Mr. Alex Apau Dadey is a successful Entrepreneur and Philanthropist with over 30 years’ experience, working across multiple industries, including; Fintech, Logistics, Agric, Property Development and Commerce.
He functions in various c-suite capacities and serves on boards of multiple institutions including Ecom Agro Industrial, Premier Textiles Group (UK), Birchfield Investments Limited (Jersey), Channel Islands and Dubai, KGL Capital Limited (UK) and Dominion Direct Limited (UK).
Alex Dadey’s formative career began in the United Kingdom in 1986 where he moved up the ranks from Export Sales Supervisor to Export Sales Director at the Gordon Richman Textiles Ltd. In 2001, he set up a joint venture – Qualitexx Limited, with DCD Finance Group PLC., based in London.
He recently established the KGL Group – a wholly owned Ghanaian group, consisting of six subsidiaries operating in several jurisdictions and multiple sectors including Fintech, Logistics, Agric, Property Development and Commerce, where he serves as Executive Chairman.
Under Alex’s direction, the KGL Group, as part of their Corporate Social Responsibility, has been a major sponsor of the Ghana National Soccer Team – the Black Stars – in their 2021/22 AFCON and World Cup Campaigns. The Group has also sponsored major events such as the Diaspora Investment Summit 2021, the GIPC Diaspora Investment Summit, Diaspora African Forum’s Iconic Visit of Mother Viola Fetcher and Uncle Redd in Ghana and the Ghana Investment and Opportunities Summit 2020 in London.
In 2018, Alex was duly appointed onto the Governing Board of the GIPC, in recognition of his contribution towards investment promotion in Ghana.
Alex is a strong advocate for Diaspora inclusion in Ghana’s development agenda. He is credited with initiating the Ghana Diaspora Homecoming Summit in 2017, and the Ghana Investment and Opportunities Summit UK in 2018, both of which are now held biennially.
He is a product of Mfantsipim School, Cape Coast, and holds a BSc. (Admin) degree from the University of Ghana Business School, Legon.