Dr. Kofi Asamoa-Baah

Dr. Kofi Asamoa-Baah is the Technical Advisor at the Social Investment Fund (SIF). Prior to his appointment to the SIF, Dr. Asamoa-Baah served as Technical Advisor at the Ministry of Finance for ten (10) years (December 2007 – January 2017).

At the Ministry, Dr. Baah worked with various technical divisions including the Real Sector Division (RSD), Financial Services Division (FSD), Debt Management Division (DMD), Public Investment Division (PID), and the Budget Division.

At these Divisions, Dr. Baah provided technical advice and policy analysis in support of Ghana’s Economic Growth Programs, and undertook a variety of analytical assignments to support major National Policy Initiatives, working with the National Development Planning Commission (NDPC) and the Bank of Ghana (BoG).

As a Board Member of the Millennium Development Authority (MiDA), Dr. Baah helped implement the US$547 Million, five (5) year Compact Program between the Government of Ghana (GoG), and the United States Government represented by the Millennium Challenge Corporation (MCC) . He was later re-engaged to provide Technical Advisory Services for the MCC sponsored USD$535 Million grant facility for Compact II, which was dedicated solely in the Energy Sector of the country.

Dr. Baah has consulted for the World Bank, the International Monetary Fund (IMF), United States Agency for International Development (USAID) and the Food and Agricultural Organisation (FAO).

Dr. Baah holds a Bachelors BSc (Hons) Degree in Economics and Statistics from the University of Ghana Legon, a Masters Degree in Finance from the Atlanta University USA, and a PHD in Development Planning from the University of Phoenix, USA.