Mr. Japhet Aryiku is the Executive Director of Helping Hand Foundation, Ghana, and the W.E.B. Museum Foundation, U.S.A. He is a Ghanaian-American who is well versed in Corporate America and the philanthropic community spanning beyond 40 years.

He worked at JP Morgan Chase for 25 years and was a Vice President/Controller and Chief of Staff in the General Accounting Operations Unit in the Finance Division. On retiring, he foundered JLM Support Services, a successful minority-owned consulting firm, with admirable clientele including JPMorgan Chase, CIT, Freddie Mac, IPG, Earth Institute at Columbia University, and Kosmos Energy.

Mr. Japhet Aryiku founded the non-profit organization, Adakum Educational Foundation to provide educational and healthcare opportunities to less privileged children.

He holds membership on several boards including the National Council of Ghanaian Associations, North East Regional Council for non-profit and MedShare Group. He is a Senior Advisor to the New York -based Business Council for International Understanding (BCIU), the central organization established by President Eisenhower to promote American business investments in developing countries.