Speaker's Profile

Amma Gyampo

CEO, ScaleUp Africa / Global Advisory Board Member, Reach For Change

Amma Gyampo

CEO, ScaleUp Africa / Global Advisory Board Member, Reach For Change
Amma Gyampo is an African Ecosystem Builder committed to mentoring on programmes with Ashesi University and Founder Institute Ghana as well as an Advisor to Pan-African Entrepreneurial development initiatives like https://www.africanscalecraft.com/team-advisors. Amma brings operational, strategic, programme management, business analysis, risk management and stakeholder management to her work with social enterprises and small-medium sized businesses – particularly in the Agriculture, Digital and Creative sectors.¬† As a Board / Advisory Board member to several organisations, she supports¬† the management of strategy – communications, stakeholder management, socio-environmental, gender and innovation in particular. She is co-founder of ScaleUp Africa which helps large, global organizations achieve stronger Impact, ESG, Sustainability, Economic Development and Innovation outcomes through the design and implementation of strategic initiatives. ScaleUp Africa designs and implements SME and Gender focused programmes for Access Bank, Mastercard Foundation, GIZ and the EU. One of the star judges on European Union funded, GHOne TV entrepreneurship show, “The Circular Economy Competition”, Amma’s career spans 20 years across EMEA Region with myriad consulting projects including Strategic Advisory, Board Member and Programme Management roles for:
  • TROTRO Tractor – Contract Farming, Regenerative Agriculture and Mechanization Services
  • Ghana’s National Taskforce on Impact Investing: (Impact Investing Ghana)
  • Reach for Change (Global Advisory Board)
  • Maanch UK (Impact Advisory Board)
  • BlackBerry
  • Vodafone
  • Ghana’s Ministry of Youth and Sports: Ministerial Sub-Committees on Youth, Sports Tourism, Job Creation, Gender, Social Innovation, Entrepreneurship
Her work has been featured in BBC, Business Insider Africa, Quartz Africa, Forbes, Africa.com and Entrepreneur.com.