Reverend Akua Buabema Ofori-Boateng is the Country Manager for ILF Consulting Engineers Ghana; an Engineering Firm headquartered in Austria. She is the Founder and Managing Director of Sabine Solutions Limited. Sabine Solutions provides Market Entry & Business Development Services for global firms. Rev. Akua, is a Priest in the Anglican Diocese of Accra where she serves at the Holy Trinity Cathedral. Prior to founding Sabine Solutions, Rev. Akua worked as a Researcher with the Procter & Gamble Company (P&G) where she published articles in prestigious industry journals. She worked for Cummins Incorporated initially as a Design Engineer and then as a Procurement Manager. Between 2014 and 2016 she served as a General Manager for the Bulk Oil Storage & Transportation Company (BOST); a downstream oil and gas company owned by the Government of Ghana. An avid believer in the need to be of value to one’s community, she has served as a Commissioner on the Indiana Human Rights Commission, a Board Member for the State of Indiana Advocates for Children, and the Chairman of the Cummins African and African American Affinity Group. Her leadership and commitment to volunteerism won her the 2009 ‘20 Under 40 Entrepreneurship Award’ in Indiana, USA. In 2018, she was selected to serve on the U.S. Trade Representative’s Trade Advisory Committee on Africa (TACA). Comprising American and African industry leaders, the Trade Advisory Committee on Africa advises the Office of the U.S. Trade Representative (USTR) as it encourages economic development across Sub-Saharan Africa. Rev. Akua is a graduate of Ghana International School. She holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Physics from Miami University, a Master of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering from Virginia Tech, a Master of Business Administration (MBA) degree from Indiana University, and a Master of Arts in Ministry degree from Trinity Theological Seminary in Ghana.
- Date: December 13, 2019