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Ken Ofori-Atta

Minister of Finance, Ghana

Mr. Kenneth Ofori-Atta, also known as Ken, is a Co-Founder of the African Leadership Initiative of the Aspen Global Leadership Network. Mr. Ofori-Atta was a Co-Founder of Databank Financial Services Limited and served as its Executive Chairman from 1990 to February 14, 2012. He worked with Salomon Brothers and Morgan Stanley, on debt and equity issues and financing for a variety of industries. He serves as the Chairman of Trust Bank Limited. He serves as the Chairman of Family Ventures and Offices in Ghana and Chairman of Databank Agrifund Manager Ltd. He was honored as a Donaldson Fellow at Yale University in 2010 and a John Jay Fellow at Columbia University in 2011. He is a Henry Crown Fellow of the Aspen Institute. He was twice honored by PWC Ghana as one of the Top 5 Most Respected CEOs in Ghana. Mr. Ofori-Atta earned an MBA degree from the Yale School of Management in 1988 and a B.A. in Economics from the Columbia University (U.S.) in 1984.