The President of the Republic of Ghana, Nana Addo Dankwa Akuffo-Addo has appointed Mr Yoofi Grant to act as the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the Ghana Investment Promotion Centre (GIPC).
Mr Grant’s final confirmation is pending receipt of the constitutionally required advice of the governing council of the centre, given in consultation with the Public Services Commission.
He takes over from Mawuena Trebarh who occupied that position for four years after being appointed by former President John Mahama in 2013.
Mr. Grant who is an investment banker with 30 years’ industry experience comes in with a broad knowledge of the African markets.
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He served as the Executive Director of Databank Private Equity Limited between 2011 and 2012 as well as the Executive Director, Business Development of Data Bank Group from 2009 to 2010.
He was also the transaction leader in the execution of a number of dealings including the capital raising for Intercontinental bank, the recapitalization of Fidelity Bank Ghana and also served as the lead Manager for UT Financial Services Ltd’s IPO at the time.
He holds a B.Sc(Hons) Psychology from the University of Ghana and studied for a M.Phil degree in industrial and Organizational Psychology.