2. Dr. Kwame Addo Kuffuor – $ 1.2billion
Kwame Addo-Kufuor is a Ghanaian politician and physician. Addo-Kufuor was a member of parliament for Manhyia, and from 2001 to 2007, he was the Minister for Defence under President John Kufuor, his brother. Between June 2008 and 2009, he was Minister for Interior.
In 2017, Addo-Kufuor was appointed by the President, Nana Addo Danquah Akufuo Addo as Chairman of the Board of Trustees of the Social Security and National Insurance Trust, (SSNIT), the state pension fund.
Since April 6, 2017, Dr Addo-Kufuor has been the Chairman of the SSNIT Board of Trustees. Under his stewardship, Dr Kwame Addo-Kufuor led the team to turn around SSNIT’s investment portfolio achieving a 5.77% real return in 2017 as against -5.93% in 2016. This performance was above the external actuarial target of 3.25%. During that same period, the Trust achieved a 26.1% increase in contributions collection.
Kwame, who is currently president of the Ghana Chamber of Mines; Kojo, an investment banker and the Chief Operating Officer of Ghana Home Loans; and Nana Ama, also a banker and currently deputy Managing Director of the Eximbank, Ghana.