About Emmanuel Acquah (C.E.O)

Emmanuel is a Co-founder and CEO of Africa Centre for Entrepreneurship and Youth Empowerment (ACEYE)- an entrepreneurial policy think tank that promotes youth entrepreneurship by influencing governments and regional policies on the back of research, professional analysis, nurturing, tutoring, advocacy and advisory services.

His experience include working as a former Business Consultant  with United Kingdom charities -Challenges Worldwide and International Service working on local income development programmes in Accra and Tamale, former Business Associate for Kumasi Hive  and, most recently, Business Head for Africa Business Bureau –  a business incubator and co-working space  as well as an advocate for youth entrepreneurship on various pubic platforms such as the Ghana Youth Entrepreneurship Convention, He has altogether  worked with more than 2,500 entrepreneurs through  State and private vehicles  and still counting.

As a public speaker, Emmanuel has been active in projecting effective leadership, entrepreneurship and youth participation within the context of a free society as a catalyst needed for Africa’s transformation. He is an author of two books.

In 2017, Emmanuel was honored as part of 60 Young Achievers in Ghana by Coca-Cola. He is a member of the Chartered Management Institute (UK) and its affiliate- the Institute of Consulting (UK). He is an alumnus of Students and Young Professionals Africa Liberty Academy (SYPALA) by Imani Centre for Policy and Education and a fellow of Citizens Initiative Africa.

He is a Chartered Manager with recognition from the Chartered Management Institute (UK). He also holds a Diploma in Management and Leadership and an award in Professional Consulting from the same Institute.

He is passionate about using entrepreneurship to help individuals, families and communities to advance.