Mr. Kwakwa also worked with the Standard Bank Group, then the largest banking group in Africa, where he was one of the leaders of the Group’s Strategic Investments business unit, focused on making private equity investments in non-bank financial institutions across emerging markets. Mr. Kwakwa attended Achimota Secondary School, completing his A-Levels in 1986. He graduated from Swarthmore College (USA) in 1990, with a Bachelors’ Degree in Economics, Mathematics, and Public Policy. He subsequently graduated from the Harvard Business School in 1994 with an MBA in General Management.
He is a Director Emeritus and past Chairman of Ashesi University, and currently serves as the Chairman of Ghana International School. He was a World Economic Forum Global Leader for Tomorrow and is a Founding Member of the Ghana Chapter of Young President’s Organisation (YPO). Mr. Kwakwa is resident in Ghana and married with three children.