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AAG Executive Council

Akua Owusu-Nartey
Council Member

Akua is a creative thinker. Her self-expression is apparent through her interest in gastronomy, creative writing, child development and empowering young professionals. As an empath, teacher, digital enthusiast and innovator, Akua looks towards the future with optimism.

Since 2005, Akua has been a Marketer; developing campaigns to promote products, services and ideas. A strategic thinker; building businesses, brands and peeling back the layers of consumers behaviors and motivations. 2013 saw her become a business leader; responsible for nurturing cross-functional teams, growing client businesses in different African markets and fueling the creative and digital engines in the advertising agencies she has managed.

Akua moonlight as an educator, empowering teams with new skills around strategy, brand development, personal branding, selling, presentation skills and leadership in the new age. Today, she is a strong change advocate, driving business transformation in partnership with key clients like Kosmos Energy, Vodafone, European Union, Twitter, Coca-Cola, Diegeo, Bolt, UNICEF, Visa etc. who are committed to people development, social change, business innovation and growth on the continent.

Currently her team at Ogilvy Ghana is made up of 48 talented people whose expertise cut across Creative, Strategy, Digital, PR & Media Functions. This team works with a client portfolio across west and central Africa in categories covering: Beverage, Technology, Finance, FMCG, telco, NGO, Oil & Gas, Banking etc. The diversity of the team, their experience, collaborative nature and professionalism makes a force to reckon with in the industry.