Ishmael Yamson and Associates to hold roundtable on Ghana’s economy

Business News of Sunday, 27 May 2018

Source: ghanaguardian.com

2018-05-27

Dr. Ishmael Yamson is Board Chair of Ishmael Yamson and Associates

Ishmael Yamson and Associates will be having a roundtable on May 30, 2018, to explore the Ghanaian economy.

Themed “Ghana, in search of prosperity,” the roundtable will host business executives, stakeholders, policymakers and non-governmental organizations to discuss current economic challenges in the country and how to address them.

The discussion will center on five thematic areas namely, security, governance, competitiveness, human capital development and social mobility.

Speaking at a media briefing, Chairman of Ishmael Yamson and Associates, Dr Ishmael Yamson said, “The speakers and roundtable discussions will address five key topics, that is good corporate governance, national and enterprise level competitiveness as drivers for creating prosperity, leveraging the power and potential of Ghana’s human capital, social mobility and stability as well as security. All these areas are connected”, he said.

“We need people to understand the current and emerging issues and opportunities of Ghana’s economy and the impact of these on us. The country must come to appreciate the consequence that will come with failing to provide prosperity for its people,” he added.

Speakers at the event will include Mr. Paul Kingsley Acquah, former Deputy Director for the Africa Department of the International Monetary Fund (IMF), Security Analyst, Kwesi Anning, Mr. Kojo Addae-Mensah, Group Chief Executive Officer at Databank Asset Management Services Ltd and Mr. Charles O. Boamah who is the Senior Vice-President of the African Development Bank Group.

The programme will be held at the La Palm Royal Beach Hotel in Accra.

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