THE SPECIAL ADVISOR TO THE MINISTER
Afua Asabea Asare is a lifelong Positive Leadership and Strategy enthusiast with a background in Integrated Communications whose purpose is bringing happiness and freedom of self into organisations and individuals. She’s at her best when cultivating others to unleash their potential to live, work and play with enthusiasm.
Asabea has a 25-year Management experience, working in a variety of corporate environments as a staff and as a consultant.
Asabea has an MA in Positive Leadership and Strategy from IE University in Madrid, Bachelor of Laws (LLB) from KNUST, Ghana, MSc, Organisational Development from the University of Cape-Coast and MBA International Business from Ecole Superieur de Gestion (ESG), Paris. She also has an Advance Leadership Training Certificate, Strategic Marketing Management from the Harvard Business School, Boston, a Post-Graduate degree in Communications Studies, School of Comm. Studies, University of Ghana, Diploma in Public Relations and Advertising, Ghana Institute of Journalism and currently pursuing a Doctor in Business Management and a Master of Science degree in Research from the Swiss Business School.
She has authored various industry and business articles, on coaching, leadership development, and diversity of thought and inclusion.
Asabea was the Founder and Lead Consultant at AYA & Company until March 2017 and also an adjunct Lecturer of Leadership, Entrepreneurship, Strategic Supply Chain Management and Mass Communication at the Ghana Institute of Management and Public Administration (GIMPA) the Presbyterian University College and a Visiting Lecturer and Speaker at the China Europe International Business School’s (CEIBS) Women in Entrepreneurship and Leadership in Africa (WELA) programme.
In the past, she worked as General Manager and Head of Corporate Communications, Ghana Telecom, Public Relations and Training Departments of Ghana Ports and Harbours Authority, the Ghana Broadcasting Corporation’s TV News Room and Nippon Tetrapod Co. Ltd of Japan.
Asabea is also a mosaic artist and a Serial Entrepreneur. Some of her artworks works have been featured in exhibitions in New York, Piacenza and Paris.