Mr. Seth Dei is a founding Board Member of Blue Skies Holdings (with subsidiaries in Egypt, South Africa and Brazil) and Blue Skies Ghana. Blue Skies specializes in the sale of freshly cut fruits for both local and international markets. Mr. Dei is best known as an art collector, and has arguably the largest private collection of contemporary Ghanaian paintings in the country.
He created the Seth and Carlene Dei Foundation which in partnership with New York University’s Africa House manages the collection at the Dei Center. He also founded Leaseafric in 1993 and became President of the African Leasing Association in 2001.
Mr. Dei serves on the advisory council of Kosmos Energy Ghana and he also is a board member of several civic society groups, academic and business entities, including the New York University Ghana Campus (NYU Ghana), Foundation for Contemporary Art, (FCA), Ghana Cultural Fund (GCF), Metropolitan Insurance, the Akuapem Community Foundation among others. He obtained a Bachelor’s degree in Agricultural Economics from the Cornell University, and studied Finance and Journalism from the Columbia University Graduate School of Business and the Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism respectively.