The Director General of the Social Security and National Insurance Trust (SSNIT),
Dr John Ofori-Tenkorang, has been nominated as an award recipient at the Ghana Procurement and Supply Chain Awards (GPSCA), which will be organised in Accra today .
In a letter dated July 27, 2018, the Board of the GPSCA said, “Your immense contribution to
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The board of the GPSCA said procurement and supply chain functions were now playing roles in the success of businesses, and by playing such strategic roles, their function had risen to huge prominence in a highly competitive global business environment.
It is the first time GPSCA will celebrate outstanding achievements as it rewards companies, teams, stakeholders and individuals who have demonstrated unparalleled ability to succeed and continually set standards of excellence in the procurement sector.
The award is meant to change the mindset of people by rewarding exceptional talents, teams
He attended St. Peter’s Secondary School at Nkwatia-Kwahu in the Eastern Region and Lester B. Pearson United World College of the Pacific in Victoria, BC, Canada, where he obtained his International Baccalaureate Diploma.
He later attended Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), where he was awarded Bachelor of Science, Master of Science, Engineer, and Doctor of Science Degrees in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science.
He is a member of Tau Beta Pi, Eta Kappa Nu, and Sigma XI Honour societies.
As an engineer,
As an Assistant Vice-President and subsequently Vice-President, he developed innovative insurance solutions that combined traditional insurable risks with capital market risks, which improved earnings and reduced earnings volatility for corporations.
He also developed alternative asset classes for pension funds to achieve better diversification
He developed AIGFP’s capital markets businesses in the areas of Commodity Derivatives, Equity
He left AIG in 2006 to work with Gödel Commodities Management, Greenwich, CT, USA, and Dubai Natural Resources World, Dubai, UAE, as an independent contractor, where he offered consulting services in deal structuring and the setting up of a Natural Resources Sovereign Wealth Fund within the Dubai World conglomerate.
Prior to his appointment as Director General of SSNIT,