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Supervisor : Dr Steven Devaney

Research topic: Appraising the Appraisal; An Investigation of Real Estate Appraisal Production and Complexities in Ghana.

Areas of academic interest: Sustainability; Property Valuation; Portfolio Management; Real Estate Finance & Investment; Commercial Real Estate and Housing Policy.

Profile: Ellen is a Doctoral Researcher at the Real Estate & Planning Department of Henley Business School, conducting research in Property Valuation. She holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Land Economy from Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST), Ghana. After her degree, she served as a Teaching & Research Assistant at Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST). She also holds an MSc in Environment and Development and an MSc in Real Estate Finance from the London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE) and University of Reading respectively. Her job experience spans from collateral management to estate management and development. She has also served as a Research Assistant on a World Bank Project on the topic “Review of Resettlement Issues and Challenges in Bank- Funded Projects in West Africa”.(February – June 2018).

Qualifications:

MSc Real Estate Finance - University of Reading, UK (2020)

MSc Environment and Development - The London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE), UK (2019)

BSc Land Economy - Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST), Ghana ( 2017)

Research grants: Henley Business School PhD Studentship 2021 - Real Estate & Planning

Awards:

  • African Real Estate Scholarship 2019 – University of Reading
  • Standard Bank Africa Derek Cooper Chairman’s Scholar 2018 – LSE
  • London School of Economics Masters Award 2018 – LSE
  • Surv. Prof. Ebenezer Acquaye Award for Academic Excellence 2018 (Overall Best Land Economy Student 2016/2017) – Ghana Institution of Surveyors
  • Beige Foundation Youth Excellence League(YEL) Award (Overall Best Land Economy Student 2016/2017)
  • Valedictorian, 2017 KNUST Graduation Ceremony - Overall Best Faculty of Built Environment Student 2016/2017
  • Most Consistent Student of the Year (Department of Land Economy) 2016/ 2017
  • Most Promising Student of the Year (Department of Land Economy) 2016/2017
  • Most Consistent Student of the Year (Faculty of Built Environment) 2015/ 2016
  • Best Geography Student 2011 – Winneba Secondary School
  • Overall Best Student 2011 – Winneba Secondary School