Grant and Programme Officer

Ntangese Akpan is a Social Development professional with over 6years extensive experience in community-based USAID/PEPFAR-funded health interventions and other community development programs geared towards achieving the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).  This cuts across areas including HIV/AIDS, tuberculosis, poverty reduction, gender-based violence, child labor, education, and sexual, and reproductive health.

Ntangese holds a bachelor’s degree in Linguistics and has gathered relevant experience in the field of monitoring and evaluation, grant writing, advocacy, and stakeholder engagement. System strengthening, social service leadership, and program management having worked in different roles including; Monitoring and Evaluation, Regional South Director of Volunteers and Programs engaging with youths across south regional Nigeria to develop evidence-based solutions to pressing community issues, Programs Manager providing programmatic support, leadership and achieving better life outcomes for vulnerable populations, especially orphans and widows in rural communities, and as a Program Officer – Linkages and Referral Services with Centre for Clinical Care and Clinical Research Nigeria (CCCRN) on the Integrated Child Health and Social Service Award (ICHSSA-1) project in Akwa Ibom State, Nigeria.

As a Global Citizen and an SDG advocate, he’s very passionate about community development, youth development, social policies, and leadership and he is committed to delivering sustainable solutions to rural and marginalized communities in Africa and across the world.