Kofi Worlanyo, Board Member, GCB

Kofi Worlanyo has been working in the Information Communications Technology industry since 1985. He is a very visible advocate for the ICT industry in Ghana and has been persistent in the marketing of the concept of the positive gains to be derived from the development of Science and Technology Parks in Ghana.

As Principal Consultant of CRO Consulting (a Management and Technology Consultancy), he led the team that collaborated with the Ministry of Communications for the development of Ghana’s Premier Technology Park situated in Tema. Kofi Worlanyo is a product of University of London’s University College London, where he obtained his Master of Science (MSc) degree in Data Communications Networks and Distributed Systems. He also holds a Bachelor of Science (BSc (Honours)) degree in Computer Science from the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology, Kumasi. Mr Worlanyo has undertaken various international Management and Technology Consultancy assignments involving Project Management and business process improvements using ICT.

Kofi Worlanyo has worked mainly in the United Kingdom, Ghana, Kenya, Uganda, Liberia and Zimbabwe. His clients include multinational banks, telecom companies and government agencies. Kofi worked in senior management role at the Non- Performing Assets Recovery Trust (NPART), the institution credited with revitalising the banking sector in Ghana by offloading qualified non-performing loans off the books of banks. This accorded him opportunity to develop an indepth understanding of the operations and challenges of the banking sector in Ghana.

Kofi Worlanyo has lectured at different times, in the School of Information Studies, University of Ghana, Legon, as well as the School of Technology at the Ghana Institute of Management and Public Administration (GIMPA). Subjects taught include Data Communications, Computer Networks, Operating Systems and Information Systems. Kofi is married to his affable wife Angie and they are blessed with a son Elom and a daughter Sedinam.