Ian is the treasurer for Gahu Dramatic Arts. In this role, he works closely with the Executive Director who doubles as the Artistic Director, to support the programmatic and aesthetic direction she has established. He develops strategic and tactical marketing and communication plans that support Gahu Dramatic Arts's overall patron development, including revenue and attendance goals. He also devises and supervises database and market research projects including analysis and interpretation of data for ongoing improvement of marketing plans. He provides executive leadership in developing the organization's research and learning programs, and promotes collaboration and interdisciplinary work with strategic partners and other research and learning centers. He oversees the organization's global strategy, engagement and operations. He also assists the Executive Director in defining the strategic and tactical direction of the organization and help with the outreach strategies and fundraising efforts.

Ian's career spans the United Nations service, non-profit sector work, Business and academia. He is presently the manager for Leads 4 Solutions. Over the past decade, he has worked extensively on a wide range of socio-economic issues, including provision of services at the Population and Geographic Data section of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees in Geneva.

In London, he provided advisory services and assisted in the development of guidelines and assistant packages to Gahu Dramatic Arts on the implementation of Program of Actions.

Within academia, Ian was a Research Assistant on Financial Reporting and Management Accounting at Leeds Beckett University in the United Kingdom. Ian also currently serves as the Special Advisor on Rural Project Support Network management reform. He is affiliated with certain non-profit organizations, including Salient Agenda in Ghana. Ian is a Santaclausian and a product of Leeds Beckett University, UK (including Masters)

Ian continues to provide advisory services to non-governmental agencies, academic institutions and civil society.
IAN Arthur Yankey
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