Director, Partnerships Entrepreneurship & Investments, Ghana Climate Innovation Centre

Dramani Bukari is an authority in the areas of entrepreneurship, sustainable energy, and international development. His unwavering commitment to fostering partnerships, driving innovation, and effecting positive change resonates throughout his career trajectory and accomplishments.

He currently holds the position of Director of Entrepreneurship, Partnerships, and Investments at the Ghana Climate Innovation Centre (GCIC). A seasoned professional with a career spanning over 16 years, he brings a wealth of experience from both international and national development organizations, having made significant contributions in both the UK and Ghana.

Notably, his recent engagements have been with SNV Netherlands Development Organization and De Montfort University – UK, where he has held pivotal positions as Project Manager/Energy Sector Leader and Research Fellow, respectively. These roles have positioned him at the forefront of strategic decision-making and research endeavors, further solidifying his reputation as a thought leader in his field.

Dramani’s career portfolio is marked by his active involvement in steering international development projects funded by distinguished institutions such as the World Bank, IFAD, the Dutch Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Global Affairs Canada, and UKRI-GCRF. His contributions to these initiatives have consistently exhibited a commitment to fostering positive change and sustainable growth in various global contexts.

He earned his BA (Hons) in Economics from KNUST, and later pursued an MSc. in Energy Economics from the University of Dundee in the UK, achieving the distinction of a top-tier academic performance, and has successfully defended his PhD Sustainable Energy Technologies at the Mechanical Engineering Department of KNUST, Ghana.