Five Ghanaians Honoured at 2022 Africa-Dubai Investment Summit

Dr Henry Kwabena Kokofu, Executive Director of EPA addressing the summit

Dubai, UAE//-Five distinguished Ghanaians have been honoured at the just-ended Africa-Dubai Investment Summit.


They are-Dr Henry Kwabena Kokofu Esq, Executive Director of EPA; Dr Victor Abbey, Leadership and Business Strategy Consultant; Mrs Eugenia Abeley Owusu, GM for Business Development at Incept Architectural Consult; Dr Samuel Twumasi, CEO of Tuger Group of Companies; and Ohemaa Yaa Serwaa-Kyerewa Awuah, CEO of Oyska Technical Institute.

These five Ghanaians received Excellence Awards in different categories at the 2022 Africa-Dubai Investment Summit organized by Leaders Without Borders Development Center in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) city.

Dr Kokofu was honoured with Excellence in Leadership Process award, Dr Abbey was awarded Excellence in Leadership and Business Strategies, while Mrs Eugenia Owusu received honours in Excellence in People’s Skills.

Some awardees displaying their awards

Dr Twumasi and Ohemaa Serwa received honours in Global Excellence in Business Prowess, and Excellence in Contribution to Education respectively.

The summit was supported by the Private Office of Sheikh Ahmed Bin Faisal Al-Qassimi, with strategic partnership from Tarragon Edge.

Held from 17-18 Nov. 2022 on the theme: The Future of Global Investment-Towards the Next 50years, the summit was graced by distinguished corporate executives, Strategic investors, and Diplomats from diverse industries and across the globe.

Speaking on the topic: Nexus of trade and investment for Sustainable Development, Dr Kokofu reminded business leaders to be mindful of the impact of their business activities on climate change.

He further extended invitation to the general investment community to visit Ghana and explore the numerous investment opportunities in the country.

Dr Victor Abbey, CEO & Managing Partner of V5 Solutions Ltd and FV Global Consult also spoke on the topic: Strategic Leadership Positioning – Building a learning organisation to attract future global investments.

Dr Victor Abbey, CEO & Managing Partner of V5 Solutions Ltd and FV Global Consult speaking at the summit

Dr Abbey highlighted the need for business leaders to be conscious of generational dexterity, technology and cyber security, succession planning, strategic collaborations, effective change management and human capacity building in their business leadership efforts at promoting a learning environment within their organisations to be well positioned to attract future global investments.

Dr Kokofu receiving his award

He further stressed on the need to pay attention to the Environment, Social and Corporate Governance issues and subject critical business decisions to scientific business research.

Other distinguished speakers at the summit include: Ambassador Dunston, the COO from the private office of His Highness Sheikh Ahmed Bin Faisal Al-Qassimi, HRH David Jeremiah – Chairman of US Capital Private Bank, ETO and WFDP Ambassador to the USA, Rajeshkumar Modi – Dep Minister of Industry and Commerce, Zimbabwe,  Dr Aplonia Munzverengwi – Minister of State for Provincial Affairs, Zimbabwe, Ambassador Adeshola Helen Onasipe – Founder, Africa Change Movement, Dr Christopher Williams-Martin, CEO – Fly The Elite (FlyEliteJets), etc.

Dr Genevieve Pearl Duncan, Lead Consultant at Tarragon Edge addressing the audience

The summit sought to establish and encourage continued business relationships, networking, support, and partnerships globally while fostering an environment of peace and tolerance.

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