Nene Akwetey-Kodjoe

Program Manager & ACI II Deputy Chief of Party, World Cocoa Foundation

Nene Akwetey-Kodjoe is a Program Manager and African Cocoa Initiative II Deputy Chief of Party. He has been managing all technical reporting for the project and providing project management support to the Chief of Party since August 2012.

Prior to joining WCF, Nene worked for almost 8 years on international development projects for USAID’s West Africa Trade Hub as Technical Coordinator for Export Business Development, Finance Program Coordinator and Monitoring & Evaluation Specialist and for JICA’s West African Centre for International Parasite Control as Senior Research Assistant. In his 18-month foray into the private sector, Nene helped Woodin to launch Africa’s first coordinated fashion line, as Operations Manager.

Nene holds a Postgraduate Diploma in Finance, Accounting and Management from University of, UK and a BA in Economics, Geography & Resource Development from the University of Ghana. He has completed Investment Analysis Training with the Ghana Stock Exchange and has a Diploma in the French from the Alliance Française, Accra. Nene is fluent in French and speaks conversational Spanish.