Kofi Amoabin

Director – International Development

Kofi Amoabin is a political affairs and international trade consultant who has assisted many US companies do business in Africa and, similarly, has assisted sub-Saharan entities to do business in the US.

Amoabin’s role as a consultant has encompassed projects in the US, Germany, UK, Ghana, Nigeria, Cote d’Ivoire, Tanzania, Cameroon, Uganda and others.

Amoabin has also served as an election judge in Will County, Illinois since 2008.

In 2013 and 2014, Amoabin worked as news reporter in Ghana when the candidate Nana Akufo-Addo challenged Ghana’s 2012 presidential elections.

In addition, Amoabin consults in information architecture and web content management for organizations seeking to clarify goals and mission on the web.

In 2009, Amoabin published an article in Ghana’s Daily Graphic, stressing the need for Ghana to develop a commodities exchange. That same year, Amoabin joined a team of World Bank consultants touring Ghana and explaining the essence of a commodities exchange.

From 1994 to 1996, Amoabin worked for ARGUS Gmbh in Mulheim an der Ruhr, Germany, as the director for market research, where he published several reports on the futures markets.

Amoabin is a graduate of Brown University School of Engineering, and he holds a Master of Science in Finance from Lewis University and a Master of Arts in Communications from DePaul University.

Amoabin’s early corporate career was at Xerox, Polaroid, and AT&T Bell Labs.