Profile: Dr. Joyce Rosalind Aryee, FIPR


Dr. Joyce Rosalind Aryee is the former Chief Executive Officer of the Ghana Chamber of Mines and the first woman to head an African Chamber of Mines.

An accomplished management and communication consultant and a professional counselor, Dr. Aryee has dedicated over forty years of her time to private and public sector services in Ghana. In particular, she served as Secretary (Minister) of Information and Education in government of the PNDC as well as a non-cabinet Minister at the National Commission for Democracy.

She is a Senior Mentor for the African Leadership Initiative and the Chairperson of the Moremi Initiative for Women in Leadership for African Development (MILEAD);both mentorship institutions for young Africans.

She serves on the Boards of diverse organisations including Stanbic Bank Ghana LimitedCentral University CollegeFinatrade Foundation, AEL Mining Services Limited, GLICO General, Engineers and Planners, Omatek Computers, The Ark Fund and MAN Ghana Limited, to mention but a few.

She was given the Second Highest State Award, the Companion of the Order of the Volta in 2006 in recognition of her service to the nation. She is also the recipient of the Chartered Institute of Marketing, Ghana (CIMG), Marketing Woman of the Year Award for 2007 and the African Leadership on Centre for Economic Development’s African Female Business Leader of the Year Award for 2009.

She is an Honorary Fellow of the Ghana Institution of Engineers and received an Honorary Doctorate from the University of Mines and Technology in recognition of her immense contributions to the growth of the mining industry.

Dr. Aryee is the Founder and Executive Director of Salt & Light Ministries, a Christian para-church organisation and an avid promoter of Ghanaian classical and choral compositions.

She is a strong advocate of the profession in Ghana and passionate about seeing young people practicing more professionally. In 2014, Dr Aryee, was recognized by the Institute of Public Relations, Ghana as the Public Relations personality of the year.




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