BOARD MEMBERS

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Professor Ladé Wosornu

Member, Ghanaian

Professor Ladé Wosornu

Recently elected Fellow of the Ghana Academy of Arts and Science Professor Wosornu also has MD (Glasgow); FRCS (Edin); FRCS (Eng); FGCS; and MB (Hons). He is an alumnus of PRESEC, St. Augustine’s and Glasgow University. He won, among other prizes, the gold medal as the year’s most distinguished graduate. After working in Glasgow, London and the Ghana Medical School, he moved to Universities in Zambia and Dammam, Saudi Arabia, as professor in Surgery.

Years later, his professional focus became Accreditation and Quality Management in Higher Education. He retired in 2014. Representing minority shareholders on the Board, Prof Wosornu brings loyalty to and passion for ALUWORKS. He is one the first shareholder since 1985. His investment mantra is In God and ALUWORKS we trust. He expects the good times of ALUWORKS shall return, with the work place supportive, customer satisfaction high, and dividend payments adequate. Ladé Wosornu is a Poet, being the author of Desert Rivers, The Master Brewer, Journey Without End, etc. From 2006 to date, he writes weekly columns (Saturdays) in The Ghanaian Times on Health & Wellness Issues. He is a member Boards of Directors, Agave Rural Bank, Dabala; Chairman, Board of Governors, DASTECH, Dabala; Chairman of Council, Charis College of Health Sciences, Sogakope, in the Volta Region.

Togbe Afede XIV

Member, Ghanaian

Togbe Afede XIV

He is the Agbogbomefia of Asogli State, President of the National House of Chiefs, and a member of the Council of State. He is an investment banker and the founder and CEO of SAS Finance Group. He holds an MBA (Finance) Degree from the Yale School of Management, USA. He is Chairman of National Investment Bank Ltd, Accra Hearts of Oak SC Ltd and Africa World Airlines Ltd. He also serves on the boards of Pioneer Kitchenware Ltd, Sunon-Asogli Power (Ghana) Ltd, the World Trade Centre Accra and Ensign College of Public Health, amongst others.

Mr. Kingsley Okoe Ofosu Obeng

Member Ghanaian

Mr. Kingsley Okoe Ofosu Obeng

He is a Chartered Certified Accountant with a wide range of experience across diverse industrial business sectors. Since 2007 he has been an Investment Analyst at Social Security and National Insurance Trust (SSNIT) which he joined in September 1998 as a Compliance Officer. Mr Obeng is a product of the University of Ghana where he majored in Statistics. He represents SSNIT on the Aluworks Board.

Dr. Mutaka Alolo

Member, Ghanaian

Dr. Mutaka Alolo

He  is a renowned and well-respected professional. He is the founder of the Institute of Energy and Climate Change Policy Initiative (IECP); a think-thank that, inter-alia, provides opportunities for the youth to shape energy-managing partner of IGroup Ghana, which comprises iRisk Management Limited (an insurance brokerage) and iTechnologies as its subsidiaries. In addition to these, Dr. Alolo provides advisory services, engaging in critical discourses on investments, energy and climate change, at the international level. Dr. Alolo was also a lecturer on securities and portfolio investment analysis at the University of Professional Studies, Accra.

He is currently a Technical Economic Advisor at the Presidency, Vice Presidents Secretariat. He holds a PhD in Finance and MSc in Financial Management both from University of Hull and Bachelor’s degree in Information Studies from the University of Ghana. Dr Mutaka Alolo represents SSNIT on the Aluworks Board which he joined on 24th May 2017.

Professor Yaw Adu-Gyamfi

Member Ghanaian

Professor Yaw Adu-Gyamfi

He graduated from the University of Ghana Medical School, now School of Medicine and Dentistry, in 1969, with Bachelor of Medicine and Surgery degrees. He studied for his post graduate fellowship in Anaesthesia and Critical Care at Kings College Hospital and Medical School, Demark Hill, London, and obtained his postgraduate fellowship in Anaesthesiology (FFARCS/FRCA) in February, 1974. He holds a Fellowship of the West African College of Surgeons (FWACS) and is a foundation Fellow of the Ghana College of Physicians and Surgeons (FGCP&S).

He is former head of Department Anaesthesiology and Critical Care, University of Ghana Medical School. He taught at the College of Medicine and Medical Sciences, King Faisal University, Dammam, Saudi Arabia. He is currently a Part-time Consultant and Professor in Anaesthesiology and Critical Care at his Alma Mater and the Chairman of the National Health Insurance Authority. Dr Adu-Gyamfi joined the Board in January 2018.

Mr. Ralph Rossouw

Member, South African

Mr. Ralph Rossouw

Ralph Rossouw is a South African aged 51, born on 22 Jan 1969. Ralph is a professionally registered, chartered mining engineer with 30 years of executive, operations and projects management, feasibility studies leadership and capital raising experience.

He has held roles as General Manager, Project Director, Studies Manager, COO, CEO and MD of a number of junior and mid-tier resources companies. He is currently Managing Director and Country Manager of Fujairah Gold Ghana / Caitlyn, part of the diversified global resources giant, Vedanta Resources. He has led operations and projects ranging from USD200m to USD3b in SE Asia, Australia, West Africa, Europe, Canada, Russia, China, the Middle East and South Africa.

He commenced his career with BHP, Rio Tinto, Anglo American, AngloGoldAshanti and Barrick, and then helped junior mining companies progress to mid-tier companies, like Philex Mining Corporation, Ma’aden, Arutmin, Zeehan Zinc and Toledo Mining.

He is a competent / qualified person in terms of international codes NI43-101, JORC and SAMREC, has 24 years of business development, due diligence, valuation, capital raising and operating excellence experience. He has presented technical papers at a number of international mining conferences, seminars and summits, including chairing roundtable discussions. His professional memberships include being a fellow of the SAIMM, AusIMM, PMI, AICD, IoD, PDAC

He joined the Board of Aluworks Limited on 28th May 2020, representing Caitlyn Limited.

Mr. Kwasi Okoh

Managing Director, Ghanaian

Mr. Kwasi Okoh

He was appointed Managing Director in November 2008. He is a Chartered Accountant, with an MBA from the University of Strathclyde in Glasgow Scotland. He has held many company directorships both in Ghana and abroad and currently serves on the Boards of MS Research International Limited, Expandable Polystyrene Products and Trading Ltd., WT-2 Company Limited.