MTN Ghana has appointed Adwoa Afriyie Wiafe as Chief Corporate
Services and Sustainability Officer (CCSSO) effective May 1 2023.
In her role, Adwoa will have oversight responsibility for the Corporate Services function
focusing on Regulatory Affairs, Sustainability, Corporate Communications and Commercial
Legal departments. She will also serve on the MTN Ghana Foundation Board as Executive
Director for the Foundation.
Commenting on her appointment, the Chief Executive Officer of MTN Ghana, Selorm
Adadevoh said “I am excited about the appointment of Adwoa Afriyie Wiafe and wish to use
this opportunity to warmly welcome her to the Y’ello family. With her rich experience in the
corporate space over the years, I am confident that Adwoa will fully support MTN’s
sustainability initiatives which is a new dimension of the business to realize MTN’s Ambition
Adwoa joins MTN from the Ghana National Petroleum Corporation (GNPC), where she was
a member of the Executive team with overall responsibility for Legal and Compliance and
Regulatory Affairs. In her role at GNPC, she represented GNPC before regulatory bodies,
led the negotiation of major transactions, participated in the review of legislation, and served
on various inter-governmental teams on petroleum industry related matters.
Prior to GNPC, Adwoa worked at the International Criminal Court, The Hague, Netherlands;
Saah & Partners, Ghana; and The Special Court for Sierra Leone, a United Nations ad hocwar crimes court and has also consulted for the United Nations Mission in Liberia. She is
currently an adjunct Lecturer for the LLM/MA in Energy Law program at the University of
Ghana School of Law, Legon and has contributed to papers and publications at the national
and international level.
Adwoa holds a Master of Law degree (LLM) from the Harvard Law School, Cambridge,
Massachusetts, USA; Bachelor of Civil Law (BCL) from St. Hugh’s College, Oxford
University, UK; Qualifying Certificate in Law (QCL) from Ghana School of Law and a
Bachelor of Law from the University of Ghana, Legon.