Going Forth Episode 35: Paying It Forward

Eric Otoo 01’s resume is the stuff most people dream about. He’s worked across a range of business, finance, and consulting roles at firms like McKinsey and Goldman Sachs, only taking a break to graduate from Harvard Business School. Returning to his home country of Ghana, he’s implemented award-winning turnaround plans to ensure profitability for various companies and was appointed by the Minister of Finance to lead the restructuring of Ghana’s financial sector.

On this episode, we demystify the world of consulting, unpack career paths in finance, and explore questions about financial reform. We discuss the importance of mentorship, building and maintaining a successful network, and the value of hard work. For Eric, “paying it forward” is not just a job, but a mantra.

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