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Emmanuel O. Kumah

Dr. Kumah is the Board Chairman of Standard Chartered Ghana and is an International Economic Consultant and Advisor. He has served in several high profile roles including the International Monetary Fund (IMF), where he served for 25 years as Division Chief, IMF Resident Representative in Djibouti.

He also served as Deputy Division Chief at the Balance of Payments and External Debt Division. During 1993-1994, he was Coordinator and Advisor of the Research Department of the Bank of Ghana.

He served as Senior Advisor, Bank of Ghana from 1997 to 1999, where he provided key macroeconomic advice to the Government of Ghana.

Dr. Kumah has lectured at many institutions and written many articles on International Finance and Banking. He is currently Chairman of KEDSS Consulting, an economic and financial consulting company.