President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has appointed Madam Catherine Kakra Quaidoo as Deputy Chief Executive of the Ghana Infrastructure Investment Fund (GIIF).
The appointment was contained in a letter signed by Secretary to the President, Nana Bediatuo Asante, and is said to have been made in line with the Ghana Infrastructure Investment Fund Act 2014 (Act 877).
The letter from the Office of the President stated “Pursuant to Section 27 (1) of the Ghana Infrastructure Investment Fund Act 2014 (Act 877), I am pleased to inform you that the President has appointed you to act as the Deputy Chief Executive Officer of the Ghana Infrastructure Investment Fund (the “Fund”), pending receipt of the constitutionally required advice of the governing board of the Fund, given in consultation with the Public Services Commission.”
Madam Quaidoo, who hails from the Central Region, is a consummate professional with nearly thirty years of experience in the banking and finance sector, cutting across financial services, savings & loans, as well as commercial & development banking, and has worked with a number of financial institutions in Ghana.
Her work has focused primarily on operational functions within banks and non-bank financial institutions (NBFIs), covering international trade, corporate strategy, treasury management, internal operations, monitoring & evaluation, internal audit, risk management, asset management, human resource management etc.
Madam Quaidoo holds an Executive Masters in Business Administration (EMBA) from the University of Ghana, as well as a Bachelor of Arts degree from the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science & Technology, and a Diploma in Financial Management from the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) UK, and has attended conferences and training programmes in the USA, UK, UAE, Malta and several other countries.