An Africa Business Community
One of Nigeria’s leading economists and management consultants, Foluso Phillips, will speak at Ghana Economic Forum scheduled for May 3, 2012 at the Movenpick Ambassador Hotel.
The Ghana Economic Forum will assemble key industry chieftains, senior- level decision-makers in public & private sector organisations in the country and development partners to engage in discussions centred on the how Ghana can sustain the macroeconomic gains made in recent times.
Thematic areas to be covered will include what to do to unlock Ghana’s human capital in education, skills development, job-creation and poverty reduction; rethinking the country’s systems for improved productivity at all levels as well as utilising technology to drive intermediary businesses in both public and private sector organisations amongst others.
Foluso Phillips is the Executive Chairman and founder of the Phillips Consulting Group, a firm of business and management consultants with offices in Nigeria, South Africa, United Kingdom and Kenya. He is the current Chairman of the Nigeria Economic Summit Group.
A qualified Industrial Economist, Chartered Management Accountant (U.K) and Chartered Accountant (Nigeria), Mr. Foluso will bring to bear his wealth of knowledge and vast experience on economic and leadership development in Africa to bear at the Ghana Economic Forum, leading discussions on how Ghana can chart the path for its sustainable economic development by learning from other developed countries.
He will also share with the delegates how Ghana can learn both success and failure lessons from Nigeria, particularly in the areas of energy, oil and gas to name just a few. Mr. Phillips has a very special interest and keen commitment to the African Renaissance, and is extremely active in supporting pan-African initiatives in different areas of endeavour.
As a strong business ambassador for Nigeria, he has been responsible for encouraging and consummating many business relationships between Nigeria and South Africa.
He is also a sought-after speaker who has been involved in many key international seminars/conferences including the reputed African Business Leaders Forum in South Africa and Ghana, Wharton Business School in the USA; Harvard Business School in the USA; Business in Africa’s Leadership Summit in South Africa; and several other leadership conferences as well as Business and Trade Summits within and outside Africa.