Minister for Trade and Industry

Mr. Kyerematen is the Minister of Trade and Industry of Ghana. He has an extensive and a distinguished record in international development and public policy, trade and enterprise development, politics and diplomacy. He is an Economist, a Lawyer and a Management Consultant. His previous appointments include Cabinet Minister of Trade and Industry of Ghana; Ambassador of Ghana to the United States; UNECA Senior Policy Advisor on Trade; UNDP Regional Director for Enterprise Africa; CEO of Empretec Ghana Foundation, and a Senior Corporate Executive of Unilever-Ghana. In 2013, the Heads of States of the African Union endorsed...


Born on 9th December 1958, Mr. Dawarnoba Beaka holds an MBA (Specialization in Corporate Strategy and Economic Policy) from Maastricht School of Management, Netherlands.

He completed first degree at the University of Ghana, Legon in 1980 with a BA (Hons) in Sociology. He obtained a Post-Graduate Diploma in Entrepreneurship at the Netherlands International Institute for Management, Delft in 1988.

In 1995 he studied Enterprise Restructuring and Privatisation: The Management Perspective, at the East and Southern Africa Management Institute (ESAMI) in Arusha, Tanzania. He also undertook Senior Management Course in...