Chief Executive Officer, Chamber of Telecommunications, Ghana

Dr Kenneth Ashigbey

Dr Ing. Kenneth Ashigbey is the CEO of the Ghana Telecommunications Chamber. He has been a member of Common Purpose South Africa’s Africa Venture Selection Panel since 2019 till the 2022, when the role was changed to Africa Advisory Panel. He is the Board Chairman of Lumen Christi Catholic Media Ltd and is a non-executive board member of the Old Mutual Pensions Trust Ghana.

Prior to his appointment at the Chamber, he was Managing Director of Graphic Communications Group Ltd. Before then, Ken was the Chief Operating Officer for Multi TV, General Manager of JoyFm as well as the Chief Technology Officer of the Multimedia Communication Group at different times. In between his time at Multimedia, he was also Managing Director of Optimum Media Prime, a media independent and marketing company. He left Fanel Ltd, a building services engineering company as a Senior Projects Engineer.

He holds a Doctorate degree in Business Administration from SMC University. He also has an MBA in Finance from Leicester University (UK) and a BSc in Electrical/Electronic Engineering from the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology. He is a 2018 CSC Leadership alumnus and a fellow of the Ghana Institution of Engineering, Institute of Directors Ghana, Institute of Certified Economist. He is also an Accredited Member Institute of Public Relations and is a Project Management Professional.

Apart from the LCCML, Kenneth also serves on other boards, councils and committees. He is the Chairman of the National Engineering Coordinating Committee and was recently appointed to the National Employment Coordinating Committee. For his alma maters he is the convener of his year group, APSU88 (St. Augustine’s College) and for his university, he is the chairman of the KNUST Media Management Board. Ken is an avid media rights advocate and a firm believer in the potential of the African, especially the youth.