Mrs. Pearl Coleman Ackah

Private Sector Team Leader, USAID Economic Growth office


Pearl Coleman Ackah is the United States Agency for International Development’s (USAID) Private Sector Team Leader in Ghana. With over 18 years of experience in managing, designing, and implementing developmental projects, mainly those associated with agricultural value chains, Ms. Ackah advises USAID staff and partners how to expand market access, build stronger business linkages, improve management, implement effective communication and technological tools, and orient their business activities to achieve broad-based economic development. Due to her experience in SME development, she also worked in the Oil and Gas sector supporting local content participation by building the capacity of SME to participate and benefit from the sector. She works in the policy environment with the government of Ghana in the trade, agriculture, and finance Ministries supporting the development of sector strategies and assisting in their implementation. Ms. Ackah applies her expert experience to the strategy development and implementation of U.S. government policies and initiatives agreed with the government of Ghana.