Dr Kofi Osei-Kusi is a philanthropist, an international keynote speaker, corporate trainer and author who has dedicated his life to youth development.
He was the winner of the Foundation Philanthropist of the Year 2017 award at the National Philanthropy Awards in Ghana; the winner of the prestigious SME Ghana High Impact Personality Award in 2016; the winner of the African Youth Special Recognitions Award in 2016, and was voted by the Young Professionals and Youth Coalition of Ghana (YPYC) in 2015 as the Young Professional Role Model in youth development and empowerment. For three consecutive years, he has been shortlisted as one of 30 Heroes of Change by the MTN Ghana Foundation.
He serves as Global CEO of the Osei-Kusi Foundation (OKF), which is an award-winning foundation with headquarters in the USA, providing mentoring, coaching, scholarships, leadership and rural outreaches to support the youth population in Africa. He is the Chancellor of GH Media School, Chairman of the African Youth Philanthropy Forum of Ghana, and serves on the board of several organizations.
He has a spontaneous gift and flair with young people, which together create an unforgettable experience for his audience, all of whom he encourages to rise to their full potential. For more than two decades, he has been involved in the training and raising of hundreds of leaders through leadership seminars, training programmes and one-to-one coaching, as well as through his personal development books.
Dr Osei-Kusi travels internationally as a keynote speaker, delivering motivational talks, serving as a corporate trainer of over 100 organizations, and facilitating conferences in the USA, UK, Nigeria, South Africa, Ghana, Mexico, Uganda, and Zimbabwe. He has authored 18 personal development books and is a regular guest on television and radio talk shows.
He lives in Accra, Ghana, and is happily married to Jackie with four lively children.