Alex Dadey, Executive Chairman of KGL Group, has stressed the need for “multilateral collaboration and diaspora socio economic inclusion” in the country.
He made the call yesterday at the maiden of the Ghana Diaspora Investment Summit, organized by the Ghana Investment Promotions Centre (GIPC) in Accra.
Mr Dadey said it is important for the country to have “levers to make direct investments attractive”, while guiding prospective investors across the diaspora “to navigate the boundless local investment opportunities in Ghana”.
He recounted his experiences working in the UK and Ghana across different sectors, including agriculture, fintech, trade finance, technology and his most recent venture into technology service delivery partnerships with public sector institutions such as the National Lottery Authority (NLA)
Mr Dadey broke down inward investments into four distinct categories: remittances, direct, portfolio and philanthropic investments.
Mr Dadey has been a strong advocate for diasporan collaboration. He was instrumental in initiating the recent edition of the Diasporan Homecoming Summit in 2017 and the Ghana Investment and Opportunities Summit in the UK, platforms which collectively roped in significant investments to leverage Ghana’s burgeoning opportunities.
He has reaffirmed KGL Group’s commitment to fostering local and diaspora socio economic inclusion as sponsors for the maiden Diaspora Investment Summit.
The summit brought together policymakers, corporate entities, private sector businesses and investors, both local and across the diaspora, to engage, identify entry barriers and propose viable solutions to create an enabling environment to foster direct local investments.
The two-day event also provided a business development platform for participants to engage across different sectors, including agriculture, real estate, technology, fin-tech and FMCG under a series of structured business to business sessions.