Mr. Desmond A. Nartey holds a Bachelor and Masters of Arts degrees in Economics from City University of New York (City College), New York, USA. He also holds a Master of Business Administration (MBA) from Joseph M. Katz Graduate School of Business, Pittsburgh,
He is a Certified Valuation Analyst (CVA), one of first five credentialed members in Africa. He is currently a Doctoral Student, Doctor of Business Administration, Swiss Business School, Switzerland (Nobel International Business School, Accra).
He is currently the Executive Director, CDH Securities Ltd. He has had a very successful carrier and work for several companies including State Insurance Company Ltd, Strategic African Securities Ltd (SAS) and NTHC Ltd.
Some of his notable professional records are the mergers & acquisitions strategy and analysis (Total Ghana Ltd & Elf Ghana Ltd), portfolio investment and asset management strategy (SIC General Business, SIC Life Business, SIC Sika Plan, SIC Provident Fund, corporate financial restructuring, corporate recapitalizations, and feasibility studies (CDH Holdings Ltd) , various publications on economic, capital markets and investment issues and restructured NTHC Ltd and positioned company for growth. He has also served on several board such as CDH Securities Ltd Stallion,Trust & Administration Ltd, Phoenix Life Assurance Company Ltd,Phoenix Health Insurance Company Ltd.