John Kufuor

John Kufuor
  • Founder, John Kufuor Foundation, Ghana

1964, BA (Hons) in Philosophy, Politics and Economics, Exeter College, University of Oxford; MA in Economics, Oxford. 1961, called to the Bar at Lincoln Inn, London. 2001-09, two terms as President of Ghana; 2007-08, Chairperson of the African Union, supervised the peaceful resolution of the electoral conflict in Kenya in 2008; 2003-05, Chairman of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS), saw to the successful negotiations that brought peace and major post-war reconstruction to Sierra Leone, Ivory Coast and Liberia. December 2013, appointed by the United Nations Secretary-General as one of two Special Envoys on Climate Change.