Richard Tawiah

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Richard is a dedicated and results-driven senior manager. He has a highly successful background in the achievement of profitable business growth; this he does through the creation and execution of successful corporate governance, accounting and financial management, audit and assurance, and performance management activities that are aligned to the strategic mandates of the organization.

In his academic career, Richard is successful in the achievement of useful learning through his proficient delivery of subject-specific lectures, seminars, tutorials and supervision of both Undergraduate and Postgraduate Research Projects in the field of Business and Social Sciences. Professionally and practically, he is experienced in working with leading brands in the competitive consumer retail, financial and not-for- profit industries. He's had working experiences with leading brands like KPMG Ghana LLP, World Vision International - Ghana Offices, the University of Cape Coast - Ghana, the University of Strathclyde - UK, USAID West Africa and the University of the West of Scotland - UK.

Richard’s primary focus is centred on exceeding expectations for key stakeholders of the organization. He undertakes risk-based integrated audits and assurance practices, attestation engagements, accounting services, financial management and reporting practices, corporate strategy execution and management consultancies to add value to the entity while ensuring optimum brand impact.

Mr. Tawiah possesses excellent interpersonal, presentation, communication, leadership and negotiation skills and the ability to develop and maintain mutually beneficial internal and external relationships. Richard enjoys being part of, as well as managing, motivating and training, a successful and productive team. Richard thrives well in highly pressurized and challenging working environments.

External positions

Doctoral Researcher and Tutor, University of Strathclyde

1 Oct 201831 Jul 2022

Financial Analyst, United States Agency for International Development (USAID) West Africa

22 May 20135 Oct 2018

Internal Auditor and Ag. Chief Audit Executive, World Vision International - Ghana Offices

1 Apr 201131 Mar 2013

Audit Associate, KPMG Ghana LLP

5 Oct 200931 Mar 2011

Research Assistant and Financial Consultant, Self Employed - Research Support and Financial Consultancy

1 Oct 200830 Sept 2009

Assistant Staff Auditor, General Conference Auditing Service, North West District of the Trans-African Indian Ocean Area

15 Aug 200730 Sept 2008

Teaching and Research Assistant, University of Cape Coast, Institute of Development Studies

1 Sept 200631 Aug 2007


  • HF5601 Accounting
  • H Social Sciences (General)
  • HA Statistics
  • AS Academies and learned societies (General)
  • BJ Ethics
  • BS The Bible
  • BR Christianity
  • Z004 Books. Writing. Paleography

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