Sidney Yankson, Chief Executive Officer, Ghana Capital Partners
Sidney founded Ghana Capital Partners in 2012 as a boutique project developer and private equity investor focussing on investments in Africa – GCP is now developing a wide range of projects including Solar PV, waste to energy, wind and real estate development.
Sidney has developed projects from greenfield in the renewable energy space, and also looks at typical minority equity investments into established businesses. He has also consulted for KFW, regarding whether the GET-FiT programme could help the Ghanaian renewable energy market.
Prior to founding GCP, Sidney worked in finance for over 16 years and is a qualified barrister in Hong Kong.
He has a BSc in physics (Durham), LLB (Hons) in law (London), LLM in American law (Boston) and postgraduate certificate in Law (Hong Kong University).
Sidney is a panellist at the Africa Investment Exchange: Power & Renewables meeting, 21-22 November, London