AIT 2021 | ONLINE SPEAKER PROFILE
John Armah is empowering Entrepreneurs with Training, Investment and Strategies to tackle some of Africa’s biggest problems as a Business Strategist, Investor and Entrepreneur. He is building the capacity of Entrepreneurs in Ghana,attracting the needed investments to them and shaping policy decision in helping to redefine Ghana’s Startup and SME Space. He serves as an Advisor on Boards contributing his expertise in Business Development and Capital raising to such firms.
John’s work is focused on Business Advisory and Training, Private Equity, Venture Capital in Ghana. He is the Board Chairman, Junior Achievement, Ghana, serves on the Board of one of Ghana’s leading startup incubators, Kumasi Hive and others. Pioneer and Chairman of the Africa Youth Economic Forum,Model African Union Commission, Youngest Contributor to Ghana’s Budget, Former Business Radio Talk Show Host and a member of the African Community of Practice for Managing Development Results.
John Armah consults for Governments, Private Sector, Donor Partners, Institutions on Business Development, Startup Ecosystem Development and Entrepreneurship, as well as Business Strategy, Youth Initiatives and Policies affecting Youth on the continent.
He is an Award-winning Entrepreneur, Business Growth Strategist, Investor with a passion for Startups Development and Growth in Africa. Named as part of Forbes 30 Under 30 Most Promising Young Entrepreneurs in Africa(2016),20 under 40 Most Influential Business Leaders in Ghana by award-winning Business World Magazine(2015).Voted 12th Most Influential Young Ghanaian (2016).Ranked as the 27th Most Influential Ghanaian by ETV Ghana(2012),Recipient of the Global Young CEO’s Award for Entrepreneurship Development in Africa at the Young CEO’s Business Summit (2015),Recipient of the National Union of Ghana Students Vice Chancellor Young Achievers Award for Entrepreneurship Development (2015),Named as part of JCI Ten Outstanding Young Persons Award in Ghana(2015), Winner 2012 Ideas Award by Legacy and Legacy(2012).
Specialties: Project Management, Business Restructuring, Financial modeling, Valuation, Business Development, Partnerships, Program Design, Training, Workshop Facilitation, Research, Consulting, Media/Communications & Events, M&E, Reporting, Grant Management, Fundraising, Team Leadership.