SHORT PROFILE OF LOUIS ASOMANING-BIMPONG (SMALL-SCALE ENTERPRISE/PUBLIC-PRIVATE PASRTNERSHIP SPECIALIST)
Louis Asomaning-Bimpong is the Small Scale Enterprise Specialist/Public-Private Partnership Specialist of the Social Investment Fund (SIF). Louis offered Business Administration at the first degree at the University of Ghana. At the second degree level he pursued M.Phil in Development Studies at the Centre for Development Studies, University of Cape Coast.
He also holds, among others, a Post Graduate Diploma in Project Management from the Galilee International Management Institute, Mizra, Israel, a Post Graduate Certificate in Business Consultancy for Small and Medium Scale Industries from the Academy of Management, Kiel, Germany, and another Post Graduate Certificate in Project Planning and Implementation from the Ghana Institute of Management and Public Administration (GIMPA).
He has over 25 years extensive training and experience in Business Advocacy, Training Delivery Services, Project Planning and Management, Project Appraisal, Management of Credit Operations (microcredit, short and medium-term lending to small-scale enterprises) and Small Business Counseling and Advisory Services for small-scale enterprises (SSEs).
With over 25 years working experience, Louis worked with the Ghanaian Enterprises Development Commission (GEDC) and the National Board for Small Scale Industries (NBSSI) and rose to the rank of Regional Manager. He also worked with Friedrich Naumann Foundation of Germany, Ghana Office and was in charge of Business Development. He was later a Credit Manager at Empretec Ghana Foundation in charge of Western and Central Regions. Before joining, SIF as the Small Scale Enterprise Specialist/Public-Private Partnership Specialist, Louis was the Business Development Manager and Head of the Business Development Department of the Private Enterprise Foundation (PEF).