Kwasi Ampofo

Kwasi Ampofo

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Kwasi specialises in strategy, innovation and valuation. His structured approach to problem-solving coupled with his ability to identify and harness blue-sky opportunities makes him a gem in the areas of value creation and growth. He brings expertise in the areas of financial modelling, strategic planning, business improvement and digital transformation. He has offered valuable strategic advice to private companies and policy makers.

Influential work

  • Formulated and implemented a market-ready financial strategy for a technology start-up, resulting in an increase in its valuation from $230,000 to $1 million within one year
  • Developed a three-year strategic plan to restructure an insurance firm from a state of regulator intervention to a medium-sized profitable firm
  • Led development of a digital strategy framework to encourage the adoption of innovative solutions in the mining industry
  • Designed an advanced valuation model for the energy industry to incorporate the value of information, uncertainty and management strategy in investment decision-making
  • Developed a fiscal model for a government agency to formulate its optimal tax policy
  • Conducted an ex-post analysis on government’s expenditure and policy initiatives in the education, sanitation and transport sectors.

Outside of Nous

Before joining Nous, Kwasi was a post-doctoral research fellow in The University of Queensland (UQ) Energy Initiative. He was also the economist for a multi-million dollar project, which determined the social, technical and economic feasibility of low emission technology in Queensland, Australia.

Kwasi holds a PhD in mineral economics from the University of Queensland and a Bachelor of Science in mining engineering from the University of Mines and Technology, Ghana. He is an active member of The Australasian Institute of Mining and Metallurgy. Kwasi provides pro-bono advisory services to not-for-profit organisations in the areas of environmental stewardship and social interventions.

In his spare time...

Kwasi is a passionate traveller and a barista-in-training. He volunteers frequently and participated in the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games as a Game Shaper. He reads two books each week.