Dr. Kwame Ampofo Kusi

Dr. Kusi is an investment banker and Financial analyst by profession. He has over thirty years track record of experience in the areas of Corporate Finance, Financial Economics, Strategic planning, Fund/portfolio Management, Risk Management and Project Finance, financial and economic modelling. Experience with both start-up and scale growth stages in private and public sectors. Proven success in developing and implementing long-term financial strategies that ensure strategic growth. Exceptional leadership skills and ability to develop and oversee large and successful cross-functional teams. Proven success fostering and maintaining relationships with clients and other stakeholders.

He was the Chief Executive Officer of Ghana Hostels Limited, a subsidiary of Social Security & National Insurance Trust, specializing in property management tailored to the provision of accommodation for tertiary education students in the public universities in Ghana. Prior to that he worked as General Manager-Investments for uniBank Ghana Limited and then supervised the setting up of the investment wing of the bank- uniSecurities GH. Limited where he was the Chief Executive Officer until 2016. Dr. Kusi also worked as the Head of Operations at SIC Financial Services Limited, having preceded this appointment as a General Manager at SDC Finance Limited in charge of Corporate Finance and Brokerage. A few years stint with NTHC Limited (National Trust Holding Company),  a Ghana government investment company, saw him as the Head of Corporate Finance & Research. His work experience also include a seven-year stint with Social Security & National Insurance Trust (SSNIT) as a Corporate Planning officer, where he was instrumental in drafting the 1999-2003 Strategic plan of the Company and later as Deputy Head of Treasury managing several millions of Ghana Cedis.

Dr. Kusi has served on a number of boards, including the Central Bank of Ghana, where he was the chairman of the Audit committee and a member of the Strategic Planning & Budget Committee of the Bank until 2017. Dr. Kusi also served as a Board member on the Board of UMB Bank Ltd. He currently serves on the Board of Millennium Insurance Company Limited.

He holds a PhD in Finance (Financial Economics) from the University for Graduate Studies-Monarch Business School, Zug-Switzerland, a M.Sc. Banking & Finance from the University of Lausanne, Switzerland, a Master of Business Administration from London South Bank University- UK, and a B.Sc. Computer Science from the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science & Technology. He is a Certified Treasury Analyst and a fellow of the Global Academy of Finance & Management-UK.

Dr. Kusi is the Sanaahene of Wirenkyiren Amanfrom with the stool name, Baafour Kusi Ampofo I.