Kwame Addo-Kufuor

President, ECOWAS Federation of Chambers of Mines

Mr. Kwame Addo-Kufuor has over 19 years’ experience in the mining industry both within and outside Ghana. He is currently the President of the Ghana Chamber of Mines, having served variously as the First Vice and Second Vice President between 2010 and 2014.

Mr Addo-Kufuor represents the Ghana Chamber of Mines on the Private Enterprises Federation of Ghana and the Minerals Development Fund and until recently, was the Chamber’s representative on the Advisory Council for Ghana’s Ministry of Lands and Natural Resources.

Mr. Addo-Kufuor is currently the President of the General Assembly of the ECOWAS Federation of Chambers of Mines. The Federation is an association of West African Chambers of Mines recently established to advocate for effective policies to promote sustainable and responsible mining, and to use the resources and capabilities of members to serve the needs of stakeholders within West Africa.

Mr. Addo-Kufuor is also currently the Regional Chief Financial Officer of Newmont’s Africa operations. Before joining Newmont, he was the Financial Controller of AngloGold Ashanti Africa. He had earlier served as Head of Finance of AngloGold Ashanti’s West Africa operations and served on the local boards of AngloGold Ashanti’s Ghana, Guinea and Mali mines as a Director.

Mr Addo-Kufuor is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales and a Member of the Institute of Charted Accountants Ghana. He holds an MBA from Henley Business School and a first class degree in Business Administration from the University of Ghana.