West Blue Founder Honoured –

Valentina Mintah

Blue Consulting, Valentina Mintah, has been awarded the Woman of Excellence
2019 for her contributions to ICT development in Ghana and Africa at large.

She received
the honour at the second Ghana Shippers Awards 2019 held on Friday in Accra.

West Blue
Consulting also won the Consultancy Service Provider of the Year and Anas Aremeyaw
Anas Transparency Award.

Ms. Mintah
expressed appreciation to the organizers of the award for finding her worthy of
such prestigious award, pledging to continue her contribution to ICT
development in Ghana and beyond.

Shippers Awards recognises individuals and companies that play a significant
role in the growth and development of the industry, while recognizing the key
functions within the industry that promote growth and sustainability.

The event
brought together stakeholders of the shipping industry including importers and
exporters, shipping lines and agents, air cargo carriers, freight forwarders,
insurance companies, hauliers, terminal operators and other allied service


Mintah is an internally recognized expert in ICT, trade facilitation, customs
modernization and private sector development, with a strong focus on processes
and automation.

She has
delivered quality outcomes in challenging circumstances in Europe, Central Asia
and Africa. She has experience in running successful programmes in both the
public and the private sectors, having worked with organizations including IBM
in the EMEA Financial Services Sector and Crown Agents.

Mintah has also worked with donors and partners including UN, EU, World Bank,
IMF, USAID, GIZ and World Customs Organization.