Festus Brew Quansah 

DCS Affiliate

Festus is one of Africa’s top emerging experts in Finance and International business with strong analytical and strategic thinking skills. He has a rich portfolio of experience in national level policy planning in the finance, energy, climate change, macroeconomic and project space.  

Festus Brew Quansah Detailed CV (PDF)

He has coordinated the Ghana Nuclear Power Finance group to produce all pre-feasibility studies in Funding and Finance. He also led the team for Ghana to comprehensively address all concerns of the Integrated Nuclear Infrastructure Review team from the International Atomic Energy Agency, Vienna. These studies include financing strategies for project and backend liabilities, Macroeconomic benefits, Risk Assessment, and Financial Viability Analysis. His current work includes Country risk analysis, Economic Appraisals and Financial risk management on projects. Festus demonstrates unique understanding of the workings of African economies and financial markets and is passionate about infrastructure growth, financial development, innovation and the energy-economy nexus especially in transition economies.

He has also worked as member of Response Measures Technical Working Group set up to coordinate analysis and implementation of Ghana’s climate action. Again, he has been part of Ghana Macroeconomic Model Technical Team that worked on the first integrated model for macroeconomic forecasting, sectoral planning and policy analysis.

In addition to broad expertise in the infrastructure, energy and utilities and nuclear finance sectors, Festus also offers specialized skill sets in the areas of climate finance, megaprojects and alternative financing structures (including Islamic Financing).  Festus has additional expertise in the following services areas which are complimentary to the core services offered by the DCS advisory team:

  • Research and Analysis on Energy Economics and Policy
  • Socioeconomic Impact Assessments
  • Macroeconomic analysis
  • Analytical reviews
  • Strategy papers
  • Technical writing
  • Policy document updates
  • International Business environment and Country Risk Analysis
  • Research projects (Banking, Finance, International Business)

He demonstrates strong cultural sensitivity skills developed through several international engagements. Festus has represented Ghana at various high-level technical meetings in Austria, the United States, Kenya, and Italy and is proficient in English and French (working proficiency).   

He is trained in the areas of Finance, and International Economics and Business Strategy. He holds an MBA (Finance major) from the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology, Ghana, an MSc. International Business with Financial Services from the University of Huddersfield in United Kingdom and a BSc. Business Administration (Banking and Finance major) from Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology, Ghana.  
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