Fred Attakumah has over 20 years’ experience in the mining industry and is currently the Executive for Corporate Affairs, and a Director, of Asanko Gold Ghana Limited. Fred’s experience spans heavy industry project engineering and construction, operations as well as sustainability and stakeholder relations management. He has managed various projects relating to infrastructure development, process plants, materials handling systems, utilities and services reticulation networks and, on the operational side, implemented systems on asset management, asset integrity and reliability.
He was previously the first Vice President of the Ghana Chamber of Mines and also served as a member of the Governing Council of the Private Enterprise Federation during that period. He is currently the industry representative, appointed by the Vice Chancellor, on the Management Committee of the School of Engineering Sciences (SES) of the University of Ghana, Legon.
Fred has held other senior management roles including Managing Director of AngloGold Ashanti (Ghana) Limited, Vice President – Sustainability for AngloGold Ashanti’s operations in Ghana and General Manager – Engineering Services for the Obuasi mine. Fred holds a B.Sc. (Hons) degree in Electrical and Electronic Engineering from the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology, a Master’s degree in Business Administration from the Henley Business School (UK) and is an alumnus of the Wharton School’s Advanced Management Program.