Hon Charles Adu Boahen has over 19 years’ experience in Finance, specifically in Corporate Finance, Investment Banking, Asset Management, Private Equity and Real Estate. Prior to his appointment as a Deputy Minister for Finance, Charles was the CEO of Black Star Advisors (BSA), a boutique investment bank and asset management firm, and Primrose Properties Ghana (PPG), a real estate development company, both of which he founded in 2007.
Prior to that, Hon Adu Boahen was a Director and Regional Head of Corporate & Investment Banking for Standard Bank of South Africa.
Prior to Standard Bank, Hon Adu Boahen was with JP Morgan for over five years as Vice President and Head of Investment Banking for Sub-Saharan Africa where he was responsible for developing the Investment banking business across sub-Saharan Africa excluding South Africa, he was also the JPM Senior Country Representative for Nigeria.
After Business School, Hon Adu Boahen joined the $400mm AIG African Infrastructure Fund as an Investment Officer. After college, he joined Salomon Smith Barney, now part of Citigroup, on Wall Street in their Investment Banking Division where his responsibilities included various corporate finance and mergers & acquisitions assignments, primarily in the Chemicals and Energy sector.
Hon Adu Boahen has an MBA from Harvard Business School and a BSc in Chemical Engineering from the University of Southern California.