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Stephen Adei

Stephen Adei

A Distinguished Educationist, Writer, Economist, and Motivational Speaker

1948

Early Life
14 December 1948

Early Life

Stephen Adei was born on 14 December 1948 in Hwiremoase, Ghana, to Kwaku Adei and Abena Pomaa (aka Bedito). He received his primary education at the Hwiremoase Methodist Primary School, followed by studies at a nearby United Middle School in Brofuyedru. In 1964, he obtained a four-year Teacher's Certificate from the Sefwi Wiawso Training College.

1968

Further Education
04 October 1968

Further Education

Driven by his passion for knowledge, Adei pursued further studies privately and acquired the London University Ordinary and Advanced Level General Certificates in Education, as well as high school equivalent qualifications, within three and a half years. In October 1968, he enrolled at the University of Ghana, where he excelled in Economics, Sociology, and Geography, earning honors in all three subjects during his first year. Subsequently, he pursued a BSc Honours program in Economics. Adei later obtained a Master's degree in Development Economics from the University of Strathclyde, and a PhD in International Economics from the University of Sydney.

2023

Ghana Institute of Management and Public Administration (GIMPA)
04 July 2023

Ghana Institute of Management and Public Administration (GIMPA)

Adei served as the Director-General and Rector of the Ghana Institute of Management and Public Administration (GIMPA), a prestigious educational institution. During his tenure, he implemented transformative reforms, fostering excellence in management and public administration education.

2023

Knowledge dissemination
04 July 2023

Knowledge dissemination

Beyond his administrative roles, Stephen Adei is also an accomplished writer. He has authored numerous articles, essays, and books on various subjects, including education, leadership, economics, and national development. His writings serve as valuable resources for individuals seeking inspiration, knowledge, and guidance in these areas.


2023

motivational speaker
05 July 2023

motivational speaker

Adei's remarkable ability to inspire and motivate others has made him a sought-after speaker. Through his captivating speeches, he shares insights, wisdom, and practical advice on personal development, leadership, and achieving success. His motivational talks have positively impacted numerous individuals across Ghana and beyond.

2023

Ghana Revenue Authority (GRA)
06 July 2023

Ghana Revenue Authority (GRA)

Additionally, Adei holds the position of Board Chairman of the Ghana Revenue Authority (GRA). Sworn in by the Finance Minister of Ghana, Ken Ofori-Atta, he contributes his expertise to enhance the country's revenue collection and tax administration.

2023

National Development Planning Commission (NDPC)
07 July 2023

National Development Planning Commission (NDPC)

Presently, Adei serves as the chairperson of the National Development Planning Commission (NDPC) under the Nana Akufo-Addo government. In this role, he plays a crucial part in shaping Ghana's long-term development strategies and policies.

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