Jim Sanahene completed his HND & BSc degree in Mechanical Engineering from Kumasi Polytechnic and Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology respectively. Jim specialized in Facilities Design and Human Engineering. Concerned with man-machine systems, Jim collaborated with Dr. Paul R. Sachs (Executive Director, NHIS, Pennsylvania) and other mental health professionals to found the For All Africa Foundation (FAAF). Jim has written a number of mental health articles to direct the hearts and minds of policy makers to put priorities on mental health in Ghana. In 2013, along with colleagues, he prepared a presentation about the accomplishment of FAAF at the Institute of for Psychiatrist Services conference of the American Psychiatric Association.
In August 2014, Jim joined the Brigitte & Bobby Sherman Children’s Foundation as the Assistant Programs Manager and in 2015 became the Programs Manager. He plans, designs and proactively monitors the progress of BBSCF children at the Musical Village, resolving issues and initiating appropriate corrective actions. Jim focuses inwardly on the internal consistency of programs and outwardly on the programs coherence with the Ada local community. Jim holds MSc in Engineering Project Management from Coventry University, UK.