About Our ServicesWe provide business and technology research services and also business skills development training to empower African Entrepreneurs
Digital Strategy Consulting
empowering companies and customers to get the best value from digital technologies and services
Technology and Development Research
exploring new frontiers in leveraging technology for socio-economic development
Business Startup Incubator
business advisory services and leadership training for startups and small businesses
Multidisciplinary Research Lab
mentoring space for marketing and digital technologies research students
About Our TeamWe are at your service
Dr. Sheena Lovia Boateng
Executive Director/Senior Researcher, Projects and Programmes
Dr. Sheena Lovia Boateng is a consultant for marketing research, business and marketing practice, relationship marketing and digital marketing strategy development and evaluation, and product development and packaging. She possesses skills in assessing relationship management strategies of companies, particularly in the Ghanaian banking industry and advises on how to enhance customer engagement and interaction through online technologies. Her consultancy work includes developing case studies on Ghanaian firms for the World Bank – to showcase innovative Ghanaian Manufacturing firms. She also consults on research methodology with a specialization in structural equation modelling.
- Research Methodology 80%
- Marketing Research and Strategy 100%
- Gender Empowerment 85%
Mr. Joseph Budu
At PearlRichards Foundation, Joseph focuses on two major research themes. The first is the relationship between information systems and individuals, organizations and the general society. The second is the teaching and learning of information systems. Joseph has also been involved in research projects funded by the UNDP and Microsoft. His current doctoral research seeks to explain the impact of digital platforms on individuals and society.
- Digital Platforms 85%
- Social Media Strategies 80%
- Theory Development in Information Technology 83%
Mr. Eric Ansong
At PearlRichards Foundation, Eric’s research interests include technology adoption, innovations in education, Digital business strategies and ICT4D. He is currently researching on the Digital business strategy of enterprises in Africa as part of his doctoral programme. He has had the opportunity to work in a number of research projects such as Research ICT Africa Network project on Cloud computing in the public sector and the Council for the Development of Social Science Research in Africa (CODESRIA) project on technology-mediated faculty-student interactions.
- Digital Business Models 80%
- E-learning 90%
- Data Analysis 75%
Mr. Augustus Barnnet Anderson
At PearlRichards Foundation, Augustus’ research interests includes Green Information Technology, ICT innovations for Higher Educational Institutions, course evaluation, online trust and Information Systems Security. He is also an educational videos consultant for the USAID Young African Leadership Initiative-RLC West Africa where he helped in developing teaching materials and videos for 22 courses for delivery online. He was selected in 2016 to be part of the MTN-Ghana Multimedia Incubator Centre program for the development of educational videos. His doctoral research focuses on online trust in digital retail platforms.
- Online Trust 80%
- Teaching through Videos 100%
- Automobile Retail and Online Platforms 85%
Prof. Richard Boateng
Richard’s research interest covers digital economy, cloud computing, e-learning, information and communication technologies (ICT) for development, electronic governance, social media, electronic business, gender and technology, mobile commerce, and mobile health at the national, industrial, organisational and community levels. He has consulted for the Vodafone Group (global), Danish International Development Agency (DANIDA), International Development Research Centre (Canada), UNDP, UNESCO, and the World Bank.
- Digital Economy 90%
- ICT4D 85%
- Qualitative Research 100%
We provide adequate and timely support in all our research consultancies
You can count on us to be innovative in carrying out your research project or training in research
We are open to integrating digital technologies in delivering our research activities
Beyond research we use contemporary approaches to communicate our findings and policy implications