PROFILE OF REV. DR. MARK NII LAMPTEY,FCIDA
Rev. Dr. Mark Nii Lamptey works for the National Health Insurance Authority as Manager for Mfantseman Municipal and Ekumfi in the Central Region of Ghana and is the Dean of the School of Leadership, Politics and Governance, Mission Africa Inc. California- Ghana Campus. He is a Part-time Lecturer at the Assemblies of God Theological Seminary, Kormantse, via Saltpond, affiliated to the Global University.
He started work when he joined the Ghana Cocoa Board and attended the Bonsu Cocoa College in the Eastern Region, for a certificate course in Agriculture from 1982 to 1984 and pursued at the Faculty of Agriculture, Department of Horticulture, University of Science and Technology, Kumasi.
He later pursued a program of study to obtain a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Political Science and English from the University of Ghana, Legon and Diploma in Education and Mass Communication from Michigan State University, East Lansing, United States of America in 1994.
He had further education at the University of Illinois, Urbana, U.S.A., where he obtained a Master of Arts Degree in Sociology In 1996.
He obtained a Doctor of Philosophy Degree in Psychology from the University of Gavle, Sweden, in 2009 at the Distance Learning Centre, GIMPA, with a half World Bank sponsorship facility while with the Ghana Education Service.
He undertook an Executive Mastery in Universal Healthcare Management Systems at the Global Center in 2012, and a certificate in Counselling, Mentorship and Action Research at the University of Education, Winneba, in 2013 and partners with the University’s Institute for Educational Development and Extension in mentoring programs while with the Institution of Higher Education, Ministry of Education, starting from the Mozano Senior High School.
He had an appointed as Returning Officer of the Electoral Commission for Gomoa, West Constituency from 2004 to 2012, conducting three Presidential and parliamentary elections.
He won an election as President of the Apam Club of Rotary International in 2015, after being appointed its first Director of Service Projects in 2012
He is the Director of Communications and International Relations of United Nations Assoc., Ghana and ex-Regional President, UNA-Gh, Central Region.
In April 2010, he was elected Public Sector Representative on the African Peer Review Mechanism (APRM) of the Africa Union, Gomoa West and is the first Chairman of the Oversight Committee, and received meritoriously _LETTER OF APPRECIATION_ from
the APRM-Governing Council, under the Chairmanship of Prof S.K. Agyepong, for his _”invaluable assistance”_ the success of the 10th APRM Anniversary in March, 2013.“`
He has tutored countries like Burkina Faso, Mali, Benin and Uganda on Governance Assessment and is Chair of APRM District Oversight Committees.
Mediation and conflict resolution engaged him in war-torn areas including Borno State in North-Eastern Nigeria with admiration in the release of prisoners of war (POWs) as in other local and foreign peace missions including the area of psychoanalysis. He impacted humanity in the Balkans, Persian Gulf and the United States, in line with the United Nations Agenda 2030 and Africa Union’s Agenda 2063. He was elected President of the Apam Club of Rotary International in 2015, after being appointed its first Director of Service Projects in 2012, the same year he was awarded for TRANSFORMATIONAL LEADERSHIP by the GLOBAL CENTER.
He is a United States Peace Corps Contact Person and has been on Counterpart programs since 1997 and received appreciation in 2016.
He has a passion for Action Research, Counseling and Mentorship, Human Rights and advocacy, Women and Children’s Rights, mediation and conflict resolution.
He is a double award recipient in Infopreneurship and Global Impact in August 2007 and August 2009 respectively, by Legacy and Legacy and Combert Impressions.
He is also a two time awardee: FELLOW, FCIDA in 2016 and a COMPANION, CCI of The Civilian Institute of Democratic Administration (Nigeria) in 2017 and finally, an Honorary Doctorate Degree in Peace and Security and Leadership and Management by Commonwealth University and the London Graduate School in 2019.
Presently, Rev. Dr. Nii Lamptey is a member of the Marriage and Guidance Committee of the Deliverance Assemblies of God Church, Mankessim, a Psychosocial Therapist of the Public Health Emergency Management Committee (PHEMC) on COVID-19,
He has been on contract with the Statistical Service of Ghana since 2019 for the 2020 Population and Housing Census after conducting a Trial Census Pilot Project for the GSS in the Ekumfi District to test the instruments and procedures in preparation for the PHC proper. He is the first District Census Officer, DCO to be appointed for the Ekumfi District and associated with the Center of Awareness Global Peace Mission
Rev. Dr. Nii Lamptey is currently resident in Mankessim with his lovely wife, Doris ( Mrs) and their children, Naa Koshi, Odarkor, Odartey, Odarkar and granddaughter, Blessing.