The WHP Board of Directors is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr. Ayuk Enow Etta as Head of Operations in charge of Fundraising and Strategic Planning.
The Head of Operations reports directly to the CEO and is responsible for managing the WHP strategic planning process and implementing strategic program initiatives under the auspices of the CEO and Board of Directors (BoD). He is also responsible for keeping the CEO and BoD abreast of the organization’s strategic challenges and opportunities.
The key part of the Head of Operations’ role is to establish a strategic plan for fundraising. To this end, he is responsible for developing fundraising strategies and solicitation procedures, building relationships with charitable trusts, foundations and other institutional funders, supporting and developing systems and processes that enable the efficient and effective management of prospects and funders across the donor cycle, and overseeing all fundraising activities. He also works closely with the Grants Coordinator to identify and pursue potential grant opportunities.
Ayuk brings to WHP an Environmental and Safety Compliance background with over 16 years of corporate and governmental experience. He is currently a Health Safety Environmental and Security (HSES) Programs Manager with TechnipFMC for North America, where he has proven his ability to foster organizational safety and compliance cultures.
Known as an excellent leader, he has been recognized for improving organizational efficiency by developing customized strategies focusing on risk management, compliance improvement and implementation for major Oil & Gas companies and Nonprofit organizations.
With an extensive broad-base experience in Environmental Health and Safety (EHS)practices as a former regulator in public health engineering with the City of Houston, and a strong record of accomplishment in organizational leadership, Ayuk is ideally suited to be part of the next chapter in WHP’s exciting journey.
Ayuk holds a BSc. and Master’s degree from Texas Southern University, where he also served as Vice President of the environmental health club.