Who is Alan Cash: real name, real age, education, career and net worth.
Hon. Alan John Kwadwo Kyeremanten popularly known as Alan Cash is a Ghanaian politician, lawyer, entrepreneur, economist, and business consultant. He is currently the minister for trade and industry of Ghana and He has held this position since 2017 to date.
Early Life and Family
Alan Kyeremanteng was born on the 3rd of October 1955 to Mr Alexander Attack Yaw Kyeremanten and Mad Victoria Kyeremanten( originally called Wesling).
His father comes from Patasi in Kumasi in the Ashanti region and the mother hails from Elimina in the Central region and Ejisu in the Ashanti region.
Alan Kyeremanten was named after an archbishop of the church of England, the most reverend Alan John Knight CMG DD, who was the mentor of Alan Kyeremanten’s father and a headmaster of a boys Anglican boarding school popularly known as Adisedel college in Cape Coast in the 1930s. Alan Cash is married to Madam Patricia Christabel Kyeremanteng a daughter of Justice Kingsley Nyinah, Ghana’s electoral commissioner during the 1979 presidential election.
The couple is happily married and blessed with two children namely Victor and Alexandra.
Alan Kyeremanten had his secondary education at Adisedel college starting at the age of 9 which was a record. He later went to Achimota school for his sixth-form education. He went for a bachelor’s in degree in economics at the University of Ghana Legon. He also hold an LLB from the same university and later to the Ghana school of law and was called to the Ghana Bar.
Alan became a junior manager at the age of 22 at a subsidiary of Unilever Ghana. He worked as a principal consultant and a head of public relations management at Management Development and Productivity Institute
(MDPI). He also became the first regional director of Enterprise Ghana by UNDP an initiative for the promotion and of small and medium enterprises.
Alan Cash was the founding member of the New Patriotic Party (NPP) serving as a member of the party’s National Executive Committee from 1992 to 2001. He was the founding member of the Young Executive Forum where he served as a chairman from 1992 to 2001.
Alan contested in the party’s presidential primaries in 2007 to be their flagbearer in the 2008 polls but he lost to Nana Addo by obtaining 32.30% of valid votes. He tried again in 2010 and 2014 but still lost to Nana Addo.
He served as a minister of trade, industry and the president’s special initiative from 2003 to 2007. He became a cabinet minister in 2017 and is now a minister for trade and industry under Nana Addo’s rule.
The actual net worth of Alan Kyeremanten has not been made public.
By: Christina Nana Adjoah Acquah