Wednesday 2nd April , 2014 8:13 am
Dr. Toni Aubynn has been appointed as the new Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the Minerals Commission.
The appointment takes immediate effect.
Dr. Toni Aubynn takes over from Benjamin Aryee who moves to the Ministry of Lands and Natural Resources.
Benjamin Aryee served in that capacity for 13 years.
Dr. Aubynn will among other roles assist the government’s drive to harmonise views among all key stakeholders.
Dr. Aubynn comes to the Commission with tremendous knowledge and experience in the extractive industries in Ghana.
Prior to his appointment he was the CEO of the Ghana Chamber of Mines.
Prior to that, he was the Director of Corporate Affairs for Tullow Ghana Limited, the operator of the Jubilee Oil Field in Ghana.
Toni Aubynn has also worked for Ranger Minerals’ Damang Mine and Gold Fields Ghana Limited, in various senior management roles.
For almost a decade, he was the Head of Corporate Affairs and Sustainable Development for Gold Fields Ghana.
He had his undergraduate education at the University of Ghana and obtained various post-graduate degrees at the Universities of Oslo in Norway, Tampare and Helsinki in Finland.
He was the first Ghanaian PhD Fellow at the United Nations University’s Institute of Advanced Studies in Tokyo, Japan, and is a Fellow of the University of Tokyo.
By: Vivian Kai Mensah/citifmonline.com/Ghana