Communication Learning and Advocacy Coordinator | IRC Ghana
Abubakari has over seventeen years of experience in information and communication management. He is currently responsible for IRC Ghana communications, learning and advocacy coordination and management; and has a passion for promoting evidence-based learning that supports good governance.
Abubakari is also working together with the Steering Committee of RCN Ghana to properly focus sector learning and address more strategic issues on the sustainability of learning in the water sanitation and hygiene sector in Ghana. He was the National Coordinator of the Resource Centre Network (RCN) Ghana from 2008 - April 2014.
Before IRC / RCN, Abubakari worked with the British Council Ghana as the information officer and later the head of information and library services; and also with Macmillan Ghana (a subsidiary of Macmillan Publishers, UK) as head of marketing communications.
Abubakari holds an MBA in Marketing (University of Ghana Business School), and MA in Development Studies, specialised in rural development and decentralisation (University of Leeds, UK) and was originally trained in Communications (public relations, advertising and marketing) at the Ghana Institute of Journalism; and social sciences (BA, University of Ghana, Legon, Accra). He is an associate member of the Chartered Institute of Marketing, Ghana (CIMG) and the Institute of Public Relations (IPR) Ghana.