Kofi has an extensive corporate communications experience in the social enterprise sector. He has worked on the delivery of communications strategy through planning, development and the delivery of internal and external communications and managed marketing initiatives for for social enterprises. He has deep knowledge about developing marketing concepts and a thorough understanding of the lives of low income consumers.
Kofi is a graduate of University of Cape Coast (UCC), studied Economics and Sociology, a blogger and a member of a vibrant youth organisation in Ghana called GhanaThink Foundation. Kofi is the lead coordinator for Barcamp Ghana, one of GhanaThink Foundation’s programme that is focused on bringing together young people in Ghana to brainstorm on solutions to local problems. Barcamp Ghana executes its vision by organising youth focused events across the 10 regions of Ghana and has trained over 5000 youth in various fields.
Kofi is also an active member of the Global Voices Online – an international community of bloggers who report on blogs and citizen media from all over the world. He writes stories about the emerging technology development in Ghana and Africa.
Kofi is an aluminus at the Amani Institute, Kenya – an institute that focuses on preparing next-generation talent to tackle global challenges by filling the gap between university and the workforce through a new approach. He is also a Kumvana Fellow, a fellowship programme that builds the capacities of young African professionals while fostering rich collaborations between Canadian and African partners. He was a Freelance Social Media and Contributor Engagement Manager IQ4News – an online news agency based in the UK that writes and reports on Africa.
Kofi formerly worked as the Communications Officer for Clean Team Ghana, a social enterprise that provides innovative sanitation solutions to the urban poor in Kumasi, the second largest city of Ghana. Kofi is now a communications consultant. His articles and thoughtful comments have appeared in major international media outlets including The Guardian, Aljezeera and Global Voices Online. His articles are his own opinions and does not reflect the views of his employer.