Cassiel Ato Forson, the Minority spokesperson on Finance has climbed the educational ladder further after been awarded a doctorate degree from the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST).
The legislator was awarded a PhD in Business and Management (Finance option).
The Member of Parliament for Ajumako-Enyan-Esiam achieved this feat after graduating on September 19, 2020, at the 54th Virtual Congregation organised by KNUST.
Ato Forson prior to getting his PHD had two masters degrees; a Master of Science in Taxation from the Prestigious University of Oxford, UK and another Master of Science degree in Economics from KNUST.
Ato Forson is an economist, chartered accountant, tax professional and entrepreneur with professional experience spanning more than two decades in both the private and public sectors.
He is also a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Taxation, Ghana.
Ato Forson has also been one of Ghana’s youngest, yet influential Deputy Ministers for Finance serving from April 2013 to January 2017.
He also served as a member of Ghana’s Economic Management Team, the Board of Directors of the Bank of Ghana, Board of Ghana Cocoa Board, and was Ghana’s Alternate Governor at the International Monetary Fund (IMF) and the World Bank.
His expertise was also brought to light when he chaired the Committee that implemented the Ghana Integrated Financial Management Information System Reforms (GIFMIS).