Reginald Yofi Grant

Reginald Yofi Grant

  • Head of the Ghana Investment Promotion Center

Reginald Yofi Grant draws from over three decades of a successful career and experience in investment banking and finance as he heads the Ghana Investment Promotion Center, under the Office of the President of Ghana. Yofi is a skilled leader and a prominent financial policy advisor both in his country and beyond. He has a strong track record of leading advisory mandates for equity and debt transactions, including the creation and implementation of the AAF SME Fund LLC, one of the largest agriculture funds in sub-Saharan Africa. As a council member of the Continental Business Network of the African Union, and a member of the board of trustees of the OACP Endowment and Trust Fund he remains passionately committed to shaping the continent’s financial and economic transformation. Yofi serves on the Steering Board of the World Association of Investment Promotion Agencies representing sub-Saharan Africa and is involved in multiple private and public sector boards and committees, including the Public Private Partnership Approvals Board, Ghana Export Promotion Authority Board, Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Regional Integration Advisory Board, Ghana International Financial Services Advisory Committee, and is co-Chair of the UK-Ghana Investor Group. Under his leadership, the GIPC has been named the Best Investment Promotion Agency in West & Central Africa for 5 consecutive times. The Centre has also been awarded Best Investment Promotion Agency in Africa four years in a row by CFI.co. He has received recognition for his leadership, including the Outstanding Public Leadership Award at the 2023 Ghana CEO's Summit and being honoured as Business Personality of the Year 2022 by International Investor Magazine. He is currently working with the GroundUp Project and other partners to raise a $250 million SDG-SME Fund of Funds with support from Convergence, the global network for blended finance. He is a fellow of the Aspen Global Leadership Network.

All Sessions by Reginald Yofi Grant

Day two October 3, 2023
13:15 – 14:10

PANEL 2 - Breaking through Africa’s 3% Glass Ceiling

Balaclava Fort, Mauritius
Day One October 2, 2023