Our Team

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Meet Our Team Members

Ama
Larbi- Siaw

Co-Founder

Ama co-founded Aya Data after 10 years working in London’s commercial finance sector. She brings experience in developing efficient workflow systems, understanding and implementation of compliance, and leadership qualities that reflect the philosophy and mission of Aya.

Freddie
Monk

Co-Founder

Freddie spent four years in EY’s UK Strategy Practice before transitioning to finance lead at Demeter Holdings investment group. After 2 years of living and working in Ghana, Freddie co-founded Aya Data in early 2021 – recognizing the opportunity to help cultivate technology capability in the region.

Jesslin Anna Efua Hammond

Human Resource Manager

Jesslin has spent the last 9 years managing corporate HR functions. She is particularly passionate about designing and implementing effective structured training programs, which is where she spends a lot of her time at Aya Data.

Edward Agyemang-Duah (M.Eng)

Team Lead

Edward Agyemang-Duah is a Ph.D. fellow at the Zhejiang GongShang University, in the field of Statistics and Big Data, with a background in Machine Learning, specifically Recommender Systems. Edward also has over 4 years experience in the Software development industry.

Stephen Kwadwo Owusu Yiadom

Technology Lead

Stephen is a Computer Engineer graduate from Ashesi University with a background in Networking, development and Machine learning. At Aya Data Stephen doubles as both a technology and team lead – running projects, and managing Aya’s technology partner integration.

Prince
Oberko

Sen. Data Protection Officer

"Prince is a Software Engineering Ph.D. candidate at UEST, China, specializing in cryptography and network security. Prince has over six years of experience in Information Security and more than four years of experience in research into Information Security and Cybersecurity.

Selorm Kosi
Lodonu

Data Protection Officer

Selorm is a Computer Engineer graduate from Ashesi University with a background in Networking systems. Here at Aya Data he serves as the Junior Data Protection Officer.

Charlotte Maxine
Dawson-Amoah

Business Dev. Analyst

Charlotte Dawson-Amoah is a recent Electrical and Electronic Engineering graduate from Ashesi University with four years training and education in electrical and electronic systems, leadership and project management. At Aya Data Charlotte focuses on customer outreach and acquisition.

Ebenezer
Yeboah Yanney

Web Developer

Eben has spent 4 years as an account manager in the tech industry and a further 4 as a freelance web developer. Eben is a Business Admin graduate from Central University College and an engineering graduate from NIIT.

Adnan
Inusah

Data Specialist

Adnan is an Accounting and Finance graduate and a recent beneficiary of IBM Digital - Nation Africa's Data Science and Analytics course and IBM cognitive class with over 20 badges and credentials. He is an experienced AI Data Specialist skilled in Data annotation.

Amanda
Appianteng

Data Specialist

Amanda began her career working as an assistant to the head of Finance at COCOBOD, before her love of technology inspired her to move into AI. Here at Aya she is a Data Specialist - but doubles as a student of ICA (Institute of Chartered Accountants) Ghana.

Sharon
Chinyere Iphy

Data Specialist

Sharon is a recent graduate of OpenLabs – NIIT, where she studied Software Engineering. Sharon represented her school in Ghana’s first ever virtual Hackathon, where they emerged 11th in Africa. Sharon is a trained AI Data Specialist skilled in Data Annotation, Data Processing and Quality Control.

Jeanne
A. Ocran

Data Specialist

Jeanne Ocran is a Psychology and English graduate with a keen interest in AI and its applications in English Language. Here at Aya Data she serves as a data specialist with a particular focus on Natural Language Processing.

Lydia
Frimpong

Data Specialist

Lydia is a Social Work graduate from KNUST and has a collective five years of experience in areas of customer care and research. Lydia has worked with companies like AirtelTigo and Tonaton. Here at Aya data she serves as a data specialist and is adept at the annotation of ambiguous data.

Barbara
Dankyi

Data Specialist

Barbara has over 6 years experience working as a Sales Promoter, Virtual Assistant and a Secretary, she is a graduate from UPSA with a degree in Marketing. Here at Aya data she serves as a data specialist with a focus on Computer Vision.

Timothy
C-Debrah

Data Specialist

Timothy is a computer engineering graduate from Ashesi University who has gained skills in data entry, data management and in IoT systems. He serves as a data specialist at Aya Data.

Victoria
Akosua-Yirenkyi

Data Specialist

Victoria is a marketing graduate from the University of Professional Studues. She worked with the Cocoa Marketing Company as a warehouse and ports operations clerk. She serves as a data specialist at Aya Data and also doubles as a Law student.

Stephen
Mensah

Data Specialist

Stephen holds a Bachelor of Science in Information Technology from the University of Ghana. He worked as the IT officer for the International Programs Office, University of Ghana. He is a trained AI Data Specialist skilled in Data Annotation, Data Processing and Quality Control.

Faisal
Wahab

Data Specialist

Faisal is a recent graduate from Ashesi University. He studied Electrical and Electronics engineering as a MasterCard Foundation Scholar. He is in love with computers, Mathematics and artificial intelligence.He is a data specialist with Aya Data, ensuring high data quality in the Machine Learning Loop.

Felicia
Cokah

Data Specialist

Felicia is a graduate of the University of Ghana with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Information Studies and Philosophy. After several years working as an Administrative Assistant, she has transitioned to the role of Data Specialist at Aya Data in order to develop her technical skills.