GHANA COMMODITY EXCHANGE
Mrs. Tucci Ivowi is the Chief Executive Officer and a founding member of the Ghana Commodity Exchange. Her professional experience of over 20 years spans the UK, emerging markets of Southeast Asia and Sub-Saharan Africa’s private and public sectors. She specialises in strategy, innovation and business turnaround.
Prior to joining the Ghana Commodity Exchange, Tucci was the first female and first Ghanaian Business Executive Officer (Executive Director) for Nestle Central & West Africa Region. During her 15 years with Nestle, she worked in various roles including Managing Director, Marketing Communications Director and Business Unit Director, managing businesses and teams across 22 countries.
A thought-leader and Chartered Marketer, she speaks and writes on leadership, Marketing, Communications and Intra-Africa Trade, and is a contributor to the Harvard Business Review and CIM UK’s Catalyst Magazine for Marketing practitioners. Her professional qualifications include Executive Education in Leadership from the London Business School. She has a double degree in Politics and French from both the University of Sussex UK and The Higher Institute of Political Studies in Aix-en-Provence, France, and an MBA from Warwick Business School, UK.
She is the founder of Forty Lives, an NGO in Ghana which advocates for support of people with mental health conditions. She is also the Board Chair of Girl Code Africa, an NGO seeking to bridge the gender divide for women in Africa through education in STEAM. Amongst her passions are growth and development of self and others; to that end, she is an advisor to SFAN, an education social enterprise, and has several mentees with whom she shares her time and experience.
She has received several honours for her contributions as a business leader including;
You can connect with her @tucciivowi (LinkedIn, Twitter, YouTube, Instagram), and @www.tucciivowi.com