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Faculty Profile

Senior Lecturer

Godfred Amewu is a Senior Lecturer in finance at the University of Ghana Business School (UGBS).  Prior to joining UGBS. He was a Senior lecturer and Researcher in finance at the GIMPA Business School, where he trains students, public servants, diplomats, and NGO workers from across Africa. He was also the Co-ordinator for the GIMPA Centre for Impact Investing (GCII), where he coordinates the affairs of GCII and also provides project support in the areas of investments, performance measurement, and development of impact investing research/case studies.

He is currently leading the efforts in the development of impact investing as an asset class in Africa, working closely with top institutions in Ghana, Global Impact Investing Network (GIIN) and international donor organizations. He is an associate at several prominent development think tanks and academic institutions and provides regular policy advice and consulting services to government departments, bilateral donors, international organizations and large corporations.

Dr. Amewu holds an MSc in Finance from the University of St. Andrews (UK) and an Honours degree in Mathematics from Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (Ghana). He obtained his PhD degree from the University of the Witwatersrand, South Africa.


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