr. Kunkel served as the Senior Advisor to the Governor of Rhode Island on Renewable Energy. Over the past 30 years, Mr. Kunkel has been the Chief Economist and Director of Corporate Strategy for the Federal Home Loan Bank of Chicago, New York Life Insurance Company, Gilbane Building Company and Kunkel Strategic Service, IBC.

During his career, Mr. Kunkel has operated in numerous industries including businesses in the technology, construction and manufacturing industries and he has been involved in over 150 mergers and acquisitions.

Mr. Kunkel received his BA Degree with Honors in Economics from Providence College and his MA Degree in Social Sciences (Economics) from The University of Chicago. While at the University of Chicago, he served as the Research Assistant to George Stigler the 1982 Noble Prize Winner in Economics. Mr. Kunkel recently served on the board of OPEL Technologies Inc. (TSX: OPL), is a Director of Modular Thermal Technologies, Sea Con Phoenix and American Strategic Holdings, LLC.

Lastly, Mr. Kunkel has been the recipient Special Congressional Recognition from both the United States Senate and the House of Representatives. Larry is married with three children.

Ernest Agyenim-Boateng, Country Director (Accra)

Country Director (Accra)

Ernest Agyenim-Boateng has over 10 years experience in Project Management and has worked on a wide range of projects within the Private Sector.

Before joining WhiteCap as the Country Director, he was a Managing Partner at RPC Consulting and was responsible for Project Management, Permitting, Stakeholder Engagement and Risk Management. Ernest is a member of the Advisory Board of the Ghana Young Entrepreneurs.

He holds a Bsc. in Management Studies, from Central University, a Professional Diploma in Marketing (C.I.M.UK) and a Certificate in Management and Economics (London Chamber Of Commerce and Industry UK).