Papa serves as Chairman of the Board of Directors of Fortress Ghana. He has 17 years Pan African experience, working in Zimbabwe, South Africa, Nigeria, Ghana and Cote d’Ivoire. Papa has worked in both start up companies and established corporates with a focus on strategy development, financial management and reporting and business improvement turnaround programs. He spent 7 years with Innscor Africa, a diversified conglomerate of companies with interests in agriculture, retail, fast foods, food and equipment manufacturing and tourism, rising to the position of Financial Director for the head office cluster.
Papa is an alumnus of McKinsey and company where he primarily served companies in the banking and oil and gas sectors. He is currently a senior executive for a large African bank and sits on the board of directors of several banks in Africa. He is a qualified chartered accountant and holds a masters in business administration from the Amos Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth. He is passionate about the development of young people and is active in youth mentorship programs.