Kojo Saffu is holds a doctorate in Entrepreneurship from the Southern Cross University in Australia, a Master's degree in Marketing from Newcastle on Tyne University in the UK, and a BA (Hons.) degree from the University of Ghana.

Previously, Dr Saffu has taught and consulted in Nigeria, Papua New Guinea, Malaysia and Australia. He has also conducted seminars for organizations including the China Aerospace Corporation, the Government of Papua New Guinea, Ghana Broadcasting Corporation, the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, and the USAID sponsored Young African Leaders Initiative (YALI) program at the Leadership Training Centre in Accra, Ghana.