Kossi is a Chartered Accountant (CA), with 18+ years of experience in the public and private sector respectively. Prior to being recruited by the African Union Development Agency’s New Partnership for Africa’s Development’s (AUDA-NEPAD) NEPAD Secretariat in 2008, he honed his skills working for various blue-chip companies in the UK. He led the Finance and Administration Division of the NEPAD Agency as Head of Finance for 11 years before being promoted to Head of Programme Development at AUDA-NEPAD in 2019. During his tenure as Head of Finance, he successfully implemented a number of systems that have transformed the organisation. In his current role, he has been actively involved in strategy formulation for the entire organisation, with his primary responsibility being to lead the development and incubation of the continental programmes based on the African Union’s Agenda 2063. Kossi is certified with the internationally recognised Association of Chartered Accountants (ACCA). He also holds a Masters of Business Administration (MBA) in Financial Management from the London School of Business and Finance. Continually enhancing his qualifications and immersing himself in the very latest and most innovative approaches to business, is a priority for Kossi. He has a Postgraduate Diploma (PGD) in Data Science and Business Analytics from the McCombs School of Business at the University of Texas, a PGD in Design Thinking from Stanford University, and is also a certified Balanced Scorecard Master Professional (BSMP) with the College of Professional Studies at The George Washington University and the Balanced Scorecard Institute. One of his key strengths is the ability to actively apply what he has learnt academically into his daily work. He has an unwavering commitment to Africa’s economic growth and development and is currently in the process of establishing a health care system which could potentially be implemented across Africa. His exceptional work ethic, in-depth understanding of the public and private sectors, unique skill set and extensive financial management experience, have become his professional trademark.