Akosua Annobil is a multifaceted, award-winning communications expert with over 15 years experience in international public relations, event organisation and digital media. Her diverse experience also includes fundraising, product launches, and the coordination of event and stakeholder partnerships across the public and private sectors in the UK and Ghana.
Akosua is the creator of Tech in Ghana, a high-level industry platform for which she was named as one of the 2018 top 100 most influential BAME leaders in the UK tech sector by the Financial Times. She is also a co-leader of TLA Africa (Tech London Advocates: Africa), a network of individuals and organisations working together to develop stronger links between the tech ecosystems in London and key African markets.
In addition, Akosua is founder of AB2020, a communications and events company that globally promotes and connects the Africa business and investment community. AB2020 curates events, leads multi-sector investment tours and business missions to Ghana, and distributes a digital newsletter to 10,000+ investors, business owners, government stakeholders and entrepreneurs globally.
A UK-grown; Africa-focused individual, Akosua has worked with and consulted for Ghana’s Ministry of Communications; the UK-Ghana Chamber of Commerce, ITU Telecom World in South Korea (Ghana Pavilion), The Global African Investment Summit (Westminster), the Business Council for Africa (BCA Annual Debate), The High Commission of South Africa in London and many others.
From sponsorship sourcing to event logistics; brand and media management to network building, Akosua is highly skilled at executing and marketing Africa-focused projects, private sector-led market development, Government advocacy, relationship development; and establishing new concepts in niche markets.
Her background as a national newspaper journalist, commercial radio presenter, digital content producer and PR professional includes dynamic international experience in media (print, broadcasting, TV), youth project development, celebrity launches, live music events and prestigious award ceremonies.