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Faculty Profile

Joshua Yindenaba
Office Location: 
S9 Main UGBS Building

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 is a former Dean of one of the largest Business Schools in Africa – University of Ghana Business School.  He holds PhD in Finance from the University of Stellenbosch in South Africa after completing the PhD coursework (Financial Economics) at the Department of Economics, Harvard University, United States. He is also a Fellow of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (FCCA), UK. He is an External Fellow at the Centre for Global Finance, SOAS University of London, UK, an Adjunct Professor of Development Finance at the University of Stellenbosch Business School, and a researcher with the African Economic Research Consortium. He is also an Adjunct Professor at both the Department of Banking and Finance, and the Department of Economics of the SDD University of Business and Integrated Development Studies, Wa, Ghana. He was Visiting Professor of Development Finance at University of Cape Town, South Africa. He has also held Visiting Scholar positions at the International Monetary Fund (IMF), in Washington DC and currently serves as Afreximbank Research Fellow. He is a member of the American Economic Association, the Canadian Economic Association, the Economic Society of South Africa, and a Fellow of the Ghana Academy of Arts and Sciences. Joshua serves on the boards of some companies, including SAS Investment Management Ltd, Ghana Investment and Securities Institute, and UG Enterprises Ltd (UGEL). He currently chairs the boards of Allianz Life Insurance, Ghana, Best Western Premier Hotel, Macro Shipping Ltd, and Oasis Capital Ghana Ltd. He chaired the board of SIC Life Company Ltd. He is also a Director and Senior Consultant with the Corporate Support Group (a management, financial and economic consulting firm) and is currently a member of the Bank of Ghana Monetary Policy Committee.


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