Golden Star Resources Ltd has announced the Group Manager of Corporate Affairs, Gerard Boakye, as Executive Director to the Board of Golden Star Wassa Ltd who also doubles as the Board Chairman of Aqua Safari Resort.
The appointment took effect from Monday, June 5.
He comes into the role with a wealth of experience in the extractive industry of Ghana, in the areas of Corporate Affairs, Public Relations and Sustainable development.
He is also on the Board of the College of Health and Allied Sciences at the University of Ghana, Legon and Golden Star Oil Palm Plantation
Before joining Golden Star in March 2012, Gerard worked with Gold Fields Ghana Ltd and played active and vital roles in the development and implementation of activities in the areas of Sustainable Development policies and programs, environmental compliance, as well as community and stakeholder engagement.
Prior to Gold Fields he worked with the Ghana Wildlife Society, where he is credited with various innovations including a 2000 membership increase drive campaign, conservation education programs for schools and communities to create awareness of the organization and its environmental programs.