AIM 2019 Speakers

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R.Yofi Grant

Chief Executive Officer

Ghana Investment Promotion Centre (GIPC), Ghana

He is partner and co-founder to a number of companies including Grant Dupuis Investment Limited, an investment advisory firm and Coldwell Banker Ghana a company which holds the master franchise license for Coldwell Banker (of the Realogy Group in New Jersey, USA, the world’s largest real estate organization) for Ghana and Nigeria. In addition to this, he recently co-founded Praxis Fortune Calibre, a firm that offers general business and investment advisory and consulting services across the continent.

He holds several supervisory board mandates in private sector companies in the telecommunications, commodities, and education sectors and has also played many policy advisory roles for government, particularly in private sector development. He was chairman of Ghana Telecom (One Touch), the Listing Committee of the Ghana Stock Exchange, and Venture Capital Association of Africa amongst other prestigious organizations.

Mr. Grant was also Special Advisor to the Minister for Private Sector Development between 2002 and 2006 where he advised and assisted the Minister with policy formulation and implementation and also on financing for private sector development projects.

As the CEO of the Ghana Investment Promotion Centre, it is Yofi's singular vision to make Ghana the 'Best place to do business in Africa'. He lives by the guiding principle of honesty, integrity and hard work. He also believes that everything is achievable and that it is only a question of faith in God, will, desire and focus.

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