Tucci Goka Ivowi

Position: CEO & Founding Member
Ghana Commodity Exchange
Categories: Speakers

Mrs. Tucci Ivowi is the Chief Executive Officer and a founding member of the Ghana Commodity Exchange. Her professional experience of over 20 years spans the UK, emerging markets of Southeast Asia and Sub-Saharan Africa’s private and public sectors. She specialises in strategy, innovation, communications and business transformation.

Tucci was the first female and first Ghanaian Business Executive Officer for Nestle Central & West Africa Region. She has worked in various roles including Managing Director, Marketing Communications Director and Business Unit Director, managing businesses and teams across 22 countries.

A thought-leader and Chartered Marketer, she speaks and writes on Leadership, Marketing, Communications and African Development Policy, and is a contributor to the Harvard Business Review and CIM UK’s Catalyst Magazine for Marketing practitioners. Her professional qualifications include Executive Education in Leadership from the London Business School. She has a double degree in Politics and French from both the University of Sussex UK and The Higher Institute of Political Studies in Aix-en-Provence, France, and an MBA from Warwick Business School, UK.

Tucci is a dedicated individual who finds strength in her unwavering faith in God and cherishes the support of her loving family. Within her church community, she serves actively wherever she is called and has held the roles of Head of both the Counselling and Communications departments for a number of years. She is passionate about using her skills to uplift and guide others on their spiritual journey. She is the founder of Forty Lives, an NGO in Ghana which advocates for support of people with mental health conditions.

She sits on diverse boards and has received several honours for her contributions as a business leader and humanitarian.