AGOA Expo & Trade Fair
Speaker: Nana Dr. Dankawoso I

Speaker: Nana Dr. Appiagyei Dankawoso I

President of the Ghana National Chamber of Commerce & Industry

Topic: Business and Investment Opportunities under AGOA in Ghana

  •  CURRENT WORKING EXPERIENCE/LEADERSHIP

1/ President: Pan African Chamber of Commerce and Industry (PACCI) 35 Countries.  

2/ President: Ghana National Chamber of Commerce and Industry.

3/ Vice President: Federation Of West African Chamber of Commerce and Industry

4/ Managing Director: Marine & General Insurance Brokers Ltd, Accra. 

5/ Executive Chairman: Speak, Write International School, West Legon, Accra.

6/ Board Member: West African Examination Council (WAEC), Accra.

7/ Honorary Member: GIMPA, Accra.

8/ Board Member: University of Cape Coast Business School, UCC.

9/ Vice Chairman – Juaben Rural Bank Ltd., Juaben-Ashanti

10/ Vice Chairman: PML Children Hospital, Accra.

11/ Chairman: Vesta Oil Mills Ltd, Kumasi.

12/ Board Member: Samara Group of Companies, Accra. (SASSO)

13/ Executive Chairman: Nkosuo Microfinance Co. Ltd, Accra.

14/ Board Member: Ghana Ports And Harbors Authority 

15/ Board Member: Eximbank Ghana

16/ Board Member: National Petroleum Authority (NPA)

  • FORMER PLACES OF WORK/EXPERIENCE

+ 2009 – 2011: Accra Regional Chamber of Commerce & Industry –  Regional Chairman

+ 2008 – 2010: Ghana Insurance Brokers Association – National Treasurer

+ 1996 – 1999 Ghana Education Service: Supt. of Education (Teacher) Afigya Sekyere, District Agona – Ashanti

+ Vanguard Assurance Co Ltd, Accra: Deputy Manager Motor Claims Dept, Head  Office, Accra

+ 2001 – 2002: Asante Students Union (UCC) – President

+ 1996: Offinso Training College – SRC President

+ 1995 – 1997: Teacher Trainees Association of Ghana – Co-ordinator (Ashanti & Brong-Ahafo)

+ The Methodist Church Ghana (Effiduase Diocese) -Director of Music

  • INTERNATIONAL ASSIGNMENTS

Leader to Business Delegation and signing of Memorandum of Understanding on behalf of Ghana Chamber of Commerce & Industry and others: Abuja (Nigeria), Belgium, China, India, Geneva (Switzerland),Italy (Treviso and Torino), California (U.S.A), The Gambia.

  • PROFESSIONAL WORKSHOPS/SEMINARS

Nana has attended several professional workshops/seminars both in Ghana and abroad:

+ RESEARCH WORK

1/ The effect of micro credit on livelihood of Beneficiaries in Evidence from Juaben Rural Bank Ltd.

2/ The impact of state oil palm plantation on the lives of the people of Juaben in the Ashanti Region Ghana.

+ AWARDS

– Offinso Training College (O.T.C): On – Immense Contribution to the Development of the College (Occasion- 50th Anniversary, February, 2007)

– Princess Marie Louise Hospital (PML Children’s Hospital, Accra): On – Dedicated and Meritorious Service to the Hospital. (Occasion – 80th Anniversary, May, 2006)

– Car Rental Association of Ghana: On – Innovative Ideas, October, 2005

– Juaben Senior High School: On – Dedicated and Meritorious Service (Occasion – 36th Anniversary / 2nd Speech and prize giving day, March, 2008.)

– Methodist Church Ghana(Effiduasi Diocese): On – Dedicated, Contribution and Meritorious Service (Occasion- 10th Anniversary, February, 2008.)

– Juaben Traditional Council: On – Membership of 40th Anniversary Planning Committee (Occasion – Nana Otuo Siriboe II 40th Anniversary, Dec. 2011.)

– SDA Church, Oakland, Market Street, California, USA. (Occasion – Humanitarian and Excellence award, August, 2013, On – Special African Service.)

– West African Nobles Forum Award

  • REFEREES

1/ Lawyer Kwabena Asante Krobea: Board Chairman, Juaben Community Bank, Juaben – Ashanti

2/ Nana Otuo Siriboe II: President – Juaben Traditional Council, Chairman – Council of State, Ghana, P.O. Box 5, Juaben – Ashanti