Dr. Evans Duah is a French and English-trained business expert. He was trained in France (Europe) and Morocco (North Africa) and currently works in Ghana (West Africa).
He is an Associate Chartered Management Accountant (ACMA, CIMA-UK), a Chartered Global Management Accountant (CGMA, AICPA-USA), a Chartered Accountant (Institute of Chartered Accountants Ghana - ICAG)a Chartered Global Investment Analyst (CGIA, USA), Chartered Financial Economist (ICCE, USA), a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Leadership and Governance (CILG, USA), a Member of the Institute of Directors (MIoD, Ghana) and a Mandela Washington Fellows (US Department of State).
He holds an EAP Certificate in Entrepreneurship and Financing from The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania, USA; Leadership in Business from Kellogg School of Management, Northwestern University, USA; a Doctoral Degree in Business Administration in Strategic Management and Entrepreneurship, and a Masters in Applied Business Research in Entrepreneurship and Innovation from Swiss Business School, Switzerland; an MBA in International Business, and a BBA in Strategic Management from Ecole Nationale de Commerce et de Gestion (ENCG) - Agadir in Morocco.
He was trained as a professional banker in International Business, Credit Management, Project Management, and Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) by the Bank Société Générale with Business and Retail Banking experience in France, Morocco, and Ghana. He won a number of awards including the National Best Employee (Silver Category), in 2015 in Ghana.
He is currently a lecturer in Strategic Management, Finance, and Entrepreneurship for BBA, MBA, MPhil, and MTech programs at the Akenten Appiah-Menka University of Skills Training and Entrepreneurial Development (AAMUSTED). He is also the CEO/Chief Consultant of Xtart Biz Consult.
He consults and plays major roles in many business start-ups, merger-acquisition, fundraising, partnership and collaboration, and feasibility studies for international companies intending to establish subsidiaries in Ghana or West Africa.
He is the author of the book, Intentional Wealth 2.0 – Building with The Pentagon Wealth Model, and the convenor of the Intentional Wealth Concourse.
He desires to shape the next generational thinkers and doers.
Passionate about being a Change Agent, he engages in a number of volunteering works. He initiated and currently runs The Duah Mentoring (TDM) Club 100 Programme where yearly, he mentors about 100 young people who are between ages 18years and 40years in key areas such as leadership, entrepreneurship, wealth creation, and career guidance.
He has also served as a keynote speaker, panellist, and key participant at different business events organized by YouthConnekt Africa, British Council, National Youth Authority - Ghana, Ministry of Youth and Sports – Ghana, SNV, Ashoka Africa, AAMUSTED, KNUST, IMANI Africa, AMADEUS, ASLEM among others in Ghana, Morocco, Nigeria, South Africa, and China.