Kwami Hope Quao, Ph.D.

Prof. Kwami H Quao is an academic in the field of Accounting and Finance. He lectures in Corporate Finance, having previously lectured in Management Accounting, Financial Management, Auditing and Financial Accounting. Prior to his academic pursuit, he has taught Accounting and Management Studies for more than 12 years, both in Ghana and South Africa. He authored Microfinance: Policy Formulation & Implementation Challenges. Dr. Quao is a fellow in higher education (FHEA), UK and a full member of South African Institute of Management (SAIM).


Ph.D, Durban University of Technology, South Africa, 2017
PGCertHE, Middlesex University, Mauritius, 2017
Adv. Dip (Risk Mgt.), University of South Africa, 2015
MBA, Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology, Ghana.
BCom, University of Cape Coast, Ghana, 2000


Broad research area covers Management, Economics, Corporate Finance, Risk Management.

  • Business Development and Finance
  • Governance and Accountability
  • Policy implementation



Microfinance: Policy formulation and Implementation Challenges. 1st ed. Germany: OmniScriptum GmbH & Co. KG; LAP LAMBERT Academic Publishing. (ISBN: 978-620-2-06436-1; online: Also, on



Quao, K. H., Lekhanya, L. M and Dorasamy, N. (2017). An investigation of the financial monitoring policies for microfinance institution in Ghana. Investment Management and Financial Innovations, vol. 14 (4), 90-104. Doi: 10.21511/imfi.14(4).2017.09

Quao, K.H. (2019). Conceptual Framework for Enhancing the Implementation of Specific Microfinance Policies in Sub-Sahara Africa. International Journal of R&D Innovation Strategy (IJRDIS), 1(1), pp.33-45. Doi:10.4018/IJRDIS.2019010103

Quao, K. H. (2019), “Policy implementation deficiencies: Ghana’s microfinance sector failures”, International Journal of Ethics and Systems, Vol. 35 No. 3, pp. 410-425.

Professional Experience

Lecturer II: FIN3310 – Corporate Finance; WKU, Fall 2019
Lecturer in Accounting and Finance (Financial Accounting, Management Accounting and Auditing); Aberystwyth University, Mauritius (2018-2019)
Adjunct in Corporate Finance and Financial Management; Greenwich University Pakistan (2018-2019).