Mr. Stephen Debre is a highly experienced private sector and SMEs expert in Ghana with a focus on agribusinesses. Stephen holds M.Phil. in Agricultural Engineering, MA in Economic Policy Management and BSc. in Agricultural Engineering. He has over 12 years of professional experience in the areas of agribusiness development and value chains promotion and enhancement, post-harvest development, commodities exchange design and trading systems, agricultural financing and de-risking schemes, policy formation, and a vast experience in the grain and horticultural sectors.
He has a comprehensive experience in working closely with SMEs to build sustainable business models and enhance their abilities to expand at a domestic and international level. Mr. Debre has an extensive experience and knowledge of private sector development, inclusive value chain development in Ghana, with strong market research skills.
He is highly experience in working with national/international organizations, ministries, institutions and donor agencies including: EU, FAO, Ministry of Food and Agriculture, USAID, World Bank, UNDP, GIZ, African Union, Winrock International and UNDP. Stephen has been an Agribusiness Specialist, Value Chain Manager, Agriculture Financing & Investment Expert, SMEs and Investment & Promotion Specialist, MD, CEO and many other leading positions throughout his career. He has demonstrated strong writing skills by drafting investment and market research briefs and high quality reports for donors, government ministries.