UGBS Alumnus of the Month - September 2022

Mr. Prince Ofosu Sefah holds a Master of Business Administration (Human Resources Management) degree from the University of Ghana Business School, and a Bachelor of Commerce (Information Technology Management) degree from Ryerson University, Toronto, Canada. He is certified as a Senior Professional in Human Resources International (SPHRi)

He is currently the Administrator / Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the Ghana Investment Fund for Electronic Communications (GIFEC), where he spearheads the Operations and Management of the Fund. In his role as the Administrator of GIFEC, Mr. Sefah provides strategic direction over the policies, systems, and processes, for the effective management of staff and other resources of the Fund. He also provides leadership in the development of GIFEC’s short- and long-term strategic objectives, as well as ensures successful planning and implementation of the Fund’s Programmes and Projects, toward the attainment of set Mandates.

In addition to his numerous roles and positions, Mr. Sefah serves as the Board Chairman of Ghana Digital Centres Limited (GDCL), commonly known as the Accra Digital Centre (ADC). During the 1st Term of the Nana Akufo-Addo Administration, he was appointed a Board Member of ADC, subsequently becoming the Chairman of the Board’s Technical and Operations Subcommittee. Also, since 2017, he has been a Board Member of the Institute of ICT Professionals Ghana. Mr. Prince Sefah, for about 4.5 years prior to his appointment, served as Deputy Director-General for the National Communication Authority (NCA) in charge of Operations, where he provided leadership and strategic management of NCA’s decentralised Field & Regional/Zonal Operations, across the country as well as oversee the critical Administration function, encompassing Building Facilities, Fleet, Security, Safety, and general administration services).

Mr. Prince Ofosu Sefah is a versatile Business Systems Administration, Analysis, and IT Management Professional, as well as an experienced leader, with about 25 years of progressive professional experience, spanning Manufacturing, Banking, ICT, and Telecommunications Sectors in Canada and Ghana.  Mr. Sefah has attended many Industry Conferences, Training, and achieved several certifications, from the International Telecommunications Union (ITU), African Telecommunications Union (ATU), USSTI, University of Florida (PURC), Noetelis, Certified Ghana (PMP Training), Microsoft Systems Administration, among others.

Among his varied qualifications and achievements, Mr. Sefah is also an Advanced Toastmaster, achieving the Advanced Communicator (Bronze) and Advanced Leader (Bronze) from the Toastmasters International Organisation.  He is the recipient of an Economics Book Prize (on the Economy of Developing Countries), awarded by Ryerson University. He is also an experienced Executive, Fundraiser, and Organiser for various causes in the community.

UGBS takes pride in all his achievements and wishes him the best in all his endeavours.

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