John Armah

Accra, Ghana

John Armah is an Award-winning Entrepreneur and Consultant with a passion for Startups in Africa. Ranked as the 27th Most Influential Ghanaian by ETV Ghana (2012), Winner 2012 Ideas Award by Legacy and Legacy, Pioneer and Chairman of the Africa Youth Economic Forum,Model African Union Commission. Member-World Economic Forum-Global Shapers Accra Hub, Africa 2.0, Member of the Advisory Board of the Next Wave Africa Women Empowerment Program,Youngest Contributor to Ghana's Budget, Former Radio Talk Show Host and a member of the African Community of Practice for Managing Development Results and the Youth4Results network in Africa. John Armah has distinguished himself as a young dynamic leader and influencer with his works in influencing policy decision in Ghana,youth mobilization through his works and his projects/work in helping young Ghanaian entrepreneurs and innovators with His firm, the Ghana Center for Entrepreneurship Employment and Innovation and as such has been featured in a vast number of news articles, radio,tv and web platforms including Konnect Africa, the Malaysian Kosmos newspaper as well as the Business and Financial times in Ghana and appeared on many newsworthy channels in Ghana. John has worked on many projects with a vast number of international organizations and institutions such as UKAid,World Bank Ghana,Ministry of Foreign Affairs,Ministry of Finance and Economic Planning among others. Notable among his projects are pioneering the first Mock Africa Union Summit on the continent which has been running for two years,His Ghana Youth Employment Forum with the World Bank and recently his partnership with Government to expand his firm(the Ghana Center for Entrepreneurship,Employment and Innovation-www.gceei.org)which he started some years ago to support local young entrepreneurs and innovators. This idea and partnership of His was captured in the 2012 Budget of Ghana page 24, paragraph 107,Highlights(http://www.ghana.gov.gh/documents/2012budgethi.pdf)" making John the youngest contributor to Ghana's National Budget. John Armah has addressed the World Bank Forum on Employment in Abuja, the Annual Meeting of the African Community of Practice on Managing for Development results in Harare Zimbabwe, Commonwealth meeting on National Youth Policies by Ministers of Youth and Sports in the ASEAN region, Panelist, Mastercard Foundation/Youth Save Financial Inclusion Forum among others and facilitated a number of key youth programs between Youth

  • Work
    • Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Ghana
  • Education
    • Swedru SDA Senior High School
    • Global Entrepreneurship Summer School