Ghana has a large number of wealthy and influential men and women who are seen to have a significant impact on society.
1. Patricia Poku-Diaby
With a net worth of $ 720 million, she is the wealthiest woman in Ghana in 2020.
Patricia Poku-Diaby worked for her family's business (trade and transportation) before founding the Plot Enterprise Group in Ivory Coast, which served as a forerunner to the Ghanaian firm.
Plot Enterprise Ghana is a cocoa processing enterprise owned entirely by Ghanaians.
The company has a presence in Asia and West Africa, and its members include:
Plot Commodities, Plot Enterprise in Ivory Coast, and Plot Enterprise Ghana are all registered with the Dubai Metal and Commodities Centre.
Plot Commodities is a recognized member of the Cocoa Merchants Association of America and deals in cotton and cocoa. Plot Enterprise, based in Ivory Coast, trades cocoa, cashew nuts, and timber goods.
Enterprise Plot Ghana has a factory with a 32,000 metric-tonne yearly starting bean input capacity.
The project's deployment began in 2006, with trial runs beginning in November 2009. In January 2010, the facility was completely operational.
2. Theresa Oppong-Beeko
Theresa Oppong Beeko, the founder and CEO of Manet Incorporated, has overcome the difficulties of working in a famously difficult business, as well as the inherent gender obstacles that come with being a woman in a still male-dominated business, to forge an entrepreneurial path that has proven difficult to follow.
Through considerable local expertise and understanding of Ghana's market needs, as well as remaining responsive to Ghanaian community aspirations,
For well over a decade, this incredible woman has been at the forefront of real estate development and the hospitality business in Ghana, lifting the bar in terms of industry standards.
3. Kate Quartey Papafio
She is the founder and CEO of Reroy Cables Limited, which is one of Ghana's largest electrical cable manufacturers.
Reroy primarily manufactures electrical and telecom cables and conductors for the foreign market, but it also has a strong home presence.
The company, which today employs over 100 people, began operations in 2003 and primarily exports to countries in the ECOWAS sub-region.
4. Gifty Lamptey
Gifty Lamptey, the widow of the late David Lamptey, has made a name for herself as a social influencer and businesswoman.
She is the founder and head of Ladies of the Cross International Ministries, a philanthropic organization, as well as the CEO of SIDALCO Fertilizers Limited.
At Ashan, the Ladies of the Cross International Ministries helped to roof a Mini Hospital.
She received Ghana's Top Super Woman Award for her numerous contributions to society.
5. Grace Amey-Obeng
Grace founded the Forever Clear Group of enterprises and serves as its CEO.
In November 2017, she ran for and was elected to the Association of Ghana Industries' executive committee, where she served as National Treasurer.
Ghanaian non-governmental organization made up of about 1200 members from small, medium, and big scale businesses.