SWABA is a business association registered in Sweden in 2018 with the primary aim of promoting business between Sweden and the West African sub-region. Interest to do business in Africa among Swedish companies has increased over the past decade but there is still a level of scepcism about taking advantage of the opportunities in the continent due to diverse factors. SWABA has taken the initiative to provide Swedish businesses with interest in the West African sub-region the required knowledge about specific countries in the sub-region. Our aim is to create confidence among businessess with interest by not only providing the economic potential of specific markets but to help in understanding the cultural diversities and what the critical success factors are in exploring and establishing in a new market.
Nigeria and Ghana are our pivotal markets in the initial stages however we have limited contacts in countries like Burkina Faso, Sierra Leone, the Gambia, Ivory Coast and Cameroun whilst we are working to cover the entire sub-region as we grow.
Daniel is a board member of SWABA. He is a business man and industrialist with numerous successfull businesses attached to his name. Amongst whiich include being the board chair of Bohus Bio Tech AB, Carama vårdcentral AB and Uluma Fastighetsbolag AB and board member of Q&Q Labs Ab among others.
Simon is a media specialist with SWABA. He is a freelance journalist and a media Production Manager currently persuing a Master's degree in Internaqtional Project Management at Chalmers University of Technology in Gothenburg, Sweden. He also holds a Masters degree in Journalism from Örebro University in Sweden.
View Simon's report on a Ghanaian business delegation visit to Sweden in November 2018
Kojo is a board member and the General Secretary of SWABA. He is a co-founder of iConus Energy Solutions Ltd. He is also a Development Manager with the City of Gothneburg and a member of the City District Councit of Angered in Gothenburg, Sweden and a former Vice Chair of Save the Children Sweden.
Ruhia is a research Assistant with SWABA. She holds a Master's degree in Global studies from the Unversity of Gothenburg and a BA degree in Sociology with Information Studies from the Unversity of Ghana, Legon.