Our People
Formidable Management Team
Our management team boasts an average of 15years of experience in their areas of expertise in policy research, monitoring and evaluation, statistical analysis and project management.
Lead Consultant /CEO
Dr. Diana Gimba

BUSINESS EXPERIENCE
Diana is the Chief Executive of Ra-ah and the lead consultant for the Policy Research Unit. She is a Social Policy and Management Consultant and has developed good relationships with the Governments of Nigeria, Yorkshire Business link, key donor agencies (World Bank, EU, UN agencies, DFID, ADB, CIDA) and development service providers( HTSPE, British Council, Coffey International and Adam Smith International etc)

TECHNICAL SKILLS
Her skills in policy analysis, poverty and poverty reduction strategies, M&E, PEM are well recognized. She has over 19years experience in development work, with qualitative and quantitative analytical skills.

HIGHEST EDUCATION
PhD, Social Policy, University of York, UK
M.Phil., Development Studies, IDS Sussex, UK
M&E, INTRAC, Oxford, UK.
Support Consultant on Policy Research
Dr. Ben Aboubacar

BUSINESS EXPERIENCE
Ben is an Agronomists, Hydrologists, Education Specialists, Infrastructure Specialist and Specialist in Business Development. Worked extensively on research and MGDs Millennium Villages in Africa.

TECHNICAL SKILLS
Expert in MDGs, West and Central Africa project, Designing and Implementing Health Systems in the poorest, rural communities in Nigeria, Ghana, Senegal and Mali. Fluent in English, French and Portuguese.

HIGHEST EDUCATION
Medical School of Xavier Bichat Paris in France
Lead Consultant Monitoring and Evaluation
Professor Roy Car-Hill

BUSINESS EXPERIENCE
He has extensive experience in a variety of evaluation, research and training assignments for a variety of organizations - DANIDA, UK Departments of Education, Health, Office of Deputy Prime Minister, UK Overseas Development Agency (now DFID), NORAD, SIDA, UNDP, UNESCO, USAID, World Bank, WHO. - in a wide range of cultural contexts including: Afghanistan, Angola, Botswana, Brazil, Cambodia, Denmark, Egypt, Eritrea, France, Ghana, Guinea-Bissau, India, Ireland, Ivory Coast, Kazakhstan, Kenya, Lesotho, Marshall Islands, Morocco, Mozambique, Nepal, Nigeria, Pakistan, Palestine, Russia, Senegal, South Africa, Southern Sudan, Swaziland, Syria, Tanzania, Thailand, Uganda, Vanuatu, Vietnam

TECHNICAL SKILLS
Roy introduced Simultaneous Equations Modeling to the Social Sciences in Crime, Policy and Criminal Statistics. Together with Keith Humphreys, was the first (in 1991) to introduce Multi-level Modeling to the analysis of health care data. He recently introduced Pseudo Cohort Analysis to the analysis of family planning (in Mali), and Synthetic Estimation to the educational field (in Vietnam). EXCELLENT Evaluation techniques.

HIGHEST EDUCATION
PhD, Mathematics, Cambridge, UK
M.Sc., Mathematics, Oxford, UK
Program and Project Officer
Mr. Ndifon Obi

BUSINESS EXPERIENCE
Ndifon is an innovative and results oriented programs manager with over four years of experience and a passion for building relationships. He enjoys a healthy association with the political class having served as an elected member of the local assembly. He is dedicated to the principle of continuous improvement.

TECHNICAL SKILLS
His expertise includes: programs management, corporate trainings, research and data analysis, excellent supervisory skills, report writing, good planning/prioritisation and multitasking skills, human resources, budgeting, record keeping/filing etc. He is a member of the Society for Peace Studies and Practice (SPSP) and a Junior Research Fellow with the Institute for French Research in Africa (IFRA)

HIGHEST EDUCATION
PhD (in view) University of Ibadan-Nigeria
M.A, (Peace and Conflict Studies University of Ibadan)
Lead Consultant Project Management
Dr. Isaac Gimba

BUSINESS EXPERIENCE
Isaac is the Chairman of Ra-ah Group, and Co-ordinator of TenStep Nigeria - leading the PM methodologies and process. He has established firm business relationship with National and International Partners.

TECHNICAL SKILLS
Strong Business Management Skills, and more than 10years experience in ICT and Project Management

HIGHEST EDUCATION
PhD, Bus. Admin.(Honoraris Causa) CIU, UK
MA, Leadership, Innovation & Change, York, UK
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