Kojo Dougan

Vice President, Digital Finance Practitioners Ghana.

Kojo Dougan is an experienced Business Operations & Strategy Executive with a passion for skills
development, mentoring and a demonstrated history of working in the information technology and
services industry.
He is a Certified Solutions Provider with 20 years’ experience in developing iterations and strategizing
technology solutions for the private sector and is recognized for leadership strategies, building
relationships and planning useful digital finance solutions for financial inclusion providers and dedicated
to efficiency, entrepreneurship and long-term results.
Kojo has been Advisor to a number of fintechs and startups with the responsibility of ensuring best
practice approach and developing frictionless user experience modules in digital channels.
In 2019, he coached 2 startups to win first and second place in the Ghana Innovation Hub Innovate
Ghana competition. In 2020 he coached Oniocha to win and represent Ghana at the MEST Africa
In 2020, Kojo was Consultant to Pezesha Africa, a Kenya based fintech that was among the 2 finalists
selected for the SME Blended Lending and SME Crowdfunding Pilot project of the UNCDF GrEEn
At BSS, he was Project Lead in the implementation of HR Access & Attendance Systems for organisations
including: AngloGold Continental Africa Region that covers Obuasi, Iduapriem, Bibiani, Guinea (Conakry
and Siguiri) and Sadiola in Mali and several UN Offices and agencies in Ghana and Togo
Among other achievements, the significant MoUs and collaborative agreements between Ghana
Standards Board of Ghana and South Africa Board of Standards and the Sod cutting and commissioning
of KPONE Independent Power Generating Plant (first licensed, first Greenfield, largest IPP in Ghana, first
thermal project financed in sub Saharan Africa) were initiated and achieved during his tenure as
President of Ghana South Africa Business Chamber.
At Interpay he led the team to build its client base from 2 to 120 merchants and led the drive to become
a pioneering GHIPSS partner for GHLINK online payments.
He was also Project Lead in the scoping, product development and Partnerships development of the
Ghana NHIA digital renewal project that made it possible for 11 million persons to renew their National health policies via mobile money. The project was launched on schedule and on budget for pilot in
February 2018 and public launch in December 2018.
As a member of GARIA, (Ghana Association of Restructuring & Insolvency Advisors) Kojo played key roles
in turning around the Ghana South Africa Chamber (GSABC) into profitably within 3 years (2016-2019)
and positioning Interpay, a Ghanaian fintech for acquisition by a US firm in 2018.
Kojo is an AYA Institute Trainer of Trainers, providing capacity, skills and knowledge development to
bank workers in the area of Digital Banking and Innovations.

12.20 PM - 13.20 PM

Thursday 26th May

Roundtable B

How to pave the way for collaboration between Fin/RegTechs & Financial Institutions