Joshua Yindenaba
Abor
Title: 
Prof
Role/Position: 
Professor
Office Location: 
S9 - Main UGBS Building
Email: 
joshabor@ug.edu.gh
Biography: 

Joshua Yindenaba Abor is a financial economist, qualified accountant and Professor of Finance with many years’ expertise, mainly in development finance and economics research, as well as in senior-level practitioner, policy and consulting roles. He holds a PhD in Finance from the University of Stellenbosch in Cape Town, South Africa after completing the PhD coursework (Financial Economics) at the Department of Economics, Harvard University, US. He is also a Fellow of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (FCCA) (UK). Joshua has a solid track record in capacity building and continuous professional development, mainly as a Dean of one of the largest Business Schools in Africa – University of Ghana Business School (2014-2019). He is an Adjunct Professor of Development Finance at the University of Stellenbosch Business School and is a researcher with the African Economic Research Consortium. He is an External Fellow at the Centre for Global Finance, SOAS University of London and a Fellow of the Ghana Academy of Arts and Sciences. He has held Visiting Scholar positions at the International Monetary Fund (IMF) in Washington DC. Joshua also serves on the boards of some companies, including SAS Finance Group and Ghana Investment and Securities Institute. He currently chairs the boards of Allianz Life Insurance, Ghana, Best Western Premier Hotel and Macro Shipping Ltd. He is also a Director and Senior Consultant with the Corporate Support Group (a management, financial and economic consulting firm). He chaired the board of SIC Life Company Ltd and is currently a member of the Bank of Ghana Monetary Policy Committee.