Adiki Ofeibea Ayitevie was appointed as Vice President, Sustainability & External Relations in 2018 having previously served as Senior Director, Communications & External Relations of Newmont Africa.
Ms. Ayitevie oversees Newmont Africa’s environmental, social responsibility, site government relations, systems & services, communications and external relations sub-functions.
A core operating district of Newmont Corporation, the world’s leading gold producer, Newmont Africa has two wholly owned gold mining concessions in Ghana, West Africa and an exploration joint venture programme in Ethiopia. Ms. Ayitevie is an accomplished and well-respected sustainability professional with in-depth knowledge and expertise in social performance, strategic communications, crisis and issues management, brand positioning and reputation management
Her experience prior to Newmont includes roles at Volta River Authority, Société Générale Ghana Bank, and Public Agenda Newspaper. She also holds an Executive MA degree in Communications from IE School of Human Sciences & Technology, Spain; a Certificate in Business Sustainability Management from the University of Cambridge; Post Grad Diploma in Communications from University of Ghana; and a B.A. in English and a Diploma in Education from the University of Cape Coast.
She has also worked as a private consultant to a range of non-government and private organizations in Ghana.
Ms. Ayitevie is a member of the Public Relations Society of America (PRSA) and the International Association of Business Communicators (IABC). She is the President of the Governing Council of United Way Ghana, a network member of United Way Worldwide and also a member of United Way Worldwide’s Membership Accountability Committee. She sits on the Board of Directors, American Chamber of Commerce – Ghana and is the Treasurer.
She is a recipient of the Ghana Journalists Association’s Best Health Reporter Award for Print media. She has twice been voted as one of the 100 Global Inspirational Women in Mining for demonstrating skills and attributes that inspire a new generation of professionals in all walks of the mining industry. She was voted the PR Personality of the Year 2017 and won the illustrious IE Alumni EIC Award – Women Inspiring Women 2019.