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Ken Ofori-Atta (Kenneth Ofori-Atta) was born on 1959 in Kyebi, Ghana, is a Ghanaian economist and co-founder of Databank. Discover Ken Ofori-Atta's Biography, Age, Height, Physical Stats, Dating/Affairs, Family and career updates. Learn How rich is He in this year and how He spends money? Also learn how He earned most of networth at the age of 61 years old?
|Popular As||Kenneth Ofori-Atta|
|Age||61 years old|
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Ken Ofori-Atta Height, Weight & Measurements
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Who Is Ken Ofori-Atta's Wife?
His wife is Dr. Angela Ofori-Atta
|Parents||Jones Ofori Atta|
|Wife||Dr. Angela Ofori-Atta|
Ken Ofori-Atta Net Worth
He net worth has been growing significantly in 2018-19. So, how much is Ken Ofori-Atta worth at the age of 61 years old? Ken Ofori-Atta’s income source is mostly from being a successful Economist. He is from Ghanaian. We have estimated Ken Ofori-Atta's net worth, money, salary, income, and assets.
|Net Worth in 2020||$1 Million - $5 Million|
|Salary in 2019||Under Review|
|Net Worth in 2019||Pending|
|Salary in 2019||Under Review|
|Source of Income||Economist|
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|Wikipedia||Ken Ofori-Atta Wikipedia|
On 22 January 2020, a man named Nuetey Latif Ahinguah was slapped with a 12-month prison sentence with hard labour for impersonating Ofori-Atta on social media.
Ofori-Atta was President Nana Akufo-Addo’s nominee to assess the health of the economy during the transition period after the 2016 elections.
Ofori-Atta was elected Chair of the World Bank/IMF Development Committee at the 2018 Spring Meetings and also Chairs the Governing Board of African Capacity Building Foundation (ACBF). In addition, he Chairs the African Caucus at the World Bank.
In May 2018, he was adjudged Best Africa Finance Minister of the year by London-based magazine, The Banker.
In May 2017, Akufo-Addo named Ken Ofori-Atta as part of nineteen ministers who would form his cabinet. The names of the 19 ministers were submitted to the Parliament of Ghana and was announced by the Speaker of the House, Rt. Hon. Prof. Mike Ocquaye. As a Cabinet minister, Ken Ofori-Atta is an integral part of the inner circle of the president of Ghana,Nana Akufo-Addo, and is to aid in the key decision making activities in the country and he brings to the Ministry over 30 years' experience in the Ghanaian and international financial sector.
Ofori-Atta co-Founded Databank with Daniel Ofori-Atta, Keli Gadzekpo and Togbe Afede XIV in 1990; he served as its Executive Chairman until February 14, 2012 when he went on retirement. He also worked at investment banks Salomon Brothers and Morgan Stanley on debt and equity management. He has other business interests in Insurance, Retail Banking, Private Equity, Micro-finance, Pharmaceuticals and Real Estate.
Ken is a Henry Crown fellow of the Aspen Institute. Ken was adjudged as the 2nd most respected C.E.O in Ghana. Ken is a Donaldson Fellow at Yale University in 2010 and a recipient of the John Jay Award from Columbia University in 2011. He is a Co-Founder of the Aspen Africa Leadership Initiative.
In 1997, Ofori-Atta was the first African to testify at the US Congress Ways and Means Committee to support the African Growth and Opportunity Act (AGOA.)
Ofori-Atta had his education at Achimota School in Ghana, after attending the Accra Newtown Experimental School (ANT 1) where Tsatsu Tsikata also had his primary education. He proceeded to have a Bachelor of Arts in Economics from Columbia University (1984) and an MBA from the Yale University School of Management in 1988.
Kenneth "Ken" Ofori-Atta (born 7 November 1958), is a Ghanaian economist, investment banker, and politician as well as the co-founder of Databank Group, a Ghanaian investment firm. He currently serves as the Minister for Finance and Economic Planning in the cabinet of Nana Akufo-Addo. He was appointed by President Nana Akufo-Addo on 10 January 2017 and assumed office on 27 January 2017.
Ofori-Atta was born on 7 November 1958 in Kibi, a small town in the Eastern Region of Ghana. He is a member of the prominent Ofori-Atta family of Ghana that has been influential in politics, law, chieftaincy and business.