Nik Amarteifio is a co-founder and promoter of a host of business ventures spanning a cross-section of sectors in Ghana and across Africa. The sectors include mining, telecommunications, pharmaceuticals, and agribusiness.
He was a member of the Ghana Investors Advisory Council (GIAC) from 2002 – 2008. It was an advisory board formed under the leadership of His Excellency Former President J. A. Kufour of the Republic of Ghana on investment strategies for the benefit of the nation. In addition, he was the Lead Director of the Governing Board of Ghana’s Central Bank from 2001 – 2008. He currently serves as a non executive Board member of GCB Bank, as an appointee of Nana Addo’s government.
Mr. Amarteifio’s business portfolio has included being the local partner with Telenor Managing Partners which managed Ghana Telecom from 2002-2007; Chairman and Principal shareholder of Dannex Limited, a Ghanaian pharmaceutical manufacturing company; Principal Shareholder and Chairman of Omni Media, the owners of Citi Fm Radio station based in Accra; Vice Chairman of Ghana Agro Foods Company (GAFCO) in Ghana- a major food processor in flour and sea food. He is also invested for initial private placement of shares in Zenith Bank (Gh) Limited, presently one of the fastest growing banks in Ghana.
Through AAI’s African Scholarship Program of the American Universities (ASPAU), Nik Amarteifio received his BA in Economics from Wesleyan University and subsequently a Masters in Business Administration from Harvard University Business School. He received the AAI Distinguished Alumnus Award in 2012.