Kwaku Sakyi-Addo is a multi-award winning journalist, communications strategist and telecoms policy and regulatory advocate. Mr. Sakyi-Addo is currently a communications consultant and the Chairman of the National Communications Authority. He was previously Chief Executive of the Ghana Chamber of Telecommunications (2011-2017), and General Manager (Communications) for Aqua Vitens Rand, a Dutch-South African water sector management company (2007-2011).
In his journalism career of 26 years during which he was twice voted Ghana’s Journalist of the Year (1987 & 1996), he straddled the entire spectrum of media: radio, television, newspaper and news agency and worked for reputable media organizations in Ghana and abroad, notably the Ghana News Agency, Ghanaian Chronicle, Joy FM, BBC World Service and Reuters. He’s also written for international publications including the Economist, the Washington Post, and Newsweek. A Chevening Scholar, Fellow of the Aspen Institute’s Global Leadership Network and recipient of the Order of the Volta (OV), Mr. Sakyi-Addo holds an Executive Master of Governance and Leadership degree from GIMPA; a Graduate Diploma in Journalism from the University of Ghana and Diploma in Journalism from the Ghana Institute of Journalism.
Mr. Sakyi-Addo is Chairman of the Advisory Council of the International Institute for Advanced Studies at the University of Ghana; Director of the Africa Democracy Fund, Africa Leadership Initiative West Africa (ALIWA) and Databank Foundation. His interests include international Affairs, nature, and sports.