Contributor Profile

Akwasi Agyeman

Job TitleCEO

Company NameGhana Tourism Authority

About

Akwasi Agyeman, is the CEO of the Ghana Tourism Authority, the lead Public Service Agency in charge of regulating tourism in Ghana through marketing and promotion, licensing and classification of tourism facilities and services, investments, research and development. 

Prior to his appointment in January 2017, he was a shareholding partner of Global Media Alliance, a Media Consultancy and broadcasting company.  As the Managing Director of its broadcasting operations, he was in charge of one TV Station and four radio stations. Until recently, he was the President of the Ghana Independent Broadcasters Association (GIBA).

He holds an MBA in Marketing and Information Systems from Tulane University in Louisiana (2003), USA - an MBA Merit Scholarship Recipient. He also holds a Bachelors degree in Social Sciences (1993) and a Masters in Public Administration (MPA -1996) from the University of Ghana.

He has over 15 years experience in Project Management, Crisis Communications, PR and Media Relations, Banking, and Relationship Management across Africa and has worked in senior level capacities with Ecobank, Merchant Bank, Stanbic Bank in South Africa. Prior to joining GMA as a founding partner in Ghana, Akwasi was a Business Analyst for Entergy Inc. in New Orleans, USA.

Conference Sessions

  • Accessing Funds for Sustainable Tourism Development in West Africa: Land of the Largest Has High Returns on Investment

    Monday15:30 - 18:004 Nov 2019
    Middle East & Africa Inspiration Zone

    West Africa is an emerging untapped tourist market, yet it possesses some of the most fascinating attractions in the world; as the official Centre of the World ...

    • Language: English