Charles Adu Boahen is a Ghanaian politician and currently deputy designate minister of state at the finance ministry.
He has over 19 years of experience in finance, specifically in corporate finance, investment banking, asset management, private equity, and real estate.
Hon Adu Boahen has an MBA from Harvard Business School and a BSc in Chemical Engineering from the University of Southern California.
After Business School, Hon Adu Boahen joined 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.
He 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.