Position: Vision and Strategy
Kwaku Kufuor is an American-Ghanaian visionary passionate about bridging the finance and infrastructure gap in Sub-Saharan Africa. In his early years, Kufuor received a private school education in Las Vegas, NV and spent summers in Ghana where he developed his interests in sustainable development and politics. At 18, Kufuor moved to Los Angles to study accounting and international business at Loyola Marymount University. It was in Los Angeles where his creative spirit ignited, allowing him to start building the company, Chiefdom Capital. Inspired by Professor Benjamin Bobo, Kufuor researched the potential of PPPs and MNC/Host country engagement to help him understand sustainable development from multiple perspectives.
After graduating from LMU, Kufuor went on to develop a pipeline of projects that will serve as models for development in Ghana. In 2019, Chiefdom Capital collaborated with the Gates Foundation, Delvic Sanitation Initiatives, and RTI on the suitability of Ghanaian cities for deployment of waste treatment facilities. Serving as a guest delegate, Kufuor was acknowledged for his work at the UN Youth Assembly and the World Bank Youth Summit.
Kufuor has come to Oxford to further his life work of sustainable development; the areas of focus include renewable energy, waste management, agriculture, and smart cities technology. He seeks to build a network of strong relationships and identify breakthrough models that will guide Ghana into a sustainable future.