Eric Keyman Defor is the Vice Chairman of IOD Ghana for the period 2014-2016. Eric is a businessman and serial entrepreneur. He has had extensive business experience since 1984 having managed a number of businesses that include Raduclean Ltd, a cleaning and furnishing services company, Total Safety Ltd, a fire protection, safety and security company, Watershed Gh. Ltd, a geodetic engineering and construction company.
Eric is currently the Managing Director of Vivendi Construction Co. Ltd, a fast growing building and road Construction company and also CEO of Cowrie Investment Fund Ltd, a real estate fund.
He serves as Chairman of the Boards of Quandzie and Associates, a legal firm and Goldengate Travel and Tours Ltd, a tour and hospitality company. He is also a member of the Canadian Chamber of Commerce, Ghana (CCCG) and the Canadian Council on Africa (CCA).
Eric serves his community through the Rotary Club of Accra, Osu RE of which he has held various offices and been a three(3) time President. He also supports the activities of Special Attention Project (SAP) an NGO focused on children with learning disabilities in Ghana. He also served as PTA Chairman and board member of Corpus Christi Catholic School from 2000 – 2004.
Eric is passionate about leadership and has a vision to establish a leadership training institute to train the youth to become honest and responsible leaders. He is a motivational speaker and has delivered talks to Rotaract Clubs and Youth groups in the Catholic Church.