Michael is the Senior Account Manager at Invest in Africa, a cross-sector, partnership organisation working with companies like Tullow Oil, Ecobank, GE, EY and the African Development Bank to give Ghanaian SMEs better access to the skills, markets and finance needed for growth.
IIA’s flagship project is the African Partner Pool, an online marketplace that connects SMEs to corporate contracts, business skills training and access to finance in Ghana. To date, 1600 SMEs have joined the APP, $600m worth of contracts have been uploaded and 150 SMEs have graduated from IIA’s training programmes. Michael previously worked in UKTI on the Africa desk focusing on increasing trade between the UK and Africa.
Current position: Senior Account Manager, Invest in Africa